Thursday, August 14, 2014

Ordo - Heb. IV Augusti, MMXIV

Hebdomada: Week IV of August

Sunday, 24 August - S. Bartholomew*, A, Duplex II Classis, Red. Comm. XI Sunday after Pentecost. Office from the Common of Apostles and the Proper. Solemn melody for the hymns at the Hours. At Mattins, lesson IX of the Sunday, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of  the Sunday, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of the Sunday, Credo, Preface of the Apostles, Proper Last Gospel of the Sunday. II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the Sunday only, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Monday, 25 August - S. Louis IX, KC, Simplex, White. Office from the Common of Non-Bishop Confessors and the Psalter. At Mattins, lessons 1 and 2 (=2&3 combined) from the occurring Scripture (taken from the Incipit of Ecclesiasticus, Sunday Week IV August displaced from yesterday), lesson 3 of the feast, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints, third orations at the choice of the Celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers (change to red) of the following day (antiphons & psalms from the Psalter), Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Tuesday, 26 August -  S. Zephyrinus, PM, Simplex, Red. Office from the Common of One Martyr and the Psalter. At Mattins, lessons 1 and 2 (=2&3 combined) from the occurring Scripture (Tuesday, Week IV August), lesson 3 of the feast, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints, third orations at the choice of the Celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers (change to green) of the Feria, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Wednesday, 27 August - Feria, Green. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, lessons of Wednesday, Week IV August, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass (after Sext) of the preceding Sunday, no Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints, third orations at the choice of the Celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the following day (change to white), no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Thursday, 28 August - S. Augustine, BCD, Duplex, White. Office from the Common of Bishop-Confessors or Doctors and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms., Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day (change to red), Comm. of the preceding. At Compline, no Preces.

Friday, 29 August - Beheading of S. John the Baptist, Duplex Majus, Red. Proper Festal Office. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms., Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Comms. of the following B.V.M. and Ss. Felix & Adauctus, no Suffrages. From now until None tomorrow inclusive, proper doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for the hymns at the Hours. At Compline, no Preces.

Saturday, 30 August - Saturday of the B.V.M., Simplex, White. Comm. Ss. Felix & Adauctus, MM. Office from the Common (and the Psalter for Mattins). At Mattins, lessons 1 & 2 (=2&3 combined) from the occurring Scripture, lesson 3 from the Common for the month of August, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. Ss. Felix & Adauctus, Suffrages of S. Joseph, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, from the Common, Gloria, Comm. Ss. Felix & Adauctus, third orations of All Saints, no Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. (Et te in veneratione). Vespers (change to green) of the following XII Sunday after Pentecost (1st. Sunday of September)**, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

* In Rome, S. Bartholomew is celebrated on 25 August and 24 August becomes the XI Sunday after Pentecost (semiduplex, green); S. Louis IX is then moved to 26 August with a Comm. of S. Zephyrinus. The vigil would still be observed on Saturday, 23 August this year because of the intervening Sunday.

** The fifth week of August is omitted this year.




Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Ordo - Heb. III Augusti, MMXIV

Hebdomada: Week III of August

Through Compline of 22 August inclusive the following are observed due to the Octave of the Assumption:
1. Proper doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for all hymns of iambic meter unless otherwise stated.
2. All Suffrages and Preces are omitted.

Sunday, 17 August - Octave Day of S. Lawrence, DM, Duplex, Red. Comms. X Sunday after Pentecost and Octave of the Assumption. Office as on the feast of S. Lawrence except what is given in the Proper. At Mattins, the lessons of the first nocturne are taken from the Sunday's occurring Scripture; lesson IX of the Sunday, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comms. of  the Sunday and the Octave. At Prime, Pss. 53, 118.1 and 118.2, no Quicumque. At Mass, Propers unique to the Octave Day, Gloria, Comms. the Sunday and the Octave, Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. ("Et te in Assumptione") ratione Octavae. II Vespers of the Octave Day, Comms. of the following day within the Octave, the Sunday, and the following S. Agapitus.

Monday, 18 August - Within the Octave of the Assumption, Semiduplex, White. Comm. S. Agapitus, M. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons (incl. first nocturne) at Mattins. Comm. S. Agapitus at Lauds and Mass. II Vespers of the current day, no Comms.

Tuesday, 19 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, White. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons (incl. first nocturne) at Mattins. Vespers of the following day, Comm. of the Octave.

Wednesday, 20 August - S. Bernard, CD, Duplex, White. Comm. Octave. Office from the Common of Non-Bishop Confessors and the Proper. At Mattins, lessons of the first nocturne from the occurring Scripture, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of the Octave. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. of the Octave, Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. ("Et te in Assumptione") ratione Octavae. II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the following day within the Octave.

Thursday, 21 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, White. Comms. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons (incl. first nocturne) at Mattins. Vespers of the following Octave Day, no Comms.

Friday, 22 August - Octave Day of the Assumption of the B.V.M., Duplex Majus, White. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons at Mattins. II Vespers of the Octave Day, no Comms.

Saturday, 23 August - Vigil of S. Bartholomew, Simplex, Violet. Kneeling Day through None/Mass inclusive. Ferial Office per Annum. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Ferial Preces, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime and the Hours, Ferial Preces. At Mass (after None), no Gloria, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers (change to red) of the following S. Bartholomew, Comm. XI Sunday after Pentecost, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Ordo - Heb. II Augusti MMXIV

Hebdomada: Week II of August

All Suffrages and Preces are omitted through Compline of 22 August inclusive due to the occurring octaves.

Sunday, 10 August - S. Lawrence, DM, Duplex II Classis, Red w/ Octave. Comm. IX Sunday after Pentecost. Office from the Common of One Martyr and the Proper. Solemn melody at the hymns of the Hours. At Mattins, lesson IX of the Sunday, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of  the Sunday. At Prime, Pss. 53, 118.1 and 118.2, no Quicumque. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. the Sunday, Credo, Preface of the Trinity (ratione Dominicae), Proper Last Gospel of the Sunday. II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the Sunday.

Unless otherwise stated, the Ordinary melody is sung for the hymns at the Hours on days within the Octave of S. Lawrence. Likewise, the Common Preface is sung on weekdays before the Assumption.

Monday, 11 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, Red. Comm. Ss. Tiburtius & Susanna, MM. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons at Mattins with lesson IX of Ss. Tiburtius & Susanna. At Mass, Comm. Ss. Tiburtius & Susanna, third orations of Our Lady/All Saints.

Tuesday, 12 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, Red. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons at Mattins. At Mass, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints, third orations at the choice of the Celebrant. At Vespers, Comm. of the following Ss. Hippolytus & Cassian.

Monday, 13 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, Red. Comm. Ss. Hippolytus & Cassian, MM. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons at Mattins with lesson IX of Ss. Hippolytus & Cassian. At Mass, Comm. Ss. Hippolytus & Cassian, third orations of Our Lady/All Saints. At Vespers, Comm. of the following S. Eusebius.

Thursday, 14 August - Within the Octave, Semiduplex, Red. Comms. Vigil of the Assumption and S. Eusebius, C. Office and Mass as on the feast except for the proper lessons at Mattins with lesson IX of the Vigil. At Mass (after Terce), Comms. of the Vigil and S. Eusebius, Proper Last Gospel of the Vigil. Where conceded, Mass of the Vigil after None w/ Comm. S. Eusebius only. Vespers of the following day, no Comms. From now until Compline of 22 August inclusive, proper doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for all hymns at the Hours.

Friday, 15 August - Assumption of the B.V.M., Duplex I Classis, White w/ Octave. The Octave of S. Lawrence is not commemorated this day. Office from the Common of the B.V.M. and the Proper. For both the Mass and Office, ALL as in editions of the Breviarium Romanum of 1939*.  At Prime, V. Qui natus es. At Mass (Gaudeamus), Gloria, no Comms., Credo, Preface of the B.V.M. (Et te in Assumptione). II Vespers of the feast, Comm. of the following day only.

Saturday, 16 August -  S. Joachim, Father of the B.V.M., Semiduplex, White. Comms. Octaves of the Assumption & S. Lawrence. Office from the Common of Non-Bishop Confessor and the Proper. At Lauds, Comms. of Octaves. At Mass, Gloria, Comms. of Octaves, Credo ratione Octavarum, Preface of the B.V.M. ratione Octavae. Vespers of the following Octave Day of S. Lawrence, Comms. of the preceding, the following X Sunday after Pentecost, and the Octave of the Assumption.

* The CTO revises its proposals from last year and adopts entirely the Office and Mass of the Assumption as given before the declaration of the Dogma in 1950. This is no way should be interpreted as an implicit or explicit denial of said dogma, but a choosing of  perfectly sound, traditional, and beautiful liturgical texts for this great feast.. The CTO does, however, concede ad libitum the addition of the three new lessons at the second nocturne of Mattins stating Pius XII's definition to be appended  to (i.e. not as a substitution) to the existing sixth lesson on the feast day itself.

Ordo Heb. I Augusti MMXIV

This week beginneth the reckoning of liturgical weeks for the final four months of the year by their fixed place in the civil calendar. The Magnificat antiphon on Saturdays and the daily, occurring Scripture are now based on these weeks; all remaining formularies given for the weeks after the Pentecost Octave are omitted this year - i.e. the 8th.-11th. weeks after Pentecost.

Sunday, 3 August - VIII Sunday after Pentecost (First Sunday of August), Semiduplex, Green. Comm. Invention of S. Stephen, Protomartyr. Dominical Office per Annum. At Mattins, lesson IX of S. Stephen, Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. of S. Stephen, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Pss. 53, 117, 118.1, 118.2, and Quicumque, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. S. Stephen and third orations of Our Lady/All Saints, Credo, Preface of the Trinity. Vespers of the following day; Comms. of the Sunday and S. Stephen, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Monday, 4 August - S. Dominic, C, Duplex, White. Office from the Common of Non-Bishop Confessors and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms., no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day,  Comm. of the preceding, no Suffrages. From now until None tomorrow inclusive, proper doxology of the Incarnation sung in Our Lady's melody for the hymns at the Hours. At Compline, no Preces.

Tuesday, 5 August - Dedication of Our Lady of the Snows (S. Mary Major), Duplex Majus, White. Office from the Common of  the B.V.M. and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, no Suffrages. At Prime, V. Qui natus es, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, no Comms..,Credo, Preface of the B.V.M.. Vespers of the following day, Comm. of the preceding. From now until Compline tomorrow inclusive, proper doxology and melody of the Transfiguration for the hymns at the Hours. At Compline, no Preces.

Wednesday, 6 August - Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Duplex II Classis, White. Comm. Ss. Sixtus II, P, Felicissimus, & Agapitus, MM. Proper Festal Office. At Mattins, lesson IX of Ss. Sixtus et al., Te Deum. At Lauds, Comm. Ss. Sixtus et. al., no Suffrages. At Prime, V. Qui apparuisti hodie, no Preces. At Mass, Gloria, Comm. Ss. Sixtus et al., Credo, Preface of the Nativity. II Vespers of the feast, no Comm. of the following day, no Suffrages. At Compline, no Preces.

Thursday, 7 August - S. Donatus, BM, Simplex, Red. Office from the Common of one Martyr and the Psalter. At Mattins, lesson 2 = (2&3 combined from the occurring Scripture), lesson 3 of the feast, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria, second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at the choice of the celebrant., no Credo, Common Preface. Vespers of the following day, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Friday, 8 August - Ss. Cyriacus, Largus, & Smaragdus, MM, Semiduplex, Red. Office from the Common of Several Martyrs and the Proper. At Mattins, Te Deum. At Lauds, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc.. At Prime, Dominical Preces. At Mass, Gloria,  second orations of Our Lady/All Saints and third orations at the choice of the celebrant, no Credo, Common Preface. II Vespers of the feast, Comms. of the following S. Vianney and S. Romanus, Suffrages of Our Lady, etc. At Compline, Preces.

Saturday, 9 August -  Vigil of S. Lawrence, Simplex, Violet. Comms. S. John Mary Vianney, C, and S. Romanus, M. Ferial Office per Annum. Kneeling Day through None/Mass inclusive. At Mattins, no Te Deum. At Lauds, Ferial Preces, Comms. S. John Mary Vianney and S. Romanus, Suffrages of the Cross, etc. At Prime and the Hours, Ferial Preces. At Mass (after None), no Gloria, Comms. S. John Mary Vianney and S. Romanus, no Credo, Common Preface, Benedicamus Domino. Vespers of the following feast of S. Lawrence (change to red), Comm. of the following IX Sunday after Pentecost (II Sunday of August), no Suffrages. From now until Compline tomorrow, the hymns at the Hours are sung in the solemn melody per Annum. From now until Compline of 22 August inclusive, all Suffrages and Preces are omitted due to the occurring octaves.

* We downgraded S.John Mary Vianney from a Semiduplex on last year's Ordo to a Simplex this year. This accords the Vigil of S. Lawrence perpetual pride of place on 9 August, especially suitable before an octave.