The fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite and is, this year, the second Sunday of September. The Gospel pericopes sung at Mattins and Mass are from the seventh chapter of St. Luke's Gospel recount the raising by the LORD from the dead of the on of the widow of Nain. The liturgical colour is green.
At Vespers yesterday the antiphons and psalms of Saturday were sung. The antiphon on the Magnificat was In omnibus his for the Saturday before the second Sunday in September. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration was sung of St. Laurence Justinian followed by the Suffrage of the Saints. At Compline the Dominical preces> were sung.
At Mattins there are the usual three nocturns. The invitatory and hymn are as sung on previous 'green' Sundays. In the first nocturn the lessons continue to be read from the Book of Job. In the second nocturn the lessons are from the Book of Morals by St. Gregory as last Sunday. In the third nocturn the lessons are a homily from St. Augustine on St. Lukes's Gospel. At Lauds a commemoration is sung of St. Laurence Justinian followed by the Suffrage of the Saints.
At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are sung.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of St. Laurence Justinian, the third collect is A cunctis. The Creed is sung, the preface is of the Holy Trinity.
Vespers are of the Sunday. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration is sung of St. Laurence Justinian followed by the Suffrage of the Saints. At Compline the Dominical preces are sung.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' the Sunday is the first Sunday of September. At Vespers on Saturday the antiphon on the Magnificat was Cum audisset Job, there were no commemorations or Suffrage. As usual Mattins is cut down to one nocturn of three lessons. The first two lessons are the Incipit of the book of Job. At Lauds there are no commemorations. At Prime both Quicumque and the preces are always omitted on 'green' Sundays. At Mass there is only one collect. At Vespers there are no commemorations or Suffrage. At Compline no preces.