Today is the tenth Sunday after Pentecost and the second Sunday of August. The Sunday is of semi-double rite and the liturgical colour is green. The Gospel pericope at Mattins and Mass is the parable of the Publican and Pharisee from St. Luke's Gospel.
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the antiphons and psalms of Saturday were sung. The Office hymn, Jam sol recedit igneus, was sung with the Doxology of the Incarnation Jesu tibi sit gloria etc and to its melody. The antiphon on the Magnificat was Ego in altissimis for the Saturday before the second Sunday of August. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations were sung of the preceding Office of St. Dominic and of the feast of the Dedication of St. Mary of the Snows. The Suffrage of the Saints was omitted as were the Dominical preces at Compline because of the occurring double feasts. At Compline Te lucis is sung with the Doxology and melody of the Incarnation.
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 are the Incipit of the Book of Ecclesiastes. In the second nocturn the lessons are from a sermon of St. Chrysostom. In the third nocturn the lessons are from section from St. Augustine's 36th sermon on the words of the LORD. The Te Deum is sung. At Lauds, after the collect of the Sunday, a commemoration is sung of St. Mary of the Snows.
At Prime and the Hours the hymns have the Doxology and melody of the Incarnation. At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) Quicumque and the Dominical preces are omitted due to the occurring double feast.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of St. Mary of the Snows. There is no third collect. The Creed is sung, the preface is of the Holy Trinity and the last Gospel is that appointed for the feast of St. Mary of the Snows.
At Vespers there is a colour change to white and first Vespers of the Transfiguration of the LORD are sung. The antiphons Assumpsit Jesus etc are sung with psalms 109, 110, 111, 112 & 116. The Office hymn is Quicumque Christum quaeritis. After the collect of the feast commemorations are sung of the Sunday and of St. Mary of the Snows. The Suffrage is omitted due to the double feasts and at Compline the Dominical preces are omitted. At Compline Te lucis is sung with the Doxology Jesu tibi sit gloria, Qui te revelas parvulis etc.
In the 'ancient, immemorial rite' of the liturgical books of the 1960s the antiphon on the Magnificat at Vespers on Saturday was Sapientia for the Saturday before the first Sunday in August. There were no commemorations or Suffrage at Vespers. The hymns at Vespers and Compline were sung without the special Doxology and its melody. Mattins is cut down to one nocturn of three lessons. There are no commemorations at Lauds. At the Hours the hymns are without the Doxlogy of the Incarnation. At Mass there is a single collect and the last Gospel is In principio. Vespers are of the Sunday without any commemorations. At Compline Te lucis does not have the Doxology of the Transfiguration.