Sunday, 31 August 2014
XII Sunday after Pentecost
The twelfth Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite and its liturgical colour is green. This year it is the first Sunday of September. It marks the beginning of the Pars Autumnalis volume of the Breviary.
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the antiphons and psalms of Saturday were sung. The Office hymn was Jam sol recedit igneus. The antiphon on the Magnificat was Cum audisset Job for the Saturday before the first Sunday of September. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations were sung of the preceding Office of St. Rose of Lima and of St. Raymund Nonnatus. The Suffrage was omitted as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
At Mattins the invitatory is Dominum qui fecit nos and the Office hymn isNocte surgentes. In the first nocturn the lessons are the Incipit of the Book of Job. In the second nocturn the lessons are from St. Gregory's Book of Morals and in the third nocturn the homily on the Gospel is from the writings of the Venerable Bede. The Te Deum is sung. At Lauds the Office hymn is Ecce jam noctis. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration is sung of St. Raymund Nonnatus. The Suffrage of the Saints is omitted.
At Prime both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are omitted.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of St. Raymund Nonnatus. There is no third collect today. The Creed is sung and the preface is that of the Blessed Trinity.
At Vespers the Office hymn is Lucis creator. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations are sung of the following feast of St. Giles, of St. Raymund Nonnatus and of the Twelve Holy Brother. At Compline the Dominical preces are omitted due to the double feasts.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' the first Sunday of September will be a week later and this Sunday is the fifth Sunday of August. At Vespers yesterday the antiphon on the Magnificat was Observa fili. Mattins is cut down to a single nocturn of three lessons. At Lauds there are no commemorations. At Mass there is but a single collect. At Vespers there are no commemorations.
Art: Jerome Nadal