Today is the XXV Sunday after Pentecost and the fourth Sunday of November. The day is of semi-double rite and the liturigcal colour is green. The introit, gradual etc are as last week but the pericopes at Mass, and the lessons for the third nocturn at Mattins are from the sixth Sunday after the Epiphany. The Gospel pericopes from St. Matthew are the parable of the mustard seed.
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the psalms of Saturday were sung. The antiphon on the Magnificat was Qui caelorum for the Saturday before the fourth Sunday of November. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations were sung of the preceding Office of St. Didacus and then of St. Josaphat. The Suffrage of the Saints was omitted because of the occurring double feast as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
At Mattins in the first nocturn the lessons are the Incipit of the Book of Osse the Prophet. In the second nocturn the lessons are from the book of St. Augustine on City of God. In the third nocturn the homily is from St. Jerome on St. Matthew's Gospel. At Lauds, after the collect of the Sunday, a commemoration of the St. Josaphat is sung. The Suffrage of the Saints is omitted.
At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are omitted because of the occurring double feast.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of St. Josaphat. There is no third collect. The Creed is sung and the preface of the Blessed Trinity.
Vespers are of the Sunday. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations are sung of the following Office of St. Albert the Great and of St. Josaphat. The Dominical preces are omitted because of the occurring double feasts.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' there are no commemorations or Suffrage at Vespers. Mattins is cut down to one nocturn of three lessons. At Lauds there is neither commemoration nor Suffrage. At Mass there is but one collect. Vespers are of the Sunday without any commemorations.