The ninth Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite. This year it is also the first Sunday of August. Its liturgical colour is green. The Gospel pericopes from St. Luke contain the account of the LORD casting out the money lenders in the temple.
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the antiphons and psalms were of the Sunday. The antiphon on the Magnificat was Sapientia for the Saturday before the first Sunday of August. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations were sung of SS Nazarius etc, St. Martha and SS Felix and Companions. After the last commemoration the Suffrage of the Saints was sung. At Compline the Dominicalpreces were sung.
At Mattins the invitatory and hymn are as sung on previous 'green' Sundays. In the first nocturn the lessons are the Incipiunt Parabolae Salomnis for the first Sunday of August with its responsories. In the second nocturn the lessons are taken from a Tract on the 118th Psalm by St. Ambrose of Milan. In the third nocturn the homily on St. Luke's Gospel is from St. Gregory. The Te Deum is sung. At Lauds commemorations are sung of St. Martha and SS Felix and Companions 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. Martha, the third collect is of SS Felix and Companions. The Creed is sung, the preface is of the Blessed Trinity and the last Gospel is of St. Martha.
Vespers are of the Sunday (Pss. 109, 110, 111, 112 & 113) the Office hymn is Lucis creator. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration of the Sunday is sung followed by the Suffrage of the Saints. At Compline the Dominical preces are sung.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' the Sunday is the last in July and at Vespers the antiphon on the Magnificat is Dum tolleret Dominus. There are neither commemorations nor Suffrage. At Compline there are no Dominical preces. Mattins is stripped down to one nocturn and of three lessons and occurring scripture is taken from the Incipit of the Fourth Book of the Kings. At Lauds again there are no commemorations or Suffrage. At Prime Quicumque is not sung nor are the preces. At Mass there is only one collect and the last Gospel is In principio. At Vespers there are no commemorations and no Suffrage. At Compline the Dominical preces are always omitted.