Sunday, 6 October 2013
XX Sunday after Pentecost
The twentieth Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite. This year it is the second Sunday of October and the liturgical colour is green. Being the first Sunday in October it is also Rosary Sunday. The Gospel pericopes from St. John give the account of the healing of the ruler's son at Capharnaum.
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the psalms of Saturday were sung. The Office hymn was Jam sol recedit igneus. The antiphon on the Magnificat was Refulsit sol for the Saturday before the second Sunday of October. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration was sung of St. Bruno. The Suffrage of the Saints was omitted due to the double feast as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
At Mattins the invitatory is Adoremus Dominum etc and the Office hymn is Primo die. In the first nocturn the lessons continue to be read from the First Book of the Machabees. In the second nocturn the lessons are taken from St. Augustine writings on the City of God. In the third nocturn the homily is from St. Gregory on St. John's Gospel. At Lauds the Office hymn is Aeterne rerum Conditor. After the collect of the Sunday, a commemoration is sung of St. Bruno and the Suffrage of the Saints is omitted.
At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) both 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. Bruno, there is no third collect. The Creed is sung as is the preface of the Blessed Trinity.
All Masses, except the Conventual Mass, may be of the Most Holy Rosary. The Mass Gaudeamus is sung in white vestments. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of the Sunday (in said Masses the third collect is of St. Bruno). The Creed is sung, the preface is of the Blessed Virgin and the last Gospel is of the Sunday.
Vespers are of the following feast of the Most Holy Rosary with a colour change to white. The antiphons Quae est ista etc are sung with psalms 109, 112, 121, 126 & 147 and the Office hymn is Caelestis aulae Nuntius. After the collect of the feast a commemoration is sung of the Sunday. The Suffrage of the Saints is omitted due to the double feast as are the Dominical preces at Compline.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' today is the first Sunday of October. At Vespers yesterday the antiphon on the Magnifcat was Adaperiat Dominus and there were no commemorations. Mattins is cut down to a single nocturn of three lessons. At Lauds there are no commemorations. At Mass there is one collect. Vespers are of the Sunday without any commemorations.
Art: Jerome Nadal