Sunday, 30 August 2020
XIII Sunday after Pentecost
The thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite and its liturgical colour is green. This year it is the first Sunday of September. The Gospel pericopes from St. Luke's Gospel tell of the LORD and the ten lepers, only one of which thanked Him for being healed. The Office of this Sunday marks the beginning of the Pars Autumnalis of the Breviary. The fifth Sunday of August and its week are omitted this year.
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 commemoration were sung of the preceding feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, of St. Rose of Lima and of SS Felix & Adauctus. The Suffrage of the Saints was omitted as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
At Mattins the invitatory is Dominum qui fecit nos and the Office hymn is Nocte 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. In the third nocturn the homily on St. Luke's Gospel is from St. Augustine. The Te Deum is sung. At Lauds the Office hymn is Ecce jam noctis. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations are sung of St. Rose of Lima & of SS Felix & Adauctus. The Suffrage of the Saints is omitted.
At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are omitted.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of St. Rose of Lima, the third collect is of SS Felix & Adauctus. The Creed is sung and the preface is of the Holy Trinity.
At Vespers the antiphons and psalms of Sunday (109, 110, 111, 112 & 113) are sung. The Office hymn is Lucis creator. After the collect of the Sunday commemorations are sung of the following feast of St. Raymund Nonnatus and of St. Rose of Lima. The Suffrage of the Saints is omitted as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
In the 'liturgical books of 1962' at Vespers the antiphon on the Magnificat was Observa, fili for the Saturday before the fifth Sunday of August. There were not commemorations. Mattins is cut down to a single nocturn of three lessons. At Lauds there are no commemorations. At Mass there is a single collect. At Vespers there are no commemorations.
Art: Jerome Nadal