Sunday, 8 August 2010
July 26th - XI Sunday after Pentecost
The eleventh Sunday after Pentecost is of semi-double rite and its liturgical colour is green. The Gospel pericopes from St. Mark contain the account of the LORD healing a deaf and dumb man with His spittle.
Vespers yesterday were second Vespers of St. James the Apostle (celebrated, of course, in red vestments). A commemoration of the eleventh Sunday was sung, the antiphon on the Magnificat being Obsecro Domine etc. At Compline the Dominical preces were omitted.
At Mattins the invitatory is Adoremus Dominum and the Office hymn Nocte surgentes. In the first nocturn (Pss. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14) are sung and the lessons continue to be read from the fourth book of Kings. These are the same as those given in modern editions of the Breviary for the eleventh Sunday after Pentecost. In the second nocturn (Pss. 15, 16 & 17) the lessons are from St. Jerome's Exposition on the Prophet Isias. These are the same as those found in modern recensions. In the third nocturn (Pss. 18, 19 & 20) the homily is from St. Gregory on St. MArk's Gospel. These are the same as those found in modern editions. The seventh responsory is Peccavi super numerum etc. The Te Deum is sung.
At Lauds the Sunday psalms (Pss. 92, 99, 62-66, Benedicite & 148-49-150) are sung. After the collect of the Sunday the Suffrages of the BVM Sancta Maria succurre etc, the Apostles Gloriosi principes etc, of the Patron and lastly for peace Da pacem Domine etc are sung.
At Prime (Pss. 117, 118i & 118ii) Quicumque is sung as are the Dominical preces.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is A cunctis, the third collect is chosen by the Dean or Rector. The Credo is sung, the Common Preface is sung.
Vespers are of the Sunday (Pss. 109, 110, 111, 112 & 113). After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration of the following feast of St. Pantaleon is sung. This is followed by the Suffrages of the BVM Sancta Maria succurre etc, the Apostles Petrus Apostolus etc, of the Patron and, lastly, for peace Da pacem Domine etc. At Compline the Dominical preces are sung.
Art: Jerome Nadal