Sunday, 17 August 2014
August 4th - St. Dominic
At Vespers yesterday afternoon the antiphons Domine, quinque talenta etc were sung, doubled, with Pss.109, 110, 111, 112 & 116. The Office hymn was Iste Confessor. After the collect of the feast commemorations were sung of the preceding Office of the Finding of the Body of St. Stephen and of the Sunday (the antiphon on the Magnificat being Sapientia for the Saturday before the first Sunday of August.
At Mattins the invitatory is Regem Confessorum etc and the Office hymn is, again, Iste Confessor. In the first nocturn the antiphons Beatus vir etc are sung with(Pss. 1, 2 & 3. The lessons are the Incipit of the Parable of Solomon with the responsories of the feast. The arrangement of the lessons is different from that found in the post-Clementine editions. The first lesson continues as far as ut addatur gratia capiti tuo et torques collo tuo (i.e. vv 7 & 8 now forming the opening of the second lesson. The second lesson begins Fili mi, si te lactaverint... and continues, through what is now the third lesson and concludes, animas possidentium rapiunt. The third lesson is not found in the modern books and consists of vv 20 - 27: Sapientia foris praedicat...vos tribulatio et angustia. In the second nocturn the antiphons Invocantem etc are sung with Pss. 4, 5 & 8. The lessons, for the feast, are the same as those found in the later edtions of the Breviary. In the third nocturn the antiphons Domine iste etc are sung with Pss. 14, 20 & 23. The homily is from St. Gregory on St. Luke's Gospel. The lessons are longer than those found in the post-Clementine editions. The eighth and ninth lessons are read together to form the eighth lesson of the feast and the ninth lesson is formed from the three lessons of the Sunday's homily. This is from St. Augustine on St. Luke's Gospel. These lessons are considerably longer in the Tridentine Breviary than the form found in post-Clementine editions so the text of the ninth lesson is now entirely absent the modern editions. The Te Deum is sung.
At Lauds the antiphons Domine, quinque talenta etc are sung with Pss. 99, 92, 62-66, Benedicite and 148-149-150. The Office hymn is Jeus, corona virginum. After the collect of the feast a commemoration of the Sunday is sung. The Suffrages are omitted.
At Prime and the Hours the antiphons from Lauds are sung in the usual order. At Prime (Pss. 53, 118i, 118ii) both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are omitted, the lectio brevis is Justum deduxit.
Mass is sung after Terce. The Gloria is sung, the second collect is of the Sunday, the Creed is sung, the Common Preface is sung and the last Gospel is of the Sunday.
Vespers are of the feast of the Dedication of the BVM of the Snows. The antiphons Dum esset rex etc are sung, doubled, with Pss. 109, 112, 121, 126 & 147. The Office hymn is Ave, maris stella. After the collect of the feast commemorations are sung of St. Dominic and of the Sunday. The Suffrages are omitted. At Compline Te lucis is sung with the Doxology Gloria tibi Domine etc and the Dominical preces are omitted.
Fresco of St. Dominic: Wikipedia