Sunday, 23 November 2014
November 10th - XXIV Sunday after Pentecost
Vespers yesterday afternoon were second Vespers of the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. The antiphons Domum tuam, Domine etc. were sung, doubled, with psalms 109, 110, 111, 112 and 147. The Office hymn was Urbs beata Jerusalem. After the collect of the feast commemorations were sung of the Sunday (the antiphon on the Magnificat being Muro tuo for the Saturday before the third Sunday of November and the collect Familiam tuam etc for the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany) and of SS Tryphon, Respicius and Nympha. The Suffrages were omitted due to the double feast as were the Dominical preces at Compline.
At Mattins the invitatory is Adoremus Dominum and the Office hymn Primo dierum omnium. In the first nocturn (Pss. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14) the lessons are the Incipit of the Book of the Prophet Daniel. The first and second lessons are the same as those found in later editions of the Breviary but the third lesson is a sentence shorter, ending with the words ..facies cum servis tuis. In the second nocturn (Pss. 15, 16 & 17) the lessons are from the book to Virgins by St. Athanasius. These are the same as those found in modern editions. In the third nocturn (Pss. 18, 19 & 20) the homily is from St. Augustine on St. Matthew's Gospel (from the V Sunday after Epiphany). These are identical to those found in the post-Clementine editions of the Breviary. The eighth and ninth lessons are read together to form the eighth lesson of the day and the ninth lesson is of SS Tryphon, Respicius and Nypha. The Te Deum is sung.
At Lauds the Sunday psalms (Pss. 92, 99, 62-66, Benedicite 148-49-150) are sung. The antiphon on the Benedictus is Domine etc. After the collect of the Sunday a commemoration of SS Tryphon, Reppicius and Nympha is sung followed by 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.
At Prime (Pss. 53, 117, 118i & 118ii) both Quicumque and the Dominical preces are sung.
Mass is sung after Terce. The introit is Dicit Dominus etc Gloria is sung, the second collect is of SS Tryphon, Repicius and Nympha, the third collect is A cunctis. The Credo is sung and the Common Preface is sung.
At Vespers the liturgical colour change to white and first Vespers of St. Martin of Tours are sung. The antiphons Dixerunt discipuli etc., proper to the feast, are sung doubled, with psalms 109, 110, 111, 112 & 116. The Office hymn is Iste confessor. After the collect of the feast commemorations are sung of the Sunday (the antiphon on the Magnifcat being Colligiete) and of St. Mennas. The Suffrages are omitted as are the Dominical preces at Compline.