Ordo for July 2011

Herewith the Benedictine Ordo according to the general calendar for the Order, and rubrics approved in 1961/2, with page references to the Monastic Diurnal (MD) published by Farnborough Abbey, 2004.

Please let me know if you find any errors, or have any questions on the Ordo.

You will of course need to add in any local feasts celebrated in your monastery, parish, diocese and country. In particular, this should include (where they have been appointed):

• the principal patron of your country, region or province as a Class I;
• the principal patron of your diocese or territory;
• the anniversary of the dedication of the Cathedral of your diocese;
• the patron of your town or city;
• the anniversary of the dedication of your church;
• the titular feast of your church;
• the patron saint of your congregation or monastery (if you are an oblate);
• the feast of the monasteries founder (if canonised or beatified); and
• any saints specified in the calendar of your monastery's congregation.

Note that REF=Roman Extraordinary Form calendar.

July is 'time throughout the year'.

THE ORDO

Friday 1 July: Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Class I

See MD 439*ff:

Lauds: Antiphons and other texts of the feast with festal psalms, MD 439*ff
Prime to None: Antiphons from Lauds, chapter etc MD 442*ff
Vespers: Antiphons of the feast, MD 443-4* with psalms of I Vespers of Corpus Christi, MD 419*; texts for the Sacred Heart, MD 444*

Saturday 2 July: Visitation of the BVM, Class II

See MD [180]ff :

Lauds: Antiphons of the feast with festal psalms, MD [180]ff
Prime to None: Antiphons from Lauds, chapter etc MD [182]ff
Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds, psalms and rest from Common of feasts of Our Lady, Magnificat antiphon, MD [183]ff with a commemoration of the Sunday, MD 444-445*

Sunday 3 July: Third Sunday after Pentecost; SS Processus and Martinian, Memorial

See MD 462*:
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 462*; for the commemoration after the collect of Sunday, MD [184]
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 463*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 463*

Monday 4 July: Class IV

All as for Monday throughout the year; Collect of Sunday MD 463*

Tuesday 5 July: Class IV [EF: St Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Cl III]

All as for Tuesday throughout the year; Collect of Sunday MD 463*

Wednesday 6 July: Class IV

All as for Wednesday throughout the year; Collect of Sunday MD 463*

Thursday 7 July: Class IV [EF: SS Cyril and Methodius, Class III]

All as for Thursday throughout the year; Collect of Sunday MD 463*

Friday 8 July: Class IV [EF, St Elizabeth, Class III]

All as for Friday throughout the year; Collect of Sunday MD 463*

Saturday 9 July: Saturday of Our Lady [**in some places: SS John Fisher, bishop and Thomas More, Martyrs, Class I]

For the Office of Our Lady, see MD (129)ff.

**For SS John Fisher and Thomas More, see MD40**

I Vespers of Fourth Sunday - Psalms of Saturday with Magnificat antiphon and collect, MD 445*

Sunday 10 July – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

See MD 463-4*

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 463*.
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 464*
If II Vespers of Sunday: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 464*

If St Benedict is Class I, I Vespers of St Benedict (see below), MD [184]ff, with a commemoration of the Sunday

Monday 11 July – (Translation of the Relics of) St Benedict

[OF: St Benedict, Patron of Europe; EF: Commemoration of Pius I]

Note: The Solemnity of St Benedict is a first class first in Europe, many monasteries and many other places.

For St Benedict: MD [185]ff:

Lauds: Antiphons and other texts of the feast, festal psalms.
Prime to None: Antiphons from Lauds, chapter etc of the feast.
Vespers: Antiphons and other texts of the feast, psalms of Sunday.

Tuesday 12 July: St John Gualbert OSB, Abbot, Memorial [EF: Cl III]

All as for Tuesday in the psalter; Collect of the Sunday, MD 464*; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [193]

Wednesday 13 July: Class IV

All as in the psalter; Collect of the Sunday, MD 464*

Thursday 14 July: St Bonaventure, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the day, other texts from common of a confessor bishop. At Vespers, Magnificat antiphon for a doctor; collect MD [194-5]
Terce to None: Psalms and antiphons of Wednesday, rest from Common, collect MD [194-5]

Friday 15 July: Class IV [EF: St Henry II, Confessor, Class III, patron of Benedictine oblates]

All as in the psalter; Collect of the Sunday, MD 464*

Saturday 16 July: Our Lady on Saturday [**Our Lady of Einsiedeln, Class I][EF: Commemoration of Our Lady of Mount Carmel]

MD (129)ff;

**See MD 41**

I Vespers of the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, MD 446*

Sunday 17 July: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost; St Leo IV, OSB Pope and Confessor, Memorial

[EF: St Alexis, Memorial]

See MD 464-5*:

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 464*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [194]
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 464-5*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 464-5*

Monday 18 July: Class IV [EF: St Camillus de Lellis, Cl III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 464-5*

Tuesday 19 July: St Vincent de Paul, Memorial [EF: Cl III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 464-5*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [195]

Wednesday 20 July: SS Jerome Aemiliain, Joseph Calanctius and John Baptist de la Salle, Confessors, Memorial [EF: Cl III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 464-5*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [195-6]

Thursday 21 July: Class IV [EF: St Lawrence Brindisi, Class III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 464-5*.

Friday 22 July: St Mary Magdalen, Class III

See MD [196]ff:

Lauds: Psalms and antiphons of Friday; chapter & responsory from common of holy women, MD (100); hymn of the feast, MD [196-7]; Benedictus antiphon and collect MD [198]
Prime to None: Antiphons, chapter and versicles from Common of Holy Women, collect, MD [198]
Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the Friday; chapter & responsory from common of holy women, MD (97); hymn of the feast, MD [198]; Magnificat antiphon and collect MD [199-200]

Saturday 23 July: Our Lady on Saturday; St Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr, Memorial [EF: Cl III]

MD (129)ff;
I Vespers of Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, MD 446-7*

Sunday 24 July: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost [EF: Com St Christina]

MD 465-6*:

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 465*.
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 466*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 466*

Monday 25 July: St James, Apostle, Class II

Lauds to Vespers: All from the Common of Apostles except for the collect, MD [201]

Tuesday 26 July: SS Joachim and Anne, Parents of the BVM, Class III [EF: St Anne]

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [202]ff with festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons of Lauds (omit 4), chapter and versicle of the feast, MD [205]ff
Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds with psalms of Sunday; proper texts of the feast, MD [206-7]

Wednesday 27 July: Class IV

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 466*

Thursday 28 July: Class IV [EF: SS Nazarius, Celsus, Victor I and Innocent I, Cl III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 466*

Friday 29 July: SS Felix, Simplicius, Faustinus and Beatrice, Martyrs, Memorial [EF: St Martha, Cl III]

All as in the psalter; collect of the Sunday, MD 466*; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [207-8]

Saturday 30 July: Our Lady on Saturday; SS Abdon and Sennen, Martyrs, Memorial

MD (129)ff; At Matins reading of Sat 4&5; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [208]

I Vespers of the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, MD 447-8*

Sunday 31 July: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

See MD 466-7*:
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 466*.
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 467*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 467*

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