Ordo for November 2012



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.

You will of course need to add in any local feasts celebrated in your monastery, parish, diocese and country.

Note that EF=Roman Extraordinary Form calendar.

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

THE ORDO

Thursday 1 November – All Saints, Class I

MD [331] ff :
Matins: all proper to the feast
Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast with festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, psalms of Tuesday
Vespers: Antiphons and proper texts from I Vespers, MD [328], psalms from the Common of Martyrs, MD [328], Magnificat antiphon, MD [336]

Friday 2 November – All Souls, Class I

MD [337]:
Matins: All as for Office of the Dead except for the readings and responsories
Lauds and Vespers: of the Dead from (163) with the additional prayers set out for the feast.
Note that at Prime to None the usual Deus in adjutorium, hymn and antiphon are omitted; see the instructions MD [338] ff.
Compline begins with the examination of conscience and Confiteor, and includes the Nunc Dimittis, MD [342]

Saturday 3 November – Our Lady on Saturday [EF – St Martin of Pores, Memorial, **in some places, St Winifred]

Matins: One reading for Saturday I of November
Lauds to None: See MD (129)ff

Vespers – First Sunday of November, MD 459*; collect of Twenty-Third Sunday, MD 482*

Sunday 4 November – Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost; St Charles Borromeo, Bishop and Confessor, Memorial [EF, Class III]

Matins: First Sunday of November
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Aeterne Reum Conditor; canticle antiphon MD 482*; commemoration, MD [344-5]
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 482*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 482*

Monday 5 November – Class IV

Matins: Note: three readings from henceforward (first week of November)
All as in the psalter for Monday with collect MD 482*

Tuesday 6 November – Class IV

All as in the psalter for Tuesday with collect MD 482*

Wednesday 7 November – Class IV

All as in the psalter for Wednesday with collect MD 482*

Thursday 8 – The Four Crowned, Martyrs, Memorial

All as in the psalter for Thursday with collect MD 482*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [345]

Friday 9 November – Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Saviour (St John Lateran), Class II

MD [345]: All from the Common for the dedication of a Church, MD (114) ff except for the readings at Matins, which are of the feast for Nocturns I&II

Saturday 10 November – Office of Our Lady on Saturday; St Theodore, Martyr, Memorial [EF: St Andrew Avellino, Confessor, Class III]

Matins: Reading 3 for Second Saturday of November
Lauds to None: MD (129)ff; at Lauds, for the commemoration, MD [346]

Vespers – Third Sunday of November, MD 460*; collect of the fifth Sunday after Epiphany, MD 485*

Sunday 11 November – Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Fifth Sunday after Epiphany)

Matins: Third Sunday of November for Nocturns I&II readings
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Aeterne Reum Conditor; canticle antiphon MD 485*;
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 485*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 485*

**Commemoration of St Martin at Lauds and Vespers, MD[348-9] &MD [352]

Monday 12 November – St Mennas, Martyr, Memorial [EF: St Martin, Class III]

All as for Monday in the psalter with collect MD 485*; at Lauds for the commemoration, MD [352-3]

Tuesday 13 November – All Saints of the Benedictine Order, Class II [EF: St Didacus, Cl III]

All as for the feast, MD 353] ff

Wednesday 14 November – All Souls of the Benedictine Order, Class II [EF: St Josaphat, Class III]

MD [360]ff : All as for All Souls Day, MD [337] ff except for the collects (note the separate collect for Prime and Compline)

Thursday 15 November - St Albert the Great, Memorial [EF: Class III]

All as in the psalter for Thursday with collect MD 485*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [362-3]

Friday 16 November – Class IV [EF: St Gertrude, Class III]

All as in the psalter for Friday with collect MD 485*

Saturday 17 November – St Gertrude the Great OSB, Class III (Class II for nuns) [EF: St Gregory Thaumaturgus, Bishop, Confessor, Class III;**in some places, St Hilda]

MD [363]ff:
Matins: Invitatory antiphon, hymn and three readings and responsories of the feast (if Class II, antiphons, readings and responsories of the feast, psalms from the Common of Virgins)
Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, psalms of Saturday

Vespers – Fourth Sunday of November, MD 460*; collect of the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, MD 486*

Sunday 18 November – Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (texts of Sixth after Epiphany)

Matins: Fourth Sunday of November for Nocturns I&II readings
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Aeterne Reum Conditor; canticle antiphon MD 486*;
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 486*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 486*

Monday 19 November – Class IV [EF: St Elizabeth, Cl III]

All as in the psalter for Monday with collect MD 486*

Tuesday 20 November – Class IV [**In some places: St Mechtild OSB, Class III **St Edward, Class III; EF: St Felix of Valois, Class III]

All as in the psalter for Tuesday with collect MD 486*

For St Edmund see MD 58**

Wednesday 21 November – Presentation of the BVM, Class III; Commemoration of St Columba, Abbot

Matins: Invitatory antiphon and hymn from the Common of feasts of the BVM; reading three of the feast
Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Wednesday; rest from the Common of feasts of the BVM except for the canticle antiphons, collect, and commemoration at Lauds, MD [371] ff
Prime to None: Antiphons and texts from the Common of feasts of the BVM with psalms of Wednesday and collect, MD [371]

Thursday 22 November – St Caecilia, Virgin and Martyr, Class III

MD [373] ff:
Matins: Invitatory antiphon and hymn from the Common of Virgins; reading three of the feast
Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [373] ff with festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [373] ff with psalms of Thursday
Vespers: Antiphons, chapter and hymn from Lauds, MD [373] ff; psalms from Common of Virgins MD (84); responsory and Magnificat antiphon, MD [377]

Friday 23 November – St Clement I, Pope and Martyr, Class III; St Felicitas, memorial

MD [377]ff:
Matins: responsories and reading three of the feast.
Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast with festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons of Lauds, proper texts of the feast, psalms of Friday
Vespers: Antiphons from Lauds; proper texts and psalms from Common of a martyr, MD (36); Magnificat antiphon, MD [382]

Saturday 24 November – Office of Our Lady; St John of the Cross, Confessor and Doctor; St Chrysogonus, Martyr; Memorials [EF: St John, Class III]

Matins: Reading 3 for Fourth Saturday of November
Lauds to None: MD (129)ff; at Lauds, for the commemoration, MD [382-3]
Vespers – Fifth Sunday of November, MD 461*; collect of the last Sunday after Pentecost, MD 487*

Sunday 25 November – Twenty Sixth and last Sunday after Pentecost; St Catherine, Virgin and Martyr, memorial

Matins: Fifth Sunday of November for Nocturns I&II readings
Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Aeterne Reum Conditor; canticle antiphon MD 487*; for the commemoration see MD [383-4]
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 487*
Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 487*

Monday 26 November – St Sylvester OSB, Abbot, Memorial [EF: Class III]

All as for Monday in the psalter with collect MD 487*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [384]

Tuesday 27 November – Class IV

All as for Tuesday in the psalter with collect MD 487*

Wednesday 28 November – Class IV

All as for Wednesday in the psalter with collect MD 487*

Thursday 29 November - St Saturinus, Memorial [**in some places Blessed Richard, Hugo, John, abbots and companions, martyrs, memorial]

All as for Thursday in the psalter with collect MD 487*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [385]

Friday 30 November - St Andrew, Apostle, Class II

MD [2] ff:
Matins: Invitatory antiphon and hymn from Common of Apostles; antiphons and readings of the feast, psalms from Common of Apostles
Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast with festal psalms
Prime to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast with psalms of Friday
Vespers: Antiphons, Chapter, hymn of Lauds, MD [2]ff; responsory and Magnificat antiphon of the feast, MD [7] ff; psalms from the Common of Apostles, MD (13)

2 comments:

OSB_OBLATE said...

For November 11, shouldn't there be at least a commemoration of St. Martin? I'm not the best at reading the Occurrence & Concurrence on pages xxvi & xxvii, but thta's how it appears to me.

Kate Edwards said...

Yes I think you are correct. Thansk for the correction.