Ordo for August 2014

The calendar (Ordo) for the traditional Benedictine Office provided below has been prepared accordance with the calendar and rubrics of the Monastic Breviary of 1963 for use by all Benedictine monasteries and oblates attached to them.  This Ordo is intended as an aid to those who wish to say the Benedictine Office using the order of the psalms and prayers as specified in St Benedict’s Rule and developed as part of the patrimony of the Order of St Benedict.

MD=Monastic Diurnal
EF=Roman Extraordinary Form

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August 2014

Friday 1 August - Class IV; The Holy Maccabees, memorial

All as in the psalter for Friday; collect, MD 467*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [209-10]

Saturday 2 August - Saturday of Our Lady; St Alphonsus Mary de Liguori, memorial

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 1; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff ; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [210]

I Vespers of First Sunday in August, MD 451* (Canticle antiphon)/Eighth Sunday, collect, MD 467-68*

Sunday 3 August – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins: First Sunday in August

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn, Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 467-68*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 467-68*

Monday 4 August - St. Dominic, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the day; rest from the Common of a Confessor not a bishop, MD (78) ff; Collect, MD [211]

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect, MD [211]

Tuesday 5 August – Class IV; Dedication of the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, memorial

All as in the psalter for Tuesday; collect MD 467-68*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [211-12].

Wednesday 6 August - Transfiguration of Our Lord, Class II

Lauds: Festal psalms of Sunday with antiphons and rest from MD [212] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphons, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [214] ff

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday, MD 203; antiphons etc, MD [216] ff

Thursday 7 August - Class IV; SS Sixtus II, Felicissimus and Agapitus, memorial [EF: St Cajetan]

All as in the psalter for Thursday; collect MD 467-68*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [219]

Friday 8 August – Class IV; St Cyriacus, memorial [EF: St John Mary Vianney]

All as in the psalter for Friday; collect, MD 467-68*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [219-20]

Saturday 9 August – Vigil of St Lawrence, Class III

Matins: Two nocturns with three readings of the feast; responsories from the preceding Sunday

Lauds to None: All as in the psalter for Saturday; collect, MD [220]

I Vespers of Second Sunday of August, MD 451*/Ninth Sunday, collect, MD 469*

Sunday 10 August – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II ; Commemoration of St Lawrence

Matins: Second Sunday in August

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn, Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon MD 468*; collect, MD 469*; for the commemoration, MD [223]

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 469* with a commemoration of St Lawrence, MD [227]

Monday 11 August - Class IV; St. Tiburtius, Memorial

All as in the psalter for Monday; collect, MD 469*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [227-28]

Tuesday 12 August  – Class IV; St. Clare, memorial

All as in the psalter for Tuesday; collect, MD 469*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [228]

Wednesday 13 August  - Class IV; SS Pontianus and Hippolytus, memorial [EF: SS Hippolytus and Cassian]

All as in the psalter for Wednesday; collect, MD 469*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [228-29]

Thursday 14 August – Vigil of the Assumption, Class II          

Matins: Three readings for the Vigil

Lauds to None: all as for Thursday in the psalter with collect of the Vigil, collect, MD [229]

I Vespers of the Assumption, MD [230] ff

(Note that there is a choice of Office: the ‘new’ Office composed after the formal declaration of the dogma, MD 230] ff, or the older version, MD [238] ff)

Friday 15 August - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Class I

Lauds: MD [233] ff or MD [241] ff – Festal psalms with texts of the feast

Prime to None: Antiphons and chapters of the feast

Vespers: All as for I Vespers except for Magnificat antiphon

Saturday 16 August - Saturday of Our Lady

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 3; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff

I Vespers of the Third Sunday in August, MD 451*/Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, collect, MD 470*

Sunday 17 August – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins: Third Sunday in August

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce Iam Lucis; canticle antiphon and collect MD 469-70*
Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter; collect, MD 470*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 470*

Monday 18 August - Class IV; St Agapitus, memorial

All as in the psalter for Monday; collect, MD 470*; for the commemoration, MD [245]

Tuesday 19 August - Class IV [EF: St John Eudes]

All as in the psalter for Tuesday; collect, MD 470*

Wednesday 20 August - St Bernard, Class III

Matins: One reading, of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the day, rest from the Common of a Confessor, MD (78) or from MD [246] ff

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect of the feast, MD [245]

Thursday 21 August – Class IV; St Bernard Ptolemy, memorial [EF: St Jane Frances de Chantal]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 470*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [249]

Friday 22 August - Class IV; St Timothy, memorial [EF: Immaculate Heart of the BVM]

All as for Friday in the psalter; collect, MD 470*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [250]

Saturday 23 August - Saturday of Our Lady [EF: St Philip Benizi]

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 4; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff

I Vespers of Fourth Sunday in August, MD 452* (Canticle antiphon)/Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, MD 471* (collect)

Sunday 24 August – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost; Commemoration of St Bartholomew

Matins: Fourth Sunday of August

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn, Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon and collect MD 470-71*; for the commemoration, MD [250]

Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter; collect, MD 471*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 471*

Monday 25 August  - Class IV [in some places/EF: St Louis]

All as in the psalter for Monday; collect MD 471*

*For St Louis, MD 42**

Tuesday 26 August - Class IV [EF: Commemoration of St Zephyrinus]

All as in the psalter for Tuesday; collect MD 471*

Wednesday 27 August - Class IV [EF: St Joseph Calasanctius]

All as in the psalter for Wednesday; collect MD 471*

Thursday 28 August – St Augustine of Hippo, Class III; St Hermes, memorial

Matins: One reading of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the day with rest from the Common of a Confessor Bishop, MD (64) except for the Magnificat antiphon and collect and commemoration, MD [251]

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect, MD [251]

Friday 29 August - Beheading of St John the Baptist, Class III

Matins: One reading of the feast

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons and proper texts for the feast, MD [252] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [254] ff

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds with psalms from Common of a Martyr, MD (36); texts of the feast, MD [255] ff

Saturday 30 August – Our Lady on Saturday; SS Felix and Adauctus, memorial [EF/***in some places, St Rose of Lima]

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 5; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [257]

For St Rose, see MD 43**

I Vespers of Fifth Sunday of August, MD 452*/Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, collect, MD 472*

Sunday 31 August - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins: Readings for Fifth Sunday of August

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon and collect, MD 471-72*


Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 472*


2 comments:

Christianus said...

On 10th August, the commemoration of saint Lawrence isn't ordinary - and so it should be done only at Lauds, and not at Vespers?

Kate Edwards said...

Thanks for alerting me to that Christianus, quite correct.