Ordo for the eighteenth week after Pentecost


Sunday 27 September - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II; SS Cosmas and Damian, memorial

Matins: Sunday 4 of September

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62; canticle antiphon, MD 477*; for the commemoration, MD [281]

Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 477*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 477*

Monday 28 September – Class IV [EF: St Wenceslaus]

Matins to None: All as in the psalter, collect, MD 477*

I Vespers of St Michael: MD [282]

 Tuesday 29 September - Dedication of St Michael the Archangel, Class I

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [284] ff with festal psalms

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphons of Lauds, chapter versicles and collect, MD [287] ff

Vespers: All as for I Vespers except the fourth psalm and Magnificat antiphon, see MD [289] ff

Wednesday 30 September – St Jerome, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Wednesday; chapter etc from Common of a Confessor Bishop, MD (78), at Vespers, canticle antiphon of a doctor; collect, MD [290]

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect, MD [290]

Thursday 1 October - Class IV [EF: Commemoration of St Remigius]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 477*

Friday 2 October – The Holy Guardian Angels, Class III

Matins: Invitatory antiphon, hymn and one reading of the feast

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons and rest from MD [291] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphons, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds, Psalms of Sunday except for the last (Ps 137), rest from MD [295] ff

Saturday 3 October – Saturday of Our Lady; St Teresa of the Child Jesus, memorial [EF: Class III]

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 1 of October; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [297]

If Class I, see MD 45**

I Vespers of First Sunday of October, MD 457*/ Nineteenth after Pentecost, MD 478*

Ordo for the seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost


Sunday 20 September - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II [EF: and commemoration of St Eustace and Companions]

Matins: Sunday 3 of September

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); canticle antiphon and collect, MD 476-7*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 476-7*

Monday 21 September - St Matthew, Class II

Lauds to Vespers: All from the Common of Apostles, MD (9); collect, MD [279]

Tuesday 22 September - Class IV; St Maurice and Companions, memorial [EF: St Thomas of Villanova]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 476*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [280]

Wednesday 23 September - Ember Wednesday, Class II ; St Linus I, memorial

All as in the psalter except for the canticle antiphons at Lauds and Vespers, and collect MD 454*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [280-1]

Thursday 24 September - Class IV [EF: and Commemoration of Our Lady of Ransom]

All as in the psalter, collect, MD 476*

Friday 25 September – Ember Friday, Class II

All as in the psalter for Friday except for the canticle antiphons at Lauds and Vespers and collect, MD 455*

Saturday 26 September - Ember Saturday, Class II [EF: and Commemoration of SS Cyprian and Justina]

All as in the psalter for Saturday except for the canticle antiphons at Lauds and Vespers and collect, MD 456*



I Vespers of the Fourth Saturday of September, MD 456-7*/ MD 477*

Ordo for the sixteenth week after Pentecost


Sunday 13 September - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins:  Sunday 2 of September

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn, Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon and collect, MD 475*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 475-6*

Monday 14 September  – Exaltation of Holy Cross, Class II

Lauds: Festal psalms (of Sunday) with antiphons and proper texts from MD [266] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [269] ff

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds (omit fourth); psalms of Sunday, MD 203 ff; rest from MD [270] ff

[Start of monastic Lent]

Tuesday 15  September – The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Class III (EF: Class II)

Matins: Two nocturns - Invitatory antiphon, hymn and one reading of the feast.

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts, MD [273] ff; festal psalms.

Prime to None: Antiphons of Lauds; chapter, versicle and collect, MD [276] ff

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds; psalms from Common of BVM, MD (119); chapter etc MD [277] ff

Wednesday 16 September – Class IV; SS Cornelius and Cyprian, memorials [EF: Class III]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 475*; for the commemorations at Lauds, MD [278]

Thursday 17 September - Class IV; St Hildegard, memorial [EF: Commemoration of the Imprinting of the Stigmata of St Francis; OF: St Hildegard, Solemnity]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 475*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [278-9]

Friday 18 September - Class IV [EF: St Joseph of Cupertino]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 475*

Saturday 19 September - Saturday of Our Lady [EF: St Januarius and companions]

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

I Vespers of Third Sunday of September, MD 453-4*; collect, MD 476*

Ordo for the fifteenth week after Pentecost


Sunday 6 September  - Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins: Sunday 1 of September

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Ecce iam lucis; canticle antiphon and collect, MD 474-5*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 474-5*

**For St CloudMD [258]

Monday 7 September [**In some places, St Cloud, Confessor, Class I]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 474-5*

Tuesday 8 September - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Class II [EF: with a commemoration of St Hadrian, Martyr]

Matins: Three Nocturns, with invitatory antiphon, hymn and readings of the feast, rest from Common of feasts of the BVM

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts for the feast with festal psalms, MD [259] ff

Prime to None: Antiphons of Lauds with chapter and versicles

Vespers: Antiphons and proper texts for the feast, MD [263] with psalms from the Common of Feasts of Our Lady at Vespers

Wednesday 9 September - Class IV; St Gorgonius, memorial

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 474-5*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [264-5]

Thursday 10 September – Class IV [EF: St Nicholas of Tolentino]

Collect, MD 474-5*

Friday 11 September  - Class IV; SS Protus and Hyacinth, memorial

Collect, MD 474-5*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [265]

Saturday 12 September – Saturday of Our Lady [EF: Most Holy Name of Mary]

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 2 of September; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff 

I Vespers of Second Sunday of September, MD 453*/ Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, MD 475*