First week after Easter

Sunday 3 April  – Low Sunday, Class I 

Lauds: Three antiphons, MD 341* ff with festal psalms, ie Antiphon 1(Alleluia) – Ps 92, 99, 62 – Ant 1; Antiphon 2 (Surrexit) – Benedicite – Ant 2; Antiphon 3 – Laudate psalms – Antiphon 3; Rest from MD 342* ff

Prime to None: Antiphons etc MD 344* ff

Vespers: II Vespers of Low Sunday – psalms of Sunday under one antiphon; chapter etc from I Vespers; Magnificat antiphon, MD 345*; commemoration of the Annunciation, MD [101-2]

Monday 4 April  – Annunciation of the BVM, Class I (transferred)

Lauds: Festal psalms of Sunday with antiphons and rest of the feast, MD [102] ff

Prime to None: Antiphons from Lauds, proper texts MD [104] ff

espers: As for I Vespers, MD [100], Magnificat antiphon, MD [106]; commemoration of St Benedict, MD [94]

Tuesday 5 April –  St Benedict, Class I (transferred)

Lauds: Festal psalms of Sunday with antiphons and texts of the feast; MD [94] ff

Prime to None: Antiphon etc of the feast

Vespers: As for I Vespers, MD [91]; Magnificat antiphon, MD [99]

Wednesday 6 April  - Class IV

Ordinary of Eastertide, MD 346*ff; canticle antiphons for Lauds and Vespers, MD 352-3*; collect, MD 344*

Thursday 7 April  – Class IV

Ordinary of Eastertide, MD 346*ff; canticle antiphons for Lauds and Vespers, MD 353*; collect, MD 344*

Friday 8 April - Class IV

Ordinary of Eastertide, MD 346*ff; canticle antiphons for Lauds and Vespers, MD 353*; collect, MD 344*

Saturday 9 April  – Saturday of Our Lady (in Eastertide)

Matins: Reading for Saturday 2 in April

Lauds to None: MD (134) ff; note that the antiphons and versicles for Prime to None should have alleluias added to them

I Vespers of Second Sunday after Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday), MD 354* ff

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