Ordo for the week of the fourth remaining after Epiphany (24th after Pentecost)

This Sunday is the feast of Christ the King in the Extraordinary Form (and 1963 Benedictine rite); the collect for the week is of the fourth remaining Sunday after Epiphany.

Note that the Office on All Souls Day is that of the Roman Office and follows special rules.

Sunday 30 October – Feast of Christ the King, Class I

Lauds: Festal psalms of Sunday, rest for the feast, MD [322] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [324] ff

Vespers: All as for I Vespers, MD [318] ff except for the Magnificat antiphon, MD [326]

Monday 31 October - Class IV

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 484* (fourth remaining after Epiphany)

I Vespers of All Saints, MD [328] ff

Tuesday 1 November – All Saints, Class I

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [331] ff with festal psalms

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast

Vespers: Antiphons and proper texts from I Vespers, MD [328]; psalms from the Common of Martyrs, MD [328]; Magnificat antiphon, MD [336]

Wednesday 2 November - All Souls, Class I

**Note: As set out in the Diurnal:

(1) There are no opening prayers or hymns at any of the hours.
(2) The psalms have 'requiem aeternam..et lux perpetua.....' added to the end of each instead of the Gloria.
(3) The prayers at the end of each hour are said kneeling.

Matins: All as for Office of the Dead except for the readings and responsories (which are identical to those of the Roman Office of the day).

Lauds: Of the Dead, MD (163) with additional prayers set out for the feast, MD [337] ff

Prime to None:  The usual opening prayers, hymn and antiphon are omitted; see the instructions MD [338] ff

Vespers: As for the Office of the Dead  with collect etc MD [341] ff

Thursday 3 November - Class IV

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 484*

Friday 4 November – Class IV; St Charles Borromeo, memorial [EF: Class III]

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 484*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [344-5]

Saturday 5 November – Saturday of Our Lady

Matins to None: At Matins, reading of Saturday 1 of November; Lauds to None, MD (129) ff

I Vespers of the Third Sunday of November, MD 460*/ Fifth Sunday Remaining after Epiphany, MD 485*

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