Saturday, July 13, 2019

Ordo of July 14 - 20

The guide to saying the Office for the fifth week after Pentecost (time throughout the year) for the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 calendar and rubrics is set out below.

The page references are to the Farnborough editions of the Monastic Diurnal (MD) and the Antiphonale Monasticum of 1934 (AM).

The note assume you are familiar with 'ferial'or ordinary version of the Office, and so only provide instructions for the variable texts for the week arising from the Sunday and feasts. 

If you are new to the Benedictine Office, start by taking a look at the how to say the Benedictine Office notes which can be found here.

Sunday 14 July – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

[The feast of St Bonaventure is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: All as in the psalter with readings and responsories of the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost.

Lauds to Vespers: All as in the psalter with canticle antiphons and collect of the Sunday, MD 464-5*/AM 594-5.

Monday 15 July  Class IV [EF: St Henry, Patron Saint of Benedictine Oblates]

All as in the psalter for throughout the year, collect MD 464-5*/AM 594.

Tuesday 16 July  Class IV [**In some places, Our Lady of Einsiedeln; EF: Commemoration of Our Lady of Mount Carmel]

All as in the psalter with collect MD 464-5*/AM 594.

Wednesday 17 July – Class IV; St Leo IV OSB, memorial [**In some places, SS Andrew Svoradi and Benedict; EF: Commemoration of St Alexius]

All as in the psalter with collect MD 464-5*/AM 594; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [194]/AM 972.

Thursday 18 July – Class IV [EF: St Camillus de Lellis]

All as in the psalter with collect MD 464-5*/AM 594.

Friday 19 July – Class IV; St Vincent de Paul, memorial [EF: Class III]

All as in the psalter with collect MD 464-5*/AM 594; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [195]/AM 973.

Saturday 20 July – Class IV; Saturday of Our Lady; SS Jerome Aemiliani, Joseph Calanctius and John Baptist de la Salle, memorial

MatinsOffice of Our Lady on Saturday - Invitatory antiphon, hymn, versicles, absolution, blessings, responsory, chapter and collect of the Office of Our Lady on Saturday; reading of Our Lady of Saturday 3 in July.

Lauds: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (129) /AM 714 ff; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [195-6]/AM 973.
Prime: Antiphon of the Office of Our Lady, MD (131)/AM 715.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (132-3) /AM 715-6.

1 Vespers of the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Magnificat antiphon and collect, MD 447*/AM 577 & 594.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Ordo of July 7-13

The guide to saying the Office for the fourth week after Pentecost for the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 calendar and rubrics is set out below.

The page references are to the Farnborough editions of the Monastic Diurnal (MD) and the Antiphonale Monasticum of 1934 (AM).

The notes assume you are familiar with 'ferial' or ordinary version of the Office, and so only provide instructions for the variable texts for the week arising from the Sunday and feasts.

If you are new to the Benedictine Office, start by taking a look at the how to say the Benedictine Office notes which can be found here.

Matins texts for the twentieth century version of the feast of St Benedict this week can be found at the Lectio Divina Notes Blog.

Sunday 7 July – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Class II

Matins: All as in the psalter with readings and responsories of the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.

Lauds to Vespers:  All as in the psalter with canticle antiphons and collect of the Sunday, MD 463-4*/AM 593.

Monday 8 July  Class IV [EF: St Elizabeth of Portugal]

All as in the psalter for time throughout the year with collect, MD 464*/AM 593.

Tuesday 9 July  Class IV [**In some places, SS John Fisher and Thomas More]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 464*/AM 593.

Wednesday 10 July – Class IV [EF: Seven Holy Brothers and SS Rufina and Secunda]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 464*/AM 593.

If the feast of St Benedict is Class I: 1 Vespers of the feast: Psalms, antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [184]/AM 960 ff.

Thursday 11 July – Translation of the Relics of St Benedict, Class II [OF: St Benedict; EF: Commemoration of Pius I]

Matins: Three nocturns with invitatory antiphon and hymn (LR 443), antiphons, versicles, readings and responsories of the feast with psalms of the Common of a Confessor.

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect, MD [185]/AM 964 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds of the feast, MD [185]/AM 964.

Terce to None: Antiphons, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [188-9]/AM 967-8.

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn and collect of 1 Vespers, MD [189]/AM 960 ff; versicle and Magnificat antiphon of 2 Vespers, MD [192-3]/AM 968-9.

Friday 12 July  Class IV, St John Gualbert OSB, memorial

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 464*/AM 593; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [193]/AM 969.

Saturday 13 July – Class IV; Saturday of Our Lady

Matins: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Invitatory antiphon, hymn, versicles, absolution, blessings, responsory, chapter and collect of the Office of Our Lady on Saturday; reading of Our Lady of Saturday 2 in July.

Lauds: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (129) /AM 714 ff.

Prime: Antiphon of the Office of Our Lady, MD (131)/AM 715.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (132-3) /AM 715-6.

1 Vespers of the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: Magnificat antiphon and collect, MD 446*/AM 576-7 & 594.



Saturday, June 29, 2019

Ordo for June 30 - July 6

The following notes provide a guide to the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 rubrics.

The season is 'time after Pentecost', or 'time throughout the year', so the feasts of the week aside, the antiphons, chapters, hymns and so forth are the default texts set out in the psalter section of your Office book.

The variable texts for Matins for the feasts can be found on the Lectio Divina Notes Blog.

Although the feast of the Most Precious Blood is not included in the General Benedictine calendar of 1962, many monasteries do observe it.  The texts for the day hours can be found in the Antiphonale Monasticum of 1934 (available online) from page 945, and the texts for Matins will appear on the Lectio Divina Notes Blog.

Note that the collect used during the week (except at Prime, Compline and on feast days) is for the Third Sunday after Pentecost.  The Marian antiphon at Compline is Salve Regina.

List of Abbreviations


MD                              Monastic Diurnal, Farnborough, 2005 and later editions.


AM                              Antiphonale Monasticum, Solesmes, 1934.


LR                               Liber Responsorialis, Solesmes, 1895.


LH                               Liber Hymnarius, Solesmes, 1983.


SupAnt                      Supplement to the Antiphonale Monasticum, Fontgombault 
                                 (Clear Creek)


**                              Indicates a feast celebrated in some places only, for which texts for feast available in supplement at the back of the Monastic Diurnal (page numbers with **).


ff                                  And following pages.


Canticle antiphons  In reference to Lauds and Vespers, refers to the Benedictus and Magnificat respectively.  At Matins, it refers to the third nocturn canticles of Matins used for Sundays and feasts.


Festal psalms           a) At Lauds: Psalm 66, 92, 99, 62, Sunday or festal canticle of the day of the week, Psalms 148-150; 
(b) At Vespers: The psalms of Sunday or of a particular types of saints/feast (ie of one of the ‘Commons’), or specific to the feast; and

(c) At Matins: For the type of saint/feast (ie of the Commons) or specific to the feast.



Sunday 30 June – Third Sunday after Pentecost

[The Commemoration of St Paul is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins
: All as in the psalter with readings and responsories of the Third Sunday after Pentecost.


Lauds to Vespers: All as in the psalter with canticle antiphons and collect of the Third Sunday after Pentecost, MD 462-3*/AM 571 ff (disregard other texts of the former octave).



Monday 1 July  Class IV [EF: The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Class I]

All as in the psalter for time throughout the year with collect, MD 463*/AM 572.

Tuesday 2 July  Visitation of the BVM, Class II

Matins: Three nocturns, with invitatory (LR 442), readings and responsories of the feast; hymn, psalms and antiphons of the Common of feasts of the BVM, LR 245 ff.

Lauds: Antiphons of the feast with festal psalms, MD [180]/AM 954 ff; chapter, responsory and hymn (of the Common of the BVM), MD [180]/AM 708 ff; versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [182]/AM 955-6.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds of the feast, MD [180]/AM 954.

Terce to None: Antiphons, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [182-3]/AM 956-7.

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds; psalms, chapter, responsory, hymn and versicle of the Common of the BVM, MD (119) ff/AM 708; versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [184]/AM 956-7.

Wednesday 3 July – Class IV; SS Processus and Martinian, memorial [EF: St Irenaeus]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 463*/AM 572; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [184]/AM 956.

Thursday 4 July  Class IV [**In some places, St Procopius]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 463*/AM 572.

Friday 5 July  Class IV [EF: St Anthony Mary Zacharia]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 463*/AM 572.

Saturday 6 July  Class IV; Saturday of Our Lady

Matins: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Invitatory antiphon, hymn, versicles, absolution, blessings, responsory, chapter and collect of the Office of Our Lady on Saturday; reading of Our Lady of Saturday 1 in July.

Lauds: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (129) /AM 714 ff.

Prime: Antiphon of the Office of Our Lady, MD (131)/AM 715.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (132-3) /AM 715-6.

1 Vespers of the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Magnificat antiphon and collect MD 445*/AM 575-6 & 593.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Ordo for June 23 - 29

The following notes provide a guide to the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 rubrics.

The season is 'time after Pentecost', or 'time throughout the year', so the major feasts of the week (Nativity of St John the Baptist, Sacred Heart, and SS Peter and Paul) aside, the antiphons, chapters, hymns and so forth are the default texts set out in the psalter section of your Office book.

The variable texts for Matins for the feasts can be found on the Lectio Divina Notes Blog.

Note that the collect used during the week (except at Prime, Compline and on feast days) is for the Second Sunday after Pentecost.  The Marian antiphon at Compline is Salve Regina.

List of Abbreviations


MD                              Monastic Diurnal, Farnborough, 2005 and later editions.


AM                              Antiphonale Monasticum, Solesmes, 1934.


LR                               Liber Responsorialis, Solesmes, 1895.


LH                               Liber Hymnarius, Solesmes, 1983.


SupAnt                      Supplement to the Antiphonale Monasticum, Fontgombault 
                                 (Clear Creek)


**                              Indicates a feast celebrated in some places only, for which texts for feast available in supplement at the back of the Monastic Diurnal (page numbers with **).


ff                                  And following pages.


Canticle antiphons  In reference to Lauds and Vespers, refers to the Benedictus and Magnificat respectively.  At Matins, it refers to the third nocturn canticles of Matins used for Sundays and feasts.


Festal psalms           a) At Lauds: Psalm 66, 92, 99, 62, Sunday or festal canticle of the day of the week, Psalms 148-150; 
(b) At Vespers: The psalms of Sunday or of a particular types of saints/feast (ie of one of the ‘Commons’), or specific to the feast; and

(c) At Matins: For the type of saint/feast (ie of the Commons) or specific to the feast.



Sunday 23 June – Second Sunday after Pentecost, Class II


[The Vigil of the feast of St John the Baptist is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: All as in the psalter (Nocturn III canticles as for throughout the year henceforward) with readings and responsories of the Second Sunday after Pentecost.

Lauds to None: All as in the psalter with Benedictus antiphon at Lauds, and collect, MD 461-2*/AM 557 (disregard other texts of the former Octave of Corpus Christi).

1 Vespers of the Nativity of St John the Baptist: Psalms of the Common of Apostles with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [159]/AM 920 ff; commemoration of the Sunday, Magnificat antiphon, versicle and collect, MD 462*/AM 558 (disregard other texts for the former octave).

Monday 24 June  Nativity of St John the Baptist, Class I

Matins: Three nocturns, all of the feast, LR 345 ff.

Lauds:  Festal psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [161]/AM 924 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds, MD [161]/AM 924.

Terce to None: Antiphons of Lauds, chapter and versicle, MD [164-5]/AM 927.

2 Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds with psalms of Sunday; chapter, responsory, hymn and collect of 1 Vespers; versicle and Magnificat antiphon of 2 Vespers, MD [165]/AM 928.

Tuesday 25 June – Class IV [EF: St William, Class III]

All as in the psalter for throughout the year with collect MD 462*/AM 557.

Wednesday 26 June – Class IV; SS John and Paul, Memorial [EF: Class III]

All as in the psalter with collect MD 462*/AM 557; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [166]/AM 929.

Thursday 27 June – Class IV

All as in the psalter with collect MD 462*/AM 557.

1 Vespers of the Sacred Heart: Psalms, antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 432*/AM 560 ff.

Friday 28 June – Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Class I

[The Vigil of the feast of SS Peter and Paul is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Three nocturns, all of the feast, LR 333 ff.

Lauds: Festal psalms with chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 439*/AM 565 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds, MD 439*/AM 565.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicles and collect of the feast, MD 442*/AM 568 ff.

2 Vespers of the Sacred Heart: Antiphons of Lauds (MD 443-4*/AM 565) with psalms of 1 Vespers of Corpus Christi, MD 419*; chapter, responsory and hymn of 1 Vespers; versicle and Magnificat antiphon, MD 444*/AM 569-70; commemoration of SS Peter and Paul, MD [169] /AM 933-4.

Saturday 29 June – SS Peter and Paul, Class I

Matins: Three nocturns, all of the Common of Apostles, LR 134 ff except for the readings, responsories (LR 359 ff), and collect, of the feast.

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the feast, MD [169]/AM 934 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds, MD [169]/AM 934.

Terce to None:  Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD [172-3]/AM 938.

2 Vespers of SS Peter and Paul: Antiphons and psalms of 2 Vespers of the Common of Apostles, MD (13)/AM 626; chapter, responsory, hymn and collect of 1 Vespers, MD [167]/AM 930 ff; versicle and Magnificat antiphon of 2 Vespers, MD [173]/AM 939; commemoration of the Third Sunday after Pentecost, MD 444-5*/AM 570-1.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Ordo for June 16 - 22: First week after Pentecost

The following notes provide a guide to the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 rubrics.

This week the Office returns to 'time after Pentecost', or time throughout the year, so the two major feasts of the week (Trinity Sunday and Corpus Christi) aside, the antiphons, chapters, hymns and so forth are the default texts set out in the psalter section of your Office book, or in the Common in the case of Our Lady on Saturday.

The variable texts for Matins for the feasts can be found on the Lectio Divina Notes Blog.

Note that the collect used during the week (Prime, Compline, Corpus Christi and Saturday aside) is for the First Sunday after Pentecost, and the Marian antiphon at Compline is Salve Regina.

List of Abbreviations


MD                              Monastic Diurnal, Farnborough, 2005 and later editions.


AM                              Antiphonale Monasticum, Solesmes, 1934.


LR                               Liber Responsorialis, Solesmes, 1895.


LH                               Liber Hymnarius, Solesmes, 1983.


SupAnt                      Supplement to the Antiphonale Monasticum, Fontgombault 
                                 (Clear Creek)


**                              Indicates a feast celebrated in some places only, for which texts for feast available in supplement at the back of the Monastic Diurnal (page numbers with **).


ff                                  And following pages.


Canticle antiphons  In reference to Lauds and Vespers, refers to the Benedictus and Magnificat respectively.  At Matins, it refers to the third nocturn canticles of Matins used for Sundays and feasts.


Festal psalms           a) At Lauds: Psalm 66, 92, 99, 62, Sunday or festal canticle of the day of the week, Psalms 148-150; 
(b) At Vespers: The psalms of Sunday or of a particular types of saints/feast (ie of one of the ‘Commons’), or specific to the feast; and

(c) At Matins: For the type of saint/feast (ie of the Commons) or specific to the feast.


Sunday 16 June – Feast of the Most Holy Trinity, Class I

Matins: Three Nocturns: Invitatory antiphon and hymn, LR 440-1; psalms, canticles, antiphons, Gospel, readings and responsories of the feast.

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 409*/AM 535 ff (no commemoration of the Sunday).

Prime: Antiphon of the feast, after the psalms; the Athanasian Creed is said, MD 411*/AM 539 ff.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the feast, MD 416*/AM 541 ff.

2 Vespers: Sunday psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle and collect of 1 Vespers, MD 407*/AM 532 ff; Magnificat antiphon of 2 Vespers, MD 418*/AM 541 (no commemoration of the Sunday).

Monday 17 June – Class IV [EF: St Gregory Barbarigo]

All as in the psalter for time throughout the year (at Matins, short reading of the day of the week) with the collect of the First Sunday after Pentecost, MD 418*/AM 535 (Deus in te sperantium).

Tuesday 18 June – Class IV; St Ephrem Syrus, SS Mark and Marcellianus, memorials [EF: St Ephrem, Class III]

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 418*/AM 535; for the commemorations at Lauds, MD [156-7]/AM 917.

Wednesday 19 June – Class IV; St Gervase and Protase, Memorial [EF: St Juliana Falcionieri]

Matins to None: All as in the psalter with collect, MD 418*/AM 535; for the commemorations at Lauds, MD [157]/AM 918.

1 Vespers of Corpus Christi: Psalms and antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 419*/AM 543 ff.

Thursday 20 June – Corpus Christi, Class I

Matins
: Three nocturns, all of the feast, LR 119 ff.

LaudsFestal psalms of Sunday with antiphons etc of the feast, MD 427*/550 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds, MD 427*/550.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect, MD 430-1*/AM 554.

2 Vespers: Psalms and antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn and collect as for 1 Vespers, MD 419*/AM 543; versicle and Magnificat antiphon, MD 431*/AM 555.

Friday 21 June – Class IV; St Aloysius Gonzaga, memorial

All as in the psalter with collect, MD 418*/AM 535; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [157-8]/AM 918.

Saturday 22 June – Class IV; Saturday of Our Lady [EF: ST Paulinus]

Matins: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Invitatory antiphon, hymn, versicles, absolution, blessings, responsory, chapter and collect of the Office of Our Lady on Saturday; reading of Our Lady for Saturday 4 in June.

Lauds: Office of Our Lady on Saturday - Chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Benedictus antiphon and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (129) /AM 714 ff.

Prime: Antiphon of the Office of Our Lady, MD (131)/AM 715.

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, versicle and collect of the Office of Our Lady, MD (132-3) /AM 715-6.

1 Vespers of the Second Sunday after Pentecost: Magnificat antiphon and collect, MD 432*/AM 556.



Saturday, June 8, 2019

Ordo for June 9 - 15

The following notes provide a guide to the Benedictine Office according to the 1962 rubrics for the Feast of Pentecost and its Octave.

Note that the psalms at the day hours (Lauds to Vespers) are those of the Sunday throughout the week.

List of Abbreviations


MD                              Monastic Diurnal, Farnborough, 2005 and later editions.


AM                              Antiphonale Monasticum, Solesmes, 1934.


LR                               Liber Responsorialis, Solesmes, 1895.


LH                               Liber Hymnarius, Solesmes, 1983.


SupAnt                      Supplement to the Antiphonale Monasticum, Fontgombault 
                                 (Clear Creek)


**                              Indicates a feast celebrated in some places only, for which texts for feast available in supplement at the back of the Monastic Diurnal (page numbers with **).


ff                                  And following pages.


Canticle antiphons  In reference to Lauds and Vespers, refers to the Benedictus and Magnificat respectively.  At Matins, it refers to the third nocturn canticles of Matins used for Sundays and feasts.


Festal psalms           a) At Lauds: Psalm 66, 92, 99, 62, Sunday or festal canticle of the day of the week, Psalms 148-150; 
(b) At Vespers: The psalms of Sunday or of a particular types of saints/feast (ie of one of the ‘Commons’), or specific to the feast; and

(c) At Matins: For the type of saint/feast (ie of the Commons) or specific to the feast.

Sunday 9 June – Pentecost Sunday, Class I with Class I Octave

[The feasts of SS Primus and Felician are not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Invitatory antiphon, hymn, antiphons, psalms, Gospel and readings and responsories of the feast, LR 107 ff.

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle and Benedictus antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 396*/AM 520 ff.

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds, MD 396*/AM 520.

Terce to None: Hymn Veni Creator at Terce; antiphons, chapter and versicles of the feast, MD 400*/AM 523 ff.

2 Vespers: Sunday psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory and hymn of 1 Vespers, MD 393*/AM 517 ff; versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect, MD 402-3*/AM 524-5.

Monday 10 June – Whit Monday, Class I

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon, hymn, antiphons of Nocturns I &II of Sunday; either psalms of Sunday or of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to Vespers: As for Pentecost Sunday, including Sunday psalms, except the canticle antiphons and collect, MD 403*/AM 525-6; at Terce, hymn Veni Creator.

Tuesday 11 June – Whit Tuesday, Class I

[The feast of St Barnabas is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon, hymn and antiphons of Nocturns I &II of Sunday; either psalms of Sunday or of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to Vespers: As for Pentecost Sunday except the canticle antiphons and collect, MD 403-4*/AM 527.

Wednesday 12 June – Ember Wednesday, Class I

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon and hymn of Sunday; antiphons for the day (Factus est repente/Apparuerunt Apostolis) with psalms of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to Vespers: As for Pentecost Sunday except the canticle antiphons and collect, MD 404-5*/AM 528.

Thursday 13 June  Whit Thursday, Class I

[The feast of St Antony of Padua is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon and hymn of Sunday; antiphons for the day (Factus est repente/Apparuerunt Apostolis) with psalms of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to Vespers: As for Pentecost Sunday except the canticle antiphons and collect, MD 405*/AM 529-30.

Friday 14 June – Ember Friday, Class I

[The feast of St Basil is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon and hymn of Sunday; antiphons for the day (Factus est repente/Apparuerunt Apostolis) with psalms of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to Vespers: As for Pentecost Sunday except the canticle antiphons and collect, MD 405-6*/AM 530.

Saturday 15 June  Ember Saturday, Class I

[The feast of St Vitus is not marked in the Office this year.]

Matins: Two nocturns, with invitatory antiphon and hymn of Sunday; antiphons for the day (Factus est repente/Apparuerunt Apostolis) with psalms of the day of the week; versicle, three readings and responsories, of the day; chapter, Acts 2:2 with versicle Loquebantur; collect of the day.

Lauds to None: As for Pentecost Sunday except the Benedictus antiphon and collect, MD 406-7*/AM 531.

START OF TIME AFTER PENTECOST (THROUGHOUT THE YEAR)

1 Vespers of the Most Holy Trinity: Sunday psalms with antiphons, chapter, responsory, hymn, versicle, Magnificat antiphon and collect of the feast, MD 407*/AM 532 ff (no commemoration of the Sunday).

Compline: Marian Antiphon Salve Regina, MD 268-9/AM 176 or 180, henceforward.