Monday, December 16, 2013

Ordo for May 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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 May 2014

Thursday May 1 –  St Joseph the Worker, Class I

Note choice of Offices: MD [126] ff or [133] ff:

Lauds: Festal psalms, antiphons and other texts for the feast

Prime to None: Antiphons etc of the feast with psalms of Thursday

Vespers: Psalms from the Common of Apostles, rest of the feast

Friday May 2 – St Athanasius, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms of Friday, rest from Common of a Confessor Bishop except collect, MD [138] and Magnificat antiphon (of a Doctor)

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect, MD [138]

Saturday May 3 Saturday of Our Lady; SS Alexander, Eventius And Theodolus, memorial

[Note in pre-1962 calendar retained by some monasteries, Finding of Holy Cross, Class II]

Matins: Reading for Saturday 1 in May

Lauds to None: MD (134) ff; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [138-9].  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

Sunday May 4 – Second Sunday after Easter, Class II; St Monica, memorial

Lauds: (Three) Antiphons for Eastertide with festal psalms for Eastertide, rest from MD 356* ff; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [139-40] 

Prime: Antiphons of Eastertide, rest as in the psalter for Sunday

Terce to None: Antiphons of Eastertide, Sunday psalms; chapter verse, versicle and collect from MD 358* ff

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday under one antiphon; rest from MD 359-60*

Monday May 5 - Class IV; St Pius V, memorial

All as in the psalter for Monday in Eastertide; collect of Sunday MD 358*; canticle antiphons MD 360*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [140] 

Tuesday May 6 - Class IV

All as in the psalter for Tuesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 358*; canticle antiphons, MD 360*

Wednesday May 7 – Class IV [EF: St Stanislaus, Class III]

All as in the psalter for Wednesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 358*; canticle antiphons MD 360-61*

Thursday May 8 – Class IV

All as in the psalter for Thursday in Eastertide; collect, MD 358*; canticle antiphons MD 361*

Friday May 9 - St Gregory Nazianzen, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms of Friday, rest from Common of a Confessor Bishop except collect, MD [141] and Magnificat antiphon (of a Doctor)

Terce to None: Chapter and versicle from the Common; collect, MD [141]

Saturday May 10 Saturday of Our Lady; SS Gordian and Epimachis, memorial [EF: St Antoninus]

Matins: Reading for Saturday 2 in May

Lauds to None: MD (134) ff; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [141-2].  Note that the antiphons and versicles for Prime to None should have alleluias added to them

I Vespers of the Third Sunday after Easter, MD 362* ff

Sunday May  11 - Third Sunday after Easter, Class II; Commemoration of SS Philip and James

Lauds: (Three) Antiphons for Eastertide with festal psalms; rest from MD 363* ff; for the commemoration, MD [143]

Prime: Antiphons of Eastertide, rest as in the psalter for Sunday

Terce to None: antiphons of Eastertide, Sunday psalms; chapter verse, versicle, MD 364* ff; collect, MD 363*

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday under one antiphon; chapter of Lauds; responsory and hymn from MD 354*; Magnificat antiphon, MD 365*; commemoration of SS Philip and James, MD [145-6, 143]

Monday May 12 - Class IV; SS Nereus, Archilleus and Pancras, memorial [EF: and Domitilla]

All as in the psalter for Monday in Eastertide; collect, MD 363*; canticle antiphons, MD 365*; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [146] 

Tuesday May 13 Class IV; St Robert Bellarmine, memorial

All as in the psalter for Tuesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 363*; canticle antiphons, MD 365*; for the commemoration, MD [147]

Wednesday May 14 – Class IV; St Pachomius, memorial [EF: Commemoration of St Boniface]

All as in the psalter for Wednesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 363*; canticle antiphons, MD 366*; for the commemoration at Lauds MD [147-48]

Thursday May 15 – Class IV [EF: St John Baptist de la Salle]

All as in the psalter for Thursday in Eastertide; collect, MD 363*; canticle antiphons, MD 366*


Friday May 16 – Class IV [EF: St Ubald]

All as in the psalter for Friday in Eastertide; collect, MD 363*; canticle antiphons, MD 366-7*

Saturday May 17 – Saturday of Our Lady [EF: St Paschal Baylon]

Matins to None: At Matins reading for Saturday 3. 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 Fourth Sunday in Eastertide: MD 367*ff

Sunday May 18 – Fourth Sunday after Easter, Class II

Lauds: (Three) Antiphons for Eastertide with festal psalms for Eastertide, rest from MD 368* ff

Prime: Antiphon of Eastertide, rest as in the psalter for Sunday

Terce to None: Antiphons of Eastertide, Sunday psalms; chapter verse, versicle and collect from MD 368* ff

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday under one antiphon; chapter of Lauds; responsory and hymn from MD 354*; Magnificat antiphon, MD 370*

Monday May 19 - Class IV; St Peter Celestine, Memorial (EF: Class III) **In Some Places St Dunstan, Class III

All as in the psalter for Monday in Eastertide; collect, MD 368*; canticle antiphons, MD 370*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [148-9]

For St Dunstan, see MD [25**]

Tuesday May 20 - Class IV [EF: St Bernardine of Siena]

All as in the psalter for Tuesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 368*; canticle antiphons, MD 370*

Wednesday May 21 - Class IV

All as in the psalter for Wednesday in Eastertide; collect, MD 368*; canticle antiphons, MD 371*

Thursday May 22 - Class IV

All as in the psalter for Thursday in Eastertide; collect, MD 368*; canticle antiphons, MD 371*

Friday May 23 - Class IV

All as in the psalter for Friday in Eastertide; collect, MD 368*; canticle antiphons, MD 371-72*

Saturday May 24 – Saturday of Our Lady [In some places, Our Lady Help of Christians, Class I]

Matins to None: At Matins reading for Saturday 4. 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 Fifth Sunday after Easter, MD 372* ff

for Our Lady Help of Christians, MD 25** ff

Sunday 25 May – Fifth Sunday after Easter, Class II

Lauds: (Three) Antiphons for Eastertide with festal psalms for Eastertide, rest from MD 373* ff

Prime: Antiphon of Eastertide, rest as in the psalter for Sunday

Terce to None: Antiphons of Eastertide, Sunday psalms; chapter verse, versicle and collect, MD 373* ff

Vespers: Psalms of Sunday under one antiphon; chapter of Lauds; responsory and hymn, MD 354*; Magnificat antiphon, MD 375*

Monday May 26 – St Augustine OSB, Class III/I [EF: St Philip Neri, Class III]; Rogation Day

Matins: One reading of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms and antiphons of the day; rest from common of a confessor bishop except for collect, MD [150] 

Terce to None: chapter & versicle from the Common

If Class I, see MD 30**

Tuesday May 27 - St Bede the Venerable OSB, Class III/I; Rogation Day

Matins: One reading of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms and antiphons of the day; rest from common of a confessor bishop except for collect, MD [150]  

Terce to None: Chapter & versicle from the Common

If Class I, see MD 31**

Wednesday May 28 - Vigil of the Ascension, Class II; Rogation Day

Lauds to None: all as for ordinary of Paschaltide; collect, MD 373-74*; Benedictus antiphon MD 376*

ASCENSIONTIDE

I Vespers of the Ascension, see MD 376* ff (Sunday psalms with proper antiphons and texts of the feast)

Thursday May 29 - The Ascension of Our Lord, Class I

Lauds: Festal psalms with proper antiphons and texts of the feast, MD 379* ff

Prime to None: Antiphons etc of the feast

Vespers: as for I Vespers, with Magnificat antiphon, MD 383*

Friday May 30 Class IV [EF: Commemoration of St Mary Magdalen of Pazzi]

Psalms of Friday with Ordinary of Ascensiontide, MD 383* ff; collect, MD 386*

Saturday May 31 – Saturday of Our Lady

Matins to None: At Matins reading for Saturday 5. 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 the Sunday after the Ascension: MD 388* ff




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