Saturday, November 22, 2014

Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost

This is one of those rare years where the Twenty-fourth Sunday really is the last of the year, and thus we avoid the seemingly endless repetition of the propers for it at Mass!  The Gospel is St Matthew 24:13-25, a warning of the end times.

Benedictine Office for the week of the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday 23 November – Twenty Fourth and last Sunday after Pentecost/Fifth Sunday of November, Class II
Monday 24 November - Class IV;  SS John of the Cross and Chrysogonus, memorials [EF: St John of the Cross]
Tuesday 25 November – Class IV; St Catherine, memorial [EF: Class III]
Wednesday 26 November – Class IV; St Sylvester, memorial [EF: Class III]
Thursday 27 November – Class IV
Friday 28 November – Class IV
Saturday 29 November – Our Lady on Saturday; St Saturinus, memorial [**in some places Blessed Richard, Hugo, John memorial]

You can find further details of how to say the Office on these days in the Ordo for November.

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