Saturday, December 12, 2015

Ordo for the Third Week of Advent

Note that from Thursday this week the rubrics become more complicated, with antiphons for day of the week a the hours, and the start of the O antiphons at Vespers. You can read more on the rubrics for this period here.

Sunday 13 December – Third Sunday of Advent, Class I (Gaudete Sunday)

Lauds to None: Antiphons and proper texts, MD 31*ff; psalms of Sunday (at Lauds, schema 1: Ps 50, 117, 62); collect (except at Prime)

Vespers: Antiphons and proper texts of I Vespers, MD 28* except for canticle antiphon, MD 35*

Monday 14 December – Monday in the third week of Advent, Class III

Lauds and Vespers: Proper texts of the season, MD 9* ff; canticle antiphons, MD 41-2*; collect, MD 11*

Prime to None: Antiphons for week 3, proper texts of Advent

Tuesday 15 December  -– Tuesday in the third week of Advent, Class III
 [EF: St Eusebius]

Lauds and Vespers: Proper texts of the season, MD 9* ff; canticle antiphons, MD 42*; collect, MD 11*

Prime to None: Antiphons for week 3, proper texts of Advent

Wednesday 16 December – Ember Wednesday of Advent, Class II 

Lauds and Vespers: Proper texts of the season, MD 9*ff; Benedictus antiphon, MD 42*; collect, MD 42-3*

Prime to None: Antiphons for week 3, proper texts of Advent

Thursday 17 December – Thursday in the third week of Advent, Class II

Lauds: Antiphons, MD 39*; chapter, versicle, hymn etc of Advent, MD 9* ff; Benedictus antiphon, MD 43*; collect, MD 43*

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Thursday, MD 39*

Terce to None: Antiphons, MD 39*; texts of Advent, MD 14* ff; collect, MD 43*

Vespers: Antiphons, MD 39* (omit 4th); chapter etc of Advent; Magnificat antiphon, O Sapientia, MD 35*

Friday 18 December – Ember Friday of Advent, Class II

Lauds: Antiphons, MD 39-40*; chapter, versicle, hymn etc of Advent, MD 9* ff; Benedictus antiphon, MD 44*; collect, MD 44*

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Friday, MD 39*

Terce to None:  Psalms for throughout the week with antiphons, MD 40*; texts of Advent, MD 14* ff; collect, MD 44*

Vespers: Psalms of Friday with Antiphons, MD 39-40* (omit 4th); chapter etc of Advent; Magnificat antiphon, O Adonai, MD 35*; collect, MD 44*

Saturday 19 December – Ember Saturday in Advent, Class II

Lauds: Antiphons, MD 40*; chapter, versicle, hymn etc of Advent, MD 9* ff; Benedictus antiphon, MD 44*; collect, MD 45*

Prime: Antiphon, MD 40*

Terce to None: Antiphons, MD 41*; texts of Advent, MD 14* ff; collect, MD 45*

I Vespers for the fourth Sunday of Advent, MD 45*ff; O Antiphon for the Magnificat, O radix Iesse, MD 36*

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