Missal Guide for 2018

The Missal Guide 2018 is a handy little guide to help the user in assisting at Mass using a daily or Sunday Missal.  It contains pertinent information regarding the Mass

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DECEMBER


Sunday, December 2, 1st Sunday of Advent, semi-double.  Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration:  S. Bibiana, Deus, omnium..., 3rd Oration: Of the BVM, Déus qui de Beátae..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass.  N.B. The organ is silent and the altar is not decorated with flowers.


Saturday, December 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, double of the first class.  Color: White.  In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Ferial Day, Excita, quæsumus..., Creed, Preface of the BVM, [Et te in Conceptióne Immaculáta]. The organ may be played and altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 9, 2nd Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: Octave of the Immaculate Conception, Déus qui per..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass.  N.B. The organ is silent and the altar not decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 16, 3rd Sunday of Advent [Gaudete Sunday], semi-double. Color: Rose or Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: S. Eusebius, Deus, qui nos…, 3rd Oration: Of the BVM, Déus qui de Beátae..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity,  Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ may be played and the altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 23, 4th Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet.  In Mass: 2nd Oration: Of the BVM, Déus qui de Beátae..., 3rd Oration: Against the Persecutors of the Church, Ecclésiae tuae..., or for the Pope, Deus omnium…, Creed, Preface of  the Holy Trinity,  Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ is silent.

Tuesday, December 25, The Nativity of Our Lord, double of the first class.  Color: White. In Mass: There are three Masses proper for Christmas, i.e., the First Mass at Midnight, the Second Mass at Dawn, and the Third Mass During the Day. In all three Masses: Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes. N.B. At the Mass at Dawn, 2nd Oration: S. Anastasia, i.e., Da quaésumus omnípotens...,  At the Mass During the Day there is a Proper Last Gospel of the Epiphany, i.e., Cum nátus..., Mt 2, 1-12.

Sunday, December 30, Sunday Within the Octave of the Nativity, semi-double.  Color: White.  In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Sylvester, Gregem tuum..., 3rd Oration:  Octave of the Nativity: Concéde, quæsumus..., Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes in Canon of Mass.

 

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MISSAL GUIDE JANUARY 2019

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Tuesday, January 1, Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ and Octave Day of Christmas, double of the 2nd class.  Color: White. In Mass Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes in the Canon of the Mass.   

Sunday, January 6, Epiphany of Our Lord, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Epiphany, Proper Communicántes in the Canon of Mass.  N.B. Homes blessed on this day are according to the rites prescribed in the Roman Ritual during the Epiphany.  Priest blesses chalk today.  The initials of the Magi with the current year may inscribed above the doorways of homes with the blessed chalk as follows:  C+M+B+2019 [local custom].  Gold, frankincense, and myrrh may be blessed today as prescribed in the Roman Ritual.

Sunday, January 13, Octave Day of the Epiphany, double-major. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Epiphany. Proper Communicántes in the Canon of the Mass.

Sunday, January 20, 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Ss. Fabian & Sabastian, Infirmitátem nostrum, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, January 27, 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany, semi-double. Color: Green.  In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. John Chrysostom, Ecclésiam tuam, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity

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