Missal Guide for 2019

The Missal Guide 2019 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.

DECEMBER 2019

Sunday, December 1, 1st 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, and the altar is not decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: 2nd Sunday of Advent, Excita, Dómine, Creed, Preface of the BVM, [Et te in Conceptióne immaculáta] Proper Last Gospel of the 2nd Sunday of Advent, In illo témpore: Cum audísset, [Mt 11, 2-10]. The organ may be played, and altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 15, 3rd Sunday of Advent [Gaudete Sunday], semi-double. Color: Rose or Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: Octave of the BVM, Déus qui per immaculátam, 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 22, 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.

Wednesday, 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: S. Thomas of Canterbury, Deus, pro cujus, 3rd Oration: Octave of the Nativity: Concéde, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes in Canon of Mass.

Missal Guide for 2020

Missal Guide for 2020

The Missal Guide 2020 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.

JANUARY

Wednesday, 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 5, Most Holy Name of Jesus, double of the second class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed. Preface of the Nativity. Proper Last Gospel of the Vigil of the Epiphany, In illo témpore: Defúncto Heróde [Mt 2, 19-23]. 2nd Oration: Vigil of the Epiphany, Omnípotens. 3rd Oration: S. Telesphorus, Deus, qui nos.

Sunday, January 12, The Holy Family, Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, double-major. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Sunday within the Octave of Epiphany, Vota, quæsumus, 3rd Oration: Octave of Epiphany, Deus, qui, Creed, Preface of the Epiphany. Proper Communicántes in the Canon of the Mass.

Sunday, January 19, 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. Marius & Companions, Exáudi, Dómine, 3rd Oration: S. Canute, Deus, qui ad, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, January 26, 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. Polycarp, Deus, qui nos, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

 

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