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Missal Guide for 2020

© Copyright 2019 by Rev. Fr. Thomas Mroczka

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.

SEPTEMBER

Sunday, September 6, 14th Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cunctis, 3rd Oration: Ad libitum [choice of the priest], Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, September 13, 15th Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cunctis, 3rd Oration: Ad libitum [choice of the priest], Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, September 20, 16th Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. Eustace & Companions, Deus, qui nos, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, September 27, 17th Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Ss. Cosmas & Damian, Præsta, quæsumus, 3rd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cunctis, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

OCTOBER

Sunday, October 4, 18th Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. Francis of Assisi, Deus, qui Ecclésiam, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity. N.B. Mass of the Most Holy Rosary [October 7] permitted today. Color: White. In Mass. Gloria, 2nd Oration: 18th Sunday after Pentecost, Dírigat corda, 3rd Oration: S. Francis of Assisi, Deus, qui Ecclésiam, Creed, Preface of the BVM [Et te in Festivitáte], Proper Last Gospel of the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, In illo témpore: Ascéndens, [Mt. 9, 1-8].

Sunday, October 11, Maternity of the BVM [19th Sunday after Pentecost], double of the 2nd class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: 19th Sunday after Pentecost, Omnípotens, Creed Preface of the BVM [Et te in Festivitáte], Proper Last Gospel of the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, In illo témpore: Loquebátur, [Mt. 22, 1-14]

Sunday, October 18, S. Luke, Evangelist [20th Sunday after Pentecost], double of the 2nd class. Color: Red. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: 20th Sunday after Pentecost, Largíre, 3rd Oration: For the Propagation of the Faith, Déus qui ómnes, Creed, Preface of the Apostles. Proper Last Gospel of the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, In illo témpore: Erat. [Jn. 4, 46-53].
Sunday, October 25, Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ The King [21st Sunday after Pentecost], double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: 21st Sunday after Pentecost, Famíliam tuam, Creed, Preface of Christ The King, Proper Last Gospel of the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, In íllo tempore…Assimilátum, [Mt 18, 23-35]. N.B. The Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is recited before the Blessed Sacrament exposed on this day.

NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 1, Feast of All Saints, [22nd Sunday after Pentecost], double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, Deus, refugium, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity. Proper Last Gospel of the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, In íllo tempore: Abeuntes. [Mt. 22, 15-21].

Sunday, November 8, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Octave of All Saints, Omnípotens sempitérne Deus, 3rd Oration: Holy Forty Martyrs, Præsta, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 15, 24th Sunday after Pentecost [from 6th Sunday after Epiphany], semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S, Albert the Great, Deus, qui, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 22, 25th Sunday after Pentecost [from 24th and Last Sunday after Pentecost], semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: S. Cecilia, Deus, qui nos, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 29, 1st Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: S. Saturninus, 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 is silent, and the altar is not decorated with flowers.

DECEMBER

Sunday, December 6, 2nd Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: S. Nicholas, Deus, qui beátum, 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.

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

Sunday, December 13, 3rd Sunday of Advent [Gaudete Sunday], semi-double. Color: Rose or Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: S. Lucy, Exáudi nos, 3rd 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 20, 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.

Friday, 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. Holy Day of Obligation, no fast or abstinence from meat today.

Sunday, December 27, S. John, Apostle, Evangelist, [Sunday Within the Octave of the Nativity], double of the 2nd class.. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Octave of the Nativity: Concéde, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes in Canon of Mass.

 

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