No commemoration of the Forty Holy Martyrs
Temporis Quadragesimae begins today and is used in ferial and Sunday Offices. To review the complete seasonal notes and regulations for the time of Lent, click on the Season icon at the bottom of the page.
Funerals are not permitted today.
Mass of the 1st Sunday of Lent; no Gloria; Credo; Preface of Lent
Offices of Sunday in Tempore Quadragesimae
Matins: Invitatorium Non sit vobis; Hymn Ex more; 9 antiphons and psalms of Sunday with verse Ipse liberavit; 3 lessons of feast; no Te Deum
Lauds: Proper antiphons, with psalms of Sunday (2nd scheme); remainder is proper
Prime: Proper antiphon; psalm 53 replaces psalm 117; short lesson Quaerite
Hours: Proper antiphons, with psalms of Sunday; remainder is proper
II Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Sunday; remainder is proper
Compline: Of Sunday
Announce today that Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of this week are Ember Days and that all Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence de jure.