Sunday, March 19, 2023

IV Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

I class
Rose (or Violet)

Saint Joseph is transferred to tomorrow, March 20

General info:

Today flowers may be used on the altar, the organ and other musical instruments may play, relics are exposed on the altar gradines, and Rose vestments are substituted for violet in the Office and Mass

Funerals are not permitted


Mass of the IV Sunday of Lent; no Gloria; Credo; Preface of Lent


Office 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 proper; no Te Deum

Lauds: Proper antiphons, with psalms of Sunday (second schema); remainder is proper

Prime: Proper antiphon; psalm 53 replaces psalm 117; short lessonĀ Quaerite

Hours: Proper antiphons, with psalms of Sunday; remainder is proper

II Vespers of Sunday: Antiphons and psalms of Sunday; remainder is proper; commemoration of I Vespers of St. Joseph

Compline: Of Sunday