Sunday, March 11, 2018

Dominica IV of Lent (Laetare)

I class
Violet (Rose may be worn)

General info:

Daylight savings begins today; advance clocks by one hour.

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 4th 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 lessonĀ Quaerite

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

II Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Sunday; remainder is proper

Compline: Of Sunday