Sunday, March 17, 2024

Passion Sunday

I class

General info:

During Passiontide, starting with I Vespers last evening, crosses and statues are covered by violet veils, until Good Friday for crosses and the Paschal Vigil for the statues. (Coverings do not need to be affixed onto murals or bas-reliefs.)

From this Sunday to Holy Thursday inclusive, in Masses of the season, the psalm Iudica me is omitted, as well as the Gloria Patri in the psalm at the Asperges, at the Introit and after the psalm Lavabo


Mass of Passion Sunday; no Gloria; Credo; Preface of the Holy Cross


From this Sunday to Holy Thursday inclusive, at the short responses at Compline and the Hours, in the Offices of the season, the Gloria Patri is omitted.

Offices of Sunday in Tempore Passionis

Matins: Invitatorium Utinam hodie, the Gloria Patri is omitted at the end of psalm 94; Hymn Pange lingua; 9 antiphons and psalms of Sunday with verse Erue a framea; 3 lessons proper, omitting the Gloria Patri in the responsories after each lesson; 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 Faciem meam

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

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

Compline: Of Sunday


In places where St. Patrick is the primary patron, his feast is transferred to tomorrow, March 18, with a commemoration in Vespers this evening

Funerals are not permitted today