Friday, December 18, 2020

Ember Friday in Advent

II class

Traditional day of fast and abstinence in the USA

General info:

From December 17 to 23, III and IV class votive and Requiem Masses are prohibited


Mass of Ember Friday; No Gloria nor Credo; common Preface


Matins: Invitatorium Prope est iam; Hymn Verbum supernum; Friday psalms and antiphons; no Te Deum

Lauds: Friday psalms of the 2nd scheme; antiphons are proper (they are given in the psalter: Feria VI ante Vigiliam Nativitatis Domini); Hymn En clara vox; preces are said

Hours: Friday psalms with antiphons from Lauds

Vespers: Friday psalms and antiphons; Hymn Creator alme siderum; Magnificat antiphon proper (O Antiphons for Advent); preces are said

Compline: Of Friday