Violet (Rose may be worn)
Today, the Altar may be ornamented with flowers, the organ may be played, and the color Rose may be worn at the Office and Mass.
Funerals are not permitted today.
Mass of the III Sunday of Advent; Gloria omitted; Credo; preface of the Holy Trinity
Matins: Invitatorium Prope est iam and Hymn in Tempore Adventus; Advent antiphons with Sunday psalms; lessons from the occurring scripture and from the homilia in Evangelium diei; no Te Deum
Lauds: Proper antiphons with Sunday psalms (1st schema); hymn and verse in Tempore Adventus, capitulum, Benedictus antiphon, and oration proper
Hours: Proper antiphons for the respective hours taken from Lauds, with Sunday psalms; responsory in Tempore Adventus, capitulum and oration proper
II Vespers: Proper antiphons with Sunday psalms; hymn and verse in Tempore Adventus, capitulum, Magnificat antiphon, and oration proper
Compline: Of Sunday