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.
Today begins the second part of Advent and Christmas novena (December 17-24), during which the ferial days are II class.
Funerals are not permitted today.
No Gloria, Credo, preface of the Holy Trinity.
Matins: Invitatorium Prope est iam Dominus; Hymn Verbum supernum; 9 antiphons and 9 psalms of Sunday; verse Ex Sion; no Te Deum
Lauds: Proper antiphons and psalms of the 1st scheme; Hymn En clara vox
Hours: Sunday psalms with antiphons from Lauds
II Vespers: Sunday psalms with antiphons from Lauds; Hymn Creator alme siderum; Magnificat antiphon, O Sapientia, (O Antiphons for Advent).