Friday, February 5, 2021

St. Agatha – First Friday

Virgin and Martyr

III class

General info:

The First Friday votive Masses may be said: “two Masses of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, on the first Friday of each month, in churches and oratories in which special devotions are held on that day in honor of the Sacred Heart” (Rubricæ generales, 385b).


Sacred Heart votive: (White) Mass of the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Gloria, commemoration of the saint, no Credo, proper preface


Proper Mass Gaudeamus, Gloria, no Credo, common preface


A great part of the Office of St. Agatha is Proper

Matins: All Proper including psalms and 3 lessons; Te Deum

Lauds: Proper antiphons, Sunday psalms of the 1st place; remainder proper

Hours: Ferial antiphons and psalms; remainder proper

Vespers: Proper antiphons, Sunday psalms with 5th psalm proper (Ps. 147); remainder proper

Compline: Of the feria