Friday, August 2, 2019

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori

Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

III class

First Friday

Commemoration of St. Stephen I, Pope and Martyr

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, two commemorations under same conclusion, no Credo, proper preface


Mass of the feast (White), Gloria, commemoration of St. Stephen, no Credo, common preface


Ordinary Office of the feast

Matins: Invitatorium and Hymn from the Common; psalms and antiphons of the feria; first two lessons of the occurring Scripture (second and third joined); lesson 3 of the feast; Te Deum

Lauds: Antiphons and psalms of the feria (first schema), remainder from the Common; commemoration added

Hours: Antiphons and psalms of the feria, remainder from the Common

Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the feria, remainder from the Common

Compline: Of the feria