Saturday, December 7, 2019

St. Ambrose

Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

III class

First Saturday

General info:

The First Saturday votive Mass may be said: “one Mass of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the first Saturday of each month, in churches and oratories in which special devotions are held on that day in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary” (Rubricæ generales, 385c)


First Saturday votive: (White) Mass of August 22, Gloria, commemoration of the feria then of St. Ambrose under one conclusion, no Credo, preface of the BVM with Et te in veneratione


Mass of St. Ambrose: (White) Gloria, commemoration of the feria, common preface


Matins: Invitatorium Regem Confessorum Dominum; Hymn Iste Confessor; ferial psalms and antiphons; Lesson 3 of the feast; Te Deum

Lauds: Ferial psalms and antiphons; Hymn Iesu, Redemptor; commemoration of the feria

Hours: Ferial psalms and antiphons per annum

I Vespers: Of the Immaculate Conception; Hymn Ave, maris stella; commemoration of the feria only (no commemoration of St. Ambrose).

Compline: Of Sunday