Friday, December 7, 2018

St. Ambrose

Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

III class

First Friday

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 feria then of St. Ambrose (under one conclusion), no Credo, proper preface


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