Saturday, February 1, 2020

First Saturday / St. Ignatius of Antioch

Bishop and Martyr

III class

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 saint, no Credo, preface of the BVM with Et te in veneratione


Mass of St. Ignatius of Antioch: (Red) Proper Mass, Gloria, 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

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

I Vespers: Of the Purification (because it occurs on Sunday); proper antiphons with psalms from the common of the BVM; remainder proper; no commemoration of the coming Sunday (see notes in the entry for Feb. 2)

Compline: Of Sunday