Thursday, February 1, 2018

St. Ignatius of Antioch

Bishop and Martyr

First Thursday

III class

General info:

The First Thursday votive Mass may be said: “one Mass of our Lord Jesus Christ, eternal High Priest, on the first Thursday or the first Saturday of each month, in churches and oratories in which special devotions are held on that day for the sanctification of the clergy” (Rubricæ generales, 385a).


First Thursday votive: (White) Mass of our Lord Jesus Christ, eternal High Priest, Gloria, no Credo, commemoration of St. Ignatius of Antioch, common Preface.


Mass of St. Ignatius of Antioch: (Red) Proper Mass, Gloria, no Credo, common preface.


Ordinary Office

Matins: Invitatorium Regem Martyrum; Hymn Deus, tuorum; Thursday psalms and antiphons; lesson 3 of the feast; Te Deum

Vespers: Of the feast