Saturday, September 21, 2019

St. Matthew

Apostle and Evangelist

II class

Commemoration of the Ember Day; St. Matthew takes precedence liturgically

Traditional day of fast and partial abstinence in the USA


Proper Mass; Gloria; commemoration of the ember day; Credo; Preface of the Apostles


Matins: From the Common of Apostles; Lessons of the 1st nocturn are from the Common of Evangelists (Et factum est); lessons of the 2nd and 3rd nocturns are proper; Te Deum

Lauds: Antiphons from the Common of Apostles with Sunday psalms of the first schema; remainder proper; commemoration of the ember day; no preces

Hours: Ferial psalms and antiphons; remainder from the Common of Apostles

Vespers: All from the Common of Apostles, including antiphons and psalms; commemoration of I Vespers of the coming Sunday only (not of the ember day); no preces

Compline: Of Sunday