Saturday, December 4, 2021

St. Peter Chrysologus (First Saturday)

Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

III class

Commemoration of St. Barbara, Virgin and Martyr

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 and of St. Chrysologus under one conclusion, no Credo, preface of the BVM with Et te in veneratione


Mass of the feast; commemoration of the feria then of St. Barbara under one conclusion; Gloria; no Credo; common preface


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

Lauds: Ferial psalms of the 1st scheme with antiphons; Hymn Iesu, Redemptor; commemoration of the feria then of St. Barbara

Hours: Ferial psalms with antiphons per annum

I Vespers: Of the coming Advent Sunday, proper antiphons, Saturday psalms, remainder proper

Compline: Of Saturday