Saturday, December 21, 2024

St. Thomas, Ember Saturday


II class

Commemoration of Ember Saturday


Proper Mass; Gloria; commemoration of the feria; Credo; Preface of the Apostles


Matins: Invitatorium Regem Apostolorum Dominum; Hymn Aeterna Christi munera; psalms and antiphons from the Common of the Apostles; Te Deum

Lauds: Antiphons from the Common of an Apostle with Sunday psalms; Hymn Exultet orbis; commemoration of the feria. Nota bene: For the commemoration of the feria, the Benedictus antiphon is proper to December 21 (printed in the proper section after the III Sunday of Advent): Nolite timere * quinta enim die veniet ad vos Dominus noster.

Hours: Ferial psalms and antiphons

I Vespers: Of the IV Sunday of Advent; antiphons and psalms of Saturday; Magnificat antiphon: see O Antiphons for Advent; no commemoration of St. Thomas nor of the current feria

Compline: Of Saturday


Traditional day of fast and abstinence (in the USA partial abstinence)