Saturday, September 19, 2020

St. Januarius and Companions

Bishop (St. Januarius) and Martyrs (all)

III class

General info:

The saint is “San Gennaro”, whose blood usually liquifies on this feast day, and who is especially venerated in Naples and in the Italian communities of the USA


Mass of the feast, 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 following Sunday; antiphons and psalms of Saturday; remainder per annum as given in the psalter; proper Magnificat antiphon and oration

Compline: Of Saturday