Sunday, December 29, 2024

Sunday within the Octave of the Nativity

II class

No commemoration of St. Thomas of Canterbury, Bishop and Martyr


Proper Mass (Dominica infra Octavam Nativitatis) found in the Missal immediately after the Nativity; Gloria; Credo; preface and Communicantes of the Nativity


Office of Dominica infra octavam Nativitatis, found in the Breviary immediately after the Nativity.

Matins: Invitatorium, Hymn, and 9 antiphons and psalms from the Nativity (joined, not said as three nocturns); verse as found at the conclusion of the psalms for the Nativity (in its third nocturn); scriptural lessons 1 and 2 (=2 and 3) with their responsories from the first nocturn of the Nativity; lesson 3 proper to the Sunday within the Octave; Te Deum

Lauds: All is provided in the breviary for the Sunday within the Octave (the antiphons are the same as those of the Nativity), Proper antiphons, with Sunday psalms of the first schema; remainder proper

Prime: Sunday psalms and antiphons (Psalm 117 Confitemini is used); responsory verse Qui natus es

Hours: Sunday psalms and antiphons; remainder proper

Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of the Nativity; remainder proper

Compline: Of Sunday