Saturday, December 28, 2024

The Holy Innocents


II class

General info:

Within the Octave of the Nativity, I and II class votive Masses of the Dead are permitted.


Proper Mass; Gloria; commemoration of the Octave of the Nativity; Credo; preface and Communicantes of Nativity


Matins: Invitatorium Regem Martyrum; Hymn Audit tyrannus; 3 nocturns: the 8th psalm (in the 3rd nocturn) has a proper antiphon Isti sunt; Te Deum

Lauds: Proper antiphons with Sunday psalms; Hymn Salvete, flores; commemoration of the Octave of the Nativity

Prime: Verse Qui natus es

Hours: Ferial antiphons and psalms

Vespers: Of the Holy Innocents. Antiphons and psalms of the Nativity; capitulum and following of the Holy Innocents; commemoration of the coming Sunday only, but not of the current day within the Octave

Compline: Of Sunday