Missal Guide 2017

The Missal Guide 2017 is a handy little guide to help the user in assisting at Mass using a daily or Sunday Missal. It contains pertinent information regarding the Mass

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NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 1, Feast of All Saints, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Common Preface.

Sunday, November 5, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Of the Octave of All Saints, Omnípotens sempitérne Deus..., 3rd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cunctis…, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 12, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost , semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Martin I, Gregem tuum..., 3rd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cúnctis..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 19, 24th Sunday after Pentecost [6th Sunday after Epiphany] semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Elizabeth, Tuórum corda..., 3rd Oration: St. Pontianus Gregem tuum..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

Sunday, November 26, 25th and Last Sunday after Pentecost, semi-double. Color: Green. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Sylvester, Clementíssime Deus..., 3rd Oration: St. Peter of Alexandria, Infirmitátem..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity.

DECEMBER

Sunday, December 3, First Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: St. Francis Xavier, Deus, qui Indiárum..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ is silent and the altar is not decorated with flowers.

Friday, December 8, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Ferial Day, Excita, Dómine, corda nostra..., Creed, Preface of the Blessed Virgin Mary [Et te in Conceptióne Immaculáta]. N.B. Holyday of obligation. No abstinence from meat. The organ may be played and altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 10, Second Sunday of Advent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: Octave of the Immaculate Conception, Déus qui per..., 3rd Oration: St. Melchiades, Gregem tuum..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ is silent and the altar not decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 17, Third Sunday of Advent [Gaudete or Rose Sunday], semi-double. Color: Rose or Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: Of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Déus qui de Beátae..., 3rd Oration: Against the Persecutors of the Church, Ecclésiae tuae..., Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ may be played and the altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, December 24, Vigil of the Nativity [4th Sunday of Advent], semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: The Fourth Sunday of Advent, Excíta, quæsumus..., Creed, The versicle after the Gradual is said along with the Allelúia verse, The Last Gospel is In Princípio erat Verbum..., (Jn 1, 1-14), Preface of the Holy Trinity, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. N.B. The organ is silent.

Monday, December 25, The Nativity of Our Lord, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: There are three Masses proper for Christmas, i.e., the First Mass at Midnight, the Second Mass at Dawn, and the Third Mass During the Day. In all three Masses: Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes. N.B. At the Mass at Dawn, 2nd Oration: S. Anastasia, i.e., Da quaésumus omnípotens..., At the Mass During the Day there is a Proper Last Gospel of the Epiphany, i.e., Cum nátus..., Mt 2, 1-12.

Sunday, December 31, Sunday Within the Octave of the Nativity, semi-double. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Sylvester, Gregem tuum..., 3rd Oration: Octave of the Nativity: Concéde, quæsumus..., Creed, Preface of the Nativity, Proper Communicántes in Canon of Mass.

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