February 2017


FEBRUARY 2017

Wednesday 1 February - St Ignatius, Class III

Matins: Invitatory and hymn from Common of a martyr; psalms and antiphons of the day; reading 1&2 of the feria (combine readings 2&3; use responsories 1&3 of the feria), reading and responsory 3 of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms and antiphons of the day, the rest from the Common of one martyr, MD (31) 

Prime: Antiphon 1 from the Common

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter, etc from the common; collect of the feast, MD [46]

Thursday 2 February - Purification of the BVM, Class II

Matins: Invitatory of the feast; hymn from the Common of the BVM; psalms and antiphons from the Common; Gospel, twelve readings and responsories of the feast

Lauds: Proper antiphons and texts for the feast, MD [49] ff with festal psalms

Prime to None: Antiphons etc of the feast

Vespers: Antiphons of Lauds; psalms and propers from Common of BVM, MD (119), Magnificat antiphon, MD [51-2] 

****Compline: Antiphon of Our Lady, Ave Regina Caelorum, MD 266 (and henceforward)

Friday 3 February – Class IV; St Blase, Memorial

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 149-50*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [52]

Saturday 4 February – Saturday of Our Lady [EF: ST Andrew Corsini, Class III]

Matins: Reading 3 is of Our Lady, Saturday 1 in February

Lauds to None: MD (129) ff

I Vespers of Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, MD 150*

Sunday 5 February – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany), Class II

Matins: All as in the psalter; readings, responsories and collect of the Sunday

Lauds: Psalm schema 1 (50, 117, 62); hymn Aeterne Reum Conditor; canticle antiphon MD 151*

Prime to None: All as for Sunday in the psalter, with collect MD 151*

Vespers: Canticle antiphon and collect, MD 151*

Monday 6 February - Class IV [EF: St Titus, Class III]; Waitangi Day (NZ)

All as in the psalter; collect, MD 151*

Tuesday 7 February – St Romuald, Class III

Matins: Invitatory and hymn from Common of a Confessor; psalms and antiphons of the day; reading 1&2 of the feria (combine readings 2&3; use responsories 1&3 of the feria), reading and responsory 3 of the feast

Lauds and Vespers: Psalms and antiphons of the day, with the rest from the Common of a Confessor, MD (75); collect, MD [58]

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds from Common

Terce to None: Antiphon, chapter and versicle from Common, Collect, MD [58]

Wednesday 8 February – Class IV [EF: St John of Matha, Class III]

Collect, MD 151*

Thursday 9 February – Class IV [EF: ST Cyril of Alexandria, Class III]

Collect, MD 151*

I Vespers of St Scholastica (if Class I)

Friday 10 February - St Scholastica, sister of St Benedict, Virgin, Class II (Class I for nuns)

Matins: Invitatory and hymn of the feast; antiphons of the feast, psalms from the Common of Virgins; twelve readings and responsories of the feast, Gospel form the Common

Lauds: Festal psalms with antiphons etc from MD [62] ff

Prime: Antiphon 1 of Lauds

Terce to None: Antiphons and proper texts of the feast, MD [65] ff

Vespers: Psalms from Common of Virgins, MD (84; proper texts, MD [59] ff; versicle and Magnificat antiphon, MD [66]

Saturday 11 February - Saturday of Our Lady [EF: Apparition of the Immaculate Virgin Mary, Class III]

Matins: Reading 1&2 of the Saturday, Reading 3 is of Our Lady, Saturday 2 in February

Lauds to None: MD (129) ff

I Vespers of Septuagesima Sunday, MD 153-4* (Note: Alleluias are added to the Benedicamus Domino and the Alleluia is not used hereafter)

Note: From Septuagesima Sunday to the first Sunday of Lent:
  • the Alleluia is not used in the opening prayers - use Laus tibi Domine...;
  • at Matins, Nocturn II has antiphons for Septuagesimatide (in the psalter);and
  • Matins has three readings, of the day of the week.
Sunday 12 February – Septuagesima Sunday, Class II

Matins: Invitatory antiphon for the Sunday (Preoccupemus faciem Domini); hymn Primo dierum (from the psalter); readings, responsories and collect of the Sunday; note that the Alleluia is not used, antiphons for Septuagesima instead

Lauds: Antiphons and proper texts, MD 154* ff, with psalms of Sunday (Ps 50, 117, 62)

Prime to None: Antiphons etc for the day from MD 158-9*

Vespers: Psalms and antiphons of Sunday; chapter, responsory, hymn etc for the day, from MD 159* ff

Monday 13 February – Class IV

All as for throughout the year except:

Collect, MD 157*

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Vespers Magnificat antiphon MD 161*

Tuesday 14 February – Class IV; St Valentine, memorial [in Europe: SS Cyril and Methodius]

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 157*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [67]; at VespersMagnificat antiphon MD 161*

Wednesday 15 February – Class IV [EF: commemoration of SS Fautinus and Jovita]

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 157*’ at Vespers, Magnificat antiphon MD 161*

Thursday 16 February – Class IV

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 157*; Magnificat antiphon MD 162*

Friday 17 February – Class IV

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 157*; Magnificat antiphon MD 162*

Saturday 18 February - Saturday of Our Lady

Matins: Reading 3 is of Our Lady, Saturday 3 in February

Lauds to None: MD (129) ff

I Vespers of Sexagesima Sunday, MD 162* ff

Sunday 19 February – Sexagesima, Class II

Matins: Invitatory antiphon for the Sunday (Preoccupemus faciem Domini); hymn Primo dierum (from the psalter); readings, responsories and collect of the Sunday

Lauds to None: Antiphons and proper texts of Sexagesima, MD 164* ff with Sunday psalms

Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Sunday, the rest for the day, from MD 168* ff

Monday 20 February – Class IV

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 163*; Magnificat antiphon MD 170*

Tuesday 21 February – Class IV

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 163*; Magnificat antiphon MD 170*

Wednesday 22 February – Chair of St Peter, Class III

Matins: Invitatory,  hymn, three readings and responsories and chapter of the feast;antiphons and psalms of the day

Lauds to Vespers: MD [68] ff.  Note that at Lauds and Vespers the collect is said with a commemoration of St Paul under one conclusion.

Thursday 23 February - St Peter Damian, memorial [EF: Class III]

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Collect, MD 163*; for the commemoration at Lauds, MD [73]; Magnificat antiphon at Vespers, MD 171*

Friday 24 February - St Matthias, Class II

Matins: All from the Common of Apostles, except for the Gospel, and twelve readings and responsories of the feast

Lauds to Vespers: All as in the common of Apostles, MD (9), with collect, MD [73]

Saturday 25 February  Saturday of Our Lady (in some places St Walburga, Class I)

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings, 1&2 (combined with 3) of the day, reading 3 is of Our Lady, Saturday 4 in February

Lauds to None: MD (129) ff

I Vespers of Quinquagesima Sunday, MD 171* ff

For St Walburga, MD 21**

Sunday 26 February – Quinquagesima Sunday, Class II

Matins: Invitatory antiphon for the Sunday (Preoccupemus faciem Domini); hymn Primo dierum (from the psalter); readings, responsories and collect of the Sunday

Lauds to None: Antiphons and proper texts of Quinquagesima, MD 173* ff

Vespers: Antiphons and psalms of Sunday, the rest for the day, from MD 177* ff 

Monday 27 February – Class IV [EF: Commemoration of St Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows]

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Lauds to Vespers: Collect, MD 176*; Magnificat antiphon MD 179*

Tuesday 28 February - Class IV

Matins: in Nocturn II, antiphons of Septuagesima; three readings of the day

Lauds to Vespers: Collect, MD 176*; Magnificat antiphon MD 179*

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