Cycle A, Year II

Ordo 2008

NOVEMBER

1 White  * Sat. ALL SAINTS. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 667 (Rv 7: 2-4, 9-14; Ps 24: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; 1Jn 3: 1-3; Mt 5: 1-12a), Cr, Pref of All Saints - 2d Vesp

2 +White , Violet  or Black  Sun. COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED. Office of the Sunday. In Masses for the Dead, 3 readings no. 1011ff. or 668ff., Cr, Pref of Christian Death I-V - 2d Vesp of the Sunday

"Within eight days after All Saints, the Office of the day and the Conventual Mass are to be offered in each monastery for the deceased members of that community" (The Directory , D 71.5).

3 Green  Mon of 31st Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 485 (Phil 2: 1-4; Ps 131: 1,2,3; Lk 14: 12-14), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Martin de Porres, Religious. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 485 (as supra ), Pref of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

Nameday of Abbot Charles tomorrow.

4 White  Tue. Charles Borromeo, Bishop. Memo-rial. In Mass readings no. 486 (Phil 2: 5-11; Ps 22: 26-27, 28-30, 31-32; Lk 14: 15-24), Pref of Pastors - Vesp of Memorial

Archdioc Los Angeles: 1st Vesp of following

5 Green  Wed of 31st Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 487 (Phil 2: 12-18; Ps 27: 1-4, 13-14; Lk 14: 25-33), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Archdioc Los Angeles: White  ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF ALL CONSECRATED CHURCHES. Solemnity. In Mass (A) Gl, 3 readings no. 701ff., Cr, Pref of Dedication I - 2d Vesp

Nameday of Abbot Leonard tomorrow.

6 Green  Thu of 31st Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 488 (Phil 3: 3-8; Ps 105: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7; Lk 15: 1-10), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

7 Green  Fri of 31st Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 489 (Phil 3:17 to 4:1; Ps 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5; Lk 16: 1-8), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Willibrord, Bishop. Opt Mem. In Mass (Ben Suppl, p. 29) readings no. 489 (as supra ), Pref of Pastors - Vesp of Memorial

8 Green  Sat of 31st Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 490 (Phil 4: 10-19; Ps 112: 1-2, 5-6, 8,9; Lk 16: 9-15), Pref for Weekdays - 1st Vesp of following Sunday

Or white  Saturday Office of Blessed Virgin Mary. Opt Mem. In Mass proper readings no. 707ff., Pref of BVM

9 + White  Sun. DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA IN ROME. Feast. In Mass (B) Gl, 3 readings no. 701ff. or 671 (Ez 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12; Ps 46: 2-3, 5-6, 8-9; 1 Cor 3: 9-11, 16-17; Jn 2: 13-22), Cr, Pref of Dedication II - Vesp of Feast

St. Leo Abbey: 1st Vesp of following

10 White  Mon. Leo the Great, Pope, Doctor of the Church. Memorial. In Mass readings no. 491 (Ti 1: 1-9; Ps 24: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; Lk 17: 1-6), Pref of Pastors - Vesp of Memorial

St. Leo Abbey: White  LEO THE GREAT, TITULAR. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 719ff., 725ff., or 672 (Sir 39: 6-11; Ps 37: 3-4, 5-6, 30-31; Mt 16: 13-19), Cr, Pref of Pastors - 2d Vesp

St. Martin's Abbey: 1st Vesp of following

Nameday of Abbot Martin (O) tomorrow.

11 White  Tue. MARTIN OF TOURS, BISHOP. Feast. In Mass Gl, readings no. 719ff. or 673 (Is 61: 1-3; Ps 89: 2-3, 4-5, 21-22, 25,27; Mt 25: 31-40), Pref of Pastors - Vesp of Feast

St. Martin's Abbey: White  MARTIN OF TOURS, TITUTLAR. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 719ff. or 673 (as supra ), Cr, Pref of Pastors - 2d Vesp

12 Green  Wed of 32d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 493 (Ti 3: 1-7; Ps 23: 1-3, 3-4, 5,6; Lk 17: 11-19), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Theodore of Studis, Abbot. Opt Mem. In Mass (Ben Suppl, p. 30) readings no. 493 (as supra ), Pref of Pastors or of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

Or red  Josaphat, Bishop, Religious, Martyr. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 493 (as supra ), Pref of Martyrs or of Pastors or of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

13 Green  Thu of 32d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 494 (Phlm 7-20; Ps 146: 7, 8-9, 9-10; Lk 17: 20-25), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

U.S.A.: As supra  or white  Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin, Religious Founder, Missionary. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 494 (as supra ), Pref of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

Dioc Caguas: White  or Blue  MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH, PATRONESS OF DIOCESE. Feast. In Mass Gl, readings no. 707ff., Pref of BVM - Vesp of Feast

14 Green  Fri of 32d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 495 (2Jn 4-9; Ps 119: 1,2,10,11,17,18; Lk 17: 26-37), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Nameday of Abbot Roger (Bed) tomorrow.

15 Green  Sat of 32d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 496 (3Jn 5-8; Ps 112: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; Lk 18: 1-8), Pref for Weekdays - 1st Vesp of following Sunday

Or white  Albert the Great, Bishop, Religious, Doctor of the Church. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 496 (as supra ), Pref of Pastors or of Virgins and Religious

Or white  Saturday Office of Blessed Virgin Mary. Opt Mem. In Mass proper readings no. 707ff., Pref of BVM

Federation of St. Gertrude: 1st Vesp of following

St. Gertrude Monastery, Ridgely: 1st Vesp of following

16 +Green  THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. In Mass Gl, readings no. 157 (Prv 31: 10-13, 19-20, 30-31; Ps 128: 1-2, 3, 4-5; 1Thes 5: 1-6; Mt 25: 14-30), Cr, Pref for Sundays - 2d Vesp

Federation of St. Gertrude: + White * Sun. GERTRUDE THE GREAT. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 731ff., 737ff., or 677 (as supra ), Cr, Pref of Virgins and Religious - 2d Vesp

St. Gertrude Monastery, Ridgely: White * Sun. ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF CHURCH. Solemnity. In Mass (A) Gl, 3 readings no. 701ff., Cr, Pref of Dedication I - 2d Vesp

17 Green  Mon of 33d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 497 (Rv 1: 1-4 and 2: 1-5a; Ps 1: 1-2, 3,4,6; Lk 18: 35-43), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Margaret of Scotland, Queen, Married Woman. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 497 (as supra ), Pref of Holy Men and Women - Vesp of Memorial

Or white  Elizabeth of Hungary, Married Woman, Religious. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 497 (as supra ), Pref of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

18 Green  Tue of 33d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 498 (Rv 3: 1-6, 14-22; Ps 15: 2-3, 3-4, 5; Lk 19: 1-10), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  The Dedication of the Basilicas of the Apostles Peter and Paul** in Rome. Opt Mem. In Mass proper readings no. 679 (Acts 28: 11-16, 30-31; Ps 98: 1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6; Mt 14: 22-33), Pref of Apostles - Vesp of Memorial

U.S.A.: As supra  or white  Rose Philippine Duchesne, Vir-gin, Religious, Missionary. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 498 (as supra ), Pref of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

In Puerto Rico: 1st Vesp of following

19 Green  Wed of 33d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 499 (Rv 4: 1-11; Ps 150: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; Lk 19: 11-28), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Mechtild, Virgin. Opt Mem. In Mass (Ben Suppl, p. 31) readings no. 499 (as supra ), Pref of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

In Puerto Rico: White  or blue  OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, PATRON OF PUERTO RICO. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 707ff., Cr, Pref of BVM - 2d Vesp

St. Walburga Monastery, Elizabeth: 1st Vesp of following

20 Green  Thu of 33d Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 500 (Rv 5: 1-10; Ps 149: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 9; Lk 19: 41-44), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

St. Walburga Monastery, Elizabeth: White  ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF CHURCH. Solemnity. In Mass (A) Gl, 3 readings no. 701ff., Cr, Pref of Dedication I - 2d Vesp

21 White  Fri. Presentation of the Virgin Mary. Memorial. In Mass proper readings no. 707ff. or 680 (Zec 2: 14-17; Lk 1: 46-47, 48-49, 50-51, 52-53, 54-55; Mt 12: 46-50), Pref of BVM - Vesp of Memorial

Dioc Altoona-Johnstown: 1st Vesp of following

22 Red  Sat. Cecilia,* Virgin, Martyr. Memorial. In Mass readings no. 502 (Rv 11: 4-12; Ps 144: 1,2, 9-10; Lk 20: 27-40), Pref of Martyrs or of Virgins and Religious - 1st Vesp of following

Dioc Altoona-Johnstown: White  ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF ALL CONSECRATED CHURCHES. Solemnity. In Mass (A) Gl, 3 readings no. 701ff., Cr, Pref of Dedication I - 1st Vesp of following

Nameday of Abbot Clement tomorrow.

23 +White  * Sun. CHRIST THE KING. Solemnity. In Mass Gl, 3 readings no. 160 (Ez 34: 11-12, 15-17; Ps 23: 1-2, 2-3, 5-6; 1Cor 15: 20-26, 28; Mt 25: 31-46), Cr, Pref of Christ the King - 2d Vesp

24 Red  Mon. Andrew Dung-Lac, Presbyter, Martyr, and his Companions, Martyrs. Memorial. In Mass readings no. 503 (Rv 14: 1-3, 4b-5; Ps 24: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; Lk 21: 1-4), Pref of Martyrs - Vesp of Memorial

 

25 Green  Tue of 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 504 (Rv 14: 14-19; Ps 96: 10, 11-12, 13; Lk 21: 5-11), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or red  Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 504 (as supra ), Pref of Martyrs or of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

Dioc Caguas: White  ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF CATHEDRAL. Feast. In Mass (B) Gl, readings no. 701ff., Pref of Dedication II - Vesp of Feast

Dioc Goias: Anniv of Bishop's ordination tomorrow.

26 Green  Wed of 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 505 (Rv 15: 1-4; Ps 98: 1, 2-3, 7-8, 9; Lk 21: 12-19), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Or white  Silvester, Abbot. Opt Mem. In Mass (Ben Suppl, p. 32) readings no. 505 (as supra ), Pref of Pastors or of Virgins and Religious - Vesp of Memorial

27 Green  Thu of 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 506 (Rv 18: 1-2, 21-23 and 19: 1-3, 9; Ps 100: 2,3,4,5; Lk 21: 20-28), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

U.S.A.: THANKSGIVING DAY. White  Mass of Thanksgiving. Gl, 3 readings no. 943ff. (In Thanksgiving to God), Proper Pref, may be celebrated as Conventual or Principal Mass unless a solemnity occurs.

In Puerto Rico: As supra , or white  or blue  Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Opt Mem. In Mass readings no. 707ff., Pref of BVM - Vesp of Memorial

28 Green  Fri of 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 507 (Rv 20: 1-4, 11 to 21:2; Ps 84: 3,4, 5-6, 8; Lk 21: 29-33), Pref for Weekdays - Vesp of Weekday

Novena in honor of Immaculate Conception begins tomorrow.

29 Green  Sat of 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In Mass readings no. 508 (Rv 22: 1-7; Ps 95: 1-2, 3-5, 6-7; Lk 21: 34-36), Pref for Weekdays

Or white  Saturday Office of Blessed Virgin Mary. Opt Mem. In Mass proper readings no. 707ff., Pref of BVM

Dioc Richmond: White  ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION OF CATHEDRAL. Feast. In Mass (B) Gl, readings no. 701ff., Pref of Dedication II

SEASON OF ADVENT

1st Vesp of following Sunday

The First Week of the Psalter is resumed at Vespers today.

On Sundays from tomorrow and until Advent of 2009 the Mass readings are those of Cycle B.

Pref of Advent I is used until 16 December inclusive.

30 + Violet  * FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT. In Mass readings no. 2 (Is 63: 16b-17, 19b, and 64: 2b-7; Ps 80: 2-3, 15-16, 18-19; 1Cor 1: 3-9; Mk 13: 33-37), Cr, Pref of Advent I - 2d Vesp

Votive Masses, Masses "for various needs and occasions," and "daily" Masses for the dead are forbidden in Advent, except as provided in nos. 332, 333, 337 of the General Instruction. 

Dioc Richmond: Anniv of Bishop's ordination tomorrow.

   

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