Missal Guide for the Current Year

The Sunday Missal Guide for 2021 is now ready for shipping.

The Sunday Missal Guide is a handy little guide containing information on how to setup you Sunday Missal to follow the traditional Latin Mass. It contains the name of the name of the Sunday Mass [example, 8th Sunday after Pentecost], its rank, color of the day, orations and other information regarding the Sunday or Holy Day of Obligation.

Below is a sample of the Sunday Missal Guide. If you would like to obtain a copy, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a one dollar donation to the following address:

 

Rev. Fr. Thomas Mroczka
Atthention: Sunday Missal Guide
2430 Spruce Place
White Bear Lake, MN  55110

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MISSAL GUIDE 2021
© Copyright 2020
Rev. Fr. Thomas Mroczka

MARCH

Sunday, March 7, Third Sunday of Lent, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: St. Thomas Aquinas, Deus, qui Ecclésiam , Creed, Preface of Lent, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass.

Sunday, March 14, Fourth Sunday of Lent [Lætare Sunday], semi-double. Color: Rose or Violet. In Mass: 2nd Oration: Intercession of the Saints, A cúnctis, 3rd Oration: For the Living and the Dead, Omnípotens Sempitérne Deus, Creed, Preface of Lent, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. NB. The organ may be played and the altar decorated with flowers.

Sunday, March 21, Passion Sunday, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: Psalm 42 is omitted in the prayers at the foot of the altar. 2nd Oration: Against the Persecutors of the Church, Ecclésiae tuae, Creed, Preface of the Holy Cross, Benedicámus Dómino at the end of Mass. NB. The doxology, Glory be, is omitted during Mass and the Aspérges. The organ is silent and the altar is not decorated with flowers. All statues, crucifixes, and images are covered with purple cloth until the intonation of the Gloria on Holy Saturday.

Sunday, March 28, Palm Sunday, semi-double. Color: Violet. In Mass: Psalm 42 is omitted at the prayers at the foot of the altar, Creed, Preface of the Holy Cross, Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ [Mt 26, 1-75; 27, 1-66]. The doxology, Glory be, is omitted during Mass and, during the Aspérges. If, at Mass, the Palms are not blessed, there is a proper Last Gospel taken from the ceremony of the blessing of Palms, In íllo témpore: Cum appropinquásset, [Mt 21, 1-9]. NB. Before Mass there is the blessing and distribution of Palms with procession. [Kiss the priest’s hand and then the palm]

APRIL


Sunday, April 4, Easter Sunday, double of the first class. Color: White.In Mass: Gloria, Sequence, Creed, Preface of Easter, Proper Hanc ígitur and Communicántes in the Canon of Mass. Ite Míssa est, Allelúia, Allelúia is said at the end of Mass and throughout the Octave. NB. The organ is played and the altar is decorated with flowers. The Vidi Aquam is sung before High Mass until Pentecost Sunday inclusive.

Sunday, April 11, Low Sunday, [Quasimodo Sunday], double major. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Preface of Easter [in hoc potíssimum gloriósius prædicáre].

Sunday, April 18, Second Sunday after Easter, semi-double. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Of the BVM, Concéde nos, 3rd Oration: Against the Persecutors of the Church, Ecclésiæ tuæ, Creed, Preface of Easter.

Sunday, April 25, St. Mark, Evangelist, [Third Sunday after Easter] double of the second class. Color: Red. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: Third Sunday after Easter, Deus, qui errántibus, 3rd Oration: Octave of the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Deus qui ineffábili, 4th Oration: Rogation Day, Præsta, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of the Apostles. Proper Last Gospel of the 3rd Sunday after Easter, i.e., In illo témpore: Dixit Jesus discípulis suis: Módicum, et jam, [Jn 16, 16-22].

MAY


Sunday, May 2, Fourth Sunday after Easter semi-double. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Athanasius, Exáudi, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of Easter.

Sunday, May 9, Fifth Sunday after Easter, semi-double. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Gregory Nazianzen, Deus, qui pópulo, Creed, Preface of Easter.

Thursday, May 13, Ascension Thursday, double of the first class. Color White. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Preface of the Ascension, Proper Communicántes in the Canon of Mass. NB. The Paschal candle is extinguished after the Gospel is read.

Sunday, May 16, Sunday Within the Octave of the Ascension, semi-double. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: St. Ubaldus, Auxílium tuum nobis, 3rd Oration: Octave of the Ascension, Concéde, quæsumus, Creed, Preface of the Ascension. Proper Communicántes in the Canon of Mass.

Sunday, May 23, Pentecost Sunday [Whit Sunday], double of the first class. Color: Red. In Mass: Gloria, Creed, Sequence, Preface of the Holy Ghost. Proper Hanc ígitur and Communicántes in the Canon of Mass. The Vidi Aquam is sung before High Mass.

Sunday, May 30, Trinity Sunday, double of the first class. Color: White. In Mass: Gloria, 2nd Oration: First Sunday after Pentecost, Deus in te sperántium, Creed, Preface of the Holy Trinity. Proper Last Gospel taken from the First Sunday after Pentecost, i.e., In íllo tempore: Díxit Jesus discípulis suis... . [Lk 6, 36-42]. NB. The Aspérges is resumed from this Sunday onward and sung before High Mass. Last day to make Easter duty.

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