Author Archives: Father Gregory

About Father Gregory

I am an Anglican Catholic Priest, currently residing in Orvelte, the Netherlands.

The Tenebrae Litany


One of the ancient elements of the Divine Office that is not included in the Anglican Breviary is the litany which formed part of the end of Tenebrae Lauds. This litany could be found in many medieval uses and until … Continue reading

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Westminster Holy Week Schedule (1939)


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Ordo Recitandi March 25 – 31, 2018


March 25 Palm Sunday, Sd, 1st Class At Matins, Invit. and Hymn for Lent as in the Ordinary for Passiontide, Antiphons and Psalms as in the Psalter w/Nocturn versicles as there given for Lent. Lessons i-ix p. C278-281). Responses for … Continue reading

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Ordo Recitandi March 11 – 17, 2018


March 11 Fourth Sunday in Lent, Sd, 1st Class Anciently, on this day, the Life of St. Evagrius Ponticus (scroll down to page 10 in the pdf file) was read. At Matins, Invit. and Hymn for Lent as in the Ordinary, Antiphons … Continue reading

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Ordo Recitandi March 4 – March 10 2018


March 4 Third Sunday in Lent, I Class, sd, w/commemoration of St. Casimir, C, sd. At Matins, Invit. and Hymn for Lent as in the Ordinary, Antiphons and Psalms as in the Psalter w/Nocturn versicles as there given for Lent. … Continue reading

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Ordo Recitandi 25 Febr. – 3 March


February 25 Second Sunday in Lent, I Class, sd. At Matins, Invit. and Hymn for Lent as in the Ordinary, Antiphons and Psalms as in the Psalter w/Nocturn versicles as there given for Lent. Lessons i-iii p. C224 – 228). … Continue reading

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Gradual Psalms & Litany ~ Sarum Use


Psalm 120. Ad Dominum HEN I was in trouble I called upon the Lord : and he heard me. 2. Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips : and from a deceitful tongue. 3. What reward shall be given or done … Continue reading

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