Category Archives: Rubrics

Ordo Sexagesima ~ 2017


SEXAGESIMA February 19.  In the Collect by the protection of the Doctor of the Gentiles is suggested instead of by thy power which would restore the original Collect to Sexagesima Sunday.  Sunday, Sd, II Class., Violet. At Matins: All as in the Ordinary & Psalter … Continue reading

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Ordo Septuagesima ~ 2017


SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY w/commemoration of the Seven Holy Founders February 12.  Last night the Alleluia was buried. It will not be said from now until Easter. Sunday, Sd, II Class., Violet. At Matins: All as in the Ordinary & Psalter except: Proper Invitatory, … Continue reading

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Ordo Epiphany II


EPIPHANY II January 15.  NOTE: the American Prayer Book (APB) has a different order for the Gospel readings. This affects the Antiphon on Magnificat & Benedictus, the lessons in the 3rd Nocturn and the Gospel at Mass. To follow the … Continue reading

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Directorium Anglicanum


  The Reverend John Purchas The Rev. John Purchas (1823 – 1872) died at a relatively young age. But in a short time he accomplished much. His most important achievement is the Directorium Anglicanum. Purchas was born in Cambridge and growing … Continue reading

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Ordo August 14 – 20 Simple Kalendar


NOTE: the Simple Kalendar leaves out a good many feasts. In order to make the kalendar slightly less simple the feasts from the Universal Kalendar could be commemorated at Matins, Lauds & Vespers if so desired. All you need is … Continue reading

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Ordo August 7-13 Simple Kalendar


NOTE: the Simple Kalendar leaves out a good many feasts. In order to make the kalendar slightly less simple the feasts from the Universal Kalendar could be commemorated at Matins, Lauds & Vespers if so desired. All you need is … Continue reading

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Saying the Office for the Dead (ii)


In my previous post about the Office for the Dead I laid out three ways the Anglcan Breviary seems to make it possible to perform this devotion for the poor souls in purgatory. Some questions of a practical nature (concerning … Continue reading

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