TITLE XII.—THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE OFFICE ACCORDING TO THE RUBRICS GIVEN ABOVE.
If any one wish from the rubrics given in the Breviary to arrange the
office, he can see in the calendar and in the tables of movable feasts
which office he is to say on the following day. And when he has found
out the feast he determines, from the rules given, the vespers and the
If the office be the office of an excepted
feast, the whole office is said from the feast as it is in the Proper
or Common of saints; but the psalms of Lauds and the hours are taken
from the Sunday psalms, as they stand in the new Psaltery, At Prime the
psalm Deus in nomine is said in place of Confitemini.
Compline is said from the Sunday psalms. If the office be the ordinary
non-excepted office it is recited according to the rule laid down in
the new rubrics. Tit. I., n. 5,:–
"Ad matut, invit.
Hymnus, Lectiones II. et III. nocturni ac responsoria 2 et 3
nocturnorum propria vel de communi; antiphonae vero, psalmi et versus
trium nocturnorum necnon Lestiones I. Nocturni cum suis Responsoriis de
"Ad Laudes et ad Vesperas
ant. cum Psalm. de Feria; Capit. Hym. Vers. et Antiph. ad Benedictus
vel ad magnificat cum oratione aut in Proprio aut de Communi ad Horas
minores et Complet. aut cum Psalm semper dicitur de occurrente Feria.
Ad Primam pro Lectione breve legitur capit. Nonae ex Proprio, vel de
Communi. Ad Tertiam, sextam et Nonam, capit. Respons. breve et orat.
pariter sumuntur vel ex Proprio vel de Communi."
(Matins and the other hours are treated of in another section.)
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