Friday, January 22, 2016

THE EF COMMUNITIES, THE ORDINARIATE COMMUNITIES AND HIGH ANGLICAN COMMUNITIES WILL HAVE IT STARTING THIS SUNDAY, JANUARY 24TH! GUESS WHO WON'T HAVE IT? THE RED HEADED STEP CHILD OF THE CHURCH, THE ORDINARY FORM COMMUNITY, THE MAJORITY OF CATHOLICS! HOW UNFAIR IS THAT? WHAT AM I SPEAKING OF? SEPTUAGESIMA!!!!!

The gloriously new "third way" Roman Missal, called "Divine Worship, the Missal" of the Ordinariate has what every Ordinary Form Missal should eventually have.

With all the negative assessment of our Holy Father concerning the expansion of whose feet are to be washed in an optional ritual of the Roman Missal for the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, wouldn't you think these same negative people would heap praise on Pope Francis as His Holiness is the very one who approved the publication of the glorious new Ordinariate Roman Missal! And this Missal is much more important to the Universal Church than that damn foot washing ceremony that takes place obscurely only once a year. This missal is celebrated every dang day!

This is for this Sunday from the Catholic Ordinariate's Missal and verbatim and the vestment color is violet but I cannot find what readings are used from the lectionary for Septuagesima. Anyone know?:

               THE SUNDAY CALLED SEPTUAGESIMA

                                                OR

                     THIRD SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

Introit                                 Circumdederunt (Cr. Ps 18:407, 1,2)

The sorrows of death came about me; the pains of hell gat (yes gat!) hold upon me: and in my tribulation I made my prayer unto the Lord, and he regarded my supplication out of his holy temple.

(Ps) I will love thee, O Lord, my strength: the Lord is my stony rock, my fortress, and my Saviour.
Glory to the Father....
The sorrows..... 

The Gloria shall not be said from this day forth until the Easter Vigil except on Maundy Thursday and on Solemnities and Feasts. 

Collect

O Lord, we beseech thee favourably to hear the prayers of they people: that we, who are justly punished for our offences, may be mercifully delivered by they goodness, for the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, ever one god, world without end. Amen.


Gradual                                   Adiutor in opportunitatibus (Cf. Ps 9:9, 10, 18, 19)

The Lord will be a refuge in the time of trouble; and they that know thy Name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast never failed them that seek thee.
V. For the poor shall not always be forgotten; the patient abiding of the meek shall not perish for ever: up, Lord, and let not man have the upper hand. 

The Tract is said on Sunday only.

Tract                                                        De profundis (Ps 130: 1-4)

Out of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my voice.
V. O let thine ears consider well: the voice of my complaint.
V. If thous, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss: O Lord, who may abide it?
V. For there is mercy with thee: therefore shalt thou be feared. 

The Creed is said.

Offertory                                              Bonum est (Ps 92:1) 

It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord: and to sing praises unto thy Name, O Most Highest.

Prayer over the Offerings

We beseech thee, O Lord, graciously to accept these our prayers and oblations: that we being cleansed by these heavenly mysteries, may obtain of thy great mercy the fulfillment of all our desires; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  

Preface of Pre-Lent

The Lord be with you.
And with thy spirit.

Lift up your hearts.
We lift them up unto the Lord.

Let us give thanks unto the Lord our God.
It is meet and right so to do.  

It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times, andin all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, holy Father, almighty, everlasting God, through Jesus Christ our Lord; who was in every way tempted like as we are, yet did not sin; by whose grace we are able to triumph over every evil, and to live no longer unto ourselves, but unto him who died for us and rose again. 

Therefore with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name; ever more praising thee, and saying:  

Holy holy, holy....

Communion                                          Illumina faciem (Ps 31:18, 19)  

Show thy servant the light of thy countenance, and save me for thy mercy's sake: let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee.

Postcommunion  

Strengthen, O Lord, we pray thee, the wills of thy faithful people with these thy gifts: that we receiving the same may seek them more earnestly, and seeking the same may obtain them everlastingly; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

MY FINAL COMMENT: SIMPLY GLORIOUS, NO? SHOULD WE BE ENVIOUS DURING THE SEASON OF SEPTUAGESIMA OR SIMPLY GIVE PRAISE TO GOD AND HIS HOLY CHURCH FOR ALLOWING AT LEAST A MINORITY OF CATHOLICS TO EXPERIENCE THIS GLORIOUS SEASON ONCE AGAIN. THE REST OF US CAN SIMPLY LIVE VICARIOUSLY THROUGH THEM! BOO HOO! IT'S JUST NOT FAIR! NO,  I MEAN, GOD BLESS THEIR LITTLE HEARTS. 

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Simply Glorious...?

"O let thine ears consider well..."

"...that we being cleansed by these heavenly mysteries..."

"It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, ..."

"... who was in every way tempted like as we are..."

No.







Bad Catholic said...

Anglican services using "Rite I" of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, or traditional "King James" English are very beautiful. This is one of the reasons I remained an Episcopalian long after I knew that I should convert to Catholicism. That's one of the things I miss about the Episcopal Church: The liturgy in English. LOL

Doodler said...

For the Lections for Septuagesima:


The ORDO of the Ordinariate of OLW is on line:

http://www.ordinariate.org.uk/cmsAdmin/uploads/ordo_2016.pdf

Readings must be from RSV Second Catholic Edition

John Nolan said...

Unfortunately the Ordinariate signed up for the lame-duck 1970 Lectionary with its cumbersome 'cycles'. However, they have restored the Septuagesima Propers.

The EF is still the best bet since it retains the Roman Lectionary. My advice to priests would be to put as much of the EF into the OF as they can get away with. Which would be quite a lot - OF habitu├ęs wouldn't notice since they are in the main liturgically illiterate, and the minority which represents the liturgically aware would applaud it.

Fr. Allan J. McDonald said...

Doodler thanks for that link! Wow!

Fr. Michael J. Kavanaugh said...

"Cumbersome"? The Sunday cycle is A, B, C, and the weekday cycle is I, II.

Cumbersome, really?

John Nolan said...

'Cumbersome, really?' Yes, and unnecessarily complicated, as well as being unprecedented in the Roman or any other Rite. Now that I attend the EF most Sundays it is a great joy to be reconnected to the readings familiar from childhood. Mass is not a bible study class and not many people have a three-year attention span. Like most of the post-V2 reforms it was strong on theory and weak on pastoral practice.

Jan said...

The red headed stepchild misses out on a lot and is not being fed at the Ordinary Form of the Mass as has often been pointed out.

A prime example of this can be found in the differences between the readings for the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ which is Corpus Christi under the 1962 Missal.

As one Cardinal pointed out, the Feast of The Body and Blood of Christ has had stripped from it the very passage about eating and drinking our Lord's body and blood unworthily which might cause people to stop and think before they all troop up to Communion as to whether they need to to confession beforehand:

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Lectionary: 167
Reading 1 dt 8:2-3, 14b-16a
Moses said to the people:
"Remember how for forty years now the LORD, your God,
has directed all your journeying in the desert,
so as to test you by affliction
and find out whether or not it was your intention
to keep his commandments.
He therefore let you be afflicted with hunger,
and then fed you with manna,
a food unknown to you and your fathers,
in order to show you that not by bread alone does one live,
but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of the LORD.

"Do not forget the LORD, your God,
who brought you out of the land of Egypt,
that place of slavery;
who guided you through the vast and terrible desert
with its saraph serpents and scorpions,
its parched and waterless ground;
who brought forth water for you from the flinty rock
and fed you in the desert with manna,
a food unknown to your fathers."
Responsorial Psalm ps 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20
R/ (12) Praise the Lord, Jerusalem.



FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI - 1962 missal

INTROIT
Psalm 80: 17, 2
He fed them with the fat of corn, alleluia; and filled them with honey out of the rock, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. Rejoice to God our helper; sing aloud to the God of Jacob. Glory be to the Father... - He fed them...

COLLECT - O God, who under a wonderful Sacrament hast left us a memorial of Thy Passion: grant us, we beseech Thee, so to venerate the sacred mysteries of Thy Body and Blood that we may ever feel within us the fruit of Thy Redemption. Who livest and reignest...

EPISTLE
1 Corinthians 11: 23-29
Brethren, I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread. And giving thanks, broke, and said: Take ye, and eat: this is my body, which shall be delivered for you: this do for the commemoration of me. In like manner also the chalice, after he had supped, saying: This chalice is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as often as you shall drink, for the commemoration of me. For as often as you shall eat this bread, and drink the chalice, you shall show the death of the Lord, until he come. Therefore whosoever shall eat this bread, or drink the chalice of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and of the blood of the Lord. But let a man prove himself: and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of the chalice. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh judgment to himself, not discerning the body of the Lord.

GRADUAL
Psalm 144: 15-16
The eyes of all hope in Thee, O Lord, and Thou givest them meat in due season. Thou openest Thy hand, and fillest every living creature with blessing.
Alleluia, alleluia. (John 6: 56-57) My flesh is meat indeed and My Blood is drink indeed: he that eateth My Flesh and drinketh My Blood, abideth

Tony V said...

The thing that bugs me about the Novus Ordo calendar is that Ash Wednesday sneaks up on you with no warning. Before you know it, it's Lent, and I haven't begun to prepare. It takes me 3 week just to decide what to 'give up', and by then Lent's half over.
The other thing that bugs me--the pope had no authority to make sweeping changes to the calendar. It's simply not in his job description. Why did so few bishops stand up against it?

Anonymous said...

Interestingly, the people who attend churches where Septuagesima remains a season are not perplexed by deciding what to "give up." The Church's tradition provides the answer of what is given up: food. That is why it is a fasting season -- one meal is permitted (with meat, except on Fridays and Saturdays).

The three week period of Septuagesima is not there so that you can figure out what to give up, as if we were pietistic Protestants. It is there to prepare to give up food, as the Church prescribes. Preparation is necessary to prepare for such a fast since going from eating to not eating is not easy, Septuagesima is a time to scale back to prepare for the not eating during Lent.

Since the Novus Ordo are pietists, choosing minor things to "give up" according to their individual preferences, there is no need for them to have Septuagesima. For Catholics, though, Septuagesima is necessary to prepare for the fasting season.

Anonymous said...

I think the 1928 Book of Common Prayer---still used by some conservative Episcopal parishes and other Anglican ones---was derived from the old Latin Mass. A lot of Episcopalians were disenchanted when the 1928 Prayer Book was dropped in favor of the 1979 modern version, much as many Catholics did not like the dropping of Latin Mass in favor of the modern version. I wish we would use the old caldendar of such and such Sunday after Pentecost and Epiphany---"ordinary time" sounds very secular (at least that is the perception).