Flowers are not permitted.
The organ is not played.
Penitential kneeling: Yes, all day
After None, Mass of preceding Sunday w/out Alleluia & Verse, 2nd. Orations of the BVM, 3rd. Orations "Contra Persecutores" or "Pro Papa", Dismissal = Benedicamus Domino. Folded Chasubles are worn.
No Gloria. No Credo.
Doxology: Per Annum
Hymn Tone: Advent
Lauds: Proper antiphons for the Thursday before Christmas Eve, Ferial Preces
Prime: Verse = "Qui venturus es"; Ferial Preces
Day hours: Ferial Preces
Vespers: Vespers of the Feria, Great "O Rex gentium" Magnificat Antiphon is doubled, Ferial Preces, no Commemorations