Flowers are permitted.
The organ may be played.
Commemorations: Octave of Christmas
No penitential kneeling.
After Terce, Commemoration of the Octave, Tract replaces the Alleluia, Dismissal = "Benedicamus Domino".
Folded Chasubles: No, today dalmatic & tunicle are worn
Proper Communicantes/Hanc Igitur: Proper Communicantes of the Nativity
Hymn Tone: Christmas
Matins: No Te Deum, use Ninth Responsory
Lauds: Commemoration of the Octave
Prime: Verse = "Qui natus es"
Vespers: Second Vespers of the feast, Commemorations of St. Thomas Becket and of the Octave