Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare)
Color: Violet or Rose
Flowers are permitted.
The organ may be played.
After Terce, 2nd. Orations "A cunctis", 3rd. Orations "Pro vivis et defunctis", Dismissal = Benedicamus Domino. Folded Chasubles: No, today dalmatic and tunicle are worn
No Gloria. Credo.
Doxology: Per Annum
Hymn Tone: Lent
Lauds: Proper antiphons w/ Second Schema of Psalms; Suffrage of the Saints
Prime: Pss. 92 & 99, displaced from Lauds, replace Ps. 117 which migrates to Lauds; Dominical Preces
Vespers: First Vespers of St. Joseph (sung at the normal time), Commemoration of the Sunday