St. John Damascene, Confessor & Doctor
Penance: Fast & Partial Abstinence
Flowers are permitted.
The organ may be played.
Commemorations: Passiontide Feria
After Terce, Commemoration and Proper Last Gospel of the Feria (where possible, Mass of the Feria after None); Ps. 42 and the Gloria Patri are retained in all festal Masses this week.
Preface: Holy Cross
Doxology: Per Annum
Hymn Tone: Passiontide
Matins: The Gloria Patri is fully retained in the Office of feasts this week; Lesson IX of the Feria
Lauds: Commemoration of the Feria
Vespers: Second Vespers of the feast (before the main meal), Commemorations of the following day and of the Feria