English Performing Missal Temporale

First Sunday in Advent
 Offic. Unto thee, O Lord [3:11]
Grad. All they that hope in thee [:]
Alle. Shew us thy mercy [1:39]
Seq. Saviour eternal [1:49]
Credo [2:55]
Offer. Unto thee, O Lord [1:11]
V. Lead me forth [:58]
V. Turn thee unto me [:]
Comm. The Lord shall shew [:35]

Second Sunday in Advent
Offic. People of Sion [:]
Grad. Out of Sion [:]
Alle. The powers of heaven [:]
Seq. Him who ruleth creation [1:47]
Offer. O God, wilt thou not turn [:]
V. Lord, thou art become gracious [:]
V. Mercy and truth [:]
Comm. Jerusalem, arise [:]

Third Sunday in Advent
Offic. Rejoice in the Lord alway [:]
Grad. Thou, O Lord [2:28]
Alle. Stir up, O Lord [1:11]
Seq. O glorious Ruler [:46]
Offer. Lord, thou art become [:]
V. Thou hast covered [:57]
V. Shew us, O Lord, thy mercy [:49]
Comm. Say to them [:38]

Wednesday in the Ember Days of Advent
Offic. Drop down, ye heavens [2:31]
Grad. Lift up your heads [2:15]
Grad. The Lord is nigh [2:40]
Offer. Hail, Mary, full of grace [:]
Comm. Behold, a virgin shall conceive [:36]

Friday in the Ember Days of Advent
Offic. Be thou nigh at hand [:]
Grad. Shew us thy mercy [:]
Comm. Behold, the Lord shall come [:33]

Saturday in the Ember Days of Advent
Offic. Come, and shew us thy face [2:02]
Grad. He goeth forth [:]
Grad. He hath set a tabernacle [:]
Grad. Turn us again [:]
Grad. Stir up, O Lord, thy strength [:]
Tract. Blessed art thou, O Lord [:]
Tract. Hear, O thou Shepherd of Israel [:]
Offer. Rejoice greatly [2:41]
Comm. He rejoiceth as a giant [:44]

Fourth Sunday in Advent
Offic. Remember us, O Lord [3:33]
Alle. Come, O Lord [1:40]
Seq. Celebrate we all together [1:58]
Offer. Be Strong, and now fear not [:]
V. Then shall the eyes of the blind [:]
Comm. Behold, a virgin shall conceive [:35]

Vigil of the Nativity
Offic. Today shall ye know [1:57]
Grad. Today shall ye know [3:34]
Alle. To morrow the inquity [1:27]
Offer. Lift up your heads [:59]
V. The earth is the Lord’s [:50]
Comm. The glory of the Lord [:36]

Nativity of the Lord. Mass at Cockcrow
Offic. The Lord hath said unto me [1:58]
Lectio. Praises of God [7:38]
Grad. In the day of thy power [2:37]
Alle. The Lord hath said unto me [1:32]
Seq. Unto the newborn Deity [2:26]
Offer. Let the heavens rejoice [:47]
Comm. With an holy worship [:29]

The Nativity of the Lord: Mass at Sunrise
Offic. Light shall shine upon us [3:30]
Grad. Blessed be he that cometh [2:29]
Alle. The Lord is King [1:19]
Seq. Let new songs be sounded [1:45]
Offer. For God hath made the round world [1:01]
Comm. Rejoice, O daughters of Sion [:40]

The Nativity of the Lord: Third Mass
Offic. Unto us a child is born [3:04]
Grad. All the ends of the world [1:51]
Alle. A hallowed day hath dawned [1:26]
Seq. A heavenly harmony [2:58]
Offer. The heavens are thine [1:17]
Comm. All the ends of the world [:29]

Saint Stephen
Offic. Princes also did sit [3:01]
Grad. Princes also did sit [1:21]
Alle. I see the heavens opened [1:16]
Seq. Great and mighty [3:13]
Offer. The Apostles chose Stephen [:]
Comm. I see the heavens opened [:]

St. John
Offic. In the midst of the congregation [:]
Grad. Then went this saying abroad [1:21]
Alle. This is the disciple [:]
Seq. O John, thou virgin [2:20]
Offer. The righteous shall flourish [1:00]
Comm. Then went this saying abroad [:]

The Holy Innocents
Offic. Out of the mouth of very babes [2:11]
Grad. Our soul is escaped [:]
Alle. The noble army of martyrs [1:15]
Seq. Now let children sing [3:46]
Offer. Our soul is escaped [1:05]
Comm. In Rama was there a voice heard [:]

St. Thomas, Martyr
Offic. Let us all rejoice [3:13]
Grad. Thou, O Lord, hast set a crown [:]
Alle. Thou hast crowned him [:]
Seq. Let solemn strains resound [2:59]
Offer. Thou hast set, O Lord [:]
Comm. His honour is great [:]

The Sixth Day of the Nativity
Offic. While all things were in quiet silence [3:21]
Grad. Thou art fairer [3:35]
Alle. The Lord is King [1:19]
Seq. Hold we now in honour [3:23]
Offer. For God hath made the round world [1:01]
Comm. Take the young child [:35]

St. Silvester
Offic. Let thy priests, O Lord [:]
Grad. Behold a great priest [:]
Alle. I have found David my servant [1:19]
Offer. I have found David my servant [1:01]
Comm. Blessed is that servant [:42]

The Circumcision of the Lord
Offic. Unto us a child is born [3:04]
Grad. All the ends of the world [1:51]
Alle. God who at sundry times [:]
Seq. Come, and let us with praises tender [3:24]
Offer. The heavens are thine [1:17]
Comm. All the ends of the world [:29]

The Day of the Epiphany
Offic. Behold, the Lord the Ruler [2:24]
Grad. All they from Sheba [1:50]
Alle. V. We have seen his star [1:18]
Seq. Lo, God in man is manifest ! [3:55]
Offer. The kings of Tharsis [1:20]
Comm. We have seen his star [:30]

First Sunday after the Octave of the Epiphany
Offic. Upon a high throne [3:16]
Grad. Blessed be the Lord [3:47]
Alle. V. O be joyful in the Lord [1:23]
Offer. O be joyful in the Lord [:]
Comm. Son, why hast thou thus dealt [:50]

Second Sunday after the Octave of the Epiphany
Offic. All the earth shall worship thee [2:39]
Grad. The Lord sent his word [:]
Alle. V. Praise God, all ye angels of his [1:17]
Offer. O be joyful in God [:]
Comm. The Lord saith, Fill the water-pots [1:07]

Third Sunday after the Octave of the Epiphany
Offic. Worship God, all ye angels of his [2:34]
Grad. The heathen shall fear thy name [2:27]
Alle. V. The Lord is King [1:45]
Offer. The right hand of the Lord [:]
Comm. All wondered at these things [:31]

Septuagesima
Offic. The sorrows of death [:]
Grad. A refuge in due time [:]
Tract. Out of the deep [:]
Offer. It is a good thing [:58]
Offer. V. O Lord, how glorious [:28]
Offer. V. For lo, thine enemies [:]
Comm. Shew thy servant the light [:45]

Sexagesima
Offic. Up, Lord, why sleepest thou ? [3:19]
Grad. Let the nations know [:]
Tract. Thou hast moved the land [:]
Offer. O hold thou up [1:11]
Offer. V. Hear the right, O Lord [:39]
Offer. V. Keep me, O Lord [:53]
Comm. I will go unto the altar [:37]

Quinquagesima
Offic. Be thou my strong rock [:]
Grad. Thou art the God [2:19]
Tract. O be joyful in the Lord [:]
Offer. Blessed art thou, O Lord [1:25]
Offer. V. Blessed are those that are undefiled [1:01]
Offer. V. O turn from thy people [:44]
Comm. They did eat and were well filled [:38]