MEMORIALE RITUUM

A REMINDER OF THE RITES FOR CARRYING OUT IN SMALL PAROCHIAL CHURCHES SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE YEAR
PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF POPE BENEDICT XIII


CONTENTS

 

PART I - THE BLESSING OF CANDLES ON THE PURIFICATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

CHAPTER I  - THE THINGS TO BE GOT READY FOR THE BLESSING, THE PROCESSION, AND THE MASS

CHAPTER II  -  THE SACRED CEREMONIAL TO BE OBSERVED ON THE FEAST OF THE PURIFICATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

1. The Blessing of the Candles
2. The Distribution of the Candles
3. The Procession
4. The Mass after the Procession

 

PART II  -  THE BLESSING OF ASHES AT THE BEGINNING OF LENT

CHAPTER I  -  THE THINGS TO BE MADE READY FOR THE BLESSING AND THE MASS

CHAPTER II  -  THE SACRED CEREMONIES TO BE GONE THROUGH ON ASH WEDNESDAY

1. The Blessing of the Ashes
2. The Imposition of Ashes
3. The Mass

 

PART III  -  PALM SUNDAY

CHAPTER I  -  THE THINGS TO BE PREPARED FOR THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS SUNDAY

CHAPTER II  -  THE SACRED CEREMONIES TO BE OBSERVED ON PALM SUNDAY

1. The Blessing of the Palms
2. The Distribution of Palms
3. The Procession

 

PART IV  -  THURSDAY, THE DAY OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

CHAPTER I  -  THE THINGS TO BE MADE READY TO CARRY OUT THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS THURSDAY

CHAPTER II  -  THE SACRED CEREMONIES TO BE CARRIED OUT ON THE THURSDAY OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

1. The Mass up to the Procession
2. The Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the Chapel of Repose
3. The Removal of the Pyx or Ciborium
4. The Stripping of the Altars

 

PART V  -  THE FRIDAY OF THE PASSOVER

CHAPTER I  -  THE THINGS TO BE MADE READY FOR THE SERVICE OF THIS DAY

CHAPTER II - THE SACRED CEREMONIES TO BE PERFORMED ON THE FRIDAY OF THE PASSOVER

1. The Beginning of the Service up to the Unveiling of the Cross
2. The unveiling and Veneration of the Cross
3. The Procession to the Chapel and the Return to the High Altar with the Blessed Sacrament
4. The Remainder of the Service and Rite of this Day
5. The Bringing Back the Ciborium

 

PART VI  -  HOLY SATURDAY

CHAPTER I  -  THE THINGS TO BE GOT READY FOR ALL THE FUNCTIONS TO BE GONE THROUGH ON THIS DAY

1. The Beginning of the Office up to the Blessing of the Candle
2. The Blessing of the Candle
3. The Prophecies
4. The Blessing of the Font
5. The Baptism of Infants
6. The Litanies and the Mass with Vespers
7. The Replacing of the Ciborium

 

LITANIES

 


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