Category Archives: ADVENT

WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Advent – SUPER OBLATA (2002MR): thresholds

Today’s Ordinary Form Super Oblata prayer, the prayer over the offerings during the Offertory, is found in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary amidst prayers for the month of July.
SUPER OBLATA – (2002MR):
Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine, munera
quae de tuis offerimus collata beneficiis,
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WDTPRS 24 December COLLECT (2002MR): The consolations of Thy Coming.

The Collect for today’s Mass in the 2002MR, the last of Advent, brings us to the very threshold of the humble place where the Lord was born.
COLLECT (2002MR):
Festina, quaesumus, ne tardaveris, Domine Iesu,
ut adventus tui consolationibus subleventur,
qui in … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday of Advent (2002MR): Seeing is believing.

Today’s Collect is the Post-communion of the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) in the 1962MR. Most of you who recite the Angelus know this prayer.  This is also the prayer said traditionally after the Alma Redemptoris Mater, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Last Days of Advent: 18 December

In these final days of Advent preparation, the Church prays with great intensity.  It is one of the “greater feria” of Advent, the home stretch, as it were.
Here is today’s
COLLECT (2002MR):
Concede, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus,
ut, qui sub peccati iugo … Continue reading

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The O Antiphons: 17 December – O Sapientia

The O Antiphons: 17 December
O Sapientia

LATIN: O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodidisti, attingens a fine usque ad finem, fortiter suaviter disponensque omnia: veni ad docendum nos … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday in the 3rd Week of Advent: We’re all going to die!

This Collect was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary.  In the 1962MR it was one of the prayers for Ember Saturday of Advent.  The cutting, snipping experts of Fr. Bugnini’s Consilium decided in their wisdom to add a word, salutari, for … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Ember Wednesday “Missa Aurea” Collect: solace for the lonely

Today, Ember Wednesday of Advent, those who have the use of the older, traditional Roman Missal, offer worship to God with the so-called Missa aurea, the “Golden Mass”.
There is a strong Marian overtone to today’s Mass formulary.  The Roman … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Tuesday in the 3rd Week of Advent

Here is the Collect for Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent:
COLLECT (2002MR):
Deus, qui novam creaturam
per Unigenitum tuum nos esse fecisti,
in opera misericordiae tuae propitius intuere,
et in adventu Filii tui
ab omnibus nos maculis vetustatis emunda.

This was in the Gelasian Sacramentary, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Monday 3rd Week of Advent: See ya’ later!

Here is the Collect for the Monday of the 3rd week of Advent.
COLLECT:
Voci nostrae, quaesumus, Domine,
aures tuae pietati accomoda,
et cordis nostri tenebras
gratia Filii tui nos visitantis illustra.
This was in the 1962MR on the 3rd Sunday of Advent.  It was also … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Advent (1962MR) – Collect: illumination of our darkness

COLLECT (1962MR):
Aurem tuam, quaesumus, Domine, precibus nostris accommoda:
et mentis nostrae tenebras, gratia tuae visitationis illustra.
The multi-volume Corpus orationum says this prayer was, with variations, in numerous ancient manuscripts.  The mickle Lewis & Short Dictionary says accommodo means “to fit or … Continue reading

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