Announcement of the Feast of Devotion and in Northampton of next Sunday's Collection
+26 Sunday Twenty-sixth and last after Pentecost. St Felix of Valois Confessor, double (from 20 November). Commemoration of the Sunday and of St Peter of Alexandria. White.
27 Monday St Gregory Thaumaturge Confessor Bishop, double (from 17 November). White.
28 Tuesday St Martin Pope Martyr, semidouble (from 12 November). Second prayers A cunctis, third prayers at priest's choice. Red.
29 Wednesday Vigil of St Andrew. Mass of the Vigil with second prayers Fidelium (from first Mass for the Dead) and third prayers of St Saturninus. Violet.
‡30 Thursday Feast of Devotion. Mass Pro Populo. St Andrew Apostle, double of the second class. In Mass, Creed, Preface of the Apostles. Red.
1 Friday Feria. Mass of Last Sunday after Pentecost without Gloria or Creed. Second prayers Fidelium (from first Mass for the Dead) and third prayers A Cunctis. Violet.
2 Saturday St Bibiana Virgin Martyr, semidouble. Second prayers A cunctis, third prayers at priest's choice. Red.
From First Vespers of the first Sunday of Advent this evening no solemn Nuptials may be celebrated before 7 January next year.
The Gloria is not said at Mass during Advent. In Cathedrals and major churches at solemn Masses (except on the third Sunday of Advent and the Vigil of the Nativity) the sacred ministers wear folded chasubles instead of dalmatic and tunicle.