Sancta Missa

SACRISTAN’S MANUAL
FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM
"IN SACRISTY AND SANCTUARY"

By Rev. William A. O'Brien, M.A.

B. "MISSA CANTATA" (Sung Mass with One Priest)

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1. IN THE SACRISTY.

a) If the "Asperges" precedes High Mass.

(1) Holy Water pot with water to be blessed for the "Asperges," sprinkler, ritual and salt.
(2) On the Vesting Table: Stole, cincture, alb, cope. The chasuble and maniple are placed upon the sedilia, (priests' bench) in the sanctuary.
(3) The chalice and missal are prepared by the priest and placed upon the altar.

b) If there be no "Asperges" before Mass. All arrangements in the sacristy are the same as for Low Mass.

2. ON THE ALTAR.

(1) Six lighted high candles.
(2) The veiled chalice upon the corporal on altar table.
(3) The missal is on stand and open at proper place.
(4) The three altar cards.
(5) Bell (on step or on credence table).
(6) Tabernacle veil (Color of the day).
(7) Antependium (Color of the day).

3. ON CREDENCE TABLE.

(1) Wine and water cruets filled.
(2) Finger bowl and towel.
(3) Communion paten.
NOTE: For a High Mass said in Black vestments. The tabernacle veil in this case must be violet or the color of the day. It may never be black. The antependium (if any) should be violet. In place of the regular missal, the "Requiem Missal" called "Missale Defunctorum" is used. There should be no flowers on the altar.

C. SOLEMN MASS (Sung Mass with Priest, Deacon and Subdeacon)

A. LOW MASS.

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