Sancta Missa

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

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

I. LOW MASS, BODY NOT PRESENT

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1. IN THE SACRISTY.

The vestments are arranged as usual for Low Mass but their color is black.

2. ON THE ALTAR.

(1) Two lighted Mass candles.
(2) The "Requiem Missal" (Missale Defunctorum) closed on stand, with open edge facing tabernacle (unless carried to altar by altar boy).
(3) The three altar cards. (Wherever possible, the set used in Masses for the Dead is in black frames).
(4) Prayer card on altar step.
(5) Bell (on altar step).
(6) Tabernacle veil, violet or color of the day.
(7) Antependium, violet in case the Blessed Sacrament is reserved, otherwise black.
(8) Flowers are not to be on altar.

3. ON THE CREDENCE TABLE.

(1) Wine and water cruets filled.
(2) Finger bowl and towel.
(3) Communion paten.

II. "MISSA CANTATA" or, REQUIEM, BODY NOT PRESENT (Sung Mass With One Priest)

D. REQUIEM MASSES AND FUNERAL SERVICES

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