William A. O'Brien, M.A.
FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM
"IN SACRISTY AND SANCTUARY"
2. SOLEMN VESPERS.
a) IN THE SACRISTY:
(2) White stole (only if the
Blessed Sacrament is exposed or Benediction follows).
(3) Cope, in the color proper to the
(4) Thuriblewith lighted charcoal and incense boat.
(5) Acolytes' candlesticks with
(6) Copes for the deacon and
subdeacon or dalmatics according to custom. If there are additional assistants,
these should wear copes if possible.
b) ON THE ALTAR:
(1) Six lighted candles.
(2) The tabernacle veil and
antependium are of the color of the office.
(3) Should Benediction follow, prepare the altar.
c) IN THE SANCTUARY:
(1) At the Credence Table: If
Benedictionfollows Vespers or if the Blessed Sacrament is exposed before and during Vespers, the
preparations are made as for Benediction.
(2) Seats must be provided for
the Altar Boys. Likewise for any special assistants to the celebrant, such as
Copebearers, Master of Ceremonies, etc.
(3) A Lectern (if customary) is
placed near the Sedilia.
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