Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
' Qui post resurrectionem.'* The third at Pentecost, ' Qui ascendens super omnes casks.'3 The fourth upon the nativity, ' Quia per incantiti Verbi mysterium.'i The fifth upon the Epiphany of our Lord, ' Quia cum renigenitus tuus.'6 The sixth upon the festivals of the Apostles, ' Et te Domine sup
plicitur exorare.'$ The seventh on the Holy Trinity, ' Qui
cum renigenito tuo.'7 The eighth upon the Cross, ' Qui salutem
humani generis."* The ninth is only to be repeated during the
fast of Lent, ' Qui corporali jejunio.'9 The tenth upon the
blessed Virgin, ' Et te in veneratione beatce Maria.'10 Upon
the authority therefore of this decree, and of our lord, the pope
Alexander, we do strictly enjoin, that no person shall, under
any circumstances whatever, presume to add anything to the
" W e do forbid any one to give the Eucharist to any person dipped into the chalice as being a requisite part of the commu
This preface is read from Ascension Day till Whitsun Eve. It begins : " Who after his resurrection appeared openly to all his disciples, and in their presence ascended into heaven."
This is read from Whitsun Eve till Trinity Sunday ; and in votive masses of the Holy Ghost. It begins, " Who ascending above all the heavens, and sitting at thy right hand, sent down the promised Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption."
This is read from Christmas day till the Epiphany; on Corpus
Christi and during its octave ; and on our Lord's transfiguration. It be
gins, " Since by the mystery of the word make flesh, a new ray of thy
glory has appeared to the eye of our souls."
This is read on the Epiphany and during its octave. It begins,
" Because when thy only begotten son appeared in the substance of our
This begins, " It is truly meet and just, right and available to salva
tion humbly to beseech thee."
This is read on Trinity Sunday, and every other Sunday in the year
ftat has no proper preface. It begins, " Who together with thy only
begotten son and the Holy Ghost art one God and one Lord."
This is read from Passion Sunday till Maunday Thursday, and in masses of the Holy Cross and of the Passion. It begins, " Who hast appointed the salvation of mankind to be wrought on the wood of the cross."
This is read in Lent till Passion Sunday. It begins, " Who by this bodily fast extinguishest our vices."
This is read on festivals of the Virgin Mary, the purification excepted. Ithegins,"Andthat we should praise,bless and glorify thee on the [festival then celebrated] of the blessed Virgin Mary, ever a Virgin."
From a decree of pope Julius.