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Hoc in situ interretiali ordinantur responsiones, explanationes, et decreta ex « Notitiae » aliisque interdum fontibus (ut AAS) desumpta, quae facilius aliis locis minime inveniuntur. Finis est praestare textum originalem, versionem anglicam, et exemplar PDF paginarum pertinentium ex « Notitiae » vel alio fonte. Presens igitur labor opusculum « Ordo Missae locis correspondentibus illustratus » aliquatenus extendit. Est enim labor imperfectus quem, cum operae mihi est, suscipio. Denique Reverendo domino Danieli Gill, domino Radosław Gosiewski, et domino Abram Córdova y Muenzberg, qui nonnullas ex responsionibus transcripserunt, gratias refero, item etiam domino Ioanni Oliveire dominaeque Cristae Mootz, qui in linguam anglicam responsiones quasdam verteri adiuvaverunt. Exemplaria PDF exstant etiam textuum nondum transcriptorum. This website organizes responses, explanations, and decrees from Notitiae and sometimes from other sources (such as AAS) that are not readily available in other places. The goal is to provide the original text, an English translation, and a PDF scan of the relevant pages from Notitiae or other source. In some ways, the project is a further development of my Cross-Referenced Ordo Missae. This is an ongoing prject which I work on in my spare time. I am also grateful for the help of Rev. Daniel Gill, Mr. Radosław Gosiewski, and Mr. Abram Córdova y Muenzberg in transcribing some of these responses and also to Mr. Johan Oliveire and Miss Crista Mootz for helping to translate certain responses into English. PDFs are available even for texts that have not yet been transcribed.
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N.B. In « Notitiae » 1 (1965) et 2 (1966), supra responsa, invenitur monitio: Solutio quae proponitur nullam induit vestem officialem. Solummodo habet valorem orientativum: solutiones enim ex officio publici iuris fient, si casus fert, a competenti Auctoritate in « Acta Apostolicae Sedis ». N.B. In Notitiae 1 (1965) and 2 (1966), this notice appears above the responses: The solution which is proposed takes on no official character. It has only an orientative force; solutions will be published officially, if the case warrants, by the competent Authority in « Acta Apostolicae Sedis ».

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1.Quandonam quaedam praefatio habenda est « propria » ?

Resp.: Difficultas venit praesertim ex possibilitate adhibendi precem eucharisticam IV, quae praefationem fixam habet, et ideo statutum est ea uti non licere quando Missa propria praefatione ditatur (n. 322 d). Cum autem praeter festa, tempora quoque habeantur, et quidem sat longa, in quibus dicitur praefatio de tempore, quaestio exsurgit quo sensu intelligenda sit praefatio « propria ».

Praefatio consideratur « propria » stricto sensu, in Missis quae celebrantur in ipso die festo vel in eius octava. In Proprio de tempore adhibetur praefatio illi respondens sed haec non consideratur stricte propria, et eo durante adhiberi possunt prex eucharistica IV et prex eucharistica II cum sua praefatione.

In Missis autem votivis seligi potest aut praefatio Missae respondens aut praefatio propria alicuius precis eucharisticae.

1.When must a certain Preface be considered « proper » ?

Resp.: The difficulty arises especially from the possibility of using Eucharistic Prayer IV, which has a fixed preface, and thus it has been established that it is not permissible to use it when the Mass has a proper preface (no. 322 d). When, however, besides feasts, we also consider seasons, even lengthy ones, in which the preface of the season is said, the question arises in what sense the preface must be understood as « proper ».

The preface is considered « proper » in the strict sense in Masses which are celebrated on the feast day itself or within its octave. In the Proper of the season, the corresponding preface is used but this is not considered strictly proper, and during it eucharistic prayer IV and eucharistic prayer II may be used with their own preface.

In votive Masses, however, the preface corresponding to the Mass or the proper preface of one of the eucharistic prayers may be selected.

Notitiae 5 (1969), 323, n. 1calendar, prefacePDF of Notitiae 5 (1969), 323