OLY WEEK AS REVISED by Pope Pius XII only lasted a very short time, because Vatican II changed the liturgy again. The revisions by Pius XII were optional in 1951, and then imposed in 1955 upon all western churches. On 11 October 1962, the Second Vatican Council began. Therefore, many items have never been written out, and here’s one of them you’ll need:
It was created according to this, but as you can see, it’s formatting will prevent mistakes. Maybe next year I can add the English translation.
By the way, you’ve probably already gone here and downloaded the special rubrics for Holy Thursday. You’ve also—most likely—downloaded the entire 1965 Missal which we placed online in November of 2013. 1 However, you might enjoy looking at this special excerpt for Holy Thursday, taken from our scan of the 1965 Missal:
If I have time, I’ll excerpt the Good Friday pages, too, because I noticed some funky melodies in English which I can almost guarantee were never sung anywhere by anyone.
NOTES FROM THIS ARTICLE:
1 This was the first time this historic book was ever made available online