Just to let you know that the Ordo for the upcoming liturgical year is now available from Lulu in PDF (ebook) or hardcopy format.
The Ordo provides detailed notes on the variants for feasts and seasons for those saying the Office according to the 1962 rubrics and General Calendar for the Benedictine Order.
The Ordo provides short summary guides, with page numbers to the Farnborough editions of the Monastic Diurnal, for Lauds to Vespers of the the ferial Office.
It also provides instructions for each day of the liturgical year on what changes should be made for seasons and feasts for all of the hours from Matins to Compline
Guides to the Office during each of the liturgical seasons of the year have also been included.
The schedule of dates for feasts, and instructions that go with them, can be can be used in conjunction with any older breviary or Diurnal for the Benedictine Office, although the older the book, the more feasts and other texts that may be missing.
The Ordo itself provides page number references for the Monastic Diurnal (Farnborough editions) and Antiphonale Monasticum (1934), as well as other key chant books such as the Liber Responsorialis for Matins.