INCIPIT PARS VERNA BREVIARII
Those of you who keep an eye on the Saint Lawrence Press ORDO [how to get one? See below] will have noticed that, after None today, before Vespers, those strange words are printed. “The Spring Part of the Breviary begins”. Why on earth didn’t the spring volume start on Ash Wednesday, with the beginning of the new season of Lent?
In earlier days, the First Sunday in Lent was given the title CAPUT