The Psalter contains the ordinary parts of the Office that are sung through on a regular basis: the Psalms, distributed amongst the offices of Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers and Compline for each day of the week; the ordinary Antiphons for the Psalms; the ordinary Hymns for each Office; the Canticles; the Preces, etc. The Office of Compline includes the variable parts for seasons and feasts of the year, which are properly part of the Temporale.
The Psalter also contains the Seven Penitential Psalms, the Litany, the Office of the Dead, and the Full Service of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Psalter also contains the Common of Saints, the common elements used on the various saints' days throughout the year.
The Psalter also contains several special Offices added to the Sarum Rite in its latter years; the Commemoration of Saint Thomas of Canterbury, the Translation and Commemoration of Saint Chad, the Feast of the Icon of the Lord, and the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Psalter also contains the Office of the Blessing of salt and water, and of bread, as well as the Common of the Saints.
Following the Table of Ranks of Feasts, the Psalter provides the Ordinary of the Mass and a considerable number of Masses which were frequently used votively.