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Qui operatus est Petro in Apostolatum, operatus est et mihi inter Gentes; et cognoverunt gratiam Dei, quæ data est mihi. V. Gratia Dei in me vacua non fuit: sed gratia ejus semper in me manet. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Sancte Paule Apostole, prædicator veritatis, et doctor Gentium, intercede pro nobis. Alleluia.

GRAD. Gal. ii. He that assisted Peter in the Apostleship among the Jews, assisted me also among the Gentiles; and they were sensible of the grace of God, that was given me. V. The grace of God was not fruitless in me; but his grace always abideth in me. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Holy Apostle Paul, preacher of the truth and doctor of the Gentiles, intercede for us. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. x. 16. as above, June 11, p. 313. OFFERT. Ps. cxxxviii. Mihi autem nimis honoraTo me, O God, thy friends ti sunt amici tui, Deus; niare exceeding honourable; mis confortatus est principaexceeding mighty is their tus eorum. power.

SECRET. Sanctify, O Lord, the offerings of thy people by the prayers of thy Apostle Paul; that what is acceptable to thee, because instituted by thee, may become more acceptable by his intercession. Thro'.

Of St. PETER. May the intercession, O Lord, we beseech thee, of the blessed Apostle Peter, render our prayers and offerings acceptable, that the mysteries which we celebrate for the glory bestowed on him, may obtain for us pardon of our sins. Thro'.


COMM. Matt. xix. Verily, I say to you, that you who have forsook all things, and followed me; shall receive an hundred fold, and obtain eternal life.

We heap, as above, p. 326, Ordinary, p. 49.

Amen, dico vobis ; quod vos, qui reliquistis omnia, et secuti estis me: centuplum accipietis, et vitam æternam possidebitis.

POSTCOMM. Perceptis. Having received these holy mysteries, O Lord, we humbly beseech thee; that, by the intercession of thy blessed Apostle Paul, what we

have celebrated in thanksgiving for the glory bestowed on him, may be a remedy to us. Thro'.

Of St. PETER. Lætificet. May the sacrifice we have offered, O Lord, fill us with a holy joy; that as we publish the miracles thou hast done in the person of thy Apostle Peter, so we may abundantly, through his prayers, receive the plentiful effects of thy mercy. Thro'.

Of St. JOHN.

Sumat Ecclesia, above, p. 327. II. VESPERS. As p. xii. to the LITTLE CHApter. From whence the Office is of the Octave-day of St. JOHN the BAPTIST, as in the first Vespers of his Feast, p. 323. with Commemorations of SS. PETER and PAUL. Anth. Peter the Apostle. V. Thou wilt, p. 79. PRAYER. Deus, qui hodiernam, p. 335.


I. The OCTAVE-DAY of St. JOHN the BAPTIST. A Double.

MASS. All as on the Feast above, p. 325, with a Commemoration of the Apostles by the COLLECT, SECRET, and POSTCOMMUNION, p. 335. PREFACE of APOSTLES, p. 49.

II. The VISITATION of the B. V. MARY. A greater' Double.



MARY rising up Ant.

XURGENS Maria abiit in montana

went into

hilly country with speed, to cum festinatione, in civitaa city of Juda.

tem Juda.

Ps. cix. Dixit Anth. Mary entered the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elizabeth.

Dominus, p. 69.

Ant. Intravit Maria in domum Zachariæ, & salutavit Elizabeth. Ps. cxii. Laudate pueri, p. 72. Anth. As soon as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the infant leapt in her womb; and she was filled with the Holy Ghost. leluia.

Ant. Ut audivit salutationem Mariæ Elizabeth, exultavit infans in utero ejus, et repleta est Spiritu Sancto. Alleluia.


Ps. cxxi.

VOL. 11.


Lætatus sum, p. 9ồ.


Anth. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. Ps. cxxvi.

Nisi Anth. As soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the infant in my womb leapt for joy.



Ant. Benedicta tu inter mulieres et benedictus fructus ventris tui. Dominus, p. 97.

Ant. Ex quo facta est vox salutationis tue in auribus meis, exultavit infans in Alleluia.

utero meo.

Ps. cxlvii.

Lauda, Jerusalem, p. 98.

The LITTLE CHAPTER: From the Beginning, with the HYMN Hail, p. lxxiv. V. Blessed art thou amongst women. R. And blessed is the fruit of thy womb.


Anth. Thou art happy, O Mary, for having believed; what hath been said to thee from the Lord shall be accomplished in thee. Alleluia.

V. Benedicta tu in mulieribus. R. Et benedictus fructus ventris tui.

Ant. Beata es Maria, quæ credidisti: perficientur in te, quæ dicta sunt tibi a Domino. Alleluia


Collect at Mass, p. 342.

Then are made the Commemorations of the Octave-day of St. Jon the BAPTIST. Anth. The child. V. This child. p. 327. PRAYER. Deus, qui præsentem, p. 325. Of SS. PETER and PAUL. Anth. Peter the Apostle. V. Thou wilt, p. 79 PRAYER. Deus, qui hodiernam. p. 335. Of SS. PROCESSUS and MARTINIANUS, Martyrs, Anth. For to them. V. Rejoice. COMMON, p. xxv. PRAYER, as below, at Mass.

MASS. INTROIT. Hail, Holy Mother, who didst bring forth the King, who reigns over heaven and earth for evermore. Ps. My heart hath uttered good tidings: I refer my works to the King. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Famulis tuis Grant thy servants, O Lord, we beseech thee, the gift of thy heavenly grace: that as our redemption began in the delivery of the blessed Virgin; so in this solemnity of her Visitation we may have increase of joy. Thro'.

Of SS. PETER and PAUL. Deus, qui hodiernam, as on the Feast, p. 335.

O God

Of SS. PROCESSUS, &c. Deus, qui nos. who, by the glorious sufferings of thy holy Martyrs Pro

cessus and Martinianus, art pleased to protect and defend us: grant we may improve by their example, and find comfort in their prayers. Thro'.

LESSON. Cant. ii. 8. 14.



EHOLD he cometh leaping on the mountains, skipping over the hills. My beloved is like a roe and a fawn. Behold, he standeth behind our wall, looking through the windows, peeping through the lattices. Behold, my beloved saith to me: Arise, make haste, my love, my dove, my fair one, and come away. For now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. flowers appear in our land; pruning time is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our country. The fig-tree shooteth forth her green figs; and the vines in flower send forth their sweet smell, Arise, my love, my: fair one and come away: My dove, that art retired in clefts of the rock, in the holes of the wall, shew me thy face, let thy voice sound in my ears for thy voice is sweet, and thy face is comely.

GRAD. Thou art blessed, and worthy of our respects, O Mary, the Virgin, who, without prejudice to thy virginity, didst become the mother of the Saviour. V. Virgin-mother of God, he, become man, was shut up in thy womb, whom the whole world, cannot contain.

Benedicta, et venerabilis es Virgo Maria, quæ, sine tactu pudoris, inventa es mater salvatoris. V. Virgo Dei genitrix, quem totus non capit orbis; in tua se clausit viscera : factus homo.


Alleluia, Alleluia. Happy art thou, O holy Virgin Mary, and worthy of all praise, because from thee did arise the Sun of righteousness, Christ our God. Alleluia.

Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Felix es sacra Virgo Maria, & omni laude dignissima : quia ex te ortus est sol justi tiæ Christus Deus noster. Alleluia.


Luke i. 39. 47.


ARY rising up in those days, went in haste to the hilly country to a city of Juda: and going into the house of Zacharias, saluted Elizabeth. And it came to pass, as soon as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the infant leapt in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: and she cried out with a loud voice, and said: Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is

the fruit of thy womb. And how happened this to me, that the Mother of my Lord should come to me? For behold, as soonas the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the infant leapt for joy in my womb. And blessed art thou, that hast believed; for the things that have been told thee from the Lord, shall be accomplished. And Mary said: My soul doth magnify the Lord: and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. CREDO.

OFFERT. Blessed art thou, O Mary, the Virgin, who didst bring forth the, Creator of all things: thou bearedst him, who made thee, and remainest a Virgin for


SECRET. May the humanity of thy only-begotten, O Lord, succour us; that he, who being born of a Virgin, diminished not, but consecrated her virginity, may free us, who celebrate the festival of her Visitation, from our sins: and render our oblation acceptable to thee. Who liveth.

Of the APOSTLES. May the Prayers, as on the Feast, p. 336.

of SS. PROCESSUS, &c. Receive, O Lord, our prayers and offerings; and that they may be found worthy in thy sight, let us be assisted by the prayers of thy saints. Thro'.

PREFACE. In the Visitation. Ordinary, p. 49. COMM. Blessed is the womb of Mary the Virgin, which bore the Son of the Eternal Father.

POSTCOMM. Sumpsimus. Having received, O Lord, the votive mysteries on this annual solemnity: grant they may supply us with remedies both for this temporal life, and for that which is eternal. Thro'.

Of the APOSTLES, Quos cœlesti. As on the Feast, p. 336.

Of SS. PROCESSUS, &c. Corporis sacri. Being nourished by the participation of the holy body and precious blood of this sacrifice: we beseech thee, O Lord our God, that what we perform with pious devotion, may be a certain means of obtaining our salvation. Thro'.

II. VESPERS. All as in the first Vespers, p. 341. except:


Anth. All generations Ant. Beatam me dicent shall call me blessed; bę omnes generationes: quia

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