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SECRET. Mercifully grant thy church, O Lord, we beseech thee, the gifts of Unity and Peace, which are mystically represented in these offerings. Thro'. On this day, and during the Octave, is said the Preface, *Quia per Incarnati and the same Mass, unless on a Double.

COMM. 1 Cor. xi. As often as you shall eat this bread, and drink the chalice, you shall shew the death of the Lord until he come. Whosoever, therefore shall eat this bread, or drink the chalice of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and of the blood of the Lord. Alleluia.

P. COMM. Fac nos. Grant us, O Lord, we beseech thee, the everlasting possession of thyself, as a pledge of which we have received thy body and blood. Who livest.


INTROIT. Psalm. xvii. THE Lord hath become my protector, and set ine at large; he has saved me, because he loved me. Ps. I will love thee, O Lord, my strength: the Lord is my support, my refuge, and my deliverer. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Sancti. Grant us, O Lord, both a constant love and fear of thy holy name: since thou never withdrawest thy protection from those, whom thou solidly groundest in thy love. Thro'. Here as well as at the Secret, and P. Cemm. is made

a Commem. of Corpus Christi, p. 358. EPISTLE. 1 John iñ. 13, 18. Dearly beloved ; Wonder not if the world hate you. We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not, abideth in death Whosoever hateth his brother, is a murderer. And you know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in himself

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God, because he hath laid down his life for and we ought to lay down our lives for the breth He that hath the substance of this world, and see his brother in need, and shut up his bowels i him : how doth the charity of God abide in ! My little children, let us pot love in word, mi tongue, but in deed, and in truth.

GRAD. Ps. cxix. In my troubles I cried Lord: and he heard me.V. O Lord, delive soul from wicked lips and a deceitful tongue.

V.O Lord my God, in thee have I put my save me from those that persecute me, and 1 me. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Luke xiv, 16, 24. At that time : spoke this parable to the Pharisees : A certai made a great supper, and invited many, sent his servant at the hour of supper to them that were invited, that they should co now all things are ready. And they bega once to make excuse. The first said to him: bought a farm, and must needs go out and s pray thee, hold me excused. And another have bought five yokes of oxen, and I them; I pray thee, hold me excused. And said; I have married a wife, and therefore

And the servant returning told thes to his lord. Then the master of the hous angry, said to his servant; Go out quickly streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hi poor, and the feeble, and the blind, and the And the servant said: Lord it is done as commanded, and yet there is room. And said to the servant: Go out into the high hedges; and compel them to come in, that may be filled. But I say unto you, that those men that were invited, shall taste of m The Creed.

OFFERT. Ps. vi. Turn again, O Y rescue my soul: save me for thy mercies se


SECRET. May this sacrifice offered to thy name purify us, O Lord; and make us every day advance towards a heavenly life. Thro!.

COMM. Ps. xi. I will sing to the Lord, who hath bestowed good things on me: and I will sing a psalm to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

P. COMM. Sumptis. Having received, O Lord, this sacred oblation, grant, that by frequenting these mysteries we may hasten our salvation.

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INTROIT. Ps. xxiv. LOOK thou upon me, and have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am alone and poor; see my abjection and may labour, and forgive me all my sins, O my God. Ps. To thee, O Lord, have I listed up my soul; In thee, O my God, I place my trust; let me not be ashamed. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Protector. O God, the protector of those who hope in thee, without whose aid nothing is strong, nothing holy: increase thy mercy towards us; that under thy direction and conduct, we may so pass through the blessings of this life, as not to lose those which are eternal. Thro'.

For the II. Collect, &c. see the ORDINARY. EPISTLE. I Peter v. 6, 11. Deurly beloved : Be you humbled under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the time of visitation. Casting all your care upon him, for he hath care of you. D: sober and watch; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about, seeking whom he may devour: whoin resist ye, strong in

owing that the same afliction befals your brethren who are in the world. But the God of all grace, who hath called us into his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you, and confirm and establish you.


To him be glory and empire for ever au Amen.

GRAD. Ps. liv. Cast thy care upon the and he shall sustain thee. V. When I crie the Lord, he heard my voice against those w coming upon me. Alleluia, Alleluia.

V. God is a just Judge, strong and pati he angry every day? Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Luke xv. 1, 10. At that li publicans and sinners drew near unto hin him. And the Pharisees and Scribes m saying; This man receiveth sinners and eat them. And he spoke to them this parable What man of you that hath a hundred sh if he shall lose one of them, doth he not ninety-nine in the desart, and go after ti was lost until he find it? And when be li it, lay it npon his shoulders rejoicing; at home call together bis friends and neighb ing to them: Rejoice with me, becau found my sheep that was lost? I say to even so there shall be joy in heaven sinner that doth penance, more than up nine just, who need not penance. Or wi having ten groats: if she lose one groa light a candle, and sweep the house, and gently until she find it? And when she it, call together her friends and neighbou Rejoice with me, because I have found which I had lost? So I say to you, the joy before the angels of God upon one si penance. The Creed. OFFERT. Ps. ix. Let them trust in the who know thy name: for thou hast ng them that seek thee. Sing ye to the dwelleth in Sion : for that he hath not fo prayer of the poor.

SECRET. 'Look down, O Lord, on t' of thy suppliant church; and grant tha

ful may always worthily partake thereof in order to their salvation. Thro'.

COMM. Luke xv. I say to you: There is joy among the angels of God over one sinner doing penance.

P. COMM. Sancta. May thy sacred mysteries, O Lord, which we liave received, give us life; and cleansing us from our sios, make us worthy of thy eternal mercy. Thro'.

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INTROIT. Ps. xxvi. THE Lord is my light and my salvation, whom sball I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life, of whom shall I be afraid? My enemies that trouble me have themselves been weakened, and have fallen.

Ps. If armies in camp should stand together against me, my heart shall not fear. V. Glory.

COLL. Da. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the world, with regard to us, may be governed in peace by thy providence, and thy Church pay her devotions to thee in tranquillity. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Rom. viii. 18, 23. Brethren: I reckon that the sufferings of this time are not worthy to be compared with the glory to come, that shall be revealed to us. For the expectation of the creature waiteth for the revelation of the sons of God. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him that made it subject, in hope : Because the creature also itself shall be delivered from the servitude of corruption, into the liberty of the glory of the children of God. For we know that every creature groaneth, and travelleth in pain even till now. And not only it, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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