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COLLECT. Omnipotens. O Almighty and mercital God, from whose gift it proceedeth that thy people worthily serve thee; grant we beseech thee, that we may run on, without stumbling, to the ob-, tajning the effects of thy promises. Thro'.

EPISTLE. 2 Cor. iij. 4,9. Brethren: We have confulence through Christ towards God : not that we are suficient to think any thing of ourselves as of ourselves : but our sufficiency is from God. Who also hath made us fit ministers of the New Testainent, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth. Now if the ninistration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious, so that the cbildren of Israel' Could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses, for the lory of his countenance, wbich is made void : how shall not the ministration of the Spirit be rather'in glory? For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more the ministration of justice abound

GRAD. Ps. xxxiii. I will bless the Lord at all lines; his praise shall be always in my mouth. V. In the Lord shall my soul be praised : let the meek lear and rejoice.

Alleluia, Aleluia. V. O Lord, the God of my salvation. I have cried in the day and in the night before thee. Allel.

GOSPEL. Luke x. 23, 37. At that time : Jesus said to bris disciples : Blessed are the eyes that see the things wbich you see.

For I say to you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things that you sec, and have not seen them ; and to hear the things that you hear, and have not lieard them. And behold a certain lawyer stood up, tempting him: and saying : Master, what must I do to possess eternal life? But ho said to him : What is written in the law? How readest thou ? He an. swering said: “ Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind : and

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thy neighbour as thyself." And he said to him Thou hast answered right : this do and thou shalt live. But he willing to justify hinself

, said to Jesus, .and who is my neighbour? And Jesus answering, said : A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, who had stripped him, and having wounded him, went away leaving him half dead. And it chanced that a certain priest went down the same way; and seeing him, passed by. In like manner also a levite, wben he was near the place, and saw him, passed by. But a certain Samaritan being on his journey, came near him; and seeing him, was moved with compassion. And going up to him, bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine ; and setting bim upon bis own beast brought him to an inn, and took care of him. And the next day he took out two pieces, and gave to the host, and said ; Take care of him; and whatsoever thou shalt spend over and above, I at my return will

Which of these three in thy opinion was neighbour to him that fell among robbers: But he said, he that shewed mercy to him. And Jesus said to him ; Go, and do thou in like manner. The Creed.

OFFERT. Exod. xxxii. Moses prayed in the presence of the Lord his God, and said ; Wbs, 0 Lord, art thou angry at thy people ? Spare the wrath of thy soul; remember Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to whom thou didst swear to give a land flowing with milk and honey ; and the Lord was appeased, and did not do the mischief le had threatened hus people.

SECRET. Mercifully look down, O Lord, on the offerings we lay on thy holy altar; that they may be to the honour of thy name, by obtaining pardon for

Thro'. COMM. Ps. ci. The earth, O Lord, shall be filled with the fruit of thy works; that thou mayest bring forth bread from the earth, and that wine mar

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cheer the heart of man ; that he may make the face cheerful with oil, and that bread may strengthen man's heart.

P. COMM. Vivificet. May the sacred participation of these thy mysteries, O Lord, we beseech thee, give us life; and be to us both an expiation and protection. Thro!.

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XIII. SUNDAY after PENTECOST. ENTROIT. Psalm lxxiii. Respice, Domine, &c.

HAVE regard to thy covenant, O Lord, and abandon not the souls of thy poor; arise, O Lord, judge thine own cause, and forget not the cries of those who seek thee. Ps. Why, O God, hast thou cast us off unto the end : why is thy wrath kindled against the sheep of thy pasture? V. Glory.

COLLECT. Omnipotens. O Almighty and eternal God, grant us an increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may deserve what thou promisest, make us love what thou commandest. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Gal. ii. 16, 22. Brethren: To Abraham were the promises made and to his seed. He saith not, and to his seeds as of many ; but as of one, and to thy seed, which is Christ. Now this I say, that the testament which was confirmed by God, the law which was made after four hundred and thirty years, doth not disannul, or make the promise of no effect. For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise. But God gave it to Abrakam by promise. Why then was the law? It was set because of transgressions, until the seed should come, to whom he made the promise, being ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. Now a mediator is not of one : but God is one.

Was the law then against the promises of God? God forbid. For if there had been a law given which could give life, verily justice should have been by the law. But the seripture hath concluded all under sin, that the pro

mise by the faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

GRAD. Ps. lxxii. Look down, O Lord, on thy covenant, and forget not for ever the souls of thy poor ones. V. Arise, O Lord, judge thy own cause: remember how thy servants are upbraided. Allelina, Alleluia.

V. Thou, O Lord, art our refuge from generation to generation. Allel.

GOSPEL Luke xvii. 11, 19. At that time: As Jesus was going to Jerusalem, he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. And as he chtered into a certain town, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood afar off ; and listed up their voice, saying: Jesus, Master, have mercyeo

Whom when he saw he said : Go, shew your selves to the priests. And it came to pass, that 23 they went, they were made clean. And one of the when he saw that ke was made clean, went back, with a loud voice glorifying God. And he fell os his face before his feet, giving thanks ; and this was a Samaritan. And Jesus answering said, Were not ten made clean, and where are the nine There is no one found to return and give glory God, but this stranger. And he said to him; Arse, go thy way; for thy faith hath made thce whale. The Crced. OFFERT

Ps. xxxv.

In thee have I put my trust, O Lord; thou art my God, and my life is in


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SECRET. Be thou propitious, O Lord, to the people; and mercifully receive their offerings: tis being appeased thereby, thou mayest grant us par don, and hear our requests. Thro'.

COMM. Wisd. xvi. Thou hast given us bread from heaven, O Lord, containing whatever is del cious and sweet.

P. COMM. Sumptis. May these heavenly my teries, O Lord, which we have received. dent our eternal redemption. Thro'.


INTROIT. Ps. Ixxxiii. Protector nosler. BEHOLD, O God, our protector ; and look on the face of thy Christ ; for better is one day in thy courts above thousands. Ps. How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! My soul longeth and faiateth for the courts of the Lord. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Custodi. Preserve. O Lord, we beseech thee, thy Church by thy constant mercy : and since our weak mortality is continually falling without thy assistance, may thy grace withdraw it from what is burtful, and direct it in the ways of sal. vation. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Gal. v. 16, 24. Brethren : Walk in the spirit, and you shall not fulfil the lusts of the fesh. For the flesh lusteth against the spirit; and the spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary one to another : so that you do not the things that you would But if you are led by the spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the desh are manifest, which are, fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects, envy, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Of the which I foretell you, as I have foretold to you, that they who do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God. But the fruit of the spirit is charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, mildness, faith, modesty, continency, chastity. Against such there is no law. And they that are Christ's, have crucified their flesh with the vices and concupiscences.

GRAD. Ps. cxvii. It is better to trust in the Lord, than to trust in man.

V. It is better to hope in the Lord, than to hope in princes. Alleluia.

V. Come let us rejoice in the Lord ; let us joy. fully sing to God our Saviour. Alleluia. GOSPEL. Molt. vi. 24, 33.

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