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GRAD. God is glorious in his saints; wonderful in majesty; working wonders. V. Thy right band, O Lord, is glorified in might; thy right hand bath broken thy enemies. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. This is the true brotherhood which conquereth the crimes of the world; it hath followed Christ, holding the renowned heavenly kingdom. Alleluia.
X. The SEVEN BRETHREN, mm. and SS. RU
FINA, and SECUNDA, vv, mm. INTROIT. Ps. cxii. Praise the Lord, ye chibo dren, praise ye the name of the Lord: who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house the joyful mother of children. Ps. Blessed be the name of the Lord, from henceforth, now and for ever. V. Glory
. COLLECT. Præsta. Grant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that as we have been informed of the constancy of these glorious martyrs in the profession of thy faith, so we may experience their kindDess in recommending us to thy mercy. Thro'.
LESSON. Prov. xxix.
GRAD. Ps. cxxiii. Our souls hath been delivered as a sparrow out of the share of the fowlers. V. The spare is broken, and we are delivered. * Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made beaven and earth. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. These were truly brothers, who triumphed over the iniquity of the world, followed Christ, and are now in possession of the glorious kingdom of heaven. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xii. 46, 50. At that time : As Jesus was speaking to the multitudes, behold bais mother and his brethren stood without, sceking to speak to him. And one said to bin: Behold thy mother and thy brethren stand without seeking thee. But he answering him that told him, said: Who is my mother and who are my brethren ? And stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said : Be
hold my mother and my brethren. For whosoever shall do the will of my Father that is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
OFFERT. Ps. cxxiii. Our souls, &c, as Grad.
SECRET. Mercifully, O Lord, look down on the sacrifice which we offer thee; and grant, by the intercession of thy saints, that it may increase our devotion, and avail to our salvation. Thro'.
COMM. Matt. xii. Whosoever shall do the will of my Father, who is in heaven; the same is my brother, sister, and mother, saith the Lord.
P. COMM. Quosumus. We beseech thee, O Almighty God, that by the intercession of thy saints,
obtain the ettect of that salvation, a pledge Whereof we have received in these mysteries. Thro'.
XI. St. PIUS, p. & A.
XI. St. JOHN GAULBERT, ab.c.
All as in Mass XVI.* p. xxix. except GOSPEL. Matt. v. 43, 48. At that time : Jesus said to his disciples : You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy, But I say to you, love your enemies, do good to them that hate you; and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: that you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh bis sun to rise upon the good and bad, and raineth upon the just and unjust. For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have, do not even the publicans this? And if you salute your brethren only, wbat do you more? Do not also the heathens this Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.
Commer. of ss. Nabor and Felix, mm. COLLECT. "Prusta. Grant, we beseech thee,
O Lord, that as we make a yearly commemoration of these thy holy martyrs : so we may always be par takers of their intercession. Thro!.
SECRET. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the offerings of thy people may be acceptable to thee through the intercession of thy holy martyrs Naber and Felix: and that they may be rendered worthy by the merits of those, in honour of whose triumphos they are offered to thy holy name. Thro!.
P. COMM. Natalitiis. Being refreshed, by virtue of the sacrament we have received on the festival of thy saints, we beseech thee, O Lord, that we may eternally enjoy the good things wherewith thou bast now been pleased to cherish us. Thro'.
XIII. St. ANACLETE, p. & m.
XIV. St. BONAVENTURE, bp. c. & D.
All as in Mass XIII. p. xxiv. except GRAD. Ps. xxxvi. The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom : and his tongue shall speak jnde ment. V. The law of his God is in his heart. And his steps shall not be supplanted, Alleluia, Alleluis. V. The Lord hath sworn and he will not repent Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech. Alleluia.
OFFERT. Ps. lxxxviii. May truth, &c. and SECRET. May the annual solemnity, &c. or in Mass XII.
XV. St. HENRY, conf.
earthly throne to an eternal kingdom: we humbly beseech thee, that as by the assistance of thy grace, he was proof against all the temptations of the world: so we may follow his example in withstanding all the flatteries of this world, and serve thee with clean hearts. Thro'.
XVI. B. V. M. of MOUNT CARMEL.
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who hast honoured the order of the Carmelites with the singular title of the blessed virgin Mary, mother of God: mercifully grant that we who solemnize this her commemoration, may by the aid of her prayers arrive at eternal happiness. Thro'.
XVII. St. ALEXIUS, conf. All as in Mass XIV. p. xxvi. ercept EPISTLE. 1 Tim. vi. 6, 12. Dear Brother: Godliness with contentment, is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world: and certainly we can carry nothing out. But having food, and whereFrith to be covered, with these we are content. For they that will become rich, fall into temptation, and into the snare of the devil, and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires which drown men into destruction and perdition. For the desire of money is the root of all evils; which some coveting have erred from the faith, and have entangled themselves in many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, Ay these things, and pursue justice, godliness, faith, charity, patience, mildness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life. GOSPEL. Matt. xxv.
XVIII. St. CAMILLUS de LELLIS, C. INTROIT. No man hath greater lore than 10 lay down his life for his friends. Ps. Blessed is he that attendeth to the needy and poor; for in the era day the Lord will deliver him, V. Glory,
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who didst gloriously animate blessed Camillus with a singular charity in assisting souls in their last agony; pour forti
, we beseech thee, into us by his intercession, the spirit of thy love, that we may overcome the enemy at the hour of death, and arrive at à crown in hezven. Thro'. Comraem. of St. SYMPHOROSA, &c. by the Collect,
&c. of Mass IX. p. xvii. Epistle, John iii. Grad. and Offert. as in Mass XII.
GOSPEL. John xv. 12, 16. At that time : Josua said to his disciples : This is my commandinent, that you love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you
do the things that I command you." I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what the Lord doth. But I have called you friends : because all things whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you. You have not chosen me: but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should yo, and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain: that whatsoever for shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
SECRET. Let the spotless victim, by the offer ing of which we renew the work of our redemptio, (the effects of the immense charity of Jesus Christ) become for us, by the intercession of hlessed Camil lus, a salutary remedy against all our weakuesses of body and soul, and a comfort and defence in our last agony. Thro'.
COMM. I was sick and you visited me: zmen,