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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 latteries of this world, and serve thee with clean hearts. Thro',

XVI. B. V. M. of MOUNT CARMEL. All as in the Votive Mass, Salve, p. xlv. except

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 wherewith to be covered, with these we are content. For they that will become rich, fall into temptation, and into the share 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.



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XVII. St. CAMILLUS de LELLIS, c. INTROIT. No man hath greater love than to tay down his life for his friends. Ps. Blessed is he that

attendeth to the needy and poor ; for in the eval 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 tby love, that we may overcome the enemy at the hour of death, and arrive at à crown in hex

Thro'. Comraem. of St. SYMPHOROSA, &c. by the Collect, &c. of Mass IX. P:

xrii. Epistle, John iii. Grad. and Offert. as in Mass XII.

GOSPEL. John xv. 12, 16. At that time : Jesu said to his disciples: This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down luis 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 should go, and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain : that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, be may give it you.

SECRET. Let the spotless victim, by the offer ing of which we renew the work of our redemption, (the effects of the immense charity of Jesus Christ become for us, by the intercession of blessed Camil lus, a salutary remedy against all our weaknesses of body and soul, and a comfort and defence in our last agony. Thro'.

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amen, I say unto you: inasmuch as you have done this to one of the least of my brethren, you have done it unto me.

P. COMM. Per hæc. Grant, we beseech thee,

O Lord, by these heavenly mysteries, which we have they received with piety and devotion on this festival of berikut blessed Camillus, that we may be refreshed with the

same at the hour of death, and, being delivered from all sin, be joyfully received into the bosom of thy mercy. Thro'.

XIX. St. VINCENT a PAULO, c. All as in Mass XV. p. xxviii. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who didat strengthen blessed Vincent with apostolic courage to preach the gospel to the poor, and promote the honour of the ecclesiastical order: grant, we beseech thee, that we who respect his merits, may be instructed by the example of his virtues. Thro'. Grad. Ps. xci. and Gospel, Luke xii.


XX. St. JEROME EMILIAN, C. INTROIT. Jeremiah Lim. ii. My liver is poured out on the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people, when the children, and the sucklings fainted away in the streets of the city. Ps. Praise the Lord, ye children : praise the name of the Lord. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus, misericordiarum. O God, the Father of mercies: grant, by the merits and intercession of blessed Jerome, whom thou wast pleased to make a helper and father to poor orphans, that we may faithfully preserve the spirit of adoption, by which we are called, and are in reality thy children. Cominem. of St. MARGARET, by the Collect, &c. of

Mass XVIII, p. xxxiii. LESSON. Isaiah lviii, 7, 11. Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbour


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less into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked where cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. Then sical thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health at The shall speedily arise, and thy justice shall thy face, and the glory of the Lord shall gather the de up. Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall heat

: tell * thou shalt cry, and he shall say: Here I am. thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak OTEL that which is good for nothing. When thou shalt was a pour out thy soul to the hungry, and shalt satisfy the afflicted soul, then shall thy light rise up in darkness and thy darkness strall be as the noon-day. And the bar Lord will give thee rest continually, and will fill they soul with brightness, and deliver thy bones, and the shalt be like a watered garden, and like a fountaine water, whose waters shall not fail.

GRAD. Prov. v. Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters. V. A. ceptable is the man who sheweth mercy and lendet he shall order his words with judgment, because shall not be moved for ever. Alleluia, Alleluia

. He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: bv justice remaineth for ever. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xix. 13, 22. At that has bei Some little children were presented to him, that ghould impose hands upon them and pray. And disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said to the Suffer the little children, and forbid them Dof" come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such And when he had imposed hands upon them, departed from thence. And behold one calde 23 said to him: Good master, what good shall I that I may have life everlasting? Who said him: Why askest thou me concerning good? O is good, God. But if thou wilt enter into life, kee the commandments. He said to him: Which? And Jesus said: Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shall mol commit adultery, Thou shall not steal, Thox shal

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ant bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. The young man saith to him: All these things have I kept from my youth, what is yet wanting to me? Jesus saith to him: If thou wilt be perfect, go, sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, fol

low me.

OFFERT. Tob. xii. When thou didst


with fears, and didst bury the dead, and didst leave thy dinner, and hide the dead by day in thy house, and bury them by night, I offered thy prayer to the Lord.

SECRET. Most merciful God, who destroying the old man, didst vouchsafe to form a new one in blessed Jerome: grant, by his merits, that we also, putting on the new man, may offer thee this sacrifice of propitiation as a most sweet odour. Thro'.

COMM. Pure and spotless religion before God the Father is this : to visit orphans and widows in their distress : and to keep one's self undefiled in this world.

P. COMM. Angelorum. Being refreshed with the bread of angels, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord, that we who rejoice on the solemnity of blessed Jerome, thy confessor, may also follow his example, and thereby obtain an ample reward in heaven.

INTROIT and Gradual, as in Mass XVII. p. xxxi..
COLLECT, Secret and P.Com. as in Mass XX.
EPISTLE and Comm. as in Mass XXI.
GOSPEL and Offertory, as in Mass XVIII.

INTROIT. Me expectaverunt, as in Mass XVIII.

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COLLECT. Beatæ Mariæ. Grant, O Lord, we

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