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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 hoec. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, by these heavenly mysteries, which we have received with piety and devotion on this festival of 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
XIX. St. VINCENT a PAULO, c. All as in Mass XV. p. xxviii. ercept COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who didst 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 Lam. 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, Thro'. Commem. 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 barbour
cover him, and despise not thy own desh. Then skall det : ar
ja thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health The shall speedily arise, and thy justice shall go before hikey thy face, and the glory of the Lord shall gather the up. Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall bears thou shalt cry, and he shall say: Here I am. I hentat thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak VITEJ that which is good for nothing. When thou shalt pour out thy soul to the hungry, and shalt satisfy the afflicted soul, then shall thy light rise up in darkness and thy darkness shall be as the noon-day. And the end Lord will give thee rest continually, and will fill this soul with brightness, and deliver thy bones, and the shalt be like a watered garden, and like a fountainel water, whose waters shall not fail.
GRAD. Prov, v. Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters. V. Ar ceptable is the man who sheweth mercy and leadell he shall order his words with judgment, because de shall not be moved for ever. Alleluia, Alleluia. He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor : ba justice remaineth for ever. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xix. 13, 22. At that bet Some little children were presented to him, that he ghould impose hands upon them and pray. And they disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said to the Suffer the little children, and forbid them not come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such And when he bad imposed hands upon them, ko departed from thence. And behold one came a said to him: Good master, what good shall ) that I may have life everlasting? Who said him: Why askest thou me concerning good? De is good, God. But if thou wilt enter into life, ker the commandments. He said to him: Which Jesus said: Thou shalt do no murder, Thou a not commit adultery, Thou shall not steal, Thorst,
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
OFFERT. Tob. xii. When thou didst pray with tears, and didst bury the dead, and didst leave thy dinner, and hide the dead by day in thy house, and bury them by nigbt, I offered thy prayer to the Lord.
SECRET. Most merciful God, who destroying the old man, didst vouchsafe to forin 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.
XXI, St. PRAXEDES, v. INTROIT and Gradual, as in Mass XVII. p. XXI. COLLECT, Secret and P. Com. as in Mass XX. EPISTLE and Comm. as in Mass XXI. GOSPEL and Offertory, as in Mass XVIII.
XXII. St. MARY MAGDALEN. INTROIT. Me expectaverunt, as in Mass XVIII. COLLECT. Beatæ Mariæ. Grant, O Lord, we
may be assisted by the prayers of blessed Mary Magdalen; at whose request thou wast pleased to raise Lazarus from the dead, after he had been four days in the grave. Who liveth.
LESSON. Cant. iii. 2, 5. viii. 6, 7. I will rise and will go about the city: in the streets and the broad ways, I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, and I found him not. The watchmen who keep the city found me. Have you seen him whom my soul loveth? When I had a little passed by them, I found him whom my soul loveth : I held him, and I will pot let him go, till I bring him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that bore me. I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes and hearts of the fields, that you stir not up, nor wake my beloved till she please. (Chap. viii.) Put me as a seal upon thy heart, as a seal upon thy arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy, is hard as hell, the lamps therefore are lamps of fire and flames. Many waters cannot quench charity, nei ther can the floods drown it: if a man should give all the substance of his house for love, he shall despise it as nothing
GRAD. Ps. xliv. Thou hast loved justice and hated iniquity. V. Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Grace is poured abroad in thg lips; therefore hath God blessed thee forever. Allclua.
GOSPEL. Luke vii.
OFFERT. The daughters of kings honour thee: the queen was on thy right hand in a robe of gold, with a variety of other ornaments.
SECRET. We beseech thee, O Lord, that the glorious merits of blessed Mary Magdaleo may reb der our offerings acceptable to thee: since thy only begotten Son graciously received the service which she did him. Who liveth.
COMM. Ps. cxvi.
O Lord, that we who have received thy precious body and blood, the only sovereign remedy, may, by the intercession of the blessed Mary Magdalen, be delivered from all evils. Who liveth.
XXIII. St. APOLINARIS, bp. m.
All as in Mass III. p. v, except COLLECT. Deus, fidelium. O God, the rewarder of thy faithful servants, who hast consecrated this day by the martyrdom of blessed Apolinaris, thy Bishop : grant we may obtain entire pardon for all our offences, by his prayers, whose memory we celebrate on this present festival. Thro'. Commem. of St. LIBORIUS, by the Collect, Secret
and P. Comm. of Mass XI. * EPISTLE. I Peter v. 1, 11. Dearly beloved : The ancients that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come. Feed the flock of God, which is among you, taking care of it not by constraint, but willingly according to God; and not for filthy lucre's sake, but voluntarily: neither as lording it over the clergy, but being made a pattern of the flock from the heart. And when the Prince of pastors shall appear, you shall receive a never-fading crown of glory. In like manner ye young men be subject to the ancients. And do ye all insinuate humility one to another, for God resistelh the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace. Be you humbled therefore 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. Be sober and watch : because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion goeth about seeking whom he may devour: whom resist ye strong in faith; knowing that the same affliction befals your brethren who are in the world. But the God of all