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XXII. St. THOMAS of Villa Nova, bip. c
All as in Mass XI. p. xxi, except COLLECT. Deus, qui. ʻo God, by whose gift (OL the blessed bishop Thomas became eminent for his Borijin charity towards the poor: we beseech thee, by his A JEH intercession, plentifully to pour forth the riches of this site ? mercy on all those who call upon thee. Thro'. COLLECT of ss. Maurice, &c. (Annue.- cevi
, Grant, we beseech thee, 0 Almighty God, that the festival of thy holy martyrs, Maurice and his Cor-Thri panions, may bring joy to our souls : that confiding in their prayers, we may rejoice on their feas. Thro'.
SECRET of the same. Look down, we beseech thee, O Lord, on the offerings we make in memory of thy holy martyrs, Maurice and his Companions
, and grant that we may be ever partakers of the fruit thereof by their intercession, in honour of whom they see are acceptable to thee. Thro'. P. COMM. of the same. (Ceelestibus.) Being re
: freshed by these heavenly and joyful mysteries, humbly beseech thee, o Lord, that we may enjoy their protection, in whose triumphs we glory. The
XXIII. St. LINUS, p. m.
An as in Mass II. p. ii. except COLLECT. (Deus, qui nos), with its Secret and P. Comm. as in Mass III. p. v.
COLLECT of St. Thecla (Da quesumus... Grant, we beseech thee, 0 Almighty God, that we who celebrate tbe passion of blessed Thecla, tby virgin and martyr may find joy on this her yearly solemnity, and be improved by the example of great a faith. Thro'. SECRET, (Receive,) and P. Comm. (Iurile,
of St. Thecla, es in p. xxxÜ.
XXIV. B. V. MARY of Mercy. All as in the Votive Mass, Salve xxvi. p. xlv, except
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by the most glorious Mother of thy Son, wast pleased to appoint a new order in thy Church for delivering the faithful out of the hands of infidels : grant, we beseech thee, that we also may be delivered from the slavery of the devil, by her merits and prayers whom we devoutly honour in the institution of so charitable a work Tbro'.
XXVI, SS. CYPRIAN and JUSTINA, mm.
All as in Mass X. p. xix, except COLLECT. Beatorum. May these, thy holy martyrs Cyprian and Justina, O Lord, be a continual protection to us, for thou wilt never let thy mercy be wanting to those, whom thou favourest with such assistance. Thro'. SECRET, (We bring) and P. Com. (Præsla.) p. xvii,
XXVII. SS. COSMAS and DAMIAN, mm.
All as in Mass IX. p. xvii, except COLLECT. Præsta. Grant, we beseech thee,
Almighty God, that celebrating the festival of thy holy martyrs, Cosmas and Damian, we may, by their intercession, be delivered from all impending evils. Thro'. GRAD. The just cried, &c. p. xix.
V. These were truly brothers, who have triumphed over the iniquity of the world, followed Christ, and are in possession of the glorious kingdom of heaven. Alleluia.
OFFERT. Ps. v. All they that love thy name shall glory in thee. For thou, O Lord, wilt bless
the just: O Lord, thou hast crowned us, as with a
SECRET. Let us not be deprived, O Lord, we
, and obtain for us the pardon of our sins. Thro!
COMM. Ps. lxxviii. They have given the boat dies of thy servants, O Lord, to be meat for the fowls of the air; the flesh of thy saints to the beasts of the earth; according to the greatness of thy arm; take possession of them that have been put to death.
P. COMM. Protegat. We beseech thee, O Lord, to assist thy people by virtue of this beavenly banquet, and the joint intercession of thy saints.
XXVIII, St. WENCESLAUS, m.
All as in Mass IV. p. vi. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by a giorious martyrdom, was pleased to remove blessed Wenceslaus from an earthly governinent to the kingdom of heaven ; grant, that by his prayers, we may be preserved from all adversity, and at length admitted to partake of the same glory. Thro?.
GOSPEL. Matt. xvi.
XXIX. DEDICATION of St. MICHAEL, And also for the Feast of his Apparition, Sth Mag
. INTROIT. Ps. cii. Bless the Lord, all ye his angels : you that are mighty in strength, and exe: cute his word, hearkening to the voice of his onders Allel. Allel. Ps. Bless the Lord, O! my soul : let all that is within me praise his
holy name. V. Glory
. COLLECT. Deus qui. O God, who, by a won and men: grant that those who are always minister derfulorder, hast regulated the employments of angels
ing before thee in heaven, may defend our lives here on earth. Thro'.
LESSON Rev. i. 1, 5. In those days : God gave unto him to make known to his servants the things which must shortly come to pass: and signified, sending by his angel to his servant John: who hath given testimony to the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, what things soever le hath seen.
Blessed is he, that readeth and heareth the words of this prophecy : and keepeth these things which are written in it. For the time is at hand. John to the seven churches which are in Asia. Grace be unto you and peace from him that is, and that was, and that is to come, and from the seven spirits which are before his throne; and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us, and hath washed us from our sins in his own blood.
GRAL. Ps, cii. Bless the Lord, all ye his angels; you that are mighty in strength ; and execute his word. V. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and let all that is within me praise his holy name.* Aliel. Allel.
V. Holy Michael the archangel, defend us in the battle; that we may not perish in the dreadful judgment. Alleluia, Alleluia. f V. [N. B. On the viii. of May the Grad. to * is omilted, and after † is added.] The sea shook, and the earth trembled, when Michael the Archangel came down from heaven. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xviii. 1, 10.- At that time : The disciples came to Jesus, saying; Who, thinkest thou, is the greater in the kingdom of Heaven And Jesus calling unto him a little child, set him in the midst of them, and said ; Amen, I say to you,
I unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, he is the greater in the kingdom of
heaven. And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.* But he that shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a mill-stone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea. Wo to the world because of scandals. For it must needs be that scaudals come; but nevertheless, wo to that man by whom the scandal cometh. And if thy hand or thy foot scandalize thee, cut it off, and cast it froin thee. It is better for thee to go into life maimed or lame, than having two hands or two feet, to be cast into everlasting fire. And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee. It is better for thee having one eye to enter into life, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. See that you des. pise not one of these little ones: for I say to you. that the angels in heaven always see the face of my Father, who is in heaven.
OFFERT. Rev. viii. An angel stood on the altar of the temple, having in his hand a golden censer; and much incense was given him: and the smoke of the incense ascended in the sight of God. Allel. Alleluia. SECRET We offer thee, O Lord, this sacrifice
, of praise, that by the intercession of thy angels
, thou wouldst mercifully receive the same, and grant that it may avail us unto salvation, Thro'.
COMM. Dan. ii. O, all ye, the angels of the Lord, bless the Lord; sing an bymn to him, and extol him for ever. Alleluia.
P. COMM. Beati. We humbly beseech thee, 0
Al as in Mass XII. p. xxii, except