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571 kath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? And if a brother or sister be naked, and want daily food : and one of you say to them : Go in peace, be you warmed and filled : yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body: what shall it proat? So faith also, if it have not works, is dead in itself.

GRAD. Ps. cvi. Let the mercics of the Lord give glory to hin, and his wonderful works to the children

V. For he hath satisfied the empty soul : and bath filled the hungry soul with good things. Allel. Allel. V. IIe hath opened his liard to the needy; and stretched out his hands to the poor, Atlelsia.

GOSPEL. Luke xii. (is in Nass XIV. p. xxvi.

SECRET. Favourably receive, we beseech thee, O Lord, these offerings by the intercession of blessed John, thy confessor, and grant, that loving thee above all things, and all mankind for the sake, we may please thee, both in heart and action. Thro'.

COMM. Luke vi. Give and it shall be given you; good measure, pressed down, and glakon together, and running over, shall they give into your bosom.

P. COMM. Pretiosi. Being deliciously fed, O Lord, with thy precious body and blood, we humbly entreat thy mercy, that by the merits of blessed John, thy confessor, we may so imitate his charity, as to be associated to bim in glory. Thro'.


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COLL. Beatorum. May the prayers, O Lord,
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, Chrysanthus
and Daria, be assisting to us : that we may be hap-
pily sensible of the effects of their charity, whose the be
memories we honour on this festival. Thro'

SECRET. May the offerings of thy people, Lord, be pleasing to thee, which are solemnly of fered to thee on the feast of thy holy martyrs Chryfrey santhus and Daria. Thro!.

P. COMM. Mysticis. Being refreshed, O Lord, bee by the holy mysteries, which are all our delight and desire; we beseech thee to grant us, by the intercession of thy holy martyrs, Chrysanthus and Daria, the spiritual effect of the mystery we celebrate in this life. Thro?.


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given the dead bodies of thy servants to be meat for the fowls of the air; the flesh of thy saints for the beasts of the earth.

GOSPEL. John xv. as in Mass VI. p. x.

OFFERT. Ps. cxlix. The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall be joyful in their beds: the high praises of God shall be in their mouth. Alleluia.

SECRET. Being conscious that the gifts, which we offer thee on the vigil of thy holy apostles Simon and Jude, are hindered from being acceptable to thee, by our guilty conscience; we humbly beseech thee, that their merits may recommend them to thee. Thro'.

COMM. Ps. Ixxviii. They gave, &c. as above from V.* in the Gradual.

P. COMM. Sumpiis. Grant, O Lord, we humbly beseech thee, by the intercession of thy blessed apostles Simon and Jude, that the sacrament, which we have received in this life, may procure for us life eternal. Thro'.

XXVIII. SS, SIMON and JUDE, aps. INTROIT. Mihi autem.

COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by thy blessed apostles, Simon and Jude, has taught us to know thee, grant we may solemnize their eternal glory with true devotion, and by observing their festival, be improved in the love of thee. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Ephes. iv. 7, 13. Brethren ; To every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the giving of Christ. Wherefore he saith : Ascending on high he led captivity captive: he gave gifts to men. Now that he ascended, what is it, but because he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth. He that descended is the same also that ascendeth above all the heavens, that he might fill all things. And he gave some apostles, and soine prophets, and other some evangelists, and other

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some pastors and doctors. For the perfecting of the
saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifs-
ing of the body of Christ : until we áll meet into the
unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of
God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the
age of the fulness of Christ.
GRAD. Thou wilt, to the Alleluja.

V. Thy friends, O God, are exceedingly honotir-
able: their principality is exceedingly strengthened.

John xv. 17, 25. At that time:
Jesus said to his disciples: These things I command
Fou, that you love one another. If the world hate
you, know ye that it hath hated me before you.

If you had been of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember my word that I said to you: The servant is not greater than his master If they have persecuted me, they will also parsecute you; if they have kept my word, they will keep yours also. But all these things they will do to you for my names sake : because they know not him that sent me.

If I had not come, and spoken to them, they would not have sin : but now they have no excuse for their sin. He that hateth me, batetha my Father also. If I had not done among them the works that no other man hath done, they would not have sin: but now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father. But that the word may be fulfilled, which is written in their law: They hated without cause.

TAE CREED. OFFERT. Ps. xviii. Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth: and their words unto the ends of the world.

SECRET. We, O Lord, honouring the immortal glory of the blessed Apostles Simon and Jude, humbly beseech thee, that being purified by these

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sacred mysteries, we may more worthily celebrate their festival. Thro'.

COMM. You who have followed me, shall sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

P. COMM. Perceptis. Having received thy sacred mysteries, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord, that by the intercession of thy blessed Apostles, Simon and Jude, the sacrifice we offer on their venerable passion, may become a remedy to us. Thro'.

XXXI. The VIGIL of ALL SAINTS. INTROIT. Wisd. iii. The saints shall judge nations, and rule over people; and the Lord their God shall reign for ever.

Ps. xxxii. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye just: praise becometh the upright. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Domine. O Lord God, plentifully pour down upon us thy grace : that we may one day partake of their bliss, whose glorious solemnity we are now preparing to celebrate. Thro'.

LESSON. Rev. v. 6, 12. In those days: Behold I, John, saw in the midst of the throne, and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the ancients, a Lamb standing as it were slain, having seven horns and seven eyes : which are the seven spirits of God, sent forth into all the earth. And he came, and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat on the throne. And when he had opened the book, the four living creatures and the four and twenty ancients fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of the saints. And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: because thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation. And hast made

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