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V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and te the Holy Ghost : As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Then repeat, To thee, O Lord, &c. as far as Ps.
Which mode of repeating the introit is always oh-

served throughout the year. Then the Kyrie Elei-
son as in the ordinary. The Gloria in excelsis is
not said, except on festivals, from this Sunday un-
til Christmas.
Coll. Let us pray. Excita quces. Stir up,

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Lord, thy power, we beseech thee, and come: that
we may deserve, by thy protection, to be snatched
from the imminent dangers of our sins, and by thy
redemption to be saved; who livest and reignest
with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Ghost,
God, world without end. Amen.
From this day to Christmas-eve, after the Collect of

the day, the two following Collects are said. Of the B. V. MARY. * Deus qui. O God, who wast pleased that thy Word, when the angel delivered his message, should take flesh in the womb of the blessed Virgin Mary: give ear to our humble petitions; and grant, that we who believe her to be truly the Mother of God, may be helped by her prayers.

For the CHURCH. * Eccl. tuce. Mercifully hear, we beseech thee, O Lord, the prayers of thy Church, that all oppositions and errors being remov. ed, she may serve thee with a secure and undisturbed devotion. Thro' &c. Amen. Or instead of the foregoing, the following may be said.

For the POPE. Deus omnium. O God, the pastor and governor of all the faithful, look down in thy mercy on thy servant N. whom thou hast appointed Pastor over thy Church: and grant, we beseech thee, that, both by word and example, he may edify all those that are under his charge, and, with the flock intrusted to him, arrive, at length, at eternal happiness. Thro'.

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and ever shall be, world without end. Amo l'or now our salvation is nearer than when we believe the Holy Ghost : As it was in the beginning, sur ung that it is now the hour for us to rise from sleep.

V. Glory be to the Father, and to the St. EPISTLE. Rom. xii. 11, 14. Brethren: Know

Then repeat, To thee, O Lord, &c. as fars:

ed

. The night is past, and the day is at hand: let us

therefore cast off the works of darkness, and put on Which mode of repeating the introil is so the armour of light. Let us walk honestly, as in the

day : not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy: but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ.

GRAD. Ps. xxiv. None of them that wait on thee shall be confounded. V. Shew, O Lord, thy and teach me thy paths.

Alleluia, AiV. Shew us, O Lord, thy mercy, and grant us thy GOSPEL. Luke xxi. 25, 33. At that time :

: the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars: and upon

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not said, except on festivals, from this Siteyi
til Christmas.

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Lord, thy power, we beseech thee, and come
we may deserve, by thy protection, to be sent
from the imminent dangers of our sins, and y
redemption to be saved; who livest and more
with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy for
God, world without end. Amen.
From this day to Christmas-ere, after the Cele

me,

salvation. Alleluia.

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the day, the two following Collects are to the earth distress of nations, by reason of the confuwast pleased that thy Word, when the angel de Withering away for fear, and expectation of what

Of the B. V. MARY. * Deus qui. O Gde sion of the roaring of the sea and of the waves, men blessed Virgin Mary: give ear to our humble of the heavens shall be moved: and then they shall ed his message, should take flesh in the wood shall come upon the whole world. For the powers tions; and grant, that we who believe her to see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with great ly the Mother of God, may be helped by her p power and majesty. But when these things begin

For the CHURCH. * Eccl. tua. Meno lo come to pass, look up, and lift up your heads : beed, she may serve thee with a secure and mic trees : when they now shoot forth their fruit, you Church, that all oppositions and errors being me to them a similitude: See the fig-tree and all the tor and governor of all the faithful, look donation shall not pass away, till all things be fulfilled.

For the POPE. Deus omnium. O God, Ly God is at hand. Amen, I say to you, this generaPastor over the Church: and grant, we be shall not pass away. TAE CREED. all those that are under his charge, and, men lifted up my soul. In thee O my God I put my

hear, we beseech thee, O Lord, the prayers a

know the summer is nigh: so likewise when you see these things come to pass, know that the kingdom of

ed devotion. Thro' &c. Amen.
Or instead of the foregoing, the following mayla

mercy on thy servant N. whom thou hast appar

. Heaven and earth shall pass away : but my word

OFFERTORY. Ps. xxiv. To thee O Lord have frust; let me not be ashamed, neither let my ene

thee, that, both by word and example, he mardi flock intrusted to him, arrive, at length, happiness. Thro!

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also hath received you to the honour of God. Por I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumci. sion for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the Fathers. But that the Gentiles are to glorify God for his mercy, as it is written: " Therefore I will confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles, and will sing to thy name."

And again he saith : “ Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people." And again: “ Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles, and magnify him all ye people.” And again Isaias saith : « There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise up to rule the Gentiles, in him the Gentiles shall hope." Now the God of Hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, and in the power of the Holy Ghost.

GRAD. Ps. xlix. He shall come in his comeliness and beauty from Sion ; God will come visibly. V. Gather to him his saints, who have observed his covenant more than sacrifice. Alleluia, Alleluia.

V. I rejoice at what was told me: we are to go ap to the house of the Lord. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xi. 2, 10. At that time: Whep John had heard in prison the works of Christ

, sending two of bis disciples he said to him : Art thou ho that art to come, or look we for another: And Jesus making answer, said to them: Go and relate to John what you have heard and seen. The blind see, thie Jame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear

, the dead rise again, the poor have the gospel preachied to them. And blessed is he that shall not be scandalized in me. And when they went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitude, concerning John: What went you out into the desert to see? A reed shaken with the wind ? But what went you out to see? A man cloathed in soft garments : Bebold, they that are cloathed in soft garments are in the houses of kings. But what went you out to see? A prophet? Yea, I tell you, and more than a pro phet. For this is be of whom it is written:

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OFFERT. Thou wilt turn, O God, to us, and

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also hath received you to the honour of God I wd, I send my angel before thy face, who shall pre-
I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the city are thy way before thee." THE CREED.
unto the Fathers. But that the Gentiles are to bring us to life, and thy people shall rejoice in thee.
fy God for his mercy, as it is written: "The Shew us, O Lord, thy mercy, and grant us thy salva-

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SECRET. Be appeased, O Lord, we beseech
thee by our humble prayers and sacrifices; and al-
though we can allege no deserts on our part, grant

For the II. and III. Secrets, see p. 4.
COMM. Arise, O Jerusalem and stand on high,
and behold the joy that will come to thee from thy
God.

P. COMM. Repleti. Being filled, O Lord, with this spiritual food, we humbly beseech thee, to teach s by partaking of this mystery, to despise earthly kur the II and III. Postcommunions, see p. 4.

V. Gather to him his saints, who have obsermellings, and to love such as are heavenly.

I will confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gele
and will sing to thy name " And again
Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people." Add
all ye people.And again Isaias saith: ** us thy protection. Thro'.
Praise the Lord

, all ye Gentiles

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shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall re
rule the Gentiles, in him the Gentiles shal
Now the God of Hope fill you with all joy 230
in believing, that you may abound in boje,
the power of the Holy Ghost.

GRAD. Ps. xlix. He shall come in his ar
ness and beauty from Sion; God will cibe e
covenant more than sacrifice. Alleluia, letos

V. I rejoice at what was told me: we up to the house of the Lord. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xi. 2, 10. At that line: John had heard in prison the works of Christer ing two of his disciples he said to him: Anton that art to come, or look we for another: AMI what you have heard and seen. The blind et lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deal the dead rise again, the poor have the gospelp ed to them. And blessed is he that shalls scandalized in me. And when they went their Jesus began to say to the multitude, cutat John: What went you out into the desert A reed shaken with the wind? But what we out to see? A man cloathed in soft garments bold, they that are cloathed in soft garments the houses of kings. But what went you out be A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than if phet. For this is he of whom it is writtes:

making answer, said to them: Go and relate

tuce. Let your modesty be known to all men: the

THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT.
INTROIT. Philip iv. and Ps. lxxxiv. Gaudete in

Domino.
REJOICE in the Lord always ; again, I say, re-
Lord is nigh. Be nothing solicitous : but in every
thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving
let your petitions be made known to God. Ps. O
Lord thou hast blest thy land ; thou hast turned away
the captivity

of Jacob. V. Glory. COLLECT, Aurem tuam. Bend thine ear, O Lord, we beseech thee, to our prayers, and enlighten the darkness of our minds by the grace of thy

For the other Collects, see p. 2, joice in the Lord always ; again, I say, rejoice. Let

EPISTLE. Philip. iv. 4, 7. Brethren : ReTour modesty be logown to all men.

Visitation. Who livest,

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nigh. Be nothing solicitous: but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your petitions be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasseth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

GRAD. Ps. Ixxix. Lord, who sittest on the Cherubim, exert thy power, and come.

V. Thou, who rulest Israel, hearken; thou who leadest Joseph as a sheep. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Exert, O Lord, thy power, and come to save

Alleluia. GOSPEL. -John i. 19, 28. At that time : The Jews sent from Jerusalem Priests and Levites to John, to ask him: Who art thou ? And he confessed, and did not deny : and he confessed : I am not the Christ. And they asked him : What then ? Art thou Elias ? And he said: I am not. prophet? And he answered : No. They said there fore unto him : Who art thou, that we may give an answer to them that sent us? What sayest thou of thyself? He said: “I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord," as said the prophet Isaias. were sent were of the Pharisees. And they asked him and said to him: Why then dost thou baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the propbet ? John answered them, saying : I baptize with water ; but there hath stood one in the midst of you, whom you know not. The same is he that shall come after me, who is preferred before me; the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to loose.

These things were done in Bethania beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing THE CREED.

OFFERT. Ps. Ixxxiv. Lord, thou hast blessed thy land : thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people. this sacrifice of our devotion, both to comply with

SECRET. May we always, O Lord, offer thee

And they that

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