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is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. And the steward said within himself: What shall I do, because my lord taketh away from me the stewardship? To dig I am not able; to beg! am ashamed. I know what I will do, that when I shall be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. Therefore calling to gether every one of his Lord's debtors he said to the first : How much dost thou owe my lord? But he said: A hundred barrels of oil. And he said to him: Take thy bill and sit down quickly, and write fifty
. Then he said to another: And how mueh dost thou owe? Who said : A hundred quarters of wheat He said to him take thy bill, and write eighty. And the lord commended the anjust steward, forasmacla as he had done wisely: for the children of this world are wiser in their generation, than the children of light. And I say to you: Make unto you friends of the mammon of iniquity, that when you shall fail, they may receive you into everlasting dwellings, The Creed.
OFFERT. Ps. xvii. Thou wilt save the humble people, O Lord: and thou wilt humble the eres el the proud, for who is God besides thee, O Lord.
SECRET. Receive, we beseech thee, O Lord, the offerings we bring, which are the gifts of thine own bounty: that these most holy mysteries mar, by the power of thy grace, make our conduct in this life holy, and bring us to those joys that will never end. Thro'.
COMM. Ps. xxxiii. Taste, and see, how swer: is the Lord ! blessed is the man who putteth his trus in him.
P. COMM. Sit nobis. May this heavenly 3 tery, O Lord, renew us both in soul and body: tua! we may find in ourselves the effects of what we can lebrate. Thro'.
IX. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. liji. Ecce Deus, fc. BEHOLD God is iny helper, and the Lord is the support of my soul: turn out the evils upon my enemies, and cut then off in thy truth, O Lord, iny protector.
Ps. Save me, O God, by the name, and deliver me in thy stængth.
V. Glory. COLLECT. Pateani. May the ears of thy mercy, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy suppliants: and, that they may succeed in their desires, make them ask those things that are agreeable to thee. Thro'.
EPISTLE. 1 Cor. x. 6, 13. Brethren: Let us pot covet evil things, as they also coveted. Neither become ye idolaters, as some of them: as it is written :
“ The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."" Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed fornication, and there fell in one day three-and-twenty thousand. Neither let us tempt Christ: as some of them tempted, and perished by the serpents. Neither do von murmur: as some of them murmured, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
Whercfore let him that thinketh bimself to stand, take heed lest he fall. Let no temptation take hold on you but such as is human. And God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that which you are able: but will make also with temptation issue, that you may be able to bear it.
GRAD. Ps. li. O Lord, our Lord, how wonderful is thy name over the whole earth! V. For thy majesty is above the heavens. Alleluia. Alleluia.
Ps. Rescue me, O my God, from my enemies :
and from those that rise up against me, deliver me.
Luke xix. 41, 47. At that time :
OFFERT. Ps. xviii. The Justices of the Lord
SECRET. Grant us, O Lord, we beseech thee frequently and worthily to celebrate these mysteries : for as many times as this commemorative sacrifice is celebrated, so often is the work of our redemption performed. Thro'.
COMM. John vi. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, abideth in me, and I in him, saith the Lord.
P. COMM. Tui nobis. May the participation of
X. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
WHEN I cried out, the Lord heard my complaint
that was before all ages, and will be for ever, humbled them: cast thy care on the Lord, and he will feed thee. Ps. Hear, O God, my prayer, and despise not my petition: look down upon me, and hear me. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who chiefly manifested thy Almighty power in pardoning and shewing mercy, increase thy goodness towards us : that having recourse to thy promises, we may be partakers of thy heavenly blessing. Thro'.
EPISTLE. 1 Cor. xii. 2, 11. Brethren: You know that, when you were heathens, you went to dumb idols, according as you were led. Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man, speaking by the spirit of God, saith Anathema to Jesus. And no man can say the Lord Jesus, but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of graces, but the same spirit. And there are diversities of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but the same God who worketh all in all. And the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man unto profit. To one indeed, by the Spirit ; is given the word of wisdom: and to another, the word of knowledge, according to the same spirit: to another, faith in the same spirit: to another, the grace of healing in one spirit: to another the working of miracles: to another, prophecy: to another, the discerning of spirits : to another, divers kinds of tongues: to another, interpretation of speeches. But in all these things one and the same spirit work. eth, dividing to every one according as he will.
GRAD. Ps. xvi. Guard me, O Lord, as the apple of thine eye : and protect me under the shadow of thy wings. V. Let my cause be tried in thy presence : let my eyes see justice done. Alleluia.
V. A hymn is due to thee, O God, in Sion ; and in Jerusalem shall a vow be paid to thee. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Luke xviii. 9, 14. At that time : Jesus spake this parable to some who trusted in
themselves as just, and despised others. Two meu went up into the temple to pray: the one was a Pharisee, and the other a Publican. The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: 0 God, 1 gire thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extor tioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publicar I fast twice in the week : I give tithes of all that! possess.
And the publican standing afar off would not so much as lift up his eyes towards heaven: but struck bis breast, saying : 0 God be merciful to me a sinner. I say to yon, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other, because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; he that humbleth himself shall be cxalted. The Creed.
OFFERT. Ps. xxiv. To thee, O Lord, 'hare I raised up my soul: my God, I put my trust in thee, let me not be put to shame: neither let my enemies scoffat me : for none that rely on thce, shall erer be confounded.
SECRET. May the sacrifice we offer, O Lord, be presented before thee ; which thou hast appointed to be offered in honour of thy name; and at the same time become a remedy to us.
Thro'. COMM. Ps. I. Thou wilt accept a sacrifice of righteousness, oblations, and whole burnt-offerings on thy altar, O Lord. P. COMM. Quæsumus.
We bescech thee, 9 Lord our God, that in thy mercy thou wouldst merer deprive those of thy help, whom thou continually strengthenest by these divine mysteries. Thro?
XI. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. Ixvii. Deus in Loco, &c. GOD in bis sanctuary : God, who maketh breth. ren abide together in concord : he will give might hate him fee before his face. v. Glory. his enemies shall be dispersed ; and let those that and strength to his people. Ps. Let God arise, and