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mise by the faith of Jesus Christ might be given to
them that believe.
GRAD. Ps. lxxii. Look down, O Lord, on thy covenant, and forget not for ever the souls of thy poor ones. V. Arise, O Lord, judge thy own cause: remember how thy servants are upbraided. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. Thou, O Lord, art our refuge from generation to generation. Allel.
At that time:
GOSPEL. Luke xvii. 11, 19. As Jesus was going to Jerusalem, he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. And as he en tered into a certain town, there met him ten refi that were lepers, who stood afar off; and lifted up their voice, saying: Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. Whom when he saw he said: Go, shew your selves to the priests. And it came to pass, that as they went, they were made clean. And one of them when he saw that he was made clean, went back, with a loud voice glorifying God. And he fell on his face before his feet, giving thanks; and this And Jesus answering said Were not ten made clean, and where are the nine There is no one found to return and give glory to God, but this stranger. And he said to him; Arise, go thy way; for thy faith hath made thee whole, The Creed.
was a Samaritan.
In thee have I put my
trust, O Lord; thou art my God, and my life is in
SECRET. Be thou propitious, O Lord, to the people; and mercifully receive their offerings; that being appeased thereby, thou mayest grant us par
don, and hear our requests. Thro'.
COMM. Wisd. xvi. Thou hast given us bread from heaven, O Lord, containing whatever is deli
cious and sweet.
P. COMM. Sumptis. May these heavenly mys teries, O Lord, which we have received. advance our eternal redemption. Thro'.
XIV. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. Ixxxiii. Protector noster.
BEHOLD, O God, our protector; and look on the face of thy Christ; for better is one day in thy courts above thousands. Ps. How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! My soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Custodi. Preserve. O Lord, we beseech thee, thy Church by thy constant mercy: and since our weak mortality is continually falling without thy assistance, may thy grace withdraw it from what is hurtful, and direct it in the ways of sal vation. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Gal. v. 16, 24. in the spirit, and you shall not fulfil the lusts of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the spirit; and the spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary one to another: so that you do not the things that you would. But if you are led by the spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are, fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects, envy, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Of the which I foretell you, as I have foretold to you, that they who do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God. But the fruit of the spirit is charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, mildness, faith, modesty, continency, chastity. Against such there is no law. And they that are Christ's, have crucified their flesh with the vices and concupiscences.
GRAD. Ps. cxvii. It is better to trust in the Lord, than to trust in man. V. It is better to hope in the Lord, than to hope in princes. Alleluia. V. Come let us rejoice in the Lord; let us joyfully sing to God our Saviour. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. vi. 24, 33. At that time:
Jesus said to his disciples: No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and maminon. Therefore I say to you, be not solicitous for your life, what you shall eat, nor for your body, what Is not the life more than the you shall put on. meat, and the body more than the raiment? Behold the birds of the air, for they neither sow, nor they reap, nor gather into barns, and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not you of much more value than they? And which of you by taking thought, can add to his stature one cubit? And for raiment why are you solicitous? Consider the likes of the field how they grow: they labour not, nei ther do they spin. But I say to you, that not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one And if the grass of the fleld, which is to-day and tomorrow is cast into the oven, God doth so cloathe: how much more you. O ye of little faith. Be not solicitous therefore, saying, what shall we eat, of what shall we drink, or wherewith shall we be cloathed? For after all these things do the heathens For your Father knoweth that you have need of all these things. Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be be added unto you. The Creed. OFFERT. Ps. xxxiii. The angel of the Lond shall encamp round about them that fear him, and shall deliver them: taste and see, that the Lord is
SECRET. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that this victim of salvation may both cleanse s from our sins, and render thy Majesty propitious to
COMM. Matt. vi. Seek first the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be given to you over
and above, saith the Lord.
P. COMM. Purificent. May these thy mysteries, O God, continually purify us and strengthen us and procure us eternal salvation. Thro'.
XV. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
BOW down thy ear, O Lord, and hear me: save thy servant, O my God, who hopeth in thee: have mercy on me, O Lord, for I have cried to thee all the day. Ps. Give joy to the soul of thy servant : for to thee, O Lord, I have lifted up my soul.
COLLECT. Ecclesiam. May thy continual mercy purify and defend thy church: and since without thee it cannot be safe, may it always be directed by the influence of thy grace. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Gal. v. 25. vi. 1. 10. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not be made desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. (Chap. vi.) Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault, you, who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Bear ye one another's burdens and so you shall fulfil the law of Christ. For if any man think himself to be something, whereas he is nothing, be deceiveth himself. But let every one prove his own work, and so he shall have glory in himself only, and not in another. For every one shall bear his own burden. And let him, that is instructed in the word, communicate to him, that instructeth him, in all good things. Be not deceived, God is not mocked. For what things a man shall sow, those also shall he reap. For he that soweth in his flesh, of the flesh also shall reap corruption. But he, that soweth in the spirit, of the spirit shall reap life everlasting. And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap not failing. Therefore,
whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
GRAD. Ps. xci. It is good to give praise to the Lord and to sing to thy name, O Most High, V. To shew forth thy mercy in the morning, and thy truth in the night. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King over all the earth. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Luke vii.
OFFERT. Ps. xxxix. With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me: and he heard my prayer, and he put a new canticle into my mouth: a hymn to our God.
SECRET. May thy mysteries, O Lord, preserve us, and always defend us against the attacks of the devil.
COMM. John vi. The bread which I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.
P. COMM. Mentes. May the efficacy of these divine mysteries, O Lord, possess both our souls and bodies: that their effects, not our own sensuality, may always take the lead in us. Thro'.
XVI. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. lxxxv.
HAVE mercy on me, O Lord, for I have cried to thee all the day: for thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild, and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon Ps. Bow down thy ear, O Lord, and heat
me: for I am needy and poor.
COLLECT. Tua nos. May thy grace, O Lord, always prevent and follow us; and make us constantly zealous in the practice of good works. Thro EPISTLE. Ephes. iii. 13. 21. Brethren: I pray you not to faint at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. For this cause I bow my knee to the