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out knowing it, that I preach to you. God who made the world and all things therein, He being Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands, neither is he served with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing it is be who giveth to all, life, and breath, and all things; and hath made of one, all mankind, to dwell upon the whole face of the earth, determining appointed times, and the limits of their habitation, that they should seek God, if happily they may feel after him ty, we be or find him; although he be not far from every one francis beca of us; for in him we live and move, and be: a contempt of some also of your own poets said: For we are alme imitation his offspring. Being therefore the offspring of God. Who livest.

we must not suppose the Divinity to be like unto gold, or silver, or stone, the graving of art and de vice of man. And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth to men, that all should every where do penance, because he hath appointed a day wherein he will judge the world in equity, by the man whom he hath appointed, giving faith to all, by raising him up from the dead. And when they had heard of the resurrection of the dead.




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hear thee again concerning this matter. So Pal went out from among them. But certain men adhered to him, and believed; among whom was also Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.

GOSPEL. Luke xii. as on the 26th June. SECRET. Favourably, O Lord, receive the gifts which thy people offer thee in honour of thy saints; and by their intercession, we beseech thee to sanc tify us.




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All as in Mass XIV. p. xxvi, except

COLLECT. Domine Jesu. Lord Jesus Christ, who art both the model and the reward of true humility, we beseech thee, that as by thy grace blessed Francis became a glorious follower of thee in the contempt of earthly grandeur; so we also, by the like imitation of thee, may attain to the same glory. Who livest.

GRAD. Ps. xx. Lord, thou hast prevented, GOSPEL, Matt. xix. and OFFERT, Ps. xx. ibid.

XIII. St. EDWARD, King, c.

All as in Mass XIV. p. xxvi, except COLLECT. Deus qui. O God, who hast crowned the blessed King Edward, thy confessor, with a diadem of glory; grant that we may honour him in such a manner on earth, as to hereafter reign with him in heaven. Thro'.

XIV. St. CALISTUS, p. m.

All as in Mass III. p. v, except

COLLECT. Deus qui. O God, who seest that we faint under our own infirmities; mercifully grant, that the examples of the saints may raise us up to the sincere love of thee. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Heb. v. p. 35, closes at these words, as Aaron was.

GRAD. Ps. lxxxviii. I have found, &c. p. iii. V. The Lord loved him, and adorned him, and cloathed him with a robe of glory. Alleluia.


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COLLECT. Interveniat. May the holy evangelist Luke, we beseech thee, O Lord, intercede for us, who continually bore the mortification of the cross in his body for the honour of thy name.


EPISTLE. 2 Cor. viii. 16, 24. Brethren: Thanks be to God, who hath given the same carefulness for you in the heart of Titus, for indeed he accepted the exhortation: but being more careful, of his own will, he went unto you. We have sent also with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel through all the churches and not that only, but he was also ordained by the churches companion of our travels, for this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the Lord, and our determined will avoiding this, lest any man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us. For we forecast what may be good not only before God, but also before men. And we have sent with them our brother also, whom we have proved diligent in many things; but now much more diligent, with much confidence in you, either for Titus, who is my companion and fellow-labourer towards you, or our brethren, the apostles of the churches, the glory of Christ. Wherefore shew ye to them, in the sight of the churches, the evidence of your charity, and of our boasting on your behalf.

GRAD. Ps. xviii. as on the 11th June.

GOSPEL. Luke x. as on the 25th April.

OFFERT. Ps. cxxxviii. To me, thy friends, O God, are exceedingly honourable: their principality is exceedingly strengthened.

SECRET. Give us grace, O Almighty God, by virtue of these heavenly gifts, to serve thee with perfect liberty of mind, by the intercession of blessed Luke, thy evangelist: that the gifts which we now offer, may work in us a cure, and procure us glory. Thro'.

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