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VESPERS. At the MAGNIFICAT. Anth. A great Prophet Ant. Propheta magnus hath risen up amongst us, snrrexit in nobis, et quia and God hath visited his Deus visitavit plebem truant. people.
Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 233.
XVI. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
HAVE mercy on me, O A /TISERERE mihi, DoLord, for to thee have J.va mine, quoniam ad to I cried out all day-long; clamavi tota die; quia tu, for thou, O Lord, art sweet Domine, suavis ac mitis e.s, and mild, and plentifully et copiosus in misericordia merciful to all who call on omnibus invocantibus etc. thee. Ps. Bend thine ear Ps. Inclina, Domine, aurem to me, O Lord, and hear tuam mihi, et exaudi me; me; for I am poor and quoniam inops et pauper needy. V. Glory. sum ego. V. Gloria.
COLLECT. Tua nos. May thy grace, O Lord, always go before us and follow us; and make us constantly zealous in the practice of good works. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Ephes. iii. 13. . .. .
BRETHREN: I beseech you not to he dejected at my tribulations on your account, which are your glory. For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom all Fatherhood in heaven and on earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might, by his Spirit, in the inward man; that Christ may dwell by faith in your hearts} that being rooted and founded in charity, you may be able to comprehend, with all the saints, the breadth, and length, and height, and depth; and to know the charity of Christ, which is preferable to all other knowledge, that you may be filled unto the whole fulness of God. To him therefore, who is able to do all things abundantly more than we either ask or understand, according to the power which operateth in us. -n to him be glory in the church, and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations for ever and ever. Amen.
GRAD. Pt. ci. The Timebunt Gentes nomeu Gentiles, O Lord, shall fear tuum, Domine, et omnes thy name, and all the Reges terrae gloriam tuam Kings of the earth thy glory. V. Quoniam. aedincavit DoV. For the Lord hath built minus Sron; et videbitur in upSion; and there he shall majestate sua. Alleluia, be seen in his glory. Alle- Alleluia. V. Cantate Deluia, Alleluia. V. Sing to mino canticum novum; the Lord a new song, for quia mirabilia fecit Domithe Lord hath done won- nus. Alleluia. derful things. Alleluia.
GOSPEL Luke x\v. I. U.
AT that time: When Jesus went into the house of one of the chief of the Pharisees on the Sabbath-day to eat bread, they watched him. And behold there was a man before him who had a dropsy. And Jesus speaking, said to the Lawyers and Pharisees; Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath-day > But they held their peace. But he taking hold of him healed him, and sent him away. And speaking to them, he said; Which of you shall have an ass, or an ox fall into a pit; and will not immediately draw him out on the Sabbath-day? And they could give him no answer to these things. And he spoke a parable also to the guests, observing how they chose the first seats at table, saying to them; When thou art invited to a wedding, take not the first place, lest perhaps some one more honourable than thou be invited by him: and he that invited thee and him, come and say to thee; Give place to this man; and then thou begin with shame to take the lowest place. But when thou art invited, go, take the lowest place; that when he, who invited thee, cometh, he may say to thee; Friend, go up higher. Then wilt thou have honour before those, who are at table with thee. For every one that exalteth himself, shall be humbled ;. and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. Credo.
OFFERT. Ps. xxxix. Domine, in auxilium Look down, O Lord, to meum respice; confundanhelp me: let them be put tur, et revereantur, qui to confusion and shame, quaerunt animam meam, at who seek to take away my auferant eam; Domine, in life; look down, O Lord, auxilium meum respice. to help me.
SECRET. Cleanse us, O Lord, we beseech thee, by the efficacy of this sacrifice; and by thy mercy make us worthy to partake thereof. Thro'.
COMM. Ps. Ixx. I Domine, memorabor jus« will remember thy justice titiae tuae solius; Deus, doalone, O Lord, O God, thou cuisti me a juventute raea.; hast instructed me from my et usque in seneclam et youth; abandon me not in senium, Deus, ne dtrelinmy old age, and at the end quas me, of my life.
POSTCOMM. Purifiea. Mercifully, O Lord, we beseech thee, purify our souls, and renew them by these holy mysteries; that we may receive help thereby, both while we are in these mortal bodies, and hereafter. Thro.'
At the .MAGNIFICAT. Anth. When thou shalt Ant. Cum vornfus fuerisbe invited to a wedding, ad nuptias, recumbe in notake the last place; that he vissimo loco; ut dicat tibi, who invited thee, may say qui te invitavit; Amice, asto thee: Friend, go up cend superius; et erit tibi higher; and thou wilt have gloria coram simul disoumglory before all at table. Al- bentibus. Alleluia. kktia.
Peayer. Collect at Mass, ^..235.
XVII. SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST.
THOU art just, O Lord, TUSTUS eg, Domine, et
COLLECT. Da, qtnesumus.. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that thy people may avoid all contagion' of the Devil; and with a clean heart follow thee the only true God. Thro/
EPISTLE. Ephes. iv. 1. 6.
BRETHREN;. I, who am in chains for the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling to which you have been called; with all humility and meekness, with patience, bearing with one another in? charity, being careful to preserve unity of spirit in the bond of peace. One body and one spirit; as you are called in one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism. One God and Father of all, who is above all, every where, and in us all: Who is blessed for ever more. Amen.
Beats gens cujus est Dos minus Deus eorum; populus quem elegit Dominus in haereditatem sibi. V. Verbo Domini cal firmati sunt; et spiritu oris ejus omnis virtus eorum. Alleluia, Alleluia. Ps. 101. Domine, exaudi orationem meam, et clamor meus ad te veniat. Alleluia.
GRA.D. Ps. xxxii. Blessed is the nation that hath the Lord for its God; the people whom the Lord hath chosen for his inheritance. V. By the word of the Lord were the heavens formed; and by the breath of his mouth the whole host thereof. Alleluia, Alleluia. Ps. 101. O Lord hear my prayer, and let my cry come unto thee. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xxii. 35.
AT that time: The Pharisees came to Jesus: And one of them, a doctor of the law, put a question to him, tempting him: Master, which is the great commandment of the law; Jesus said to him; Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. And the second is like to this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments depend the whole law and the prophets. And the Pharisees being gathered together, Jesus asked them, saying: What think you of the Christ? Whose son is he? They say to him: David's. He saith to them: How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying: The Lord said .unto my Lord: Sit thou owmy right hand, until I make thy enemies a footstool for thy feet. If David then call him Lord: how is he his Sob? And no one was able to answer him a word: nor durst any one from that day put any more questions to him. Credo.
OFFERT\ ' Ban. ix. I Danielprayed unto my God, saying: Hear, O Lord, the prayers of thy servant; look favourably on thy sanctuary; and mercifully look down upon this thy people, who
Oravi Deum meum ego Daniel, dicens:; Exaudi, Domine, preces servi tui; illumina faciem tuam super sanctuarium tuum; et propitius intende populum istura, super quem invoare called by thy name, O catum est nomen tuum, God. Deus.
SECRET. We humbly beseech thy Majesty, O Lord, that the sacred mysteries we celebrate, may cleanse us from all past offences, and from those we may hereafter be guilty of. Thro'.
COMM. Ps. lxxv. Make Vovete, et reddite Domiyour vows, and perform no Deo vestro, omr.es qui them to the Lord your God, in circuitu ejus affertis muall you who bring around nera; terribili el ei qui auhis altar offe ings to him, fert spiritum principum; who is the awful one: to terribili apud omnes Reges bim, who taketh away the terras, breath of princes; to him, who is awful to all the Kings of the earth.
POSTCOMM. Sanctificationil'us. May our vices be cured, O Almighty God, and an eternal remedy procured for us by these sacred mysteries. Thro'. VESPERS.
At the MAGNIFICAT. Anth. What think you of Ant. Quid vobis videtur the Christ* Whose son is de Christo? Cujus filius be? They all say to him: est? Dicunt ei omnes: David's. Jesus saith to David. Dicit eis Jesus; them: How then doth Da- Quomodo David in spiritu vid in spirit call him Lord, vocat eum Dominum, saying: The Lord said unto dicens: Dixit Dominus my Lord, sit thou at my Domino meo, sede a dexright hand? _ tris meis5
Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 23?.
WEDNESDAY IN EMBER-WEEK IN- ■
MASS. Intrott. Psalm 80.
EXULT in God our help, joyfully sing to the God of Jacob; take the pleasing psaltery and harp; sound the trumpet in the beginning of the month, for it is an ordinance in Israel, and a precept of the God of Jacob. Ps. He gave the commandment to Joseph, when he came out of the land of Egypt; he heard a tongue he knew not. V. Glory.
After the Kyrie eleison, it said: