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filled with the Holy Ghost; entertaining yourselves with psalms, and hymns, and spiritual canticles, singing, and making melody in your hearts to the Lord: giving thanks always for all things, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God and the Father: submitting to one another in the Fear of Christ.

GRAD. Ps. cxliv. The Oculi omnium in te speeyes of all creatures look up rant, Domine: et tu das ilto thee, O Lord: and thou lis escam in tempore opporgivest them food in due sea- tune. V. Aperis tu manum son. V. Thou openest thy tuam, et imples omne anihand, and fillest every ani- mal benedictione. Alleluia, mal with blessings. Alle- Alleluia. V. Paratum cor Lia, Alleluia. V. Ps. 107- meum, Deus, paratum cor My heart is ready, O God, meum: cantabo et psallam my heart is ready; I will tibi, gloria mea. Alleluia. sing on the psaltery to thee, O my glory. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. John iv. 46. 53.

AT that time: There was a certain Ruler, whose son was sick at Capharnaum. And when he had heard that Jesus was come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him, and prayed him to come down and heal his son: for he was at the point of death. Then Jesus said to him: Unless you see signs and wonders, you believe not. The Ruler saith to him: Sir, come down, before my son die. Jesus saith to him: Go thy way, thy son liveth. The man believed what Jesus had spoken to him; and went his way. And as he was going, his servants met him, and brought him word, saying, that his son lived. Then he inquired of them the hour wherein he grew better. And they said to him: Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. The father therefore knew that it was at the same hour Jesus said to him: Thy son liveth: and he himself believed, and his whole family. Credo.

OFFERT. Ps. exxxvi. Super flumina Babylonis On the rivers of Babylon we illic sedimus evimus, sat and wept, whilst we re- dum recordaremur tui, Sion. remembered thee, O Sion.

SECRET. May these mysteries, O Lord, we beseech thee, procure us a heavenly remedy, and cleanse away the vices of our hearts. Thro'.

COMM. Ps. cxviii. Re- Memento verbi tui servo member, O Lord, what thou tuo, Domine, in quo mihi

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saidst to thy servant, and by spem dedisti: hate me couwhich thou gavest me hopesi solata est in humilitate mea. this hath comforted me in my distress.

POSTCOMM. Ut sacris. That we may be worthy of thy sacred gifts, O Lord: grant, we beseech thee, we may always obey thy commandments. Thro'.

VESPERS. At the MAGNIFICAT. Anth. The father knew Ant. Cognovit autempathat it was at that hour, in ter, quia ilia hora erat, in which Jesus said: Thy son qua dixit Jesus: Filius tuus liveth: and he himself be- vivit: et credidit ipse, et lieved, and his whole family, domus ejus tota.

Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 254.

XXI. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
MASS. Intrott. Esther xiii.

ALL things, O Lord, T N voluntate tua, Domine,
are at thy disposal: A universa sunt posita: et
and no one can resist thy 1 non est qui possit resistere
will: for thou madest all voluntati tuae: tu enim fe-
things; heaven and earth, cisti omnia; ccelum et ter-
and whatever is contained ram, et universa, quae coeli
within the compass of the ambitu continentur: Do-
heavens: thou art the Lord minus universorum tu es.
of all. Ps. Blessed are the Ps. Beati immaculati in
undefiled in the way: who via: qui ambulant in lege
walk in the law of the Lord. Domini. V. Gloria.
V. Glory.

COLECT. Familiam. Preserve thy family, O Lord, we beseech thee, by thy constant mercy; that, under thy protection, it may be freed from all adversity; and, by the practice of good works, continue devoted to thy name. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Ephes. vi. 10. 17.

BRETHREN: Be ye strengthened in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the Devil. For we have not to wrestle against flesh and blood: but against principalities and powers: against the rulers of this world of darkness: against the spirits of wickedness in the air. Wherefore take the armour of God, that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and in all things to stand perfect. Stand therefore with your

loins girt with truth, having on the breast-plate of righteousness, and your feet shod to prepare for the Gospel of peace: in all things taking up the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to' extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one. Take also the helmet of salvation; and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God.

GRAD.Pj.lxxxix.Thou, Domine, refugium factus 0 Lord, hast been our re- es nobis a generatione, et fuge throughout all gene- progenie. V. Priusquam rations. V. Before the montes fierent, aut formamountains were made, or retur terra et orbis: a saeculo the earth or world were et usque in sseculum tu es formed: for ever and ever Deus. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. thou art God. Alleluia, Al- In exitu Israel de ^Egypto, alleluia. V. When Israel went domus Jacob de populo out of Egypt, and the house barbaro. Alleluia. of Jacob from a barbarous people. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xviii. 23.

AT that time: Jesus spoke to his disciples this parable: The kingdom of heaven is like a King, who would settle accounts with his servants. And when he began to take in the accounts, one was brought to him, who owed him ten thousand talents. And as he had not wherewith to pay, his Lord ordered him to be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had; and payment to be made. But the servant falling down, besought him, saying: Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. And the Lord of the servant being moved with compassion, let him go, and forgave him the debt. And when that servant was gone out, he found one of his fellow-servants that owed him an hundred pence: and laying hold of him, he throttled him, saying: Pay what thou owest. And his fellow-servant falling down, besought him, saying: Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. And he would not: but went, and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. Now his fellowservants seeing what was done, were very much grieved, and they came, and told their Lord all that had passed. Then his Lord called for him, and said to him: Thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all the debt, because thou besougbtedst me: shouldest not thou then have had compassion also on thy fellow-servant, even as I had compassion on thee? And his Lord, being in wrath, delivered Vol. u. v *

him up to the torturers, until he should pay the whole debt. So also will my heavenly Father do to you, if you forgive not every one his brother from your hearts. Credo.

OFFERT. Jot i. There was in the land of Hus a man called Job; a simple and upright man, fearing God: and Satan asked to tempt him: and power was given him by the Lord over his possessions, and over his flesh: and he destroyed all his substance, and his sons: and he wounded his flesh

Vir erat in terra Hus nomine Job; simplex et rectus, ac timens Deum: quem Satan petiit ut tentaret: et data est ei potestas a Domino in facuitates, et in carnem ejus: perdiditque omnem substantiam ipsius, et filios: camem quoque ejus gravi ulcere vulneravit.

with a grievous ulcer.

SECRET. Mercifully receive, O Lord, these offerings, by which thou art pleased to be appeased; and restore us to salvation by thy powerful goodness. Thro'.

COMM. Ps. cxviii. My In salutari tuoanimamea, soul hath looked to be saved et in verbum tuum speravi:

quando facies de persequentibus me judicium? Iniqni persecuti sunt me; adjuva me, Domine, Deus mens.

by thee, and hath relied on thy word: when wilt thou judge those who persecute me? The wicked ones have long persecuted me: help me, O Lord, my God.

POSTCOMM. Immortalitatis. Having received the food of immortality, we beseech thee, O Lord, that what we have taken with our mouths, we may receive with pure souls. Thro'.

VESPERS.

At the MAGNIFICAT.

Anth. Thou wicked ser- Ant: Serve nequam, oravant, I forgave thee all thou ne debitum dimisi tibi, owedst, because thou be- quoniara rogasti me: nonne

soughtedst me: oughtedst thou not then to have compassion on thy fellow-servant, as I had compassion on thee? Alleluia.

ergo oportutt et te mt,eren conservi tui, sicut et ego tui misertus sum? Alleluia.

Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 256.

XXII. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
MASS. Inthott. Ps. cxxix.

IF thou shouldst observe CI Iiniquitatesobservaveris,
iniquities, O Lord, Lord, O Domine, Domine, quia
who shall stand it? For sustiuebit? Quia apud to
with thee 1 here is propi- propitiatio est, Deus Israel?
tiation, O God of Israel. Ps. De profundis clamavi
Ps. From the deep I cried ad te, Domine, Domine ex-
V. Let those who fear the audi vocemmeam. V.Gloria.
out to thee, O Lord, Lord,
hear my voice. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus refugium. O God, our refuge and strength, fountain of all goodness, mercifully give ear to the fervent prayers of thy Church, and grant, that what we ask with faith, we may effectually obtain. Thro'. EPISTLE. Phil.\.6.U.

BRETHREN: We trust in the Lord Jesus, that he, who hath begun this good work in you, will also perfect it unto the day of Christ Jesus. As it is meet for me to think thus with regard to you all; because I have you in my heart; and that in my bands, and in the defence and confirmation of the Gospel, you are all partakers of my joy. For God is my witness, how I love you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ. And this I pray that your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and all understanding; that you may approve of what is best; that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ ; being filled with the fruit of righteousness, thro' Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

GRAD. Ps. cxxxii. Be- Ecce quam bonum et hold how good and pleasant quam jucundum habitare it is for brethren to live to- fratres in unum. V. Sicut gether in peace. V. It is uhguenturu in capite, quod like the sweet perfume, descendit in barbam, barwhich from the head came bam Aaron. Alleluia, Alledown all over the beard of luia. V. Qui timent DoAaron. Alleluia, Alleluia. minum, sperent in eo: adLord, put their trust in him: jutor, et protector eorum he is their help and protec- est. Alleluia. tor. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xxii. 15. 21.

AT that time: The Pharisees went and consulted together how they might ensnare Jesus in his speech. And they sent to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying: Master, we know that thou always speakest the truth.

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