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a loud voice went out. And many taken with the palsy, that were lame, were healed. And there was therefore great joy in that city.
GOSPEL. Lúke ix, 1, 6. At that time : Jesus calling together the twelve apostles, he gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. And he said to them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor scrip, nor bread, por money, neither bave two coats. And whatsoever house you shall enter into, abide there, and depart not from thence. And whosoever will not receive you: when you go out of that city, shake off even the dust of your feet for a testimony against them. And going out they went about through the towns preaching the gospel and healing every where. The Creed.
EMBER FRIDAY. INTROIT. Ps. Ixx. Let my mouth be filled with thy praise, Alleluia : that I may sing, Alleluia: my lips shall rejoice, when I sing to thee, Alleluia, Alleluia. Ps. In thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be put to confusion : Deliver me in thy justice and rescue me. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Da, quosumus. Grant, we beseech thee, O most merciful God, that thy Church, being assembled by thy holy spirit, may in no manner be molested with the disturbance of enemies. Thro'.
LESSON, Joel ji. 23, 27. Thus saith the Lord God: And you, O children of Sion, rejoice, and be joyful in the Lord your God: because he hath given you a teacher of justice, and be will make the early and the latter rain to come down for you as in the beginning. And the floors shall be filled with wheat, and the presses shall overflow with wine and oil. And I will restore to you the years which the locust, and the bruchus, and the mildew, and the palmer
house, glorifying God. And all were astonished: 350 worm hath eaten : my great host which I have sent upon you. And you shall eat in plenty and stall be filled: and you shall praise the name of the Lord your God, who hath done wonders with you, and my people shall not be confounded for ever. And you shall know that I am in the midst of Israel: and I am the Lord your God, and there is none besides : and my people shall not be confounded for ever, suith the Lord Almighty.
Alleluia, Alleluia. V. O how good and sweet is the spirit in us, O Lord! Alleluid. V.*
* Come, 0 Holy Ghost, &c.
GOSPEL. Luke v. 17, 26. At that time : It came to pass on a certain day, that Jesus sat teaching And there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, that were come out of every town of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was to heal them. And behold men brought in a bed, a man who had the palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay it before hit And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in, because of the multitude, this went up upon the roof, and let him down through the tiles with his bed into the midst, before Jesus. Aal when he saw their faith, he said, Man, thy sins are forgiven thee. And the Scribes and the Pharisees began to think, saying, Who is this who speaker blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God aluga And when Jesus knew their thoughts, answering, he said to them, Wbat is it you think in your hearts? Which is easier to say? T'hy sins are forgiven the or to say, arise and walk? But that you may know that the Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy) I say to thee arisc, take up thy bed and go into thy bouse
. And immediately rising up before them, he took bed on which he lay; and he went away to luis orn
and they glorified God. And they were filled with fear, saying, We have seen wonderful things to day.
OFFERT. Ps. cxlv. Praise the Lord, O my soul; whilst I live I will praise the Lord: I will sing praises to my God, while I have a being. Alleluia.
SECRET. May the sacrifice offered in thy presence, O Lord, be consumed by the same divine fire, by which the Holy Ghost inflamed the hearts of the disciples of Christ thy Son. Thro' the same in unity of the same.
COMM. John xiv. I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you again, Alleluia : and your hearts shall be glad. Alleluia. P. COMM. Sumpsimus. Having received, O Lord, these sacred mystic gifts, we humbly beg, that what thou hast ordered us to do in remembrance of thee, may become a help to our weakness. Thro'.
EMBER SATURDAY, INTROIT. Rom. v. The love of God is poured into your hearts, Alleluia, by his spirit that dwelleth in us, Alleluia, Alleluia. Ps cii. Bless the Lord, 0
my soul; and let all that is within me, praise his hely name. V. Glory.
1. COLLECT. Enrich, O Lord, our hearts by a plentiful effusion of thy Holy Spirit by whose wisdom we were created, and by whose providence we are governed. Thromin unity of the same. 1. LESSON, Joel ii. 28, 32. Thus saith the Lord God; I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy; your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Moreover, upon my servants and handmaids in those days I will pour forth my spirit. And I will shew wonders in heaven: and in earth, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke. The sun shali be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood; before the great and dreadful day of the Lord dont
' come. And it shall come to pass, that everes
that shall call upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved. Alleluia.
V. John vi. It is the spirit that giveth life; but the flesh availeth nothing. II. COLLECT. Illo nos. Let thy holy spirit
, O Lord, we beseech thee, kindle in our breasts that fire, which our Lord Jesus Christ brought on earth, and earnestly desired it should burn. Who liveth
. II. LESSON. Lev. xxiii. 9, 21. In those day? The Lord spoke to Moses, saying; Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: When you shall have entered into the land, which ! will give you, and shall reap your corn, you shall bring sheaves of ears, the first fruits of your harresto to the priest: who shall lift up the shear before the Lord, the next day after the Sabbath, that it may be acceptable for you, and shall sauctify it. You shall count therefore from the morrow after the Sabbath, wherein you offered the sheaf of the first fruits, seven full weeks, even unto the morrow after the seventh week be expired, that is to say, fifty days, and so you shall offer a new sacrifice to the Lord. Out of all your dwellings, two loaves of the first-fruits, of two tenths of flour leavened, wlucha you shall bake for the first-fruits of the Lord. And you shall call this day most solemn, and most boly You shall do no servile work therein. It shall be an everlasting ordinance in all your dwellings and generations, saith the Lord Almighty. Allel.
V. Job. xxvi. His spirit hath adorned the heavens.
III. COLLECT. Deus. O God, who, for the healing of our souls, commanded us to mortify out bodies by fasting: mercifully grant that we may faithfully serve thee both with body and soul. Thro'.
III. LESSON. Deut. xxvi. 1, 11. In those days, Moses said to the children of Israel: Hear, Israel
, what I command you this day: When thou art como into the land which the Lord thy God will give thee to possess, and hast conquered it
, and dwellest in it.
thou shall take the first of all thy fruits, and put them in a basket, and shalt go to the place which the Lord thy God shall choose, that his name may be invocated there; and thou shalt go to the priest that shall be in those days, and say to him; I profess this day before the Lord thy God, who heard us, and looked down upon our affliction, and labour, and distress; and brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand, and a stretched out arın, with great terror, with signs and wonders : and brought us into this place, and gave us this land, flowing with milk and hopey, And therefore now I offer the firstfruits of the land which the Lord hath given me. And thou shalt leave them in the sight of the Lord thy God, adoring the Lord thy God. And thou alt feast in all the good things which the Lord thy God hath given thee. Alleluia.
V. Ads. ii. When the days of Pentecost were completed, they were all sitting together.
IV. COLLECT. Præsia, quæsumus. Grant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that, being instructed by these holy fasts, we may avoid all vice, and more easily obtain thy mercy.
Thro'. IV. LESSON. Lev. xxvi. 3, 12. In those days : The Lord sauel to Moses : Speak to the children of Isnuel and say to them: If you walk in my precepts and keep my commandments, and do them, I will pire you rain in due season. And the ground shall bring forth its increase, and the trees shall be filled with fruit. The threshing of your harvest shall reach into the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and you shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land withont fear. I will give peace in your coasts; you shall sleep, and there shall be done to make you afraid. I will take away evil beasts: and the sword shall not pass through your quarters. You shall pursue your enemies, and they shall fall before you. Five of yours shall pursue a hundred others, and a hundred of you ten thou