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bled my soul with fasting: and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom.
SECRET.' We offer thee, O Lord, in honour of thy saints, a sacrifice of praise, by which we hope to be delivered from all present and future evils. Thro'.
COMM. Ps. I am poor and sorrowful; thy sal vation, O God, hath set me up: I will praise the name of God with a canticle: and I will magnify him in praise.
P. COMM. Refecti, as in p. xxvii.
XIX. SS. JANUARIUS, &c. wm.
All as in Mass X. p. xix.
XX. SS. EUSTACHIUS and Companions, mm All as in Mass IX, p. xvii, with a Cominem. of S!
Matthew by the Collect of the Vigil of an Apostle, and the following Gospel at the end of Mass.
GOSPEL. Luke v. 27, 32. At that time : Jesus saw a publican named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom, and be said to bim: Follow me. And leaving all things he rose up and followed him. And Levi made him a great feast in his own house : an. there was a great company of publicans and of others
, that were at table with them. But the Pharisees and Scribes murmured, saying to his disciples : Why do you eat and drink with publicans and sinners: And Jesus answering, said to them: They that are whole need not the physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the just, but sinners to penance.
XXI. St. MATTHEW, ap. and Evangelist INTROIT, Os justi, as in p. xxix. COLLECT. Beati Apostoli
. Grant, O Lord, we may be aided by the prayers of blessed Matthew, the apostle and evangelist; that what we cagnot obtain
by our own weakness, may be granted us by bis in-
LESSON. Ezek. i. as on St. Mark's Day.
GRAD. Ps. cxi. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments. V. His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the righteous shall be blessed. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. The glorious choir of apostles praise thee, O Lord. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Mall, ix. 9, 13. Al that time : Je. sus saw a man sitting in the custom-house, named Matthew ; and he said to him: Follow me. And he arose up, and followed him. And it came to pass as he was sitting at meat in the house, behold many publicans and sinners came, and sat down with Jesus and his disciples. And the Pharisees seeing it, said to his disciples : Why doth your master eat with publicans and sinners? But Jesus hearing it, said: They that are in health, need not a physician, but they that are ill. Go then and learn what this meaneth. I will have mercy and not sacrifice. For I am not come to call the just, but sinners. The Creed.
OFFERT. Thou hath set on his head a crown
SECRET. May the offerings of thy church, we
His glory is great in thy sal-
P. COMM. Perceptis. Having received these holy mysteries, we beseech thee, O Lord, by the intercession of the blessed apostle and evangelist Matthew, that what we have celebrated in thanksgiving for the glory bestowed on him, may be a remedy to (18. Thro'.
XXII. St. THOMAS of Villa Nora, bp. c
All as in Mass XI. p. xxi, ercept d. COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, by whose gifts the blessed bishop Thomas became eminent for his charity towards the poor: we beseech thee, by his intercession, plentifully to pour forth the riches of thy way mercy on all those who call upon thee. Thro'.
COLLECT of SS. Maurice, &c. (Annue. Grant, we beseech thee, 0 Almighty God, that the festival of thy holy martyrs, Maurice and his Coenpanions, may bring joy to our souls: that confiding in their prayers, we may rejoice on their feast. Thro'.
SECRET of the same. Look down, we beseech thee, O Lord, on the offerings we make in memory of thy holy martyrs, Maurice and his Companions, and grant that we may be ever partakers of the fruit thereof by their intercession, in honour of whom they are acceptable to thee. Thro'.
P. COMM. of the same. (Celestibus.) Being me freshed by these heavenly and joyful mysteries, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord, that we may enjoy their protection, in whose triumphs we glory. Thm'
XXIII, St. LINUS, p. m.
An as in Mass II. p. ii. errepl COLLECT. (Deus, qui nos), with its Secret end P. Comm. as in Mass III. p. v.
COLLECT of St. Thecla. (Da qucsumus. mm Grant, we beseech thee, 0 Almighty God, that we who celebrate the passion of blessed Thecla, thy virgin and martyr may find joy on this her yearly solemnity, and be improved by the example of no great a faith. Thro?. DECHET, (Receive,) and P. Comm. (Auvilientur,
of St. Thecla, es in p. xxxl.
XXIV. B. V. MARY of Mercy.
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by the most glorious Mother of thy Son, wast pleased to appoint a new order in thy Church for delivering the faithful out of the hands of infidels : grant, we beseech thee, that we also may be delivered from the slavery of the devil, by her merits and prayers whom we devoutly honour in the institution of so charitable a work. Thro.
XXVI. SS. CYPRIAN and JUSTINA, mm.
All as in Mass X. p. xix, except COLLECT. Beatorum. May these, thy holy martyrs Cyprian and Justina, O Lord, be a continual protection to us, for thou wilt never let thy mercy be wanting to those, whom thou favourest with such assistance. Thro'. SECRET, (We bring) and P. Com. (Præsta.) p. xviii,
XXVII. SS. COSMAS and DAMIAN, mm.
All as in Mass IX. p. xvii, except COLLECT. Præsta. Grant, we beseech thee,
Almighty God, that celebrating the festival of thy holy martyrs, Cosmas and Damian, we may, by their intercession, be delivered from all impending evils. Thro'. GRAD. The just cried, &c. p.
xix. V. These were truly brothers, who have triumphed over the iniquity of the world, followed Christ, and are in possession of the glorious kingdom of heaven. Alleluia.
OFFERT. Ps. y. All they that love thy name shall glory in thee. For thou, O Lord, wilt bless
the just: 0 Lord, thou hast crowned us, as with a shield of iby good will.
SECRET. Let us not be deprived, O Lor, me beseech thee, of the pious intercession of thy siats, which may render our offerings acceptable to thee, and obtain for us the pardon of our sins. Thro!
COMM. Ps. Ixxvij. They have given the dodies of thy servants, O Lord, to be meat for the fourls of the air; the flesh of thy saints to the beasts of the earth; according to the greatness of thy arm; take possession of them that have been put to death.
P. COMM. Protegat. We beseech thee, O Land, to assist thy people by virtue of this beavenly baoquet, and the joint intercession of thy saints.
XXVIII. St. WENCESLAUS, m.
All as in Mass IV. p. vi. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by a gde rious martyrdom, was pleased to remove blessed Wenceslaus from an earthly government to the king. dom of heaven ;-grant, that by his prayers, we may be preserved from all adversity, and at length admitted to partake of the same glory. Thro!.
GOSPEL. Matt. xvi.
XXIX. DEDICATION of St. MICHAEL, And also for the Feast of his Apparition, 8th Mag.
INTROIT. Ps. cii. Bless the Lord, all ye his angels : you that are mighty in strength, and execute bis word, hearkening to the voice of his orders Allel. Allel. Ps. Bless the Lord, O! my soul: let all that is within me praise his holy name. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Deus qui. O God, who, by a wenderfulorder, hast regulated the employments of angels and men: grant that those who are always minister