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MASS XXIII.
ANNIVERSARY MASS of the DEDICATION of

a CHURCH.
INTROIT. Gen. xxviii. Terribilis, &e.
THIS place is awful ! it is the house of God, the
gate of heaven: and it shall be called the palace of
God. Ps. How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord
of Hosts ! My soul jongeth and fainteth for the courts
of the Lord. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus, qui nobis. O God, who renewest every year the day of the consecration of this thy holy temple, and bringest us always in health to the celebrating these sacred mysteries : hear the prayers of thy people, and grant that whosoever shall come hither to ask any blessing of thee, may rejoice in obtaining all his requests. Thro'.

LESSON. Rev. xxi. 2, 5. In those days: I John saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem coming down out of heaven, from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice from the throne, saying: Behold the tabernacle of God with men, and he will dwell with them. And they shall be his people : and God himself with them shall be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes : and death shall be no more, nor mourning, nor crying, nor sorrow shall be any more, for the former things are passed away. And he that sat on the throne said: Behold I make all things new.

GRAD. This place was made by God, a mystery above all value: it is without reproof. V. O God, on whom choirs of angels attend, hear the prayers of thy servants. Alieluia, Alleluia.

V. I will adore thee in thy holy temple, and I will praise thy

Alleluia.
After Septuag. instead of Alielvia and V, is said
TRACT. Ps. cxxiv. Qui confidunt. IV. Sunday in Lent.

GOSPEL. Luke xix. 1, 10. At that time : Je. sus entering in, he walked through Jericho. And be.

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hold there was a man named Zacheus, who was the chief of the publicans, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus, who he was, and he could not for the crowd, because he was of low stature And running before he climbed up into a sycamore tree that he might see himn : for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus was come to the place, looking up he saw him, and said to him: Zacheus make haste and come down: for this day I must abide ia thy house. And he made haste and came down, and received him with joy. And when all saw it, they murmured, saying, that he was gone to be a guest with a man that was a sinner. But Zacheus standa ing said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor: and if I have wronged muy man of any thing, I restore him four-fold. Jesus said to him : "İthis day is salvation come to this bouse ; because he also is a son of Abraham. For the Son of map is come to seek and to save that which was dost. The CREED.

OFFERT. I Chron. xxix. Lord God, in the simplicity of my heart have I joyfully offered all these things: and I have seen with great joy thy peopie

, which are here present. O God of Israel, preserve them for ever in this disposition. Alleluia.

SECRET. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lomi, our petition, that whilst we offer thee these our vox we may, by thy help, obtain an eternal reward. Thro!

COMM. Mutý. xi. My house shall be called the house of praver, saith the Lord: in it whosoever asketh, receiveth ; and he who seeketh, findeth ; and the door shall be opened to him that knocketh.

P. COMM. Deus, qui de viris. O God, who, out of living and choice stones, preparest to thy majest; an eternal abode, help thy people at their prayers; that as thy Church is corporally enlarged so it may be spiritually increased. Thro'.

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xlii MASS XXIV. VOTIVE MASS of the BLESSED

TRINITY. All as on Trinity Sunday, except EPISTLE. 2 Cor. xiii. 11. Brethren : Rejoice, be perfect, take exhortation, be of one mind, havo peace: and the God of peace and of love shall be with you. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the charity of God, and the communication of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. After Septuag. insteail of the Alleluia and V. is said

TRACT. We acknowledge, praise and bless with all our heart, thee the self-created God, the father, thee the only begotten Son, thee the Holy Ghost the Comforter, the holy and undivided Trinity. V. Because thou art great, and doest wonderous things, thou art the only God. V. To thee be praise, To thee be thanks, for ever, O Blessed Trinity.

In Paschal time instead of the Gradual, is said, Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Blessed art tbou, O Lord God of our Fathers, and worthy of praise for ever. Alleluia. V. Let us bless the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. John xv, 26. At that time : Jesus said to his disciples : When the Paraclete cometh whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of Truth who proceedeth from the Father, he shall give testi. mony of me: and you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning. (Chap. xvi.) These things have I spoken to you, that you may not be scandalized. They will put you out of the synagogues : yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever

you, will think that he doth a service to God. And these things they will do to you, because they have not known the father, por me. But these things I have told you, that when the hour sha!! come, you may remember that I told you.

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MASS XXV. VOTIVE MASS of the HOLY

GHOST.
Omitting the Prose and Preface, the rest is an on

Whitsunday, except
LESSON. Acts viü. 14, 17. as on Wbit Tuesday,

GRAD. Blessed is the nation, whose God is the
Lord: the people whom the Lord hath chosen for his
inheritance. By the word of the Lord the heavens
were established; and all the power of them by the
spirit of his mouth. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. * Come, O
Holy Ghost, fill the hearts of thy faithful, and kinde
in them the fire of thy love. Alleluia.
After Septuag. instead of the foregoing Alleluia and

V. is said the
TRACT. Ps. cii. Send forth thy Spirit and
they shall be created, and thou wilt renew the face
of the earth. P. O Lord, how good and sweet is
thy spirit in us. V. Come, O Holy Spirit

, fill the
hearts of thy faithful, and kindle in them the fire of
thy love.
N. B. In Paschal time, instead of the foregoing Gra-
dual, &c. is said the V. Emitte spiritum.
Either the Votive Mass of the Blessed Trinity

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or that of the Holy Ghost, is said on any occasion
of thanksgiviog, with the addition of the

following Collect, Secret, and Postcommunion.

COLLECT. Deus, cujus. O God, whose mercies are without number, and the treasure of whose good. ness is infinite, we give thee thanks for the blessing's thou hast bestowed on us : always beseeching the divine Majesty, that as thou grantest what we ask, 80 thou wouldst continue thy favours to us in such a manner, that by them we may be prepared for receiving the rewards of eternal happiness. Thro!.

SECRET. Receive, O Lord, this sacrifice of thanksgiving, and grant that those whom thou hast heard, and hitherto preserved, thou mayest hereafter

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defend from all adversity, that they may serve and Love thee more and more. Thro'.

P. COMM. Deus qui neminem. O God, who sufferest not those who hope in thee to be over much afflicted, but mercifully attendest to their petitions: we give thee thanks for having heard our prayers, humbly beseeching thee, that by what we have received, we may be delivered from all adver.

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MASS XXVI. VOTIVE MASSES of the B. V. MARY.

From CANDLEMASS 10 ADVENT.

INTROIT. Salre, Santa Parens, &c.
HAIL, Holy Mother, who didst bring forth the
King who reigns over heaven and earth for evermore.

Ps. My heart hath uttered good tidings: I address my works to the King. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Concede nos. Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that we thy servants may enjoy constant health of body and mind, and by the glorious intercession of blessed Mary, ever a Virgin, be delivered from all temporal allictions, and come to those joys that are eternal. Thro'.

LESSON. Eccles. xxiv. 14, 16. From the beginning, and before the world, was I created, and unto the world to come I shall not cease to be, and in the holy dwelling place have I ministered before him. And so was I established in Sion, and in the holy city likewise I rested, and my power was in Jerusalem. And I took root in an honourable people, and in the portion of my God his inheritance, and my abode is in the full assembly of saints.

GRAD. Thou art blessed, and worthy of our respects, O Mary, the Virgin, who, without prejudice to thy virginity, didst become the mother of the Saviour. V. Ő Virgin-mother of God! he whoin the whole world cannot contain, became man, and was shut up in thy womb. Illel. Allel. V. A

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