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COLLECT. Ecclesiam.-May thy continual mercy purify and defend thy church: and since without thee it cannot he safe, may it always be directed by the influence of thy grace. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Gal. v. 25. vi. 1. 10.-Brethren: If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not be made desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. (Chap. vi.) Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault, you. who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Bear ye one another's burdens : and so you shall fulfil the law of Christ. For if any man think himself to be something, whereas he is nothing, he deceiveth himself. But let every one prove his own work, and so he shall have glory in himself only, and not in another. , For every one shall bear his own burden. And let him, that is instructed in the word, communicate to him, that instructeth him, in all good things. Be not deceived, God is not mocked. For what things a man shall sow, those also shall he reap. For he that soweth in his flesh, of the flesh also shall reap corruption. But he, that soweth in the spirit, of the spirit shall reap life everlasting. And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap not failing, Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
GRAD. Ps. xci.-It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to thy name, o Most High. V. To shew forth thy mercy in the morning, and thy truth in the night. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. For the Lord is a V. Quoniam Deus maggreat God, and a great nus Dominus, et Rex King over all the earth. magnus super omnem terAlleluia.
ram. Alleluia. GOSFEL. Luke vü.-See p. 202
OFFERT. Ps. xxxix.--With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive tu me: and he heard iny prayer, and he put a new canticle into my mouth: a hymn to our God.
SECRET.--May thy mysteries, O Lord, preserve us, and always defend us against the attacks of the devil.
COMM. John vi.-- The bread which I will give is ing flesh for the life of the world.
P. COMM. Mentes.----May the efficacy of these divine mysteries, O Lord, possess both our souls and bodies : that their effects, not our own sensuality, may always take the lead in us. Thro'.
XVI. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. lxxxv. HAVE mercy on me TVISERERE mihi, Do11 O Lord, for I have 1 mine, quoniam ad te cried to thee all the day: clamavi tota die: quia tu, for thou, O Lord, art Domine, suavis ac mitis sweet and mild, and es, et copiosus in miseriplenteous in mercy to all cordia omnibus invocantithat call upon thee. Ps. bus te. Ps. Inclina, Dom Bow down thy ear, ( mine, uurem tuam mihi, Lord, and hear me : for et exaudi me : quoniant I am needy and poor. inops et pauper sum ego. 1. Glory.
V. Gloria. COLLECT. Tua nos.-May thy grace, O Lord, always prevent and follow us; and make iis constantly zealous in the practice of good works. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Ephes. ij. 13. 21.-Brethren: I pray you not to faint at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. For this cause I bow my knee to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom all paternity in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened by his Spirit with might unto the in
ward 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, what is the breadth and length, and height and depth : to know also the charity of Christ, which surpasseth all knowledge, that you may be filled unto all the ful ness of God. Now to him who is able to do all things more abundantly than we desire or understand, according to the power that worketh i us: to him be glory in the church, and in Christ Jesus, unto allo generations world without end. Amen.
GRAD. Ps. ci-The Gentiles, O Lord, shall fear thy name, and all the kings of the earth thy glory. V. For the Lord has built up Sion: and he shall be there seen in his glory. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Sing to the Lord
a v . Cantate Domino new song ; for the Lord canticum novum : quia hath done wonderful mirabilia fecit Dominus. things. Alleluia.
Alleluia. GOSPEL. Luke xiv. l. 11.-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 certain man before him that had the dropsy. And Jesus answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees saying: Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath day?" But they held their peace. But he taking him, healed him, and sent lirn awayAnd answering them, he said : Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallinto a pit; and will not immediately draw him outt on the Sabbath-day? And they could not answer. him to these things. And he spoke a parable also
to them that were invited, marking how they chose : " the first seats at the table, saying to them. When * thou art invited to a wedding, sit not down in the first place, lest perhaps one more honourable than thou be invited by him, and he that invited thee and him, come and say to thee, Give this man place :
and then thou begip with shame to take the lowest place. But when thou art invited, go, sit down in the lowest place: that when he who invited thee cometh, he may say to thee, Friend, go up higher. Then shalt thou havę glory before them that sit at table with thee: because every one that exalteth himself, shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted. Credo.
OFFERT. P's. xxxix.-Look down, O Lord, to help me : let them be put to confusion and shame, who seek to take away my life : look down, O Lord, to help me.
SECRET.-Cleanse us, O Lord, we beseech thee, by the efficacy of this sacritice: and by thy mercy make us worthy to partake thereof. Thro'.
COMM. Ps. lxx. I will remember thy justice alone, O Lord: O God, thou hast instructed me from my youth: abandon not me in my old age, and at the end of my life.
P. COMM. Purifica.- 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'.
XVII. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. cxviii. THOU art just, O Lord, JUSTUS es, Domine, et
and thy judgment o rectum judicum tuum: is right : deal with thy fac cum servo tuo secunservant according to thy dum misericordiam tuam. mercy. Ps. Blessed are Ps. Beati immaculati in the undefiled in the way: viu : qui ambulant in lege who walk in the law of Domine. the Lord. V. Glory. V. Gloria.
COLLECT. Da, quæsumus.Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that thy people may avoid all cona tagion of the devil: and with a clean heart follow thee, the only true God., Thro' amor aid so
EPISTLE. Ephes. iv. 1.6.-Brethren. I who am a prisoner in the Lord, beseech oth that lythe walk worthy of the vocation in which you are called. With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity. Careful to keep the unity of the 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, and through all, and in us all, who is blessed for ever more.
GRAD. Ps. xxxii.-Blessed is the nation that liath the Lord for its God: the people whom he hath chosen for his inheritance. V. By the word of the Lord, and the breath of his mouth, were the heavens formed, and the whole host thereof. Alleluia.
Ps. O Lord, hear my Ps. Domine, exaudi prayer, and let my cry orationem meam, et clue come unto thee. - Alle- mor meus ad te perveniut. luia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xxii. 35. 46.--At that time : The Pharisees come to Jesus: and one of them, a doctor of the law, asked him, tempting them : Master, which is the great commandment of the law? Jesus said to him: Thou shalt love the Lord thy Gol with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind. This is the greatest and the first commandinent. And the second is like to this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments dependeth the whole law and the prophets. And the Pharisees being gathered together, Jesus asked them, saying: What think you of 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 to my Lord, sit on my right hand until I make thy enemies