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At the MAGNIFICAT. Anth. Tell not the
Ant. Vifionem quam vision you have seen to vidiftis, nemini dixeritis, any body, till the Son of donec à mortuis resurgat Man rise again from the Filius hominis. dead.
PRAYER. Collect at Mars, p. 49. 艾美奖获奖英英英英英英英 交 to the
Μ Ο Ν D A Y.
MASS. INTROIT. 2 Eliver me, O Lord, and take pity
on me : for
foot hach stood in the right path: in the assemblies will I bless the Lord. Ps. Be thou, O Lord, my judge, for I have walked in my innocency: and trusting in thee, I Mall not be weakened. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Præfta, quæfumus. Rant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, I that thy people, who mortify themselves by abitinence from meat, may fast likewise from fin, and follow righteousness. Thro'.
LESSON. Dan. ix. 15, 19. INA N those days: Daniel prayed to the Lord, saying :
O Lord our God, who didst bring forth thy people out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and didft make thy name famous, as it is to this day: we have finned, we have done wickedly, I Lord, against all thy commandments : but let thy wrath be turned away, I beseech thee, and thy fury from ferusalem thy city, and from thy holy mountain. For it is for our sins, and for the iniquity of our forefathers, that Jerusalem and thy people are become a scoff to all round about us. But graciously hear now, O our God, the prayer of thy servant, and his request; and for thy own sake, look upon thy sanctuary, which is become abandoned.
Bend thine ear, O my God, and hearken: open thine eyes, and see our distress, and that of the city, upon which thy name hath been called . For we rely not on our own righteousness, while we proftrate pour forth our prayers to thee, but on thy great mercy. Graciously hear us, O Lord: be appeased, O Lord : be attentive, and grant my request. Delay not, O my God, for thy own sake, for thy name hath been called on upon thy city and thy people, O Lord our God.
GRADUAL. P/. 69. Be thou my helper and my deliverer: O Lord, delay not. V. Let my enemies, who seek my soul, be put to confusion and shame.
TRACT. Pf. 102. Deal not with us, as above, P. 29.
GOSPEL. John viii. 21, 29. AT T that time : Jesus said to the multitude of the
Jews: I go, and you shall seek me, and you shall die in your fin. Whither I go, you cannot come. The Jews therefore said : Will he kill himfelf; because he faith: Whither I go you cannot come? And he said to them: You are from beneath, I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world. Therefore I said to you: You fall die in your fin: for, if you believe not that I am d, you shall die in your fin. Then they said to him : Who art thou ? Jesus said to them: I am the beginning, I that am speaking to you. I have many things to say about you, and condemn in you : but he inat fent me, is true; and I speak in the world the things I have heard from him: and they understood not that he said that God was his Father. Jesus therefore said to them: When you b Or, Wbicb barb been called by tby name.
Or, Tby ciry and people bave been called by aby name. d Expl. This was ibe' name of God, Jehovah, and consequently Christ asuming tbat name, challenges to bimself rhe nature of ibe t'a
• Expl. He alludes to the firft words of Genesis.
Ihall have raised on high the Son of Man, then you will know that I am, and that I do nothing of myself: but whatever my Father hath taught me, that I speak. And he that sent me, is with me, and he hath not left me alone: for I always do what is pleasing to him.
OFFERTORY. Pf. 15. I will bless the Lord, who hath given me understanding: I always had the Lord before my eyes; for he is at my right hand, that I may not fall.
make us, O Lord, worthy of thy protection. Thro'.
COMMUNION. Pf. 8. O Lord our God, how wonderful is thy name over the whole earth !
POSTCOMMUNION. Hec nos.
A Y this communion, O Lord, cleanse us
from fin: and make us partakers of the hea- . venly remedy. Thro'.
. Let us pray. Bown down your heads to God.
that those, to whom thou givest hopes of thy mercy, may experience the effects of thy usual clemency. Thro'
The COMMEMORATION at VESPERS. Anth. He that sent me, Ant. Qui me mifit, is with me, and hath not mecum est,
& left me alone: because I quit me folum: quia quæ always do what is plea- placita funt ei, facio semsing to him.
per. V. and R. as above, p. 27. PRAYER. Adesto.
M A S S. INTROIT. Y heart hath said to thee; I have
Pf. 26. tinue to seek thy presence, O Lord : turn not away thy face from me. PS. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? V. Glory.
COLLECT. Perfice. GRant us, O Lord, we beseech ihee, thy asist
ance, whereby we may go through the observance of his holy fast, that what we have undertaken by thy appointment, we may accomplish by thy grace. Thro
LESSON. 3 Kings xvii. 8, 16. IN N those days : The word of the Lord came to
Elias the Thesbite, faying : Arise, go to Sarephe ta in the territory of the Sidonians, and abide there; for I have commanded the widow woman to give thee food. He arose, and went to Sarephta. And when he came to the gate of the city, he saw the widow woman gathering sticks : and calling her, he said: Give me a little water in a vessel to drink. And as she went to fetch it, he called after her, faying : Bring me likewise, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in thy hand. And the answered: As the Lord thy God liveth, I have no bread, but only a handful of meal in a vessel, and a little oil in a pot : and behold I am gathering two sticks, that I may go home, and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die. Elias said to her : Fear not, but go
and do what thou hast said: but first make for me of that little meal a small cake on the embers, and bring it to me: and afterwards thou shalt make some for thy self and thy son. For thus faith the Lord God of Israel: The vessel of meal shall not waste, nor the pot of oil be diminished, till the day, in which the Lord fhall send rain upon the earth. She went, and did as Elias had bid her; and he, and she, and her family did eat: and from that day the vessel of meal wasted not, neither was the pot of oil diminished, according to the word of the Lord spoken by Elias.
GRADUAL. PS: 54. Caft thy follicitude on the Lord, and he will feed thee. V. When I cried out to the Lord, he heard my voice against those who were coming upon me.
GOSPEL. Matt. xxiii. 1, 12.
to his disciples, saying: The Scribes and Pharisees fit in the chair of Moses; and therefore, whatever they say to you, observe and do it : but do not according to their works: for they fay, and do not. For they bind heavy and infupportable burdens, and they lay them on men's shoulders : but they will not move them with a finger of their
And they do all their works to be seen by men: for they wear broad plylacteries d, and long fringes. And they love the highest places at feasts, and the first chairs in the synagogues, and to be saluted in the market place, and to be called by men, Rabbi. But be not you called Rabbi, for you have only one Master, and you are all brethren. And call no man your father on earth, for you bave only one Father, who is in heaven. Neither be you called masters, for you have only one Master, who is the Christ. He that is the greatest among you, shall be your servant: and whosoever exalteth himfelf, shall be humbled : and he that humbleth himfelf, shall be exalted.
OFFERTORY. Pf. 50. Have mercy on me, o Lord, according to thy great mercy: 0 Lord, blot out my iniquity.
Expl. Tbey preacb, but do not practise. d Expl. Tbe Jews wore obe decalogue wrote in lips of parchmens about ibeir wrists and their forebeads.
• Expl. They wore sold's as ibe corners of ibeir garments.