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we have partaken of, while we, with devotion, celebrate the transfixion of thy blessed Virginmother, may, thro' thy mercy, obtain for us the effect of every falutary good. "Who liveft, &c.
At the end of Mass is read the Gospel of Friday, John xi. as p. 142.
CAY the people consecrated to thy service, O
Lord, we beseech thee, improve in all the affections of piety ; that, being instructed by these holy mysteries, they may be so much the more enriched with thy heavenly gifts, as they become more acceptable to thy divine majesty. Thro!..
LESSON. Jer. xviii. 18.
said to one another : Come, and let us confider of some design against the righteous man: for the law. Thall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: Come, and let us strike him with our tongue, and have no regard to all he shall say. Take care of me, O Lord, and hear the words of my enemies. Is evil returned for good; for they have dug a pit for my soul? Remember, I ftood before thee, to speak in their favour, and to turn away thy anger from them. Wherefore give up their children to famine, and let them fall by the edge of the sword: let their wives lose their children, and become widows, and let their huf
bands be killed : let their young men be stabbed by the sword in battle. Let their cry be heard from their houses : for thou shalt bring the robber unexpectedly upon them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet. But thou, O Lord, knowest all their designs against me to kill me : forgive not their iniquity : and let not their fin be blotted out in thy fight. Let them fall before thee, deal severely with them in the time of thy anger, O Lord our God.
GRADUAL. PS: 34. My enemies spoke peaceably to me: but in their anger they were troublefome to me. V. Thou haft feen it, O Lord, be not filent; abandon me not.
GOSP E L. John xii. 10, 36. AZ
T that time : The chief priests consulted to kill
Lazarus too: because, on his account, many of the Jews went away from them, and believed in Jesus. And, the next day, a great multitude of people, who were come to the feast, hearing that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palms, and went out to meet him, and cried out: Hosanna?, blessed is he, that cometh in the name of the Lord, the Kirg of Israel. And Jesus found a young ass, and got on him, as it is written: Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold thy King cometh sitting on an ass's colt. These things his disciples underftood not at first: but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered these things were written of him, and that they had done thus to him. And the multitude that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of the monument, and raised him from the dead, gave testimony to him. For which reafona multitude came out to meet him ; because they heard he had done this miracle. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves : Do you see how
a Expl. Save 118 now, an usual form of prayer used by the Jevas at sbe feast of ibe Tabernacles taken from Pf. cvii, 250
what we do is to no purpose ? Behold the whole world is gone after him. And there were certain Gentiles among those that came up to worship on the feast-day. These, therefore, came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida in Galilee, and besought him, laying : Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and Andrew and Philip told Jesus. And Jesus answered them, saying: The hour is come, in which the Son of Man is to be glorified. Amen, Amen I say unto you, unless the grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it remaineth alone by itself; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life, shall lose it: and he that hateth his life in this world, preserveth it for life eternal. If any one serve me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall my servant also be. If any man serve me, him will my Father honour. Now my foul is troubled. And what fhall I say? Father, fave me from this hour : but therefore came I to this hour. Father glorify thy name.
Then there came a voice from heaven: 1 both have glorified it, and will glorify it again. The people, therefore, that stood and heard it, faid, It was thunder : others said, An angel spoke to him. Jesus answered and said : This voice came not for me, but for your fakes. Now is the world to be judged ; now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And if I be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all to myself. (This he said, alluding to the death he was to die..) The people answered him : We have heard from the law, that the Chrift abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, That the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man? Then Jesus said to them: Yet for a little while, the light is with you. Walk, while you have the light, that darkness come not on you: for he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may be children of the light. These things (pake
Jesus; and he went away, and concealed himself
us from all fins and dangers, fince thou allowest us to partake of these great mysteries. Thro'.
Jive by the participation thereof. Thro'.
protect thy people making supplication to thee, and, purifying them from their fins, make them wise, that they may make fuch use of the comforts of this present life, as to arrive at that which is eternal. Thro'.
The COMMEMORATION at VESPERS. Anth. Righteous Fa Ant. Pater juste, munther, the world knoweth dus te non cognovit; ego
but I know autem novi te, quia tu thee, for thou didst send me mififti. me.
V. and R. as p. 122. PRAYER. Collect of tomorrow.
thee not ;
PA L M . S U N DAY.
INSTRUCTION. HIS Sunday takes it's name from the ceremony of or some other tree, to be distributed to the faithful to carry in procession in remembrance of what the Jewish people did, when Jesus Christ, fix days before his passion, made his triumphant entry into Jerwalem. He rode upon an
ass's cold, as had been foretold by the Prophet, and received the joyful acclamations of his disciples, and of multitudes of the people.
Let us therefore assist, according to the spirit of the Church, at the religious ceremony of this day, with recollection and piety: and while we hold the Palms in our hands, or accompany the procession, let us adore Jesus Christ, who triumphed over hell by his death, and endeavour to partake of his triumph, by overcoming fin,
and every inclination which is contrary to tỉe spirit of God.
After the usual sprinkling of the Holy Water, as on all other Sundays, the Office begins thus :
Anth. Hosanna to the Ant. Hofanna Filio Son of David: blessed David: benedictus qui is he who cometh in the venit in nomine Domini. name of the Lord. O O Rex Ifrael: Hosanna King of Israel: Hosanna in excellis. in the highest beavens.
May the Lord be with you. R. And with thiy spirit.
Let us pray.
COLLECT. Deus, quem.
tiply in our hearts the gifts of thy holy grace: and fince, by the death of thy only Son, thou haft made us to hope for those things, which we believe; grant that by his resurrection we may arrive at the happy end of our journey. Who liveth.
LESSON. Exod. xv. 27 : xvi. 1, 7. I V those days : The children of Israel came to
Elim, where there were twelve springs of water, and seventy palm-trees, and they encamped near the waters. And they set forward from Elim, and all the multitude of the children of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their going out of the land of Egypt. And all the congregation of the children of Israel murmur