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tures shall they be fed on the mountains of Israel. I myfelf will feed my sheep, and I will make them lie down, faith the Lord God. I will seek what was loft, I will bring back what was strayed; I will bind up the wounds of such as were hurt, and strengthen such as were weak; such as are fat and strong I will keep, and I will feed a them with judgment, faith the Lord Almighty.

GRADUAL. Pf. 83. Caft an eye upon us, O God our Protector, look down upon thy servants. V. O Lord God of armies, hear the prayers of thy servants.

Tract. Pf. 102. Deal not with us, O Lord, according to our fins, nor reward us according to our iniquities. V. Pf. 78. Remember not, O Lord, our paft offences ; let thy mercy foon overtake us, for we are become exceeding poor. V. Help us, O God our Saviour, and for the glory of thy name, O Lord, deliver us, and for the: fake of thy own name pardon us our sins:

GOSPEL. Matt. XXV. 31. A?

T that time : Jesus said to his disciples : When

the Son of Man shall come in his majesty, and all the Angels with him, then shall he fit on the throne of his glory: and all nations shall be gathered together before him, and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd feparateth the sheep from the goats: and he shall place the sheep on his right hand, and the goats on his left. Then shall the King say to them on his right hand: Come you blessed of my Father, take poffeffion of the kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world : for I was hungry, and you gave me to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and you entertained me; naked, and you clothed me; sick, * Expl, I will govern ebem wirb justice. b Here all kneel down,

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and you visited me; I was in prison, and you came to see me. Then thall the righteous answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee hungry, and fed thee? Or thirsty, and gave thee drink? And when did we see thee a stranger, and entertained thee? Or naked, and clothed thee? Or when did we see thee fick or in prison, and visited thee? And the King shall answer, and say to them : Amen, I say to you, inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it to me. Then he shall say to them also on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the Devil and his Angels : for I was hungry, and you gave me not to eat; I was thirsty, and ye gave not to drink; I was a stranger, and you entertained me not; 'naked, and you clothed me not ;

fick and in prison, and you

visited me not. Then shall they also answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or fick, or in prison, and did not afīt thee! Then he shall answer them, saying: Amen, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me. And these shall

into everasting punishment; but the righteous into everlafting life.

OFFERTORY. Pf. 118. I will lift up my eyes, and consider thy wonders, O Lord, that thou may'st teach me thy law: give me understanding, and I will learn thy commandments.

SECRET. Anctify, O Lord, the offerings we have made,

and cleanse us from the stains of our fins. Thro'.

COMMUNION. Matt. 25. Amen, I say to you: What


have done to one of the least of mine, you have done to me: come you blessed of my Father, take possession of the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world.


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POSTCOMMUNION. Salutaris. Eing filled, O Lord, by the participation of

thy saving mysteries, we humbly beseech thee, that as we rejoice in the taste thereof, we may be renewed by their effects. Thro'.

The PRAYER over the people. Let us pray. Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Abfolve. .

of our fins : and mercifully turn away from us, whatever we deserve for them. Thro'.

The COMMEMORATION at VESPERS. Anth. What you have Ant. Quod uni ex midone to one of the least nimis meis fecistis, mihi of mine, you have done feciftis, dicit Dominus. to me, faith the Lord. V. and R. as above, p. 27. PRAYER. Absolve.

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Hou, O Lord, haft been our re. 89. fuge from generation to generation: thou art from all eternity, and wilt be throughout all ages. PS. Before the mountains were made, and before the globe of the earth was formed, thou art God from all eternity and throughout all ages. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Refpice.
OOK down, O Lord, on thy children, and

grant that, while we chastise ourselves by mortifying the Aesh, our minds may be inflamed with the love and desire of thee. Thro'.

LESSON. Ifaias lv. 6, II. IN those days : Isaias the Prophet Spake, saying ;

Seck the Lord, while he may be found; call


on him while he is near. Let the wicked man forfake his way, and the unjust man his designs, and let him return to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for he is full of mercy to forgive : for my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor your ways my ways, faith the Lord. Forasınuch as the heavens are above the earth, fo are my ways from your ways, and my thoughts from your thoughts. And as the rain and the snow fall down from heaven, and return thither no more, but soak the earth, and water it, and make it bring forth, and afford seed to the sower, and bread to him that eateth : fo fall my word be, that shall go out of my mouth : it shall not return to me empty; but it shall accomplish whatsoever I please, and it shall prosper in those things, for which I fent it, faith the Lord Almighty.

GRADUAL. Ps. 140. Let my prayer afcend like incenfe in thy fight, O Lord. V. And let the lifting up my hands be to thee like the evening facrifice.

GOSPEL. Matt. xxi. 10, 17. AT that time : When Jesus was come into fe

rufalem, all the city was in an uproar, saying: Who is this ? And the people said : This is Jesus the Prophet from Nazareth in Galilee. And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all that sold and bought in the temple; and he overthrew the bankers tables, and the seats of those that sold doves; saying to them : It is written: My house shall be called the house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves. And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple : and he healed thens. And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things he did, and the children crying out in the temple, and saying: Hosanna to the fon of David: they were moved with indignation, and faid to him : Doft thou hear what these fay? And Jesus faid to them, Yes. Have you never read': Out of the mouths of babes and fucklings thou haft


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drawn perfect praise? And leaving them, he went out of the city into Betbania, and remained there.

OFFERTORY. Pf. 30. In thee, O Lord, have I hoped: I have said : Thou art my God, my life is in thy hands.

E appeased, O Lord, with the offerings we

have made, and defend us from all danger. Thro'.

COMMUNION. Pf. 4. When I called on thee, thou didst hear me, O my juft God : thou didft affift me in tribulation : have mercy on me, O God, and graciously hear my prayer. POSTCOMMUNION. Quæfumus.

E beseech thee, O Almighty God, that

we may one day receive the effects of that salvation, of which we have received the pledge in these mysteries. Thro'. Let us pray. Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Afcendant,
ÇAY our prayers, O Lord, afcend to thee,

and deliver thy Church from all wickedness. Thro'.

The COMMEMORATION at VESPERS. Anth. For it is written, Ant. Scriptum eft that my house is the house enim, quia domus mea of prayer for all nations : domus orationis est cuncbut you have made it a tis gentibus : vos autem den of thieves. And he fecistis illam fpeluncam taught every day in the latronum. Et erat quotemple.

tide docens in templo. V. and R. as p. 27.

PRAYER. Afcendant.

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INTROIT. Emember, O Lord, the many

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Pf. 24.


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