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assembly, and the Lord fil- enra Dominus spiritu sa

led him with the spirit of pientiae et intellectus; sto

wisdom; he hath clothed lam gloriae induit eum. Ps.

him with a robe of glory. Bonum est confiieri Dorai

Ps. It is good to praise the no, et psallere nomini tuo,

Lord, and to sing to thy Altissime. V. Gloria.
name, O thou the Most
High. V. Glory.

Collect. Dens, qui populo tuo.

God, who didst give to thy people blessed N. for a minister of eternal salvation ; grant, we beseech -thee, that he, who was the instructor of our life here on earth, may in heaven become our intercessor. Thro'.

Eptstle. 2 Tin. iv. 1. 8.

MOST dearly beloved: I charge thee before God and Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead by his coming, and his kingdom preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, intreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine. For there shall be a time, when they will not endure sound doctrine; but according to their own desires they will heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables. But be thou vigilant, labour in all things, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry. Be sober. For I am even now ready to be sacrificed; and the time of my dissolution is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. As to the rest, there is laid up for me a crown of justice, which the Lord the just judge will render to me in that day; and not only to me, but to them also who love his coming.

In the Paschal time, instead of the Gradual, is said: Alleluia, Alleluia.

V. The Lord loved him V. Amavit cum Domiand hath adorned him : he nus, etornaviteum; stolam hath clothed him with a gloriae induit eum. Allerobe of glory. Alleluia, luia. V. Justus germinaV. The righteous man shall bit sicut 1 ilium: el florebud forth like the lily; and bit in seternum aute Doflower for ever in the sight minum. Alleluia. of the Lord. Alleluia.

After the Paschal Time is said the

Gradual. Psalm xxxvi.

The mouth of the righte- Osjusti meditabitur sa

ous man shall utter wisdom; pientiam et lingua ejus lo

and his tongue shall speak quetur judicium. V. Lex

judgment. V. The law of Dei ejus in corde ipsius, et

his God is in his heart; and non supplantabuntur gres

his feet shall not be tript sus ejus. up.

Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Alleluia, Alleluia. V.

The Lord loved him, and Amavit eum Dominus, et

hath clothed him with a ornaviteum; stolam gloriae

robe of glory. induit eum.

GOSPEL. Matt. v. 13. 19.

AT that time; Jesus said to his disciples; You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt lose its savour, wherewith shall it be salted? It is good for nothing any more but to be cast out, and to be trodden on by men. You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house? So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Do not think that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets. I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For amen I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot, or one tittle shall not pass of the law till all be fulfilled. He therefore that shall break one of these least commandments, and shall so teach men, shall be the least in the kingdom of heaven. But he that shall do and teach, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Ofpertory. Psalm xci. The righteous man shall Justus ut palma florebit; flourish like the palm-tree; sicut cedrus, quae in Libano, he shall thrive like the ce- est, mnltiplicabitur. dar of Libanus.

SECRET.

LET the pious prayers of thy holy servant N. never be wanting to us, O Lord; that they may make our offerings acceptable to thee, and always obtain for us thy pardon. Thro'.

Communion. Luke xii. This is the faithful and Fidelis servus et prudens, prudent servant, whom the quem constituit Dominus Lord placed over his family, super familiam suam; ut to give them in due season det illis in tempore tritici their measure of wheat. mensuram.

POSTCOMMUNION. Ut nobU.

LET blessed N. O Lord, thy Confessor and great Doctor, become our advocate, that this thy holy sacrifice may procure our salvation. Thro'.

THE COMMON OF A CONFESSOR, NOT A BISHOP.

I. VESPERS.

The Psalms are as on Sundays, p. 6g. Except the last, which is Laudate Dominum omnes, p. go.

Anth. T ORD, thou de- Ant. "pvOMINE, quin

liveredst to me I 3 que taleuta tra

five talents: behold I have didisti mihi: eccealia quite

gained other five. que superlucratus sum.

Anth. Well done thou Ant. Euge serve bone,

good servant, who hast been in modico fidelis, intra in

faithful in little; enter into gaudium Domini tui. the joy of thy Lord.

Anth. This is the faithful Ant. Fidelis servus &

and prudent servant, whom prudens, quem constituit

thq Lord placed over his fa- Dominus super familiam

mily. suam.

Anth. Blessed is that ser- Ant. Beatus ille servus,

vant, whom his Lord, when quem, cum venerit Domi

he shall come and knock at nus ejus, & pulsaverit ja

the gate, shall find watch- nuam, invenerit vigilantera. ing.

Anth. Thou good and Ant. Serve bone & fidefaithful servant, enter into lis, intra in gaudium Dothe joy of thy Lord. mini tui.

Ltttle Chaptrr. Beginning of the Lesson to this mare. p. xliii. Hymn. Iste Confessor, as p. xxxiii. V. The Lord loved him, V. Amavit eum Domiand hath adorned him. R. nus, Scontaviteum. R. StoHe hath clothed him with lam gloriae induit eum. a robe of glory.

At the Magntftcat. Anth. I will compare Ant. Similabo eum viro him to a wise man, who sapienti, qui atdificavit dobuilt his house on a solid mumsuam supra petram. rock.

MASS. Intrott. Psalm xxxvi.

THE mouth of'the righ- f'\S justi meditabitur s.1teous man shall utter \_J pientiam, & lingua wisdom and his tongue ejus loquetur judicium: lex shall speak judgment: the Dei ejus in corde ipsius. law of his God is in his Ps. Noli aemtilari in maheart. Ps. Be not emu- lignantibus: neque zelavelous of evil-doers, nor envy ris facientes iniqnitatem. those that work iniquity. V. Gloria. V. Glory.

Collect. Deus, qui nos beati.

OGod who comfortest u3 by the yearly solemnity of blessed N. thy Confessor; mercifully grant, that while we celebrate his feast, we may imitate his actions.

Iw.

Lesson. Eccles. xxxi. 8, 11.

BLESSED is the man, that is found without blemish; and that hath not gone after gold, nor put his trust in money, nor in treasures. Who is he, and we will praise him? For he hath done wonderful things in his life.' He that is proof in this point, and is perfect, shall have eternal glory. He that could hare transgressed, and hath not transgressed : and could do evil things, and hath not done them. Therefore are his goods established in the Lord, and the whole assembly of the saints shall publish his alms deeds.

In the Paschal time, instead of the Gradual, is said: Alleluia, Alleluia.

V. Blessed is the man V. Beatns vir qui suffert that endnreth temptation; tentationem; quoniam cum for when hehath been tried, probatus fuerit, accipiet cohe shall receive a crown of ronam vitae. Alleluia. V. life. Alleluia. V. The Amavit eum Dominus et Lord loved him, and hath ornavit eum, stolam gloriae adorned him, hs hath clo- induit eum. Alleluia. thed him with a robe of glory. Alleluia.

After the Paschal time is said the

Gradual. Psalm xci. The righteous man shall Justus ut pal ma florebit; flourish like the palm-tree; sicut cedrus Libani multihe shall thrive like the plicabitur in domo Domicedar of Libanus in the ni. V. Ad annuntiandum house of the Lord. V. To mane misericordiam tuatn publish thy mercy in the & vertiiatem tuam per nocmorning, and thy truth by tem, night.

Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. Blessed is the man that suf- Beatus vir qui suffert tenfers temptation: for when tationem, quoniam cum he hath been tried, he shall probatus fuerit, accipiet coreceive a crown of life, ronam vitae, Alleluia. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Luke xii. 35, 40.

AT that time: Jesus said to his disciples: Let your loins be girt, and lamps burning in your hands, and you yourselves like to men who wait for their lord, when he shall return from the wedding: that when he cometh and knocketh they may open to him immediately. Blessed are those servants, whom the Lord when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen, I say to you, that he will gird himself, and make them sit down to meat, and passing will minister unto them. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants. But this know ye, that if the house-holder did know at what hour the thief would come, he would surely watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open. Be you then also ready : for at what hour you think not, the Son of Man will come.

Ofpertory. Psalm Ixxxviii.

My truth and my mercy Veritas mea & misericor

are with him: and in my dia mea cum ipso: & in

name shall his power be ex- nomine meo exaltabitur cor.

alted. nu ejus.

SECRET.

WE offer thee, O Lord, in honour of thy saints, a sacrifice of praise, by which we hope to be delivered from all present and future evils. Thro'.

Communton. Mali. xxiv. Blessed is the servant Beatus servus, quem, whom the Lord, when he cum venerit Dominus, in

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