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MAY this sacrifice, O Lord, obtain for us the grace of true humility: and take from our hearts the concuptscence of the flesh and of the eyes, and all worldly ambition; that by a sober, just, and pious life, we may arrive at eternal rewards. Thro'.
Postcommunton. Hujus, Domine.
MAY the receiving of this sacrament, O Lord, wash away the stains of our sins; and by the practice of humility bring us to thy heavenly kingdom. Thro'. For Patience. Collect. Deus, qui.
OGod, who didst crush the pride of our enemy by the patient sufferings of thy only Son; grant, we beseech thee, we may be truly mindful of what he so charitably endured for us, and by his example bear all adversities with a patient and undisturbed mind. Thro' the same.
MERCIFULLY receive, O Lord, the gifts we offer; which we with devotion present to thy majesty, that thou wouldst grant us the gift of patience. Thro'. Postcommunton. Mysteria.
MAY the sacred mysteries we have received, O Lord, restore us the favour we have lost: and procure for us the gift of patience, and protect us under all misfortunes. Thro'.
OGod, who turnest all things to the advantage of those that love thee; quicken in our hearts a lasting and lively affection of thy love; that such desires, as are inspired by thee, may never be defeated by the assaults of any temptation. Thro'.
OGod, who renewest us to thy image both by these mysteries and thy precepts: perfect our steps in thy ways, that we may truly obtain, by the sacrifice we have offered, that gift of charity, which thou hast made us hope for. Thro'.
MAY the grace of the Holy Ghost, O Lord, enlighten our hearts; and abundantly refresh them with the sweetness of perfect charity. Thro'...in the unity of the same.
For Devout Friends.
Collect. Deus, qui.
God, who, by thy grace, hast enriched the hearts of all thy faithful with the gifts of the Holy Ghost: grant to such thy servants, in whose behalf we address thy mercy, health both of body and soul: that they may love thee with all their strength, and perform thy will with perfect charity. Thro'...in the unity of the same.
HAVE mercy, O Lord, on such of thy servants, for whom we offer this sacrifice of praise to thy majesty : that by these mysteries they may obtain the grace of thy heavenly blessing, and the glory of eternal happiness. Thro'.
HAVING offered these divine mysteries we beseech thee, O Lord, that this holy sacrament may procure them peace and prosperity, for whom we have offered it to thy majesty. Thro'.
Collect. Deus pads.
OGod of peace, the lover and preserver of charity; grant to all our enemies peace and true charity: forgive them all their sins, and, by thy power, deliver us from all their wicked designs. Thro'.
BE appeased, O Lord, with the sacrifice we offer, and mercifully deliver us from our enemies, and grant them the pardon of all their sins. Thro'.
Postcommunton. Hcec nos.
MAY this communion, O Lord, free us from our sins; and deliver us from the snares of our enemies. Thro'.
For such as are in Prison or in Captivity.
OGod, who didst deliver blessed Peter the Apostle from his chains, and set him at liberty unhurt by his enemies: free thy servant from his [or her] confinement; and set him [or her] unhurt at liberty by his intercession. Thro'.
MAY a copious blessing, O Lord, descend upon these offerings; which may free thy servant from his [or her] confinement, and make us speedily rejoice in his [or her] deliverance. Thro'.
MERCIFULLY, O Lord, hear our prayers; and, by the sacrament we have received, free thy servant from the chains of his [or her] captivity. Thro'.
For such as are at Sea.
Collect. Deus, qui.
OGod, who didst lead our forefathers thro' the red sea, and preserve them amidst many tribulations, singing forth praises to thy name; we humbly beseech thee to protect thy servants at sea from all dangers; and, after a happy voyage, bring them safe to their desired port. Thro'.
RECEIVE, O Lord, we beseech thee, the prayers of thy servants, together with these offerings: and defend those from all dangers, for whom we celebrate these thy sacred mysteries. Thro'.
BEING sanctified by these holy mysteries, we humbly beseech and entreat thy majesty, O Lord, that by the wood of the cross thou wouldst withdraw from all sin, and mercifully deliver from all dangers, those for whom thou permittest us to celebrate these heavenly mysteries. Thro'.
For the Living.
PROTECT thy servants, O Lord, by the power of thy right hand: and grant they may seek thee with all their heart, and obtain of thee what they ask, as they ought. Thro'.
BE appeased, O Lord, by our humble prayers; and mercifully receive these offerings of thy faithful, which we offer thee for their safety: and grant that the prayers and vows of none may be in vain ; but that what we ask with faith, we may effectually obtain. Thro'.
GRANT, OLord, thy faithful a constancy in their faith and hope in thee; that, being grounded in thy love, they may, by no temptation, ever be drawn from their integrity. Thro'.
MASSES FOR THE DEAD.
On the Day of the Death or Burial,
GRANT them, O Lord, T> EQUIEM aeternam eternal rest; and let J\_ dona eis, Domine; a perpetual light shine on & lux perpetua luceat eis. them. Ps. A hymn be- Ps. Te decet hymnus, cometh thee, O Lord, in Deus, in Sion: & tibi redSion; and a vow shall be detur votum in Jerusalem: paid to thee in Jerusalem: exaudi orationem meam: hear my prayer: all flesh ad te omnis caro veniet. shall come to thee. Grant Requiem, &c. to Ps. them, &c. to Ps.
Collect. Deus, cui.
God, whose property it is always to have mercy and to spare, we humbly present our prayers to thee in behalf of the soul of thy servant N. which thou hast this day called out of this world; beseeching thee not to deliver it into the hands of the enemy, nor forget it for ever: but command it to be received by the holy angels, and to be carried into paradise; that, as it believed and hoped in thee, it may be delivered from the pains of hell, and inherit life everlasting. Thro'.
EPISTLE. 1 Thess. iv. 12, 17.
BRETHREN: "We will not have you ignorant concerning them that are asleep, that you be not sorrowful, even as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them who have slept through Jesus, will God bring with him. For this we say unto you in the word of the Lord, that we who are alive, who remain unto the coming of the Lord, shall not prevent them who have slept. For the Lord himself shall come down from heaven with commandment, and with the voice of an Archangel, and with the trumpet of God: and the dead who are in Christ, shall rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, shall be taken up together with them in the clouds to meet Christ, into the air, and so shall we be always with the Lord. Wherefore comfort ye one another with these words.
Eternal rest grant to them, Requiem aeternam dona O Lord, and may a per- eis, Domine, & lux perpepetual light shine on them, tua luceat eis. V. Ps. 111. V. Ps. 111. The memory of the righteous man shall be for ever; he shall not fear a bad report.
In memoria aeterna erit justus; ab auditione mala non timebit.
Release, O Lord, the souls of all the faithful departed from the bonds of their sins. V. And by the assistance of thy grace may they escape the sentence of condemnation. V. And enjoy the bliss of eternal light.
|IES irse, dies ilia
Absolve, Domine, animas omnium fidelium defunctorum ab omni vinculo deliclorum. V. Et gratia tua illis suecurente, me- reantur evadere judicium ultionis. V. Et lucis aeternae beatitudine perfrui.
THE day of wrath, that dreadful day, Shall the whole world in
ashes lay, As David and the Sybil say. What horror will invade the mind, When the strict Judge, who
would be kind, Shall have few venial faults to find! The last loud trumpet's wond'rous sound, Must thro' the rending
tombs rebound; And wake the nations under ground. Nature and death shall with surprise, Behold the pale offender rise,
And view the Judge with conscious eyes. Then shall, with universal dread,
The sacred mystic book be read,
To try the living and the dead.
The Judge ascends his awful throne,
Solvet saeclum in favilla:
Teste David cum Sybilla. Quantus tremor est futurus,
Quando Judex est venturus,
Cuncta stricte discussurus!
Tuba mi rum spargens sonum,
Per sepulchra regionum, Cogetomnes ante thronum. Mors stupebit, et natura, Cum resurget creatura, Judicanti responsura.
Liber scriptus profererur, In quo totum continetur, Unde mundus judicetur.
Judex ergo cum sedebit,