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V. Clap your hands all ye Gentiles: shout unit God with the voice of joy. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. vii. 15, 21. Al that time: Je sus said to his disciples, Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the cloathing of sheep, but in wardly they are ravening wolves. By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree briogeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can an evil tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, thall be cut down, and shall be cast into the fire. Where fore by their fruits you shall know them. Not every one that saith, Lord, Lord, sball enter into the kingdoin of heaven : but he that doth the will of my father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the king. dom of heaven. The Creed.
OFFERT. Dan. iii. As in holocausts of run and bullocks, and as in thousands of fat sheep, so let our saerifice be made in thy sight this day, that? may please thee: for there is no confusion to them that trust in thee, O Lord.
SECRET. O God, who in one perfect sverifice bast united all the various sacrifices of the law, cept from thy devout servants thris sacrifice, atel sanctify it by the like blessing as thou didst the offering of Abel: that what each hath offered to thy divine Majesty, may avail to the salvation of all Thro'.
COMM. Ps. xxx. Bow down tby ear to me make haste to deliver me.
P. COMM. Tuua nos. Grant, O Lord, that the healing efficaey of these thy mysteries may, throne thy mercy, free us from all our sins, and bring usk the practice of what is right. Thro'.
VIII. SUNDAY after PENTECOST. INTROIT. * Ps. xlvii. Suscepimus Deus, dc. WE have received thy mercy, O God, in the midst of thy temple: According to thy name, so also is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of justice. Ps. Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised; in the city of our God, on his holy mountain. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Largire nobis. Grant us, O Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit of thinking and doing what is right, that we, who cannot even subsist without thee, may live according to thee. Thro'.
EPISTLE. Rom. viii. 12. Brethren: We are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: bnt if by the spirit you mortify the deeds of the flesh, you shall live. For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the Sons of God. For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba, (Father.) For the Spirit himself giveth testimony to our spirit, that we are the sons of God. And if sons, beirs also : heirs indeed of God, and joint heirs with Christ. GRAD. Ps. XXX.
Be thou unto me a God, a protector, and a place of refuge to save me. V. O God, on thee have I relied ; let me never, O Lord, be put to shame. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised in the city of our God, on his holy mountain, Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Luke xvi. 1, 9. At that time: Jesus spoke to his disciples this parable: There was a certain rich man who had a steward : and the same was accused unto him, that he had wasted his goods. And he called him, and said to him: How
* Introit for Candlemas-Day also.
is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of the stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. And the steward said within himself: What sbail I do, because my lord taketh away from me the stewardship? To dig I am not able; to beg I am ashamed. I know what I will do, that when I shall be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. Therefore calling to gether every one of his Lord's debtors he said to the first: How much dost thou owe my lord? But be said: A hundred barrels of oil. And he said to him: Take thy bill and sit down quickly, and write fifty. Then he said to another: And how mueh dost thou owe? Who said: A hundred quarters of wheat. He said to him take thy bill, and write eighty. And the lord commended the onjust steward, forasmuch as he had done wisely: for the children of this world are wiser in their generation, than the children of light. And I say to you: Make unto you friends of the mammon of iniquity, that when you shall fail, they may receive you into everlasting dwellings The Creed.
OFFERT. Ps. xvii. Thou wilt save the humble people, O Lord: and thou wilt humble the eyes of the proud, for who is God besides thee, O Lord,
SECRET. Receive, we beseech thee, O Lord, the offerings we bring, which are the gifts of thine own bounty: that these most holy mysteries mas, by the power of thy grace, make our conduct in this life holy, and bring us to those joys that will never end. Thro'.
COMM, Ps. xxxii. Taste, and see, how swer! is the Lord! blessed is the man who putteth his tre: in him.
P. COMM, Sit nobis. May this heavenly me tery, O Lord, renew us both in soul and body: tia we may find in ourselves the effects of what me lebrate. Thro'.
IX. SUNDAY after PENTECOST.
INTROIT. Ps. liii. Eece Deus, fc. BEHOLD God is iny helper, and the Lord is the support of my soul: turn out the evils upon my enemies, and cut them off in thy trutii, O Lord, my protector.
Ps. Save me, O God, by the name, and deliver me in thy stængth.
V. Glory COLLECT. Pateani. May the ears of thy mercy, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy suppliants: and, that they may succeed in their desires, make them ask those things that are agreeable to thee. Thro'.
EPISTLE. 1 Cor. x. 6, 13. Brethren: Let us not covet evil things, as they also coveted. Neither become ye idolaters, as some of them: as it is written : “ The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play." Neither let us commit fornication, as some of thein committed fornication, and there fell in one day three-and-twenty thousand. Neither let us tempt Christ : as some of them tempted, and perished by the serpents. Neither do you murmur; as some of them murinured, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
Whercfore let him that thinketh himself to stand, take heed lest he fall. Let no temptation take hold on you but such as is human. And God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that which you are able: but will make also with temptation issue, that you may be able to bear it.
GRAD. Ps. li. O Lord, our Lord, how wonderful is thy name over the whole earth! V. For thy majesty is above the heavens.
Alleluia. Alleluia. Ps. Rescue me, O my God, from my enemies :
and from those that rise up against me, deliver me. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Luke xix. 41, 47. At that time : When he drew near Jerusalem, seeing the city, he wept over it, saying: If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes
. For the days shall come upon thee: and thy enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and straiten thee on every side, and beat thee flat to the ground, and thy children who are in thee: and they shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone: because thou hast not known the time of thy visitation. And entering into the temple, he began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought. Saying to them : It is written: " My house is the house of prayer: but you have made it a den of thieves." And he was teaching daily in the tenaple. The Creed.
OFFERT. Ps. xviü. The Justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: and his precepts are sweeter than honey and the honey-comb; and therefore doth thy servant observe them.
SECRET. Grant us, O Lord, we beseech thee, frequently and worthily to celebrate these mysteries: for as many times as this commemorative sacrifice is celebrated, so often is the work of our redemption performed. Thro'.
COMM. John vi. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, a bideth in me, and I in him, saith the Lord.
P. COMM. Tui nobis. May the participation of this thy sacrament, O Lord, we beseech thee, both purify us, and unite us. Thro'.
X. SUNDAY after PENTECOST. INTROIT. Is. xlviii. Ps. liv. Cum clamerem, &c.
WHEN I cried out, the Lord beard my complaint against those that were coming against me: and be