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COLLECT. Deus, qui nos. As in Mass III. p. v.
EPISTLE. Rom. vii. 18, 23. Brethren: The sufferings of this present time, &c.
GRAD. Ps. xxxin. as in the Introit to Ps. and V. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a contrite heart: and he will save the humble of spirit. Alleluia, Alleluia. John xv.
I have chosen you out of the world, that you should go, and should bring forth fruit, and your fruit should remain. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Luke xxi. as in Mass VIII. p. xv.
SECRET. Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the sacrifice we offer on this festival of thy holy martyrs, may loose the bonds of our sins, and procure for us the grant of thy mercy. Thro'.
COMM. The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and the torment of malice shall not touch them: to the eyes of fools they appeared to die--but they are in peace.
P. COMM. Sacro munere. Being fed with these sacred gifts, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord, that by this sacrifice, which, according to our bounden duty, we offer, we may be sensible of an increase of our redemption. Thro'.
VI. St. NORBERT, bp. c.
All as in Mass XI. p. xxi. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who didst raise up blessed Norbert, thy confessor and bishop, to be an eminent preacher of thy word, and by him wast pleased to institute a new order in thy church: grant, we beseech thee, that by his merits we may obtain the help of thy grace to live according to what he taught and practised.
IX. SS. PRIMUS and FELICIANUS, mm.
All as in Mass IX. p. xvii, except COLLECT. Fac. Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that we may always follow the example of thy holy martyrs Primus and Felicianus, and by their prayers, daily experience their protection. Thro'.
GRAD. Ps. Ixxxviii. The heavens shall confess thy wonders, O Lord, and thy truth in the churchor the saints. V. The mercies of the Lord I wil su: for ever, from generation to generation. Alleluit, Aleluia. V. these were truly brothers who triumphed over the iniquity of the world, followed Christ, and are now in possession of the glorious kingdom of heaven. Alleluia. GOSPEL. Matt. xi. as on the 15th January. OFFERT. Ps. lxv.
SECRET. May the offerings, O Lord, we beseech thee, which we make on this day of the martyrdom of thy saints, appease thee, cleanse us from our sins, and render the prayers and rows of the servants acceptable. Thro'.
COMM. John xy. I have chosen vou out of the world, that you should go, and should bring forth fruit : and your fruit should remain.
P. COMM. Quesumus. Grant, O, Almighty God, that thy holy martyrs Primus and Felicianus, whose feast we have solemnized with the celebration of these heavenly mysteries, may, through thy mercy obtain for us the pardon of our sins, Thru'.
X. St. MARGARET, Queen of Scou.
All as in Mass XXI. p. xxxix, ercept COLLECT. Deus, qui beatum. O God pelen didst render blessed Margaret Queen of the Scott truly wonderful for her charities towards the sudor grant by her prayers and example, that thy charity may continually increase in our hearts. Thro!.
XI. St. BARNABAS, ap.
COLLECT. Deus qui. O God who comfortest us by the merits and prayers of blessed Barnabas, grant, in thy mercy, that we, who by him petition for thy blessings, may obtain them by the gift of thy grace. Thro'.
LESSON. Acts xi. 21, 26. xiii. 1, 3. In those days: A great number believing were converted to the Lord. And the tidings came to the ears of the Church that was at Jerusalem, touching these things, and they sent Barnabas as far as Antioch. Who when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced ; and he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord. For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. And a great multitude was added to the Lord. Barnabas went to Tarsus, to seek Saul : whom when he had found, he brought to Antioch, and they conversed there in the Church a whole year: and they taught a great multitude, so that at Antioch the disciples were first named CHRISTIANS. (Chap. xiii.) Now there were in the Church which was at Antioch, prophets and doctors, among whom was Barnabas, and Simon, who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manahen who was the foster-brother of Herod the Tetrarch, and Saul. And as they were ministering to the Lord, and fasting, the Holy Ghost said to them: Separate me Saul and Barnabas, for the work whereunto I have taken them.
Then they fasting and praying, and imposing their hands upon them, sent them away.
GRAD. Ps. xvij. Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth : and their words unto the ends of the world. V. The heavens shew forth the glory of God : and the firmament declareth the work of his hands. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. I have chosen you out of the world, that you should go and should
bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remaiı. Allel.
GOSPEL. Matt. X. 16, 92. At that tirnar Jesus said to his disciples : Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be
ye therefore wise as serpents, and simple as doves. But betare of inen. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues. And you shall be brought before governors, and before kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles : but when they shall deliver you up, take no thought how or what you speak : for it shall be given you in that hour what to speak. For it is not you that speak, but the spirit of your Father that speaketh in you. The brother also shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the son : and the children shall rise up against the parents, and shall put them to death ; and you shall be lated by all men for my name's sake : but be that shall persevere to the end, he shall be saved. The Creed.
OFFERT. Thou shalt make them princes orer all the earth: they shall remember thy name, 0 Lord, from generation to generation.
SECRET. Sanctify, O Lord, the offerings we have made, and by the intercession of blessed Barna. bas, the apostle, cleanse us from the stains of our sins. Thro.
COMM. You, who have followed me, shall sit va thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
P. COMM. Supplices. We humbly beseech thee, O Almighty God, that those whom thou refreshest with thy sacraments, may, by the iotercession of blessed Barnabas, thy apostle, Worthily please thee in their conduct of life. Thro'.
XII. St. JOHN A FACUNDO, C.
xxvi. Ezcept. COLLECT. Deus auctor, O God, the author of peace and lover of charity, irlio gavest to blessed
John, thy confessor, the extraordinary grace of reconciling those who were at variance : grant by his merits and intercession, that being well grounded in thy charity, we may be by no temptations separated from thee. Thro'.
COLLECT, (Sanctorum) of SS. BASILIDES, &c. mm. Grant, O Lord, that the festival of thy holy martyrs, Basilides, Cyrinus, Nabor, and Nazarius, may be a comfort to us, and that our devotion may bring forth the fruit that has made them blessed for ever. Thro.
SECRET. (of the same) In veneration of the blood of thy boly martyrs, Basilides, Cyrinus, Nabor, and Nazarius, we solemnly bring these offerings, O Lord, to celebrate thy wonders by whom so great 2 victory was obtained. Thro'.
P. COMM. (Semper.) Of the same. Grant, O Lord, that we who always celebrate the festival of thy holy martyrs, Basilides, Cyrinus, Nabor, and Nazarius, may ever be sensible of the effects of their intercession. Thro'.
XIII. St. ANTHONY of PADUA, c.
All as in Mass XIV. p. sxvi. COLLECT. Ecclesiam. May this solemnity, O God, of blessed Anthony, thy confessor, be a comfort to thy church : that thy people may never want the assistance of thy grace, and at length come to the possession of eternal joys. Thro?. EPISTLE. 1 Cor. iv.
GRAD. The just man shall flourish like the palmtree, he shall thrive like the cedar of Libanus in the house of the Lord. V. To publish thy mercies in the morning, and thy truth by night. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. The Lord loved him, and adorned him ; he cloathed him with a robe of glory. Alleluia.
SECRET. May this oblation, O Lord, avail to the