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July 1. OCTAVE DAY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPT la at
All as on his Feast with a Commem. of Ss. Peler kasta
the intercession of thy blessed apostle Paut, thal
July II. VISITATION OF THE B. V. M.
the l'olice Mass, Salve, XXVI. p. xlv. The Code
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by tbs
LESSON. Emt. ii. & 14. Behold he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping over the hills My beloved is like a roe or a young hart. Bebekl he standeth behind our wall, looking through the windows, looking through the lattices. Bebold my beloved speaketh to me; Arise, make haste, my love, my dove, my beautiful one, and coine. For winter is now past, the rain is over and gone. flowers have appeared in our land, the time of prus ing is come, the voice of the turtle is heard in e land: the fig-tree hath put forth her green ligs, the vine in flower yield their sweet smell. Arise. Hy love, my beautiful one, and come. My dore in the clefts of the rock, in the hollow places of the wall
. shew me thy face, let thy voice sound in my art for thy voice is sweet, and thy face comely.
GOSPEL. Luke i. The Creed.
Lord, our prayers and offerings; and that they may be found worthy in thy sight, let us be assisted by the prayers of thy saints. Thro'.
P. COMM. Refecti. Being nourished by the participation of the holy body and precious blood of this sacrifice; we beseech thee, O Lord our God, that what we perform with pious devotion, may be a certain means of obtaining our salvation. Thro'. Within the OCTAVE of SS. PETER and PAUL. Introit, Mihi autem p. 431. Collect, fc. as on
June 29. LESSON. Acts v. 12, 16. In those days: By the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people. And they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch. But of the rest no man durst join himself to them; but the people magnified them. And the multitude of men and women that believed in the Lord was more increased; insomuch, that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that when Peter came, his shadow, at least, might overshadow any of them, and they might be delivered from their infirmities. And there came also together to Jerusalem a multitude out of the neighbouring cities, bringing sick persons, and such as were troubled with unclean spirits ; who were all healed.
GRAD. Ps. xliv. Thou shalt make them princes over all the earth; they shall remember thy name, O Lord. V. Instead of thy fathers, sons are born to thee: therefore shall people praise thee. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. I have prayed for thee, Peter, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xix.
COMM. You who have followed me shall sit upon thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
VI. OCTAVE OF ST. PETER AND PACL
INTROIT. Sapientiam. COLLECT. Deus cujus. "O God, whose right hand saved blessed Peter from being drowned while he walked upon the sea, and delivered his fellow apostle Paul from the bottom thereof, when he had been a third time shipwrecked: mercifully lear w, and grant, that by the merits of both, we may obtain a bappy eternity. Thro'.
LESSON. Eccles. xliv. as in p. 444.
GRAD. The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and the torment of the wicked shall not touch them. V. In the sight of the unwise they seem to die, but they are in peace.* Alleluia, Allelua You have continued with me in all my sufferings, and I prepare a kingdom for yon: that you may sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel
. Per Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xiv. 22, 33. Al that time: Jesus obliged his disciples to go up into the boat
, and to go before him over the water, till he dismissed the people. And having dismissed the map titude, he went up into a mountain to pray:
And when it was evening, he was there alone. Bat the boat in the midst of the sea was tossed with be waves: for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night, he came io them walking upon the sea. And they seeing him walking uponi the sea, were troubled, saying: It is an apparition. And they cried out for fear. And immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying: Be of good heart; it is !, fear ye not. And Peter making answer, said: Lord, if it be thou, bid me come to thee upon the waters. And he said: Come. And Peter going down out of the boat, walked upon the water to come to Jeaus. But seeing the wind strong he was afraid : and when he began to sink, he cried out, saying: 1. mi, save me. And iminediately Jesus stretching forth his hand took hold of him, and said to him.
Othou of little faith, why dost thou doubt? And when they were come into the boat, the wind ceased. And they that were in the boat, came and adored him, saying: Indeed thou art the Son of God. The Creed.
OFFERT. The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall rejoice on their couches: they shall sing the high praises of God.
SECRET. That the prayers and offerings we bring, O Lord, may be acceptable in thy sight, grant we may be assisted by the prayers of thy apostles Peter and Paul Thro'.
COMM. Same as the foregoing Gradual to the *. P. COMM. Protege. Protect, O Lord, thy people: and continually preserve those who have confidence in the intercession of thy holy apostles, Peter and Paul. Thro'.
VIII. St. ELIZABETH, W. All as in Mass XXII. p. xxxix. except COLLECT. Clementissime. O most merciful God, who, amongst other admirable endowments, didst privilege blessed Elizabeth, with the gift of making wars cease : grant, by her prayers, that after having enjoyed the peace, which we humbly crave in this mortal life, we may be received into everlasting bliss. Thro'.
IX MARTYRS OF GORCOM.
All as in Mass VIII. p. xv. except COLLECT. O God who hast decorated the glorious contest for thy faith, of thy blessed Martyrs Nicholas and his companions, with the laurel of eternity: mercifully grant, that we, contending on earth, may, through their merits, and by imitating them, deserve to be crowned together with them in Heaven. Thro'.
GRAD. God is glorious in his saints; wonderful in majesty; working wonders. V. Thy right hand, O Lord, is glorified in might; thy right hand hath broken thy enemies. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. This is the true brotherhood wbich conquereth the crimes of the world; it hath followed Christ, holding the renowned heavenly kingdom. Alleluia.
X. The SEVEN BRETHREN, mm. and SS. RUNT
FINA, and SECUNDA, vv. mm. INTROIT. Ps. cxii. Praise the Lord, ye children, praise ye the name of the Lord: who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house the joyful mother of children. Ps. Blessed be the name of the Lord, from henceforth, now and for ever. V. Glory,
COLLECT. Præsta. Grant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that as we have been informed of the constancy of these glorious martyrs in the profession of thy faith, so we may experience their kindness in recommending us to thy mercy. Thro'.
LESSON. Prov. xxix.
GRAD. Ps. cxxü. Our souls hath been delivered as a sparrow out of the snare of the fowlers. V. The spare is broken, and we are delivered.* Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. These were truly brothers, who triumphed over the iniquity of the world, followed Christ, and are now in possession of the glorious kingdorn of heaven. Alleluia.
GOSPEL. Matt. xii. 46, 50. At that time: As Jesus was speaking to the multitudes, behold his mother and his brethren stood without, seeking to speak to him. And one said to him: Behold thy mother and thy brethren stand without seeking thee. But he answering him that told him, said: Who is my mother and who are my brethren? And stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said: Be