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choice of the weak things of this world to confound the strong. mercifully grant, that, being perfected in the com all humility, we may be raised by the prayers of this holy Confessor, blessed Didacus, to the ererlasting glory of heaven. Thro'.



All as in Mass XX. p. XXXV. ercept COLLECT. Deus, qui.-0 God, who didst pre: pare an agreeable abode for thyself in the heart of blessed Gertrude, the Virgin, graciously cleanse our hearts, we beseech thee, through her merits and intercession, from all stains, and grant we may enjoy the same happidess with her. Thro'.

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XVII. St. GREGORY Thaumaturgus, bp.c.

All as in Mass XI.* p. xxi, ercept GOSPEL. Mark xi. 22. At that time Jesu answering said to his disciples: Have the faith of God. Amen I say to you, that whosoever shall say to this mountain: Be thou removed, and be cast inte the sea, and shall not stagger in his heart, but be lieve, that whatsoever he saith shall be done, it shall be done unto him. Therefore I say to you, all things, whatsoever you ask when ye pray, believe that you shall receive: and they shall come unto you.


as in Mass XXIII. p. xli.

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-ing things of this world, and ever be refreshed with the comforts of heaven. Thro'.


All as in Mass VI. p. x.

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All as in Mass XV. p. xxviii. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who by thy heavenly inspiration didst call blessed Felix thy confessor out of the desert to exercise his charity in the redemption of captives: grant, that having obtained thy grace by his intercession, we may be freed from the captivity of sin, and brought safe to our heavenly country. Thro'.


All as in the Votive Mass, p. xlv. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who wast pleased that blessed Mary, ever a Virgin, become an abode for the Holy Ghost should this day be presented to thee in the temple : grant, by her intercession, that we may be presented before thy divine Majesty in the temple of God. Thro'.

XXII. St. CECILY, v. m.
All as in Mass XVII. p. xxxi. except
COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who grantest us
the yearly comfort of celebrating the feast of B.
Cecily, thy v. and m. grant, that as we honour her in
glory, we may follow her example in the practice
of a virtuous life. Thro'.

LESSON. Eccles. li.
GRAD. Hearken, O daughter, and see and in-
cline thy ear: for the king is taken with thy beauty.
V. With thy comeliness and thy beauty set out,

proceed prosperously, and reign. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. The five wise virgins took oil in their ressels with their lamps: and at midnight there was a cry; Behold, the Bridegroom comes: go forth, and meet Christ the Lord. Alleluia.

SECRET. May this sacrifice of propitiation an! praise, we beseech thee, O Lord, by the intercession of B. Cecily, thy v. and m. ever make us worthy of thy mercy. Thro'. P. COMM. Satiasti. Having fed, O Lord

, thy family with these sacred oblations: ever therefore comfort us with her intercession, whose feast we colebrate. Thro'.

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XXII. St. CLEMENT, p. m. INTROIT. Ps. lvi. My words, saith the Lord, which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart from hence: and thy offerings shall be pleasing on my altar. Ps. cxi. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: in his commandments he taketh great delight. V. Glory.

COLLECT, Deus, qui nos, as in p. v.

of St. FELICITAS. Præsta. Grant, we beseech thee, 0 Almighty God, that by celebrating the feast of B. Felicitas, thy martyr, we may be protected by her merits and prayers. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Phil. ii.

GRAD. Ps. cix. The Lord hath sworn, and be will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever, accordo ing to the order of Melchisedech. V. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand. Alleluit

, Alleluia. V. This is the priest, whom the Lord hath crowned. Alleluia.

GOSPEL. Matt. xir. Offert. and Comin me in


Of St. FELICITAS. Mercifully look down, O Jord, on the vows of thy people: and grant we may enjoy her patronage, whose festival we celebrate. Thro'.

P. COMM. Corporis. Being nourished by the participation of thy sacred body and precious blood, we beseech thee, O Lord our God, that what we perform with pious devotion, may, by the intercession of blessed Clement, thy martyr and bishop, be to us a certain means of salvation. Thro'.

Of St. FELICITAS. Supplices. We humbly beseech thee, O Almighty God, that by the intercession of thy saints, thou wouldst increase in us thy gilta, and regulate our lives. Thro'.

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XXIV. St. JOHN of the CROSS, c. All as in Mass XIV. p. xxvi. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who didst inspire blessed John, thy confessor, with an ardent love of self-denial and of the cross : grant, we may so fol. low his example, as to obtain eternal glory. Thro'.

of St. CHRYSOGONUS. Adesto. Give ear, O God, to our prayers, that we, who in all humility acknowledge the guilt of our offences, may, by the prayer's of blessed Chrysogonus, thy martyr, be delivered from the burden of our sins. Thro'.

SECRET. Of the same. De appeased, O Lord, we beseech thee, by the offerings we have made : and defend us from all dangers by the intercession of blessed Chrysogonus, thy martyr. Thro'.

P. COMM. Tui, Domine. Grant, O Lord, that by the participation of thy sacrament, we may be cleansed from our secret sins, and freed from the shares of our enemies. Thro'.

Of St. CHRYSOGONUS. Tui, Domine. May we, o Lord, by the participation of this thy sacrament, be both cleansed from our sins, and delivered froin all the snares of our enemies. Thro'.

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XXV. St. CATHARINE, F. m. All as in Mass XVII. p. xxxi. except COLLECT. Deus, qui. O God, who garest the law to Moses on Mount Sinai, and didst wonderfully translate the body of blessed Catharine, thy virgin and martyr thither, by the ministry of holy angels mercifully grant, by her merits and prayers, that we may safely come to the mount which is Christ. Who liveth.

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