« PoprzedniaDalej »
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant from all the dangers of hell, and from the snares of its torments, and from all tribulations.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Enoch and Elias from the common death of the world.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Noah from the flood.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Abraham from Ur of the Chaldeans.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Job from all his sufferings.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Isaac from being sacrificed by the hand of his father Abraham.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Lot from Sodom and from the flame of fire.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Moses from the hands of Pharaoh, king of the Egyptians.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou deliveredst Daniel from the den of lions.
Deliver, O Lord, the soul of thy servant, as thou
The Last Agony.
When the soul is about to depart from the body, then more than ever ought they who are by to pray earnestly upon their knees around the sick man's bed; and if the dying man be unable to speak, the name of Jesus should constantly be invoked, and such words as the following again and again repeated in his
INTO thy hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit.
Holy Mary, mother of grace, mother of mercy, do thou defend me from the enemy, and receive me at the hour of death.
The soul being departed, the following Responsory may be said:
R. Come to his assistance, ye Saints of God; hasten hither to meet him, ye Angels of the Lord, to receive his soul, and offer it in the sight of the Most High.
V. May Christ receive thee, who hath called thee, and may the Angels conduct thee to Abra
R. To receive his soul.
V. Eternal rest give unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
R. To offer it in the sight of the Most High.
V. Lord have mercy.
R. Christ have mercy.
V. Lord have mercy.
V. And lead us not into temptation.
R. But deliver us from evil.
V. Eternal Rest give unto him, O Lord.
R. Deliver his soul, O Lord.
V. May he rest in peace.
V. O Lord, hear my prayer.
R. And let my cry come unto thee.
Let us pray.
To thee, O Lord, we commend the soul of thy servant N., that being dead to the world he may live to thee; and the sins he hath committed, through the frailty of his mortal nature, do thou, in thy most merciful goodness, forgive and wash away. Amen.
The body is then decently laid out, and a light placed before it. A small Crucifix is put in the hands of the deceased, upon his breast, or the hands are themselves placed crosswise, while the body is sprinkled with holy water.
Prayers for the Dead.
The Psalm Miserere, p.
180, and the Psalm De profundis, B. 183, may be profundis and prayer are said in the evening for the faithful departed, 100 days each time, and plenary once a year if said every day.
V. Eternal rest give unto them, O Lord.
R. And let perpetual light shine upon them.
A Prayer for the Faithful departed.
the Creator and Redeemer of all the faithful, grant to the souls of thy servants departed the remission of all their sins, that, through pious supplications, they may obtain the pardon which they have always desired. Who livest and reignest world without end. Amen.
On the day of a person's decease or burial.
O GOD, whose property is always to have mercy and to spare, we humbly beseech thee for the soul of thy servant N., which thou hast this day commanded to depart out of this world, that thou wouldst not deliver it into the hands of the enemy, nor forget it unto the end, but wouldst command it to be received by the holy Angels, and conducted to Paradise, its true country; that, as in thee it hath hoped and believed, it may not suffer the pains of hell, but may take possession of eternal joys, Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
For one lately deceased.
ABSOLVE, we beseech thee, O Lord, the soul of thy servant N. from every bond of sin, that, being raised in the glory of the resurrection, he may be refreshed among thy Saints and Elect. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
For Father and Mother.
O GOD, who hast commanded us to honour our father and mother, have compassion, in thy mercy,
on the souls of my father and mother; forgive them their sins, and grant that I may see them in the joy of eternal brightness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
For Friends and Benefactors.
O GOD, bountiful in forgiving, and lovingly desirous of man's salvation, we humbly beseech thy mercy in behalf of our friends, relations, and benefactors, who have passed from this world, that, through the intercession of blessed Mary ever virgin, and all the Saints, thou wouldst permit them to come to the full participation of everlasting happiness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
For a deceased Pastor or Confessor.
O GOD, who amongst thy apostolic Priests, hast bestowed on thy servant N. the dignity of the Priesthood; grant, we beseech thee, that he may also be joined with them in perpetual society. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
On an Anniversary Day.
O LORD, the God of pardon, give to the soul of thy servant N., the anniversary day of whose departure we commemorate, the seat of refreshment, the happiness of rest, and the brightness of eternal light. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer that may be used by Surviving Friends.
GRANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that while we lament the departure of thy servant, we may al