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Rabbi. But be not you called Rabbi. For one is your master, and all you are brethren. And call nonc your father upon earth: for one is your father, who is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, Christ. He that is the greatest among you shall be your servant, And whosoever shall exalt himself, shall be humbled : and he that shall humble himself, shall be exalted.

OFFERT. Ps. 1.-Have mercy on me, O Lord : according to thy great mercy : 0 Lord, blot out my iniquity.

SECRET. Mercifuliy sanctify us, O Lord, by these mysteries: and let them cleanse us from all earthly vice, and bring us to the enjoyment of thy heavenly gifts. Thro'.

COMM. Ps. ix.- I will relate all thy wonders, I will be glad and rejoice in thee, I will sing praise to thy name, O thou Most High.

P. COMM. Ut sacris.-Make us always, we beSeech thee, O Lord, obedient to thy commandments, that we may be worthy of thy gifts, which we have partaken of. Thro'.

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PRAYER. Propitiare.-Be appeased, O Lord, by our prayers, and heal the infirmities of our souls; that our sins being forgiven, we may ever rejoice in thy blessings. Thro'.

WEDNESDAY.

INTROIT. Ps. xxxviii. FORSAKE me not, O Lord my God: do not thon

depart from me: attend unto my help O Lord, the God of my salvation. Ps. Rebuke me not, O Lord, in thy indignation; nor chastise me in thy wrath. V. Glory,

COLLECT. Populum tuum.-Mercifully regard thy people, O Lord, we beseech thee; and grant that those whom thou commandest to abstain from tesh, may like wise cease from all sin. Thro'.

LESSON. Esther xiii. 8. 17.-In those days : Mardochai besought the Lord, remembering all his works, and said : O Lord, Lord, almighty King, for all things are in thy power, and there is none that can resist thy will, if thou determine to save Israel. Thou hast made heaven and earth, and all things that are under the cope of heaven. Thou art Lord of all, and there is none that can resist thy majesty. Thou knowest all things, and thou knowest that it was not out of pride and contempt, or any desire of glory, that I refused to worship the proud Aman, (for I would willingly and readily for the salvation of Israel have kissed even the steps of his feet): but I feared lest I should transfer the honour of my God to a man, and lest I should adore any one except my God. And now, O Lord, O King, O God of Abraham, have mercy on thy · people, because our enemies resolve to destroy us, and extinguish thy inheritance. Despise not thy portion which thou hast redeemed for thyself out of Egypt. Hear my supplication, and be merciful to thy lot and inheritance, and turn our mourning into joy, that we may live and praise thy name, O Lord, and shut not the mouths of them that sing to thee, O Lord our God.

GRAD. Ps. xxvii.—Save O Lord thy people, and bless thy inheritance. To thee will I cry, o Lord; O my God be not thou silent to me, lest I become like them that go down into the pit.

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GOSPEL. Matt. xx. 17. 28.-At that time : Jesus going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples apart, and said to them: Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man shall be betrayed to the chief priests and the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver hiin to the Gentiles to be mocked, and to be scourgeil, and to be crucified, and the third day he shall rise again. [ * Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, aloring and asking something of him. Who said to her : What wilt thou ? She saith to him: Say that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other mu iliy left, in thy kingdom. Anul Jesus answering, anil said: You know not what you ask. Can you drink the chalice that I shall drink? They say to hin: We can. He saith to them : Of my chalice indeed you shall drink: but to sit on my right hand or left handl, is not mine to give to yon, but to them for whom it is prepared by niy, Father.t] And the ten hearing it were moved with indignation against the two brethren. But Jesus called them to him, and said: You know that the princes of the Gentiles lord it over them: and they that are the greater, exercise power upon them. It shall not be so among you, but whosoever will be the greater among you, let him lace your minister: and he that will be first among you, shall be your servant. Even as the Son of Man is not come to be ministered unto, but to mimister, and to give his life a redemption for many.

OFFERT. Ps. xxiv.-To thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul: in thee, O my God, I put my trust, let me not be ashamed: neither let my enemies laugh at me; for none of them that wait on thee shall be confounded.

SECRET. Mercifully look down, Lord, on the offerings we make thee, and by the intercourse of these sacred mysteries, release us from the bonds of our sins. Thro'

COMM. Ps. X.-The Lord is just and hath loved justice; his countenance beholdeth righteous

P. COMM. Sumptis.We beseech thee, O Lord,

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that the receiving this sacrament may forward our eternal redemption. Thro'.

Let us pray. Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Deus innocentice.- O God, the restorer and lover of innocence, draw to thyself the hearts of thy servants, that being inflamed by thy holy Spirit, they may be constant in faith, and zealous in good works. Thro'.

THURSDAY.

INTROIT. Ps. lxix.
God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make

haste to help me: let my enemies be confounded and ashamed that seek my soul. Ps. Let them be turned backwards, and blush for shame that desire eyils to me. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Præsta.-Grant us, we beseech thee, O Lord, the assistance of thy grace: that whilst we duly apply ourselves to fasting and prayer, we may be delivered from all enemies both of soul and body. Thro.'

LESSON. Jer. xvii. 5. 10.-Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like tamarick in the desart, and he shall not see when good shall come: but he shall dwell in dryness in the desart, in a salt land and not inhabited. Blessed be the man that trusteth in the Lord, and the Lord shall be his confidence. And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, and spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit. The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it? I am the Lord that search the heart, and

prove the reins; who give to every one according to his way, and according to the fruit of his devices, saith the Lord Almighty.

GRAD. Ps. lxxviii.--Forgive us, O Lord, our offences, lest the Gentiles say: Where is now their God? V. Help us, O God our Saviour, and for the . glory of thy name, O Lord, deliver us.

GOSPEL. Luke xvi. 19. 31.–At that time : Jesus said to the Pharisees : There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen: and feasted sumptuously every day. And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who lay at his gate, full of sores, desiring to be fed with the cruinby that fell from the rich man's table, and no one didl give him, moreover the dogs came and licked his spres. And it came to pass that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom. And the rich man also died, and he was buried in hell. And lifting up his eyes, when he was in torments, he saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom: And he cried, and said: Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, to cool my tongue, for I am tormented in this tlame. And Abraham said to him: Son, remember that thou didst receive good things in thy life-time, and likewise Lazarus evil things : but now he is comforted, and thou art torinented. And besides all this, between us and you there is fixed a great chaos: so that they who would pass from hence to you, cannot, por from thence come hither. And he said: Then fa. ther, I beseech thee that thou wouldst send him to my father's house. For I have five brethren, that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torments. And Abraham said to him : They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them. But he said: No, father Abraham, but if any one went to them from the dead, they will do penance. And he said to him: If they hear not

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