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with the Holy Ghost, and published the wonderful works of God. Alleluia.
P. COMM. Sancti Spiritus.-May the pouring forth of the Holy Ghost into our hearts cleanse them, O Lord, and render them fruitful by the inward dew of his grace. Thro' our Lord-in the unity of the same, &c.
INTROIT. Ps. lxxx. HE fed them with the MIBAVIT eos ex adipe Il fat of wheat, Alle- U frumenti, Alleluia : luia: and filled them with et de petra melle saturahoney out of the rock. vit eos. Allel. Allel. Allel. Allel. Ps. Rejoice Ps. Exultate Deo adju to God, our helper : sing tori nostro : jubilate Deo aloud to the God of Jacob. Jacob. V. Glory,
V. Gloria. COLLECT. Deus, qui.-0 God, who didst give the Holy Ghost to thy apostles, hear the prayers of thy people, that they may enjoy a happy peace, wbo, by thy grace, have received the gift of true faith.
LESSON. Acts x. 42. 48.-In those days : Peter opening his mouth, said: Brethren, the Lord commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that it is he who was appointed by God to be judge of the living and of the dead. To him all the prophets give testimony, that through his name all receive remission of sins, who believe in him. While Peter was yet speaking these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them that heard the word. And the faithful of the circumcision, who came with Peter, wcre astonished, for that the grace of the Holy Ghost was poured out upon the Gentiles also. For they heard them speaking with tongues, and magni. fying God. Then Peter answered: Can any man forbid water, that these men should not be baptized,
who have received the Holy Ghost as well as we; And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
V. The apostles pub- Alleluia, Alleluia. V. lished in divers tongues Loquebantur variis linguis the wonderful works of apostoli magnali a Dei. God. Alleluia.
Alleluia. V. * Come, O Holy Ghost, with the Prose, Veni Sancte Spiritus, as in the Mass of Yesterday, p. 376.
GOSPEL. John iii. 16.–At that time : Jesus said to Nicodemus : God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting. For God sent not his Son into the world, to judge the world, but that the world may be saved by him. He that believeth in him, is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the judgment: because the light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil. For every one that doth evil hateth the light, and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved. But he that doth truth, cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, because they are done in God. CREDO.
OFFERT. Ps. xvii.-The Lord thundered from heaven, and the highest gave his voice : then the fountains of waters appeared. Alleluia.
SECRET.--Mercifully sanctify, we beseech thee, O Lord, these offerings, and having accepted the oblation of our spiritual victim, make ourselves an offering pleasing to thee. Thro'..
COMM. John xiv.-The Holy Ghost shall teach you, Alleluia, whatever I shall say to you. Alleluia, Alleluia.
P. COMM. Adesto.--Help, we beseech thee, O Lord, thy people, and defend from the fury of their
enemies, those whom thou hast fed with thy sacred mysteries. . Thro'.
WHIT TUESDAY. INTROIT.-Receive your glory with joy, Allow luia: giving thanks to God, Alleluia, who hath call. ed you to a heavenly kingdom. Allel. Allel. Allel. Ps. Attend, O my people, to my law: incline your cars to the words of my mouth. V. Glory.
COLLECT. Adsit.--Assist us, O Lord, we beseech thee, with the power of thy holy spirit, that our hearts may be purified, according to thy mercy, and we defended from all adversities. Thro'.
LESSON. dets viii. 14. 17.----In those days : When the apostles who were in Jerusalern, hail heard that Samaria had received the word of God: they sent to them Peter and John. Who when they were come, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost. For he was not as yet come upon any of them: but they were only baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then they laid their hands upon them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
Alleluiı, Alleluia. V. The Holy Ghost shall teach you whatever I shall say to you.' Alleluia. V. * Come, O Holy Ghost, with the Prose, Veni
Sancte Spiritus, as on Sunday. p. 376. GOSPEL. John X. 1. 10.---At thut time : Jesus said to the Pharisees : Amen, amen, I say to you: he that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up another way, the same is a thief and a robler. But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the porter openeth ; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he hath let out his own sheep, he goeth before them: and the sheep followeth him: because they know his voice. But a stranger they follow not, but fly from him, because they know not the voice
of strangers. This proverb Jesus spoke to them. But they understood not what he spoke to them. Jesus therefore said to them again: Amen, amen, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All others, as many as have come, are thieves and robbers: and the sheep heard them not. I am the door. By me if any man enter in, he shall be saved: and he shall go in, and go out, and shall find pastures. The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I am come that they may have life, and may have it more abundantly. CREDO.
OFFERT. Ps. lxxvii.-The Lord opened for them the gates of heaven, and rained down manna for them to eat: he gave them the bread of heaven, men eat the bread of angels. Alleluia.
SECRET.-May the oblation of this sacrifice purify us, O Lord, we beseech thee, and make us worthy to partake thereof. Thro'.
COMM. John xv.-The Spirit who proceedeth from the Father, Alleluia : shall glorify me. Alleleluia, Alleluia.
P. COMM. Mentes.-Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the Holy Ghost may renew our souls by these divine mysteries, since he is the remission of sin. Thro'-in the unity of the same.
EMBER WEDNESDAY. INTROIT. Ps. lxvii.- O God, when thou didst go forth in the sight of thy people, making a way for them and dwelling in the midst of them, Alleluia, the earth shook, and the heavens dropt dew, Alleluia, Alleluia. Ps. Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: let them that hate him flee before his face. V. Glory.
I. COLLECT. Mentes nostras.--May the Holy Ghost, who proceedeth from thee, enlighten, we beseech thee, O Lord, our hearts, and guide us into
all truth according to the promise of thy Son. Who min unity of the same.
I. LESSON. Acts ïi. 14. 21. In those days : Peter standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice and spoke to chem: Ye men of Judea, and all you that dwell in Jerusalem, be this known to you and with your ears receive my words. For these are not drunk, as you suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day: But this is that which was spoken of by the prophet Joel: “ And it shall come to pass in the last days (saith the Lord) I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. And upon my servants indeed, and upon my handmaids, will I pour out in those days of my spirit, and they shall prophesy. And I will shew wonders in the heaven above, and signs on the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and manifest day of the Lord come. And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved."
Alleluia. V. Ps. xxxii.--By the word of the Lord the heavens were established : and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth.
II. COLLECT. Præsta quæsumus.-Grant, we beseech thee, O almighty and must merciful God, that thy holy spirit may defend and dwell in our souls, and so thoroughly purify us, that we may at length become the temple of his glory. Thro'. From this day to Saturday next inclusively, after the
Collect of the day, either the Collect, Ecclesiæ tuæ
or Deus omnium is said, together with their respec: tive Secrets and P. Comm. as on the first Sunday of .. Advent, p. 50, &c.