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them, and asking them questions. And all that heard him, were astonished at his wisdom and his answers. And seeing him, they wondered. And his mother said to him: Son, why hast thou done so

17? Behold thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said to them: How is it that you sought me? Did you not know that I must be about my father's business? And they understood not the word that he spoke unto them. And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth: and was subject to them. And his mother kept all these words in her heart. And Jesus advanced in wisdom, and age, and grace with God and men, . CREDO.

OFFERT. Ps. xcix.—Sing joyfully to the Lord, all the earth, serve ye the Lord with gladness: present yourselves to him with transports of joy, for the Lord is God.

SECRET. May the sacrifice we have offered to thee, O Lord, always enliven and defend us. Thro'.

COMM. Luke ii.-Son, why hast thou done so with us? I and thy father have sought thee with sorrow. And why did you seek me? Did you not know that I must be about the concerns of my Father?

P. COMM. Supplices.-Grant we humbly behech thee, O Almighty God, that those whom thou refreshest with thy sacraments, may, by a life weli. pleasing to thee, worthily serve thee. Thro'. m II. SUNDAY after EPIPHANY. The FEAST of the HOLY NAME JESUS.

INTROIT. Phil. ii. Ps. viii. AT the name of Jesus TN nomine Jesu omne ge11 let every knee bend nu flectatur cælestium, in heaven, on earth, and terrestrium et infernorum : under the earth: and eve- et omnis lingua confiteary tongue confess that the tur, quia Dominus Jesus

Lord Jesus Christ is in the Christus in gloria est Der glory of God the Father. Patris. Ps. Domine DoPs. O Lord our Lord, minus noster, quam admihow wonderful is thy rabile est nomen tuum in name over the whole universa terra. V. Gloria. earth. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus qui.- O God, who didst appoint thy only begotten Son the Saviour of mankind, and commandest that his name should be called JESUS: mercifully grant, that we who venerate his holy name on earth, may also enjoy his sight in heaven. Thro'.

COLLECT of the Sunday. Omnipotens.-0 almighty and eternal God, supreme Ruler, both of heaven and earth, mercifully give ear to the prayers of thy people, and grant us peace in our time. Thro.

LESSON. Acts iv. 8. 12.In those days: Peter being filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them: Ye princes of the people and ancients, hear: if we this day are examined concerning the good deed done to the infirm man, by what means he hath been made whole, be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God hath raised from the dead, even by him this man standeth here before you whole. “This is the stone which was rejected by you the builders which is become the head of the corner:" neither is there salvation in any other. For there is no other nanie under heaven given to men whereby we must be saved.

GRAD. Ps. cv.-Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from amidst the nations, that we may give thanks to thy holy name, and may glory in thy praise. V. Is. vi. Thou Lord art our Father and Redeemer.

1. My mouth shall. V. Laudem Domini lopublish the praises of the quetur os meum, et bene- Lord: and let all flesh dicat omnis caro nomen bless his holy name. Alel. sanctum ejus. Alleluia. After Septuagesima, instead of the foregoing V. and

: Alleluia, is said the TRACT. Domine Deus virtutum converte nos, et ostende faciem tuam, et salvi erimus : sonet vox tua in auribus meis. Convert us to thee, O Lord God of Hosts: shew thy face, and we shall be saved : let thy voice sound in my ears.

V. For sweet is thy voice, and very beautiful is thy countenance. V. Thy name, O Jesus! is as a sweet perfume; therefore have virgins loved thee.

GOSPEL. Luke ii. As p. 89..

OFFERT. Ps. lxxxvi.-1 will praise thee, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will give glory to thy name for ever: because, O Lord thou art good and gracious, and full of mercy towards all that call upon thee. Alleluia.

SECRET. May thy blessing, 0 most mercifu) God, by which every creature is enlivened and sub sists, sanctify this our sacrifice, which we offer thee in honour of the name of thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ: that it may be acceptable to the praise of thy majesty, and available to our salvation. Thro' the same.

SECRET of the Sunday. Sanctify, O Lord, our offerings, and cleanse us from the stains of our sins. Thro'.

PREFACE. Quia per incarnati, p. XXX.

COMM. Ps. lxxxv.-All the nations thou hast made shall come and adore before thee, O Lord, and they shall glorify thy holy name, for thou art great and dost wonderful things. Thou art God alone. Alleluia. · P. COMM. Omnipotens.-0 almighty and eternal God, who didst both create and redeem us, mercifully hear our prayers, and vouchsafe, with a pleasing and kind countenance, to receive the sacrifice

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of this victim of our salvation, which we have offer od to thy divine majesty, in honor of the name of thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ; that thy grace being poured on us, thro' the glorious name of Jesus, as a pledge of our eternal predestination, we may rejoice that our names are written in heaven. Thro the same.

P. COMM. of the Sunday. Augeatur. May the efficacy of thy power, O Lord, be increased in us, that being fed with thy divine sacraments, we may, thro' thy bounty, be prepared to receive what they promise. Thro'. The following (being the Gospel of the Sunday) is

read at the end of Mass. GOSPEL. John ii. 1. 11. At that time : There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee: and the mother of JESUS was there. And JESUS also was invited, and his disciples, to the marriage. And the wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him: They have no wine. And JESUS saith to her: Woinan, what is it to me and to thee? My hour is not yet come. His mother saith to the waiters: Whatsoever he shall say to you, do ye. Now there were set there six water pots of stone, according to the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three measures apiece. JESUS saith to them: Fill the water-pots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And JESUS saith to them: Draw out now, and carry to the chief steward of the feast. And they carried it. And when the chief steward had tasted the water made wine, and knew not whence it was, but the waiters knew who had drawn the water ; the chief steward calleth the bridegroom, and saith to him: Every man at first setteth forth good wine, and when men have well drank, then that which is worse. But thou hast kept the good wine until now. T'his beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee :

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and he manifested his glory, and his disciples believed in him. Deo gratias.

III. SUNDAY after EPIPHANY.

INTROIT. Ps. xcvi. ADORE God, all you DORATE Deum, A his angels : Sion 11 omnes angeli ejus : heard and was glad, and audivit et lætata est Sion : the daughters of Juda re- et exultaverunt filiæ Jude: joiced. Ps. The Lord Ps. Dominus regnavit, exhath reigned, let the ultet terra, lætentur inearth rejoice, let many sule mulia. islands be glad.

V. Gloria. COLLECT. Omnipotens.-0 almighty and eternal God, mercifully regard our weakness, and stretch forth the right hand of thy majesty to protect us. Thro'.

EPISTLE. Rom. xii. 16.—Brethren: Be not wise in your own conceits. To no man rendering evil for evil. Providing good things not only in the sight of God, but also in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as in you, having peace with all men. Not revenging yourselves, my dearly beloved, but give place unto wrath. For it is written: “Re. venge to me, I will repay,” saith the Lord. But “if thy enemy be hungry, give him to eat: if he thirst, give him to drink: for doing this, thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.” Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil by good.

GRAD. Ps. ci. and xcvi.-The Gentiles shall fear thy name, O Lord: and all the kings of the earth thy glory. V. For the Lord hath built up Sion, and he shall be seen in his glory. Alleluia, Alleluia.

V. Ps. The Lord hath V. Ps. xcvi. Dominus reigned let the earth regnavit, exultet terra; rejoice: et many islands lætentur insulce multe. lie glad. Alleluia.

Alleuia.

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