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GMUS A. JOHNSON, S.T.D.

HENRICUS EDUARDUS,
Archiep. Westmonast.

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Of all the Feasts observed in England ; with an obligation of

hearing Mass and resting from servile works. All Sundays in the year. JANUARY 1 The Circumcision of our Lord, or New Year's.

day.

6 The Epiphany, or Twelfth-day. JUNE 29 St. Peter and St. Paul, Apostles. AUGUST 15 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. NOVEMBER 1 All Saints. DECEMBER 25 Christmas-day. Ascension-day: Corpus Christi-day (being 1st Thursday after Trinity Sunday).

Plenary Indulgences GRAYTED TO THE FAITHFUL IN ENGLAND. I. CHRISTMAS-DAY, and the twelve days following, to the day of the Epiphany, inclusively.

II. The first week of Lent, beginning with the first Sunday, and ending with the second Sunday, inclusively.

III. Easter, i.e. from Palm-Sunday, inclusively, to LowSunday, inclusively.

IV. From Whit-Sunday, inclusively, to the end of the Octave of Corpus Christi.

V. The Feast of SS. Peter and Paul, and during the Octave.

VI. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of the Assumption of the B.V. Mary, to the 22d day of August, inclusively. But if the Festival of the As. sumption fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

VII. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of St. Michael, to the Sunday following, inclusively. But if the Festival of St. Michael fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

VIII. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of All Saints, to the 8th day of November, inclusively. But if the Feast of All Saints fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

The Conditions of II. IV. and VIII. are, 1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere re. pentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the Holy Communion.

3. That if their state and condition allow it, they give some alms to the poor, either on the eve or on the day of their communion.

4. That on the day of their communion, they offer up some prayers to God, for the whole state of the Catholic Church throughout the world ; for bringing back all straying souls to the fold of Christ ; for the general peace of Christendom ; and for the blessing of God upon this nation,

The Conditions of I. III. VI. and VII. arc,1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the Holy Communion.

3. That they visit some chapel or oratory, where Mass is celebrated, and pray to God for the peace of his Church.

4. That they be in a readiness of mind to assist the poor with alms in proportion to their abilities ; or to frequent catechism and sermons as often as they can do it without great inconvenience; or to afford their assistance to the sick, or to such as are near their end, out of the motive of Christian charity.

Note.--It is not required for the gaining of these four Indulgences, granted by Pope Benedict XIV., that these works of mercy, corporal or spiritual, or the assisting at catechism and sermons, be done on the same day with the communion ; but only that persons be then in a disposition or readiness of mind to do these things, or some of them at least, when they have an opportunity.

The Conditions of V. are,— 1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the Holy Communion.

3. That, for some space of time, on the day of their communion, they pray to God with a sincere heart, for the conversion of Infidels and Heretics, and for the free propagation of the Holy Faith.

LAY BAPTISM. PROVIDED an infant is in danger of dying before a Priest can be procured, any other person, whether man, woman, or child, may baptise it in the following manner :

Whilst pouring common water on the head or face of the infant, pronounce the words, “I baptise thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen."

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