Imatges de pÓgina

following the commandments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways; Draw near with faith, and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort, and make your humble confession to Almighty God, meekly kneeling upon your knees.

$ Then shall this general Confession be made by

the Priest and People, both he and they kneeling humbly upon their knees with their faces towards

the Altar, and saying, Almighty GodFather of our Lord Jesus

Christ, Maker of all things, Judge of all men ; We acknowledge and bewail our manifold lins and wickedness, Which we from time to time most grievously have committed, By thought, word, and deed, against thy Divine Majesty, Provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings The remembrance of them is grievous unto us, The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us, most merciful Father ; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, Forgive us all that is past; And grant, that we may ever liereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, To the Honour and Glory of thy Name, Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Then all the Priest (or the Bishop, being pre-
sent) stand up, and turning himself to the peo-

pronounce this Absolution.
Lmighty God, our heavenly Father, who of

his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all them, that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him; Have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your lips, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then wall the Priest also say,
Ear what comfortable words - our Saviour

Christ faith unto all that truly turn to hin. **OT

Come unto nie, all that travel, and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. S. Matth. xi. 28.

So God loved the bis only begotten Son, that

to the end thSave believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting Life. S. John iii. 16.

Hear also what Saint Paul faith.
This is a true saying, and worthy of all men
to be received, That Christ Jesus came into the
world to save finners. I Tim. 1. 15.

Hear also what Saint John saith.
If any man lin, we have an Advocate with the
Father, Jesus Christ the righteous, and he is
the propitiation for our Sins. 1 S. Fohn ii. 1, 2.

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Boss (1891 9 Then shall the Priest, turning him to the Altar,

kneel down, and say in the name of all them that shall receive the Communion, this Prayer

following. 1 We do not prefumé to come to this thiy Ta=

ble, O merciful Lord, trusting in our own rigliteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as 'to gather up the crumbs under thy Table; but thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy. Grant

us therefore, gracious Lord, so to cat the Flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his Blood, thac our linful Bodies may be made clean by his Body, and our souls washed through lis most precious Blood; and that we may evermore dwell in hint and he in us. Amen.

Then skall the Bishop if he be present,, or else the Priest that officiateth, kneel down and receice the Communion in both 'kinds bimself, and then proceed to deliver the Samne to other Bishops, Priests, and Deacons in like manner, if any be there present ; and after that to the People also in order into their hands, all meekly kneeling. And when he delivereth the Sacyament of the

Body of Christ to any one, he shall say, THE

HE Body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which

was given for thee, preserve thy Body and Soul unto everlasting life.



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Here the Person receiving Shall say,


And the Priest or Deacon that delivereth the Sacrament of the Blood of Christ to any one, Jball say, TH

HE Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which

was shed for thee, preserve thy Body and Soul unto everlasting life, Here the Person receiving Mall say,


Note, when the Priest receiveth the Communion himself, he shall say aloud the same words which be doth when he delivereth it to any one, excepting that instead of thee be Mall say me, and

instead of thy be shall say my. $ If there be a Deacon, or other Priest, then shall

be follow with the Chalice: And as the Priest ministreth the Sacrament of the Body, so shall be (for more expedition) minister the Sacrament of the Blood in førın before written.

When all have communicated, the Priest Mall return to the Altar, and reverently place upon

it what remaineth of the confecrated Elements, oovering the same with a fair linen cloth. Then the Priest fall turn to the People,

and say, The Lord be with you..

People. And with thy spirit.

Priest: Priest.

.. Let us pray: S. Then the Priest Sall turn to the Altar; and

standing before it, he mall say the following Colleet of Thanksgiving. Almighty and everliving God, we most hearti

ly thank thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed


who have duly received these holy myfteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ; and doft assure us thereby of thy favour and goodness towards us, and that we are very members incorporate in the mystical Body of thy Son, which is the blessed company of all faithful people, and are also heirs through hope of thy everlasting kingdom, by the merits of the most precious death and passion of thy dear Son. And we most humbly beseech thee, O heavenly Father, so to alist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all such good works as thou hast prepared for us to walk in, through Jesus Christ our Lord ; to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

Then shall be said or sung by the Priest and People Gloria in excelsis in English, as fol.

loweth. GLory be to God on high, and in earth

peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee,



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