Imatges de pàgina

During the Ablution, and' wiping of

the Chalice, say,

G er et of thy deach and passion

the sacred memory of which we have commernorated in our present sacrifice and communion. Happy those, who sit at thy table to partake of the bread of life. Ó Jesus, my soul sighs after thee, I long with thy Apostle to be dissolved, and be with thee. My heart and my whole body, with transports of joy, seek the living God.

My soul Jarguishes with ardent com şire of entering into the house of our Lord. I love thee, O my God, with all my heart ! Othat I could alway's enjoy the presence of thy adorable body, which is the pledge of our eternal happiness! I adore thy goodness, and return thee infinite thanks , O gracious Lord, for thy inestimable favour and mercy, in admitting me to be present this day at the dread sacrifice , where thou art both Priest and Victim. Make me, O God, always sensible of this great blessing, and let not my unworej



thiness put a stop to the effects of thy mercy and goodness,

When the Calice is covered , the Priest goes to the book, and reads the Com

munion ; say thies,


Bt it be now, O Lord , the effect

of thy mercy, that wo wyle have been present at this lely mystery, may find the benefit of it in our souls. Peen mit us not to lose the fruit of it ; and graut it may be to us a source of graces, and a pledge of eternal lifo,

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At the Post Communion when the " Prissø gecs again to the beak, say,

E give thee thanks, God, for

thy mercy in admitting us to have a part in offering this sacrifice to thy holy name, accept it now to cha glory, and be ever, mindful of our cakupsso

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Ost gracious. Gad, Father of

that this adorable sacrifice of the bles


sed body and blood of thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ , may obtain for us, at this hands , mercy, and the remission of alt our sins, Ament

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When the Priest turns to the people, and

gives them the Blessing', making the sign of the Cross ouer them with his hand, make you also the sign of the Grase, and

and say



He blessing of God Almighty,

descend upon us, and dwell in our hearts for ever. Amen.

Ss. John's Gospel

N the beginning was the word, and I

the word was with God', and the word was God. This was in the beginning with God. All things were mads by hun; and without him was made nooking that was made. In him wag life, and life was the light of men and the light shines in darkness, and darknuss has not comprehended it. A man war sent from God, whose name was John ; he came for a testimony, to


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give testimony of the light, that all might believe thro' him. He was not the light , but to give testimony of the light. It was the true light, which enlightens every one that comes into this world. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew himn not. He came unto

and his own received him not. But to as many as received him he gave power to be made the sons of God, to those that believe in his name. Who not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor the will of man, but of God are born. And the word was made Pesh, and dwelt among us. And we have seen his glory', the glory, as of the only begotten of the Father , full of grace and truth.

R. Thanks. be to God.

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Prayers after Mass.

Render thee all possible praise, and

tanks, O sovereign Creator , for the favour I have this day received of thy bounty, and of which many better de erving christians are deprived. Receive , O Lord, my unworthy prayers,


supply all my de feets, pardon all my distractions and indevotions, and grant, that by the strength and Virtue of these divine mysteries, I may go on chearfully in the path of thy commandments, love, and service, amidst all the temps tations, troubles, and dangers of my life's pilgrimage; till I shall one day happily arrive at thy heavenly kingdoin, where, with thy blessed angels and saints, I shall more clearly contemplate thee, more perfectly enjoy thee, and more understandingly celebrate thy, infinite goodness and mercy , with uninterrupted canticles of eternal praise, admiration, and gratitude. Amen.

Happy are they who dwell in thy house, O Lord; for ever and ever they will praise thee.

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive honour, glory, and power

Praise our Lord, for he is good , for his mercy is everlasting.

Who shall relate the wonders of our Lord? Who shall publish all his praises ?

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