Today’s Latin Mass

Sabbato Quattuor Temporum Adventus ~ II. classis


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Incipit
Sacerdos paratus cum ingreditur ad Altare, facta illi debita reverentia, signat se signo crucis a fronte ad pectus, et clara voce dicit:
In nómine Patris, et Fílii, et Spíritus Sancti. Amen.
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Beginning
The priest, bowing down at the foot of the altar, makes the Sign of the Cross, from his forehead to his breast, and says:
In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
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Deinde, iunctis manibus ante pectus, incipit Antiphonam:
S. Introíbo ad altáre Dei.
M. Ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
Postea alternatim cum Ministris dicit sequentem
Ps. 42, 1-5.
S. Iúdica me, Deus, et discérne causam meam de gente non sancta: ab hómine iníquo et dolóso érue me.
M. Quia tu es, Deus, fortitudo mea: quare me reppulísti, et quare tristis incédo, dum afflígit me inimícus?
S. Emítte lucem tuam et veritátem tuam: ipsa me deduxérunt, et adduxérunt in montem sanctum tuum et in tabernácula tua.
M. Et introíbo ad altáre Dei: ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
S. Confitébor tibi in cíthara, Deus, Deus meus: quare tristis es, ánima mea, et quare contúrbas me?
M. Spera in Deo, quóniam adhuc confitébor illi: salutáre vultus mei, et Deus meus.
S. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
M. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper: et in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Sacerdos repetit Antiphonam:
S. Introíbo ad altáre Dei.
M. Ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
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Then joining his hands before his breast, he begins the Anthem:
P. I will go in unto the altar of God.
S. To God who giveth joy to my youth.
The priest alternates with the server in reciting this psalm to express his desire, joy and confidence in going to the altar of the Sacrifice.
Ps. 42, 1-5.
P. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation which is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.
S. For Thou, O God, art my strength: why hast Thou cast me off? and why go I sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me?
P. Send forth Thy light and Thy truth: they have conducted me and brought me unto Thy holy mount, and into Thy tabernacles.
S. And I will go into the altar of God: to God who giveth joy to my youth.
P. To Thee, O God, my God, I will give praise upon the harp; why art thou sad, O my soul, and why dost thou disquiet me?
S. Hope in God, for I will still give praise to Him: the salvation of my countenance and my God.
P. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
S. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
The priest repeats the Anthem:
P. I will go in unto the altar of God.
S. To God who giveth joy to my youth.
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Signat se, dicens:
V. Adiutórium nostrum in nómine Dómini.
R. Qui fecit coelum et terram.
Deinde iunctis manibus profunde inclinatus facit Confessionem.
Confíteor Deo omnipoténti, beátæ Maríæ semper Vírgini, beáto Michaéli Archángelo, beáto Ioánni Baptístæ, sanctis Apóstolis Petro et Paulo, ómnibus Sanctis, et vobis, fratres: quia peccávi nimis cogitatióne, verbo et opere: Percutit sibi pectus ter, dicens: mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. Ideo precor beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, beátum Michaélem Archángelum, beátum Ioánnem Baptístam, sanctos Apóstolos Petrum et Paulum, omnes Sanctos, et vos, fratres, orare pro me ad Dóminum, Deum nostrum.
M. Misereátur tui omnípotens Deus, et, dimíssis peccátis tuis, perdúcat te ad vitam ætérnam.
Sacerdos dicit:
S. Amen,
et erigit se. Deinde Ministri repetunt Confessionem: et ubi a Sacerdote dicebatur vobis, fratres, et vos, fratres, a Ministris dicitur tibi, pater, et te, pater.
M. Confíteor Deo omnipoténti, beátæ Maríæ semper Vírgini, beáto Michaéli Archángelo, beáto Ioánni Baptístæ, sanctis Apóstolis Petro et Paulo, ómnibus Sanctis, et tibi, pater: quia peccávi nimis cogitatióne, verbo et opere: mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. Ideo precor beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, beátum Michaélem Archángelum, beátum Ioánnem Baptístam, sanctos Apóstolos Petrum et Paulum, omnes Sanctos, et te, pater, orare pro me ad Dóminum, Deum nostrum.
Postea Sacerdos, iunctis manibus, facit absolutionem, dicens:
S. Misereátur nostri vestri omnípotens Deus, et, dimíssis peccátis nostris vestris , perdúcat nos vos ad vitam ætérnam.
R. Amen.
Signat se signo crucis, dicens:
S. Indulgéntiam, absolutionem et remissiónem peccatórum nostrórum tríbuat nobis omnípotens et miséricors Dóminus.
R. Amen.
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The priest, signing himself with the Sign of the Cross, says:
P. Our help is in the Name of the Lord.
S. Who made heaven and earth.
Then, joining his hands, and humbly bowing down, he says the Confiteor:
P. I confess to almighty God, to the blessed Mary ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, to all the Saints, and to you, brothers, that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed, Here he strikes his breast thrice. through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault. Therefore I beseech the blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, all the Saints, and you, brothers, to pray to the Lord our God for me.
S. May almighty God be merciful to thee, and forgiving thy sins, bring thee to everlasting life.
The priest answers:
S. Amen.
The server says the Confiteor.
S. I confess to almighty God, to the blessed Mary ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, to all the Saints, and to you, Father, that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed, through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault. Therefore I beseech the blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, all the Saints, and you, Father, to pray to the Lord our God for me.
Then the priest, with his hands joined, says:
P. May almighty God be merciful to us thee , and forgiving thy sins, bring us thee to everlasting life.
S. Amen.

P. May the almighty and merciful Lord grant us pardon, absolution, and remission of our sins.
S. Amen.
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Et inclinatus prosequitur:
V. Deus, tu convérsus vivificábis nos.
R. Et plebs tua lætábitur in te.
V. Osténde nobis, Dómine, misericórdiam tuam.
R. Et salutáre tuum da nobis.
V. Dómine, exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Et extendens ac iungens manus, clara voce dicit:
Orémus, ei ascendens ad Altare, dicit secreto:
Aufer a nobis, quaesumus, Dómine, iniquitátes nostras: ut ad Sancta sanctórum puris mereámur méntibus introíre. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
Deinde, manibus iunctis super Altare, inclinatus dicit:
Orámus te, Dómine, per mérita Sanctórum tuórum, Osculatur Altare in medio quorum relíquiæ hic sunt, et ómnium Sanctórum: ut indulgére dignéris ómnia peccáta mea. Amen.
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Bowing down, he proceeds:
P. O God, Thou wilt turn again and quicken us.
S. And thy people shall rejoice in Thee.
P. Show us, O Lord, Thy mercy.
S. And grant us Thy salvation.
P. O Lord, hear my prayer.
S. And let my cry come before Thee.
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
First extending, then joining his hands, the priest says audibly Let us pray then ascending to the altar, he says secretly:
Let us pray.
Take away from us our iniquities, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that we may be worthy to enter with pure minds into the Holy of Holies, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
His hands joined, and bowing down over the altar, the priest says:
We beseech Thee, O Lord, by the merits of Thy Saints, He kisses the sacred stone whose relics are here, and of all the Saints, that Thou wouldst vouchsafe to forgive me all my sins. Amen.
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Introitus
Ps 79:4; 79:2
Veni, et osténde nobis fáciem tuam, Dómine, qui sedes super Chérubim: et salvi érimus.
Ps 79:2
Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen
Veni, et osténde nobis fáciem tuam, Dómine, qui sedes super Chérubim: et salvi érimus.
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Introit
Ps 79:4, 2.
Come, O Lord, from Your throne upon the Cherubim; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
Ps 79:2
O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph!
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Come, O Lord, from Your throne upon the Cherubim; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
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Kyrie
Qua finita, iunctis manibus, accedit ad medium altaris et, alternatim cum Ministris, dicit:
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Kýrie, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Christe, eléison.
S. Christe, eléison.
M. Christe, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Kýrie, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
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Kyrie

P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Lord, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Christ, have mercy.
P. Christ, have mercy.
S. Christ, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Lord, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
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Gloria
omit.
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Gloria
omit.
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Oratio
Deinde osculatur Altare in medio, et versus ad populum dicit:
Postea dicit: Orémus, et Orationes, unam aut plures, ut ordo Officii postulat. Sequitur Epistola, Graduale, Tractus, vel Allelúia cum Versu, aut Sequentia, prout Tempus aut qualitas Missæ postulat.
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Deus, qui cónspicis, quia ex nostra pravitáte afflígimur: concéde propítius; ut ex tua visitatióne consolémur:
Qui vivis et regnas cum Deo Patre, in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Isa 19:20-22
In diebus illis: Clamábunt ad Dóminum a facie tribulántis, et mittet eis salvatórem et propugnatórem, qui líberet eos. Et cognoscétur Dóminus ab Ægýpto, et cognóscent Ægýptii Dóminum in die illa: et colent eum in hóstiis et in munéribus: et vota vovébunt Dómino, et solvent. Et percútiet Dóminus Ægýptum plaga, et sanábit eam: et revertántur ad Dóminum, et placábitur eis, et sanábit eos Dóminus, Deus noster.

Graduale
Ps 18:7; 18:2
A summo coelo egréssio eius: et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.
V. Cæli enárrant glóriam Dei: et opera mánuum eius annúntiat firmaméntum.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Concéde, quaesumus, omnípotens Deus: ut, qui sub peccáti iugo et vetústa servitúte deprímimur; exspectáta unigéniti Fílii tui nova nativitáte liberémur:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ
Isa 35:1-7
Hæc dicit Dóminus: Lætábitur desérta et ínvia, ei exsultábit solitúdo, et florébit quasi lílium. Gérminans germinábit, et exsultábit lætabúnda et laudans: glória Líbani data est ei: decor Carméli et Saron, ipsi vidébunt glóriam Dómini, et decórem Dei nostri. Confortáte manus dissolútas, et génua debília roboráte. Dícite pusillánimis: Confortámini, et nolíte timére: ecce, Deus vester ultiónem addúcet retributiónis: Deus ipse véniet, et salvábit vos. Tunc aperiéntur óculi cæcórum, et aures surdórum patébunt. Tunc sáliet sicut cervus claudus, et apérta erit lingua mutórum: quia scissæ sunt in desérto aquæ, et torréntes in solitúdine. Et quæ erat árida, erit in stagnum, et sítiens in fontes aquárum: ait Dóminus omnípotens.

Graduale
Ps 18:6; 18:7
In sole pósuit tabernáculum suum: et ipse tamquam sponsus procédens de thálamo suo.
V. A summo coelo egréssio eius: et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Indignos nos, quaesumus, Dómine, fámulos tuos, quos actiónis própriæ culpa contrístat, unigéniti Fílii tui advéntu lætífica:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Is 40:9-11
Hæc dicit Dóminus: Super montem excélsum ascénde tu, qui evangelízas Sion: exálta in fortitúdine vocem tuam, qui evangelízas Ierúsalem: exálta, noli timére. Dic civitátibus Iuda: Ecce, Deus vester: ecce, Dóminus Deus in fortitúdine véniet, et bráchium eius dominábitur: ecce, merces eius cum eo, et opus illíus coram illo. Sicut pastor gregem suum pascet: in bráchio suo congregábit agnos, et in sinu suo levábit, Dóminus, Deus noster.

Graduale
Ps 79:20; 79:3
Dómine, Deus virtútum, convérte nos: et osténde fáciem tuam, et salvi érimus,
V. Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni, ut salvos fácias nos.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Præsta, quaesumus, omnípotens Deus: ut Fílii tui ventúra sollémnitas et præséntis nobis vitæ remédia cónferat, et praemia ætérna concédat.
Per eundem Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum filium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Is 45:1-8.
Hæc dicit Dóminus christo meo Cyro, cuius apprehéndi déxteram, ut subiíciam ante fáciem eius gentes, et dorsa regum vertam, et apériam coram eo iánuas, et portæ non claudéntur. Ego ante te ibo: et gloriósos terræ humiliábo: portas aereas cónteram, et vectes férreos confríngam. Et dabo tibi thesáuros abscónditos et arcána secretórum: ut scias, quia ego Dóminus, qui voco nomen tuum, Deus Israël. Propter servum meum Iacob, et Israël electum meum, et vocávi te nómine tuo: assimilávi te, et non cognovísti me. Ego Dóminus, et non est ámplius: extra me non est Deus: accínxi te, et non cognovísti me: ut sciant hi, qui ab ortu solis, et qui ab occidénte, quóniam absque me non est. Ego Dóminus, et non est alter, formans lucem et creans ténebras, fáciens pacem et creans malum: ego Dóminus faciens omnia hæc. Roráte, coeli, désuper, et nubes pluant iustum: aperiátur terra, et gérminet Salvatórem: et iustítia oriátur simul: ego Dóminus creávi eum.

Graduale
Ps 79:3,; 79:2; 79:3
Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni, ut salvos fácias nos.
V. Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph: qui sedes super Chérubim, appáre coram Ephraim, Béniamin, et Manásse.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Preces pópuli tui, quaesumus, Dómine, cleménter exáudi: ut, qui iuste pro peccátis nostris afflígimur, pietátis tuæ visitatióne consolémur: Qui vivis.



Lectio
Lectio Daniélis Prophétæ.
Dan 3:47-51
In diebus illis: Angelus Dómini descéndit cum Azaría et sóciis eius in fornácem: et excússit flammam ignis de fornáce, et fecit médium fornácis quasi ventum roris flantem. Flamma autem effundebátur super fornácem cúbitis quadragínta novem: et erúpit, et incéndit, quos répperit iuxta fornácem de Chaldaeis, minístros regis, qui eam incendébant. Et non tétigit eos omníno ignis, neque contristavit, nec quidquam moléstia íntulit. Tunc hi tres quasi ex uno ore laudábant, et glorificábant, et benedicébant Deum in fornáce, dicéntes:

Hymnus.
Dan 3:52-53
Benedíctus es, Dómine, Deus patrum nostrórum. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Et benedíctum nomen glóriæ tuæ, quod est sanctum. Et laudábile et gloriósum in saecula. Benedíctus es in templo sancto glóriæ tuæ. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es super thronum sanctum regni tui. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es super sceptrum divinitátis tuæ. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es, qui sedes super Chérubim, íntuens abýssos. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es, qui ámbulas super pennas ventórum et super undas maris. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedícant te omnes Angeli et Sancti tui. Et laudent te et gloríficent in saecula. Benedícant te coeli, terra, mare, et ómnia quæ in eis sunt. Et laudent te et gloríficent in saecula. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. Et laudábili et glorióso in saecula. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper: et in saecula sæculórum. Amen. Et laudábili et glorióso in saecula. Benedíctus es, Dómine, Deus patrum nostrórum. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula.

Oratio
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Orémus.
Deus, qui tribus púeris mitigásti flammas ignium: concéde propítius; ut nos fámulos tuos non exúrat flamma vitiórum.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.


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Collect
Then the priest kisses the altar, and turning to the people says:
The Collects mean the collected prayers of all the faithful assisting at the Holy Sacrifice. Raising his voice, his hands, and his sentiments to God, the priest excites the faithful to unite their prayers with his.
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
O God, You Who see how we are troubled by our evil tendencies, mercifully grant that we may find consolation in Your coming.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 19:20-22
In those days, they shall cry out to the Lord against their oppressors, and He shall send them a Savior to defend and deliver them. The Lord shall make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the Lord in that day; they shall offer sacrifices and oblations, and fulfill the vows they make to the Lord. Although the Lord shall smite Egypt severely, He shall heal them; they shall turn to the Lord and He shall be won over, and the Lord, our God, shall heal them.

Gradual
Ps 18:7, 2.
At one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.
V. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims His handiwork.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that we who are heavy-laden under the yoke of sin may be delivered from the bondage of old by the long-awaited new birth of Your only-begotten Son.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 35:1-7
Thus says the Lord: The desert and the parched land will exult; the steppe will rejoice and bloom. They will bloom with abundant flowers, and rejoice with joyful song. The glory of Lebanon will be given to them, the splendor of Carmel and Saron; they will see the glory of the Lord, the splendor of our God. Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, say to those whose hearts are frightened: ‘Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, He comes with vindication; with divine recompense He comes to save you.’ Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared; then will the lame leap like a stag, then the tongue of the dumb will sing. Streams will burst forth in the desert, and rivers in the steppe. The burning sands will become pools, and the thirsty ground, springs of water, says the Lord almighty.

Gradual
Ps 18:6-7
He has pitched His tent in the sun, and He comes forth like the groom from his bridal chamber.
V. At one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Saddened by the guilt of our deeds, we, Your unworthy servants, beseech You, O Lord, to gladden us by the coming of Your only-begotten Son.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 40:9-11
Thus says the Lord: Go up onto a high mountain, Sion, herald of glad tidings; cry out at the top of your voice, Jerusalem, herald of good news! Fear not to cry out and say to the cities of Juda: ‘Here is your God! Here comes with power the Lord God, Who rules by His strong arm; here is His reward with Him, His recompense before Him. Like a shepherd He feeds His flock; in His arms He gathers the lambs, carrying them in His bosom, the Lord, our God.’

Gradual
Ps 79:20; 79:3
O Lord God of Hosts, restore us; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
V. Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that the coming festival of Your Son may bring us healing today and rewards eternal.
Through the same Jesus Christ, thy Son, Our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R. Amen.



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa. 45:1-8
Thus says the Lord to His anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, subduing nations before him, and disarming kings, opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred: I will go before you and level the mountains; bronze doors I will shatter, and iron bars I will snap. I will give you treasures out of the darkness, and riches that have been hidden away, that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, Who calls you by your name. For the sake of Jacob, My servant, of Israel. My chosen one, I have called you by your name, giving you a title, though you knew Me not. I am the Lord and there is no other, there is no God besides Me. It is I Who arm you, though you know Me not, so that toward the rising and the setting of the sun men may know that there is none besides Me. I am the Lord, there is no other; I form the light, and create the darkness, I make well-being and create woe; I, the Lord, do all these things. Let the Just One descend, O heavens, like dew from above, like gentle rain let the skies drop Him down. Let the earth open and a Savior bud forth; let justice also spring up! I, the Lord, have created this.

Gradual
Ps 79:3, 2, 3.
Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.
V. O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph! From Your throne upon the Cherubim, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasse.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Heed in Your mercy, we beseech You, O Lord, the prayers of Your people, that we, who are justly chastised for our sins, may be consoled by the coming of Your goodness.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Daniel
Dan. 3:47-51
In those day, the Angel of the Lord went down into the furnace with Azaria and his companions, drove the fiery flames out of the furnace, and made the inside of the furnace as though a dew-laden breeze were blowing through it. And the flames rose forty-nine cubits above the furnace, and spread out, burning the Chaldeans nearby, the king’s men who were stoking the furnace. And the fire in no way touched them or caused them pain or harm. Then these three in the furnace with one voice sang, glorifying and blessing God:
HYMN
Dan. 3:52-56
Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. And blessed is Your holy and glorious name, praiseworthy and exalted above all for all ages. Blessed are You in the temple of Your holy glory, praiseworthy and glorious above all forever. Blessed are You on the holy throne of Your kingdom, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You upon the sceptre of Your divinity, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You Who look into the depths from Your throne upon the Cherubim, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You Who walk upon the wings of the wind, and on the waves of the sea, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Let all Your Angels and Saints bless You, and praise You and exalt You above all forever. Let the heavens, the earth, the sea and all the things that are in them bless You, and praise You and exalt You above all forever. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our father, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever.

Collect
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
O God, You Who tempered the flames of fire for the three young men, mercifully grant that the flames of sin may not burn us, Your servants.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.


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Lectio
Lectio Epístolæ beati Pauli Apostoli ad Thessalonicénses.
2 Thess 2:1-8
Fratres: Rogámus vos per advéntum Dómini nostri Iesu Christi, et nostræ congregatiónis in ipsum: ut non cito moveámini a vestro sensu, neque terreámini, neque per spíritum, neque per sermónem, neque per epístolam tamquam per nos missam, quasi instet dies Dómini. Ne quis vos sedúcat ullo modo: quóniam nisi vénerit discéssio primum, et revelátus fuerit homo peccáti, fílius perditiónis, qui adversátur, et extóllitur supra omne, quod dícitur Deus aut quod cólitur, ita ut in templo Dei sédeat osténdens se, tamquam sit Deus. Non retinétis, quod, cum adhuc essem apud vos, hæc dicébam vobis? Et nunc quid detíneat, scitis, ut revelétur in suo témpore. Nam mystérium iam operátur iniquitátis: tantum ut, qui tenet nunc, téneat, donec de médio fiat. Et tunc revelábitur ille iníquus, quem Dóminus Iesus interfíciet spíritu oris sui, et déstruet illustratióne advéntus sui.
R. Deo gratias.
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Lesson
Lesson from the second letter of St Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians
2 Thess. 2:1-8
We beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together unto Him, not to be hastily shaken from your right mind, nor terrified, whether by spirit, or by utterance, or by letter attributed to us, as though the day of the Lord were near at hand. Let no one deceive you in any way, for the day of the Lord will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and is exalted above all that is called God, or that is worshipped, so that he sits in the temple of God and gives himself out as if he were God. Do you not remember that when I was still with you, I used to tell you these things? And now you know what restrains him, that he may be revealed in his proper time. For the mystery of iniquity is already at work; provided only that he who is at present restraining it, does still restrain, until he is gotten out of the way. And then the wicked one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and will destroy with the brightness of His coming.
R. Thanks be to God.
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Graduale
Ps:79:2-3
Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph.
V. Qui sedes super Chérubim, appáre coram Ephraim, Béniamin, et Manásse.
V. Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni: ut salvos fácias nos.
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Gradual
Ps 79:2-3
O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph!
V. From Your throne upon the Cherubim, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasse.
V. Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.
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Evangelium
Si vero Sacerdos sine Diacono et Subdiacono celebrat, de-lato libro ad aliud cornu Altaris, inclinatus in medio, iunctis manibus dicit:
Munda cor meum, ac labia mea, omnípotens Deus, qui labia Isaíæ Prophétæ cálculo mundásti igníto: ita me tua grata miseratióne dignáre mundáre, ut sanctum Evangélium tuum digne váleam nuntiáre. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
Iube, Dómine, benedícere. Dóminus sit in corde meo et in lábiis meis: ut digne et competénter annúntiem Evangélium suum. Amen.
Deinde, conversus ad librum, iunctis manibus, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Et pronuntians: Inítium, sive Sequéntia sancti Evangélii, signat librum, et se in fronte, ore et pectore, et legit Evangelium, ut dictum est. Quo finito, respondet Minister: Laus tibi, Christe, et Sacerdos osculatur Evangelium, dicens: per evangelica dicta, ut supra.
Sequéntia sancti Evangélii secundum Lucam.
R. Gloria tibi, Domine!
Luc 3:1-6
Anno quintodécimo impérii Tibérii Caesaris, procuránte Póntio Piláto Iudaeam, tetrárcha autem Galilaeæ Heróde, Philíppo autem fratre eius tetrárcha Ituraeæ et Trachonítidis regionis, et Lysánia Abilínæ tetrárcha, sub princípibus sacerdotum Anna et Cáipha: factum est verbum Domini super Ioannem, Zacharíæ filium, in deserto. Et venit in omnem regiónem Iordánis, praedicans baptísmum pæniténtiæ in remissiónem peccatórum, sicut scriptum est in libro sermónum Isaíæ Prophétæ: Vox clamántis in desérto: Paráte viam Dómini: rectas fácite sémitas eius: omnis vallis implébitur: et omnis moris et collis humiliábitur: et erunt prava in dirécta, et áspera in vias planas: et vidébit omnis caro salutáre Dei.
R. Laus tibi, Christe!
S. Per Evangelica dicta, deleantur nostra delicta.
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Gospel
The Missal is transferred to the other side of the altar to symbolize that the divine favor was taken away from the unfaithful Jews and given to the Gentiles. At Low Masses, the priest, bowing down at the middle of the altar, with his hands joined, says:
Cleanse my heart and my lips, O almighty God, who didst cleanse the lips of the prophet Isaias with a burning coal, and vouchsafe, through Thy gracious mercy, so to purify me, that I may worthily announce Thy holy Gospel. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Give me Thy blessing, O Lord. The Lord be in my heart and on my lips, that I may worthily and in a becoming manner, proclaim His holy Gospel. Amen.

P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
Continuation of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R. Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 3:1-6
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was procurator of Judea, and Herod tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of the district of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zachary, in the desert. And he went into all the region about the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of Isaias the prophet. The voice of one crying in the desert, ‘Make ready the way of the Lord, make straight His paths. Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked ways shall be made straight, and the rough ways smooth; and all mankind shall see the salvation of God.’
R. Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S. By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.
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Credo
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Creed
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Offertorium
Deinde osculatur Altare, et versus ad populum, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Postea dicit: Orémus, et Offertorium.
Orémus
Zach 9:9
Exsúlta satis, fília Sion, praedica, fília Ierúsalem: ecce, Rex tuus venit tibi sanctus et Salvátor.
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Offertory
The priest kisses the altar, and turning to the people says:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
After saluting the people once more, the priest enters upon the Sacrifice of the Mass proper and urges the faithful to pray with him.
Let us pray.
Zach 9:9
Rejoice heartily, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem! See, your King shall come to you, a just Savior is He.
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Quo dicto. si est Missa sollemnis, Diaconus porrigit Celebranti Patenam cum Hostia: si privata, Sacerdos ipse accipit Patenam cum Hostia, quam offerens, dicit:
Suscipe, sancte Pater, omnipotens ætérne Deus, hanc immaculátam hóstiam, quam ego indígnus fámulus tuus óffero tibi Deo meo vivo et vero, pro innumerabílibus peccátis, et offensiónibus, et neglegéntiis meis, et pro ómnibus circumstántibus, sed et pro ómnibus fidélibus christiánis vivis atque defúnctis: ut mihi, et illis profíciat ad salútem in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
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Then the priest reads the Offertory-verse, a short quotation from Holy Scripture which varies with the Mass of each day. This being finished, he offers the bread and wine, which, by virtue of the words of consecration, he is going to change into the adorable Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. He takes the paten with the host and offering it up, says:
Accept, O holy Father, almighty and eternal God, this unspotted host, which I, Thy unworthy servant, offer unto Thee, my living and true God, for my innumerable sins, offenses, and negligences, and for all here present: as also for all faithful Christians, both living and dead, that it may avail both me and them for salvation unto life everlasting. Amen.
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Deinde faciens crucem cum eadem Patena, deponit Hostiam super Corporale. Diaconus ministrat vinum, Subdiaconus aquam in Calice: vel si privata est Missa, utrumque infundií Sacerdos, et aquam miscendam in Calice benedicit signo crucis, dicens:
Deus, qui humánæ substántiæ dignitátem mirabíliter condidísti, et mirabílius reformásti: da nobis per huius aquæ et vini mystérium, eius divinitátis esse consórtes, qui humanitátis nostræ fíeri dignátus est párticeps, Iesus Christus, Fílius tuus, Dóminus noster: Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus: per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
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Making the Sign of the Cross with the paten, he places the host upon the corporal. He pours wine and water into the chalice, blessing the water before it is mixed. He pours a few drops of water into the chalice containing wine, in remembrance of the water and blood which flowed from the side of Jesus when pierced by the soldier's lance.
O God, who, in creating human nature, didst wonderfully dignify it, and still more wonderfully restore it, grant that, by the Mystery of this water and wine, we may be made partakers of His divine nature, who vouchsafed to be made partaker of our human nature, even Jesus Christ our Lord, Thy Son, who with Thee, liveth and reigneth in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God: world without end. Amen.
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Postea accipit Calicem, et offert dicens:
Offérimus tibi, Dómine, cálicem salutáris, tuam deprecántes cleméntiam: ut in conspéctu divínæ maiestátis tuæ, pro nostra et totíus mundi salute, cum odóre suavitátis ascéndat. Amen.
Deinde facit signum crucis cum Calice, et illum ponit super Corporale, et Palla cooperit: tum, iunctis manibus super Altare, aliquantulum inclinatus, dicit:
In spíritu humilitátis et in ánimo contríto suscipiámur a te, Dómine: et sic fiat sacrifícium nostrum in conspéctu tuo hódie, ut pláceat tibi, Dómine Deus.
Erectus expandit manus, easque in altum porrectas iungens, elevátis ad coelum oculis et statim demissis, dicit:
Veni, sanctificátor omnípotens ætérne Deus: Benedicit Oblata, prosequendo: et bene dic hoc sacrifícium, tuo sancto nómini præparátum.
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Then the priest takes the chalice, and offers it, saying:
We offer unto Thee, O Lord, the chalice of salvation, beseeching Thy clemency, that it may ascend before Thy divine Majesty, as a sweet savor, for our salvation, and for that of the whole world. Amen.
The priest makes the Sign of the Cross with the chalice, places it upon the corporal, and covers it with the pall. Then, with his hands joined upon the Altar, and slightly bowing down, he says:
Accept us, O Lord, in the spirit of humility and contrition of heart, and grant that the sacrifice which we offer this day in Thy sight may be pleasing to Thee, O Lord God.
Raising his eyes towards heaven, extending and then joining his hands, the priest makes the Sign of the Cross over the host and the chalice, while he invokes the Holy Spirit.
Come, O almighty and eternal God, the Sanctifier, and bless this Sacrifice, prepared for the glory of Thy holy Name.
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Sacerdos lavat manus, dicens:
Ps. 25, 6-12.
Lavábo inter innocéntes manus meas: et circúmdabo altáre tuum. Dómine: Ut áudiam vocem laudis, et enárrem univérsa mirabília tua. Dómine, diléxi decórem domus tuæ et locum habitatiónis glóriæ tuæ. Ne perdas cum ímpiis, Deus, ánimam meam, et cum viris sánguinum vitam meam: In quorum mánibus iniquitátes sunt: déxtera eórum repléta est munéribus. Ego autem in innocéntia mea ingréssus sum: rédime me et miserére mei. Pes meus stetit in dirécto: in ecclésiis benedícam te, Dómine.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen
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The priest washes his fingers to symbolize the great purity and inner cleanliness of those who offer or participate in this great Sacrifice.
Psalm 25. 6-12
I will wash my hands among the innocent: and I will compass Thine altar, O Lord That I may hear the voice of praise: and tell of all Thy wonderous works. I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of Thy house and the place where Thy glory dwelleth. Take not away my soul, O God, with the wicked: nor my life with blood-thirsty men. In whose hands are iniquities, their right hand is filled with gifts. But I have walked in my innocence: redeem me, and have mercy on me. My foot hath stood in the direct way, in the churches I will bless Thee, O Lord.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
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Deinde, aliquantulum inclinatus in medio Altaris, iunctis manibus super eo, dicit:
Súscipe, sancta Trinitas, hanc oblatiónem, quam tibi offérimus ob memóriam passiónis, resurrectiónis, et ascensiónis Iesu Christi, Dómini nostri: et in honórem beátæ Maríæ semper Vírginis, et beáti Ioannis Baptistæ, et sanctórum Apostolórum Petri et Pauli, et istórum et ómnium Sanctórum: ut illis profíciat ad honórem, nobis autem ad salútem: et illi pro nobis intercédere dignéntur in coelis, quorum memóriam ágimus in terris. Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Bowing down before the middle of the alter, the priest, with joined hands, says:
Receive, O holy Trinity, this oblation which we make to Thee, in memory of the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ, and in honor of Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, that it may avail unto their honor and our salvation, and may they vouchsafe to intercede for us in heaven, whose memory we celebrate on earth. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Postea osculatur Altare, et versus ad populum extendens, et iungens manus, voce paululum elevata, dicit:
S. Oráte, fratres: ut meum ac vestrum sacrifícium acceptábile fiat apud Deum Patrem omnipoténtem.
Minister, seu circumstantes respondent: alioquin ipsemet Sacerdos:
M. Suscípiat Dóminus sacrifícium de mánibus tuis vel meis ad laudem et glóriam nominis sui, ad utilitátem quoque nostram, totiúsque Ecclésiæ suæ sanctæ.
Sacerdos submissa voce dicit:
S. Amen.
Deinde, manibus extensis, absolute sine Orémus subiungit Orationes secretas.

Secreta
Sacrifíciis præséntibus, quaesumus, Dómine, placátus inténde: ut et devotióni nostræ profíciant et salúti.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
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The priest kisses the altar and, turning towards the people, extending, then joining his hands, says audibly:
P. Brethren, pray that my Sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God the Father almighty.
The server answers:
S. May the Lord receive the Sacrifice from thy hands, to the praise and glory of His Name, to our benefit and that of all His holy Church.
The priest answers in a low voice:
P. Amen.
Then, with outstretched hands, he recites the Secret Prayers, not beginning with Oremus. The Secret Prayers vary with the Mass, and are found in the Mass of the Day. These being finished, the priest says or sings: P. World without end. S. Amen.

Secret
Look with favor, we beseech You, O Lord, upon the offerings here before You, that they may be beneficial for our devotion and for our salvation.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.
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Prefatio
Quibus finitis, cum pervenerit ad conclusionem, clara voce dicit: Per ómnia saecula sæculórum, cum Præfatione, ut in sequentibus. Præfationem incipit ambabus manibus positis hinc inde super Altare: quas aliquantulum elevat, cum dicit: Sursum corda. Iungit eas ante pectus, et caput inclinat, cum dicit: Grátias agamus Dómino, Deo nostro. Deinde disiungit manus, et disiunctas tenet usque ad finem Præfationis: qua finita, iterum iungit eas, et inclinatus dicit: Sanctus. Et cum dicit: Benedíctus, qui venit, signum crucis sibi producit a fronte ad pectus.
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
V. Sursum corda.
R. Habémus ad Dóminum.
V. Grátias agámus Dómino, Deo nostro.
R. Dignum et iustum est.

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Vere dignum et iustum est, æquum et salutáre, nos tibi semper et ubíque grátias agere: Dómine sancte, Pater omnípotens, ætérne Deus: per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Per quem maiestátem tuam laudant Angeli, adórant Dominatiónes, tremunt Potestátes. Coeli coelorúmque Virtútes ac beáta Séraphim sócia exsultatióne concélebrant. Cum quibus et nostras voces ut admitti iubeas, deprecámur, súpplici confessione dicéntes:

Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus Dóminus, Deus Sábaoth. Pleni sunt coeli et terra glória tua. Hosánna in excélsis. Benedíctus, qui venit in nómine Dómini. Hosánna in excélsis.
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Preface
The priest begins the preface, a call to render thanks to God the Father, through Jesus Christ, in union with all the heavenly spirits. The prayer of thanksgiving and praise varies with inportant Feasts. There are at the present time 15 different prefaces which are given in the Ordinary of the Mass. The priest begins the Preface, holding his hands over the altar:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
P. Lift up your hearts.
S. We have lifted them up to the Lord.
P. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
S. It is meet and just.

Common
It is truly meet and just, and profitable unto salvation, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks to thee, O Holy Lord, Father Almighty, eternal God, through Christ, our Lord. Though whom the angels praise thy majesty, the dominions adore it, the powers are in awe. Which the heavens and the hosts of heaven together with the blessed seraphim joyfully do magnify. And do thou command that it be permitted to us join with them in confessing thee, while we say with lowly praise:

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth! Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory! Hosanna in the highest! Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!
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Canon
Te igitur, clementíssime Pater, per Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum, Dóminum nostrum, súpplices rogámus, ac pétimus, osculatur Altare et, iunctis manibus ante pectus, dicit: uti accepta habeas et benedícas, Signat ter super Hostiam et Calicem simul, dicens: hæc dona, hæc múnera, hæc sancta sacrifícia illibáta, Extensis manibus prosequitur: in primis, quæ tibi offérimus pro Ecclésia tua sancta cathólica: quam pacificáre, custodíre, adunáre et régere dignéris toto orbe terrárum: una cum fámulo tuo Papa nostro Francisco et Antístite nostro nomen Episcopi et ómnibus orthodóxis, atque cathólicæ et apostólicae fídei cultóribus.
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Canon
We therefore, humbly pray and beseech Thee, most merciful Father, through Jesus Christ; Thy Son, our Lord, He kisses the altar that Thou wouldst vouchsafe to accept and bless He joins his hands and signs the oblation thrice with the Sign of the Cross. these gifts, these presents, these holy unspotted Sacrifices, Then extending his hands, he proceeds: which in the first place we offer Thee for Thy holy Catholic Church to which vouchsafe to grant peace, as also to preserve, unite, and govern it throughout the world, together with Thy servant Francis our Pope, and name of Bishop our Bishop, and all orthodox believers and professors of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith.
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Commemoratio pro vivis
Meménto, Dómine, famulórum famularúmque tuarum N. et N. Iungit manus, orat aliquantulum pro quibus orare intendit: deinde manibus extensis prosequitur: et ómnium circumstántium, quorum tibi fides cógnita est et nota devótio, pro quibus tibi offérimus: vel qui tibi ófferunt hoc sacrifícium laudis, pro se suísque ómnibus: pro redemptióne animárum suárum, pro spe salútis et incolumitátis suæ: tibíque reddunt vota sua ætérno Deo, vivo et vero.
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Commemoration of the Living
Be mindful, O Lord, of Thy servants and handmaidens, N. et N. The priest joins his hands and prays silently for those for whom he intends to pray. Then extending his hands, he proceeds: and of all here present, whose faith and devotion are known unto Thee, for whom we offer, or who offer up to Thee, this sacrifice of praise for themselves, their families and friends, for the redemption of their souls, for the health and salvation they hope for; and who now pay their vows to Thee, the everlasting, living and true God.
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Communicántes, et memóriam venerántes, in primis gloriósæ semper Vírginis Maríæ, Genetrícis Dei et Dómini nostri Iesu Christi: sed et beati Ioseph, eiusdem Virginis Sponsi,
et beatórum Apostolórum ac Mártyrum tuórum, Petri et Pauli, Andréæ, Iacóbi, Ioánnis, Thomæ, Iacóbi, Philíppi, Bartholomaei, Matthaei, Simónis et Thaddaei: Lini, Cleti, Cleméntis, Xysti, Cornélii, Cypriáni, Lauréntii, Chrysógoni, Ioánnis et Pauli, Cosmæ et Damiáni: et ómnium Sanctórum tuórum; quorum méritis precibúsque concédas, ut in ómnibus protectiónis tuæ muniámur auxílio. Iungit manus Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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We pray in union with and honor the memory, especially of the glorious ever Virgin Mary, mother of our God and Lord Jesus Christ: as also of the blessed Joseph, her Spouse,
and of the blessed Apostles and Martyrs Peter and Paul, Andrew, James, John, Thomas, James, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Thaddeus; Linus, Cletus, Clement, Xystus, Cornelius, Cyprian, Lawrence, Chrysogonus, John and Paul, Cosmas and Damian, and of all Thy Saints, through whose merits and prayers, grant that we may in all things be defended by the help of Thy protection. He joins his hands. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Tenens manus expansas super Oblata, dicit:
Hanc igitur oblatiónem servitutis nostræ, sed et cunctae famíliæ tuæ,
quaesumus, Dómine, ut placátus accípias: diésque nostros in tua pace dispónas, atque ab ætérna damnatióne nos éripi, et in electórum tuórum iúbeas grege numerári. Iungit manus Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Spreading his hands over the oblation, he says:
We therefore beseech Thee, O Lord, graciously to accept this oblation of our service, as also of Thy whole family;
and to dispose our days in Thy peace, preserve us from eternal damnation, and rank us in the number of Thine Elect. He joins his hands. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
Quam oblatiónem tu, Deus, in ómnibus, quaesumus, Signat ter super Oblata, bene díctam, adscríp tam, ra tam, rationábilem, acceptabilémque fácere dignéris: Signat semel super Hostiam, ut nobis Cor pus, et semel super Calicem, et San guis fiat dilectíssimi Fílii tui, Iungit manus, Dómini nostri Iesu Christi.
Which oblation do Thou, O God, vouchsafe in all respects, He signs thrice the oblation with the Sign of the Cross. to bless, approve, ratify, make worthy and acceptable; He signs again the Host and chalice with the Sign of the Cross. that it may be made for us the Body and Blood of Thy most beloved Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Qui prídie quam paterétur, Accipit Hostiam, accépit panem in sanctas ac venerábiles manus suas, Elevat oculos ad coelum, elevátis óculis in coelum ad te Deum, Patrem suum omnipoténtem, Caput inclinat, tibi grátias agens, Signat super Hostiam, bene dixit, fregit, dedítque discípulis suis, dicens: Accípite, et manducáte ex hoc omnes.
Who, the day before He suffered, He takes the host. took bread into His holy and venerable hands, He raises his eyes to heaven. and with His eyes lifted up towards heaven unto Thee, God, His almighty Father, giving thanks to Thee, He signs the host with the Sign of the Cross He blessed it, broke it and gave it to His disciples saying: Take and eat ye all of this,
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Tenens ambabus manibus Hostiam inter indices et pollices, profert verba consecrationis secrete, distincte et attente super Hostiam, et simul super omnes, si plures sint consecrandæ.

HOC EST ENIM CORPUS MEUM.

Quibus verbis prolatis, statim Hostiam consecratam genuflexus adorat: surgit, ostendit populo, reponit super Corporale, et genuflexus iterum adorat: nec amplius pollices et indices disiungit, nisi quando Hostia tractanda est, usque ad ablutionem digitorum.

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The words of the Consecration of the Host:

FOR THIS IS MY BODY.


After pronouncing the words of the Consecration, the priest, kneeling, adores the Sacred Host; rising, he elevates It. -- Look up at the Sacred Host, with faith, piety, and love, saying: "My Lord and my God." -- and then placing It on the corporal, again adores It. After this he never disjoins his fingers and thumbs, except when he is to take the Host, until after the washing of his fingers.
Tunc, detecto Calice, dicit: v. Símili modo postquam coenátum est, Ambabus manibus accipit Calicem, accípiens et hunc præclárum Cálicem in sanctas ac venerábiles manus suas: item Caput inclinat, tibi grátias agens, Sinistra tenens Calicem, dextera signat super eum, bene dixit, dedítque discípulis suis, dicens: Accípite, et bíbite ex eo omnes.
Consecration of the Wine Then, uncovering the chalice, the priest says: v. In like manner, after He had supped, He takes the chalice with both his hands. taking also this excellent chalice into His holy and venerable hands He takes the chalice in his left hand, and with his right he signs it with the Sign of the Cross. He blessed , and gave it to His disciples, saying: Take and drink ye all of this,
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Profert verba consecrationis super Calicem, attente, continuate, et secrete, tenens illum parum elevatum.

HIC EST ENIM CALIX SANGUINIS MEI, NOVI ET AETERNI TESTAMENTI: MYSTERIUM FIDEI: QUI PRO VOBIS ET PRO MULTIS EFFUNDETUR IN REMISSIONEM PECCATORUM.


Quibus verbis prolatis, deponit Calicem super Corporale, et dicens secrete:
Hæc quotiescúmque fecéritis, in mei memóriam faciétis.
Genuflexus adorat: surgit, ostendit populo, deponit, cooperit, et genuflexus iterum adorat.
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The words of Consecration of the Chalice

FOR THIS IS THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD OF THE NEW AND ETERNAL TESTAMENT, THE MYSTERY OF FAITH; WHICH SHALL BE SHED FOR YOU AND FOR MANY UNTO THE REMISSION OF SINS.


After the elevation of the Chalice, the priest says in a low voice:
As often as ye do these things, ye shall do them in remembrance of Me.
The priest kneels and adores the Precious Blood; rising, he elevates the Chalice, and setting it down he covers it and adores it again.
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Deinde disiunctis manibus dicit:
Unde et mémores, Dómine, nos servi tui, sed et plebs tua sancta, eiusdem Christi Fílii tui, Dómini nostri, tam beátæ passiónis, nec non et ab ínferis resurrectiónis, sed et in coelos gloriósæ ascensiónis: offérimus præcláræ maiestáti tuæ de tuis donis ac datis, Iungit manus, et signat ter super Hostiam, et Calicem simul, dicens: hóstiam puram, hóstiam sanctam, hóstiam immaculátam, Signat semel super Hostiam, dicens: Panem sanctum vitæ ætérnæ, et semel super Calicem, dicens: et Calicem salútis perpétuæ.
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With his hands held apart, he then proceeds
Wherefore, O Lord, we Thy servants, as also Thy holy people, calling to mind the blessed Passion of the same Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, and also His Resurrection from the dead and His glorious Ascension into heaven: do offer unto Thy most excellent Majesty of Thine own gifts, bestowed upon us, He joins his hands and signs thrice the Host and Chalice with the Sign of the Cross. a pure Host, a holy Host, an unspotted Host, He signs the Host and the Chalice, with the Sign of the Cross. the holy Bread of eternal life, and the Chalice of everlasting salvation.
Extensis manibus prosequitur: v. Supra quæ propítio ac seréno vultu respícere dignéris: et accépta habére, sicúti accépta habére dignátus es múnera púeri tui iusti Abel, et sacrifícium Patriárchæ nostri Abrahæ: et quod tibi óbtulit summus sacérdos tuus Melchísedech, sanctum sacrifícium, immaculátam hóstiam.
Extending his hands, he proceeds v. Upon which vouchsafe to look with a propitious and serene countenance, and to accept them, as Thou wert graciously pleased to accept the gifts of Thy just servant Abel, and the sacrifice of our patriarch Abraham, and that which Thy high priest Melchisedech offered to Thee, a holy Sacrifice, and unspotted Victim.
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Profunde inclinatus, iunctis manibus et super Altare positis, dicit:
Súpplices te rogámus, omnípotens Deus: iube hæc perférri per manus sancti Angeli tui in sublíme altáre tuum, in conspéctu divínæ maiestátis tuæ: ut, quotquot Osculatur Altare, ex hac altáris participatióne sacrosánctum Fílii tui Iungit manus, et signat semel super Hostiam, et semel super Calicem, Cor pus, et Sán guinem sumpsérimus, Seipsum signat, dicens: omni benedictióne coelésti et grátia repleámur. Iungit manus. Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Bowing down, with his hands joined and placed upon the altar, he says:
We most humbly beseech Thee, almighty God, command these offerings to be borne by the hands of Thy holy Angels to Thine altar on high, in the sight of Thy divine majesty, that as many He kisses the altar. as shall partake of the most holy He joins his hand, and signs the Host and the Chalice with the Sign of the Cross. Body and Blood of Thy Son He signs himself with the Sign of the Cross. at this altar, may be filled with every heavenly grace and blessing. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Commemoratio pro defunctis
Meménto étiam, Dómine, famulórum famularúmque tuárum N. et N., qui nos præcessérunt cum signo fídei, et dórmiunt in somno pacis. Iungit manus, orat aliquántulum pro iis defunctis, pro quibus orare intendit, deinde extensis manibus prosequitur: Ipsis, Dómine, et ómnibus in Christo quiescéntibus locum refrigérii, lucis pacis ut indúlgeas, deprecámur. Iungit manus, et caput inclinat, dicens: Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Commemoration of the Dead
Remember also, O Lord, Thy servants and handmaids N. and N., who are gone before us with the sign of faith, and rest in the sleep of peace. He joins his hands and prays for such of the dead as he intends to pray for, then extending his hands he proceeds: To these, O Lord, and to all that rest in Christ, grant, we beseech Thee, a place of refreshment, light, and peace; He joins his hands, and bows his head: Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Manu dextera percutit sibi pectus, elata aliquantulum voce dicens:
Nobis quoque peccatóribus Extensis manibus ut prius, secrete prosequitur: fámulis tuis, de multitúdine miseratiónum tuárum sperántibus, partem áliquam et societátem donáre dignéris, cum tuis sanctis Apóstolis et Martýribus: cum Ioánne, Stéphano, Matthía, Bárnaba, Ignátio, Alexándro, Marcellíno, Petro, Felicitáte, Perpétua, Agatha, Lúcia, Agnéte, Cæcília, Anastásia, et ómnibus Sanctis tuis: intra quorum nos consórtium, non æstimátor mériti, sed véniæ, quaesumus, largítor admítte. Iungit manus. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum.
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pronounces in a somewhat elevated tone of voice, to symbolize an act of public self-humiliation; at the same time he strikes his breast in a token of contrition.
To us also, Thy sinful servants, confiding in the multitude of Thy mercies, vouchsafe to grant some part and fellowship with Thy holy Apostles and Martyrs, with John, Stephen, Matthias, Barnabas, Ignatius, Alexander, Marcellinus, Peter, Felicitas, Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Anastasia, and with all Thy Saints, into whose company we beseech Thee to admit us, not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offenses. He joins his hands. Through Christ our Lord.
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Per quem hæc ómnia, Dómine, semper bona creas, Signat ter super Hostiam, et Calicem simul, dicens: sancti ficas, viví ficas, bene dícis et præstas nobis.
Discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, accipit Hostiam inter pollicem et indicem manus dexteræ: et tenens sinistra Calicem, cum Hostia signat ter a labio ad labium Calicis, dicens:
Per ip sum, et cum ip so, et in ip so, Cum ipsa Hostia signat bis inter se et Calicem, dicens: est tibi Deo Patri omnipotenti, in unitáte Spíritus Sancti,
Elevans parum Calicem cum Hostia, dicit:
omnis honor, et glória.
ponit Hostiam, Calicem Palla cooperit, genuflectit, surgit, et dicit intellegibili voce vel cantat:
Per omnia saecula saecolorum.
R. Amen.
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By Whom, O Lord, Thou dost ever create. He signs thrice the Host and the Chalice, saying: sanctify, quicken, bless, and give unto us all these good things.
He uncovers the Chalice, and genuflects: then taking the Host in his right hand, and holding the Chalice in his left, he signs with the Sign of the Cross three times across the Chalice, saying:
By Him, and with Him, and in Him He signs twice between the Chalice and his breast. is to Thee, God the Father almighty, in the unity of the Holy Ghost,
He elevates a little the Chalice with the Host.
all honor and glory.
Replacing the Host, and covering the Chalice, he kneels down, and rising again, he says or sings :
P. World without end.
S. Amen.
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Preparatio Communionis
Orémus: Præcéptis salutáribus móniti, et divína institutione formati audemus dicere:
Pater noster, qui es in caelis, Sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in coelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie. Et dimitte nobis debita nostra, sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem:
R. Sed libera nos a malo.
S. Amen.
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Preparation for Communion
Let us pray. Instructed by Thy saving precepts, and following Thy divine institution, we are bold to say:
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation.
M. But deliver us from evil.
P. Amen.
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Deinde manu dextera accipit inter indicem et medium digitos Patenam, quam tenens super Altare erectam, dicit secrete:
Líbera nos, quaesumus, Dómine, ab ómnibus malis, prætéritis, præséntibus et futúris: et intercedénte beáta et gloriósa semper Vírgine Dei Genetríce María, cum beátis Apóstolis tuis Petro et Paulo, atque Andréa, et ómnibus Sanctis, Signat se cum Patena a fronte ad pectus, da propítius pacem in diébus nostris: Patenam osculatur, ut, ope misericórdiæ tuæ adiúti, et a peccáto simus semper líberi et ab omni perturbatióne secúri.
Submittit Patenam Hostiæ, discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, surgit, accipit Hostiam, et eam super Calicem tenens utraque manu, frangit per medium, dicens:
Per eúndem Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum.
Et mediam partem, quam in dextera manu tenet, ponit super Patenam. Deinde ex parte, quæ in sinistra remanserat, frangit particulam, dicens:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus.
Aliam mediam partem, quam in sinistra manu habet, adiungit mediæ super Patenam positæ, et particulam parvam dextera retinens super Calicem, quem sinistra per nodum infra cuppam tenet, dicit intellegibili voce vel cantat:
V. Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
Cum ipsa particula signat ter super Calicem, dicens:
Pax Domini sit semper vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
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Then the priest takes the paten between the first and second finger and says:
Deliver us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, from all evils, past, present, and to come; and by the intercession of the Blessed and glorious ever Virgin Mary, Mother of God, and of the holy Apostles, Peter and Paul, and of Andrew, and of all the Saints, He signs himself with the paten, and then kisses it. mercifully grant peace in our days, that through the assistance of Thy mercy we may be always free from sin, and secure from all disturbance.
He places the paten under the Host, uncovers the Chalice, and makes a genuflection; rising, he takes the Host and breaks It in the middle over the Chalice, saying:
Through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord.
He puts the Part which is in his right hand upon the paten, and breaks a Particle from the other Part in his left hand, saying:
Who with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth God,
He places the Half which is in his left hand on the paten, and holding the Particle which he broke off in his right hand, and the Chalice in his left, he says:
P. World without end.
S. Amen.
The priest makes the Sign of the Cross with the Particle over the Chalice, saying:
P. The peace of the Lord be always with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
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Particulam ipsam immittit in Calicem, dicens secrete:
Haec commíxtio, et consecrátio Córporis et Sánguinis Dómini nostri Iesu Christi, fiat accipiéntibus nobis in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Cooperit Calicem, genuflectit, surgit, et inclinatus Sacramento, iunctis manibus, et ter pectus percutiens, intellegibili voce dicit:
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He puts the Particle into the Chalice, saying:
May this mixture and consecration of the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ be to us who receive it effectual unto eternal life. Amen.
He covers the Chalice, genuflects and rises; than bowing down and striking his breast thrice, he says:
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Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: miserére nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: miserére nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: dona nobis pacem.
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Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, grant us peace.
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Deinde, iunctis manibus super Altare, inclinatus dicit secrete sequentes Orationes:
Dómine Iesu Christe, qui dixísti Apóstolis tuis: Pacem relínquo vobis, pacem meam do vobis: ne respícias peccáta mea, sed fidem Ecclésiæ tuæ; eámque secúndum voluntátem tuam pacifícáre et coadunáre dignéris: Qui vivis et regnas Deus per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
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With his hands joined and resting on the altar, standing inclined, he says the three following prayers:
O Lord Jesus Christ, who saidst to Thine Apostles: Peace I leave you, My peace I give you: regard not my sins, but the faith of Thy Church; and vouchsafe to grant her that peace and unity which is agreeable to Thy will: Who livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.
Dómine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei vivi, qui ex voluntáte Patris, cooperánte Spíritu Sancto, per mortem tuam mundum vivificásti: líbera me per hoc sacrosánctum Corpus et Sánguinem tuum ab ómnibus iniquitátibus meis, et univérsis malis: et fac me tuis semper inhærére mandátis, et a te numquam separári permíttas: Qui cum eódem Deo Patre et Spíritu Sancto vivis et regnas Deus in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, who, according to the will of Thy Father, with the cooperation of the Holy Ghost, hast by Thy death given life to the world; deliver me by this Thy most sacred Body and Blood, from all my iniquities and from all evils; and make me always cleave to Thy commandments, and suffer me never to be separated from Thee, Who livest and reignest, with the same God the Father and the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.
Percéptio Córporis tui, Dómine Iesu Christe, quod ego indígnus súmere præsúmo, non mihi provéniat in iudícium et condemnatiónem: sed pro tua pietáte prosit mihi ad tutaméntum mentis et córporis, et ad medélam percipiéndam: Qui vivis et regnas cum Deo Patre in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus, per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Let not the partaking of Thy Body, O Lord, Jesus Christ, which I, though unworthy, presume to receive, turn to my judgment and condemnation; but let it, through Thy mercy, become a safeguard and remedy, both for soul and body; Who with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.
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Genuflectit, surgit, et dicit:
Panem coeléstem accipiam, et nomen Dómini invocábo.
Deinde parum inclinatus, accipit ambas partes Hostiæ inter pollicem et indicem sinistræ manus, et Patenam inter eundem indicem et medium supponit, et dextera tribus vicibus percutiens pectus, elata aliquantulum voce, ter dicit devote et humiliter:
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea.
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea.
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The priest genuflects, rises and says:
I will take the Bread of heaven, and will call upon the Name of the Lord.
Slightly inclining, he takes both halves of the Host between the thumb and forefinger of his left hand, and the paten between the same forefinger and the middle one; then striking his breast with his right hand, and raising his voice a little, he says three times devoutly and humbly:
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
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Postea dextera se signans cum Hostia super Patenam, dicit:
Corpus Dómini nostri Iesu Christi custódiat ánimam meam in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Et se inclinans, reverenter sumit ambas partes Hostiæ: quibus sumptis, deponit Patenam super Corporale, et erigens se iungit manus, et quiescit aliquantulum in meditatione Sanctissimi Sacramenti.
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Then with his right hand, making the Sign of the Cross with the Host over the paten, he says:
The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ preserve my soul unto life everlasting. Amen.
He then reverently receives both halves of the Host, joins his hands, and meditates a short time.
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Deinde discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, colligit fragmenta, si quæ sint, extergit Patenam super Calicem, interim dicens:
Quid retríbuam Dómino pro ómnibus, quæ retríbuit mihi? Cálicem salutáris accípiam, et nomen Dómini invocábo. Laudans invocábo Dóminum, et ab inimícis meis salvus ero.
Accipit Calicem manu dextera, et eo se signans, dicit:
Sanguis Dómini nostri Iesu Christi custódiat ánimam meam in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Et sinistra supponens Patenam Calici, reverenter sumit totum Sanguinem cum particula. Quo sumpto, si qui sunt communicandi, eos communicet, antequam se purificet
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Then he uncovers the Chalice, genuflects, collects whatever fragments may remain on the corporal, and purifies the paten over the Chalice, saying:
What return shall I make to the Lord for all He has given to me? I will take the chalice of salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord. Praising I will call upon the Lord, and I shall be saved from my enemies.
The priest takes the Chalice and making the Sign of the Cross with it, says:
The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ preserve my soul unto life everlasting. Amen.
Then he receives all the Precious Blood, together with the Particle.
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Communio


Anima Christi, sanctifica me. Corpus Christi, salva me. Sanguis Christi, inebria me. Aqua lateris Christi, lava me. Passio Christi, conforta me. O bone Iesu, exaudi me. Intra tua vulnera absconde me. Ne permittas me separari a te. Ab hoste maligno defende me. In hora mortis meae voca me. Et iube me venire ad te, Ut cum Sanctis tuis laudem te. In saecula saeculorum. Amen.
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Communio


Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from Christ's side, wash me. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O good Jesus, hear me. Within Thy wounds hide me. Suffer me not to be separated from Thee. From the malicious enemy defend me. In the hour of my death call me. And bid me come unto Thee. That I may praise Thee with Thy saints. and with Thy angels, Forever and ever. Amen.
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Postea dicit:
Quod ore súmpsimus, Dómine, pura mente capiámus: et de munere temporáli fiat nobis remédium sempitérnum.
Interim porrigit Calicem ministro, qui infundit in eo parum vini, quo se purificat: deinde prosequitur:
Corpus tuum, Dómine, quod sumpsi, et Sanguis, quem potávi, adhaereat viscéribus meis: et præsta; ut in me non remáneat scélerum mácula, quem pura et sancta refecérunt sacraménta: Qui vivis et regnas in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Abluit et extergit digitos, ac sumit ablutionem: extergit os et Calicem, quem, plicato Corporali, operit et collocat in Altari ut prius: deinde prosequitur Missam.
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The priest says silently:
Grant, O Lord, that what we have taken with our mouth, we may receive with a pure mind; and from a temporal gift may it become to us an eternal remedy.
Then he holds out the Chalice to the server -- in Solemn Masses to the deacon -- who pours wine into it for the first ablution, then the priest proceeds:
May Thy Body, O Lord, which I have received, and Thy Blood which I have drunk, cleave to my bowels; and grant that no stain of sin may remain in me, who have been fed with this pure and holy Sacrament; Who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.
The priest then washes his fingers and receives the second ablution. Then he covers the chalice and folding the corporal, places it on the chalice, as at the beginning of Mass, and goes to the right side of the altar to say the prayers from the Missal.
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Communio
Ps 18:6-7
Exsultávit ut gigas ad curréndam viam: a summo coelo egréssio eius, et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.
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Communion
Ps 18:6-7
He has rejoiced as a giant to run the way: at one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.
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Postcommunio
Osculatur Altare
S. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Orémus.
Quaesumus, Dómine, Deus noster: ut sacrosáncta mystéria, quæ pro reparatiónis nostræ munímine contulísti; et præsens nobis remédium esse fácias et futúrum.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
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Post Communion
The priest kisses the altar. Then he turns to the people, and says or sings:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
We beseech You, O Lord our God, that the sacrament You have given as the bulwark of our atonement may be made a saving remedy for us in this life and in the life to come.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.
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Conclusio
Dicto, post ultimam Orationem,
S. Dóminus vobíscum.
M. Et cum spíritu tuo,
dicit pro Missæ qualitate, vel Ite, Missa est, vel Benedicámus Dómino. Deo grátias.
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Conclusion
He turns to the people and says:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
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V. Ite, Missa est.
R. Deo gratias.
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V. Go, the Mass is ended.
R. Thanks be to God.
Pláceat tibi, sancta Trínitas, obséquium servitútis meæ: et præsta; ut sacrifícium, quod óculis tuæ maiestátis indígnus óbtuli, tibi sit acceptábile, mihíque et ómnibus, pro quibus illud óbtuli, sit, te miseránte, propitiábile. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
May the performance of my homage be pleasing to Thee, O holy Trinity: and grant that the Sacrifice which I, though unworthy, have offered up in the sight of Thy Majesty, may be acceptable to Thee, and through Thy mercy, be a propitiation for me, and for all those for whom I have offered it. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Deinde osculatur Altare: et elevatis oculis, extendens, elevans et iungens manus, caputque Cruci inclínans, dicit:
Benedícat vos omnípotens Deus,
et versus ad populum, semel tantum benedícens, etiam in Missis sollemnibus; In Missa Pontificali ter benedicitur, ut in Pontificali habetur. Deinde prosequitur:
Pater, et Fílius, et Spíritus Sanctus.
R. Amen.
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He kisses the altar, and raising his eyes, extending, raising and joining his hands, he bows down his head and says:
P. May almighty God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

bless you.
S. Amen.
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Deinde Sacerdos in cornu Evangelii, iunctis manibus dicit:
Et signans signo crucis primum Altare vel librum, deinde se in fronte, ore et pectore, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Initium sancti Evangélii secúndum Ioánnem.
R. Gloria tibi, Domine!
Ioann. 1, 1-14.
Iunctis manibus prosequitur:
In princípio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum. Hoc erat in princípio apud Deum. Omnia per ipsum facta sunt: et sine ipso factum est nihil, quod factum est: in ipso vita erat, et vita erat lux hóminum: et lux in ténebris lucet, et ténebræ eam non comprehendérunt.
Fuit homo missus a Deo, cui nomen erat Ioánnes. Hic venit in testimónium, ut testimónium perhibéret de lúmine, ut omnes créderent per illum. Non erat ille lux, sed ut testimónium perhibéret de lúmine.
Erat lux vera, quæ illúminat omnem hóminem veniéntem in hunc mundum. In mundo erat, et mundus per ipsum factus est, et mundus eum non cognóvit. In própria venit, et sui eum non recepérunt. Quotquot autem recepérunt eum, dedit eis potestátem fílios Dei fíeri, his, qui credunt in nómine eius: qui non ex sanguínibus, neque ex voluntáte carnis, neque ex voluntáte viri, sed ex Deo nati sunt. Genuflectit dicens: Et Verbum caro factum est, Et surgens prosequitur: et habitávit in nobis: et vídimus glóriam eius, glóriam quasi Unigéniti a Patre, plenum grátiæ et veritatis.
R. Deo gratias.
Finito Evangelio sancti Ioannis, discedens ab Altari, pro gratiarum actione dicit Ant. Trium puerórum, cum reliquis, ut habetur in principio Missalis.
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Then turning to the Gospel side of the altar, the priest says:
He then traces the Sign of the Cross, first upon the altar, and then upon his forehead, lips, and breast, and says:
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
The beginning of the holy Gospel according to John.
R. Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Joann. 1, 1-14.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by Him, and without Him was made nothing that was made: in Him was life, and the life was the Light of men; and the Light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. This man came for a witness, to testify concerning the Light, that all might believe through Him. He was not the Light, but he was to testify concerning the Light.
That was the true Light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world. He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not. He came unto His own, and His own received Him not. But as many as received Him to them He gave power to become sons of God, to them that believe in His Name, who are born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. Here all kneel. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us: and we saw 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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Oratio Leonis XIII

S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

O. Salve Regina, Mater misericordiae, vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra, salve. Ad te clamamus, exsules filii Evae. Ad te suspiramus gementes et fientes in hac lacrymarum valle. Eia ergo, Advocata nostra, illos tuos misericordes oculos ad nos converte. Et Iesum, benedictum fructum ventris tui, nobis, post hoc exilium, ostende. O clemens, o pia, o dulcis Virgo Maria.
S. Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Genitrix.
O. Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.

S. Orémus. Deus, refúgium nostrum et virtus, populum ad te clamantem propitius respice; et intercedente gloriosa, et immaculata Virgine Dei Genitrice Maria, cum beato Ioseph, eius Sponso, ac beatis Apostolis tuis Petro et Paulo, et omnibus Sanctis, quas pro conversione peccatorum, pro libertate et exaltatione sanctae Matris Ecclesiae, preces effundimus, misericors et benignus exaudi. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.

O. Sancte Michaël Archangele, defende nos in proelio; contra nequitiam et insidias diaboli esto praesidium. Imperet illi Deus, supplices deprecamur: tuque, Princeps militiae Caelestis, satanam aliosque spiritus malignos, qui ad perditionem animarum pervagantur in mundo, divina virtute in infernum detrude. Amen.

S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
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PRAYERS ORDERED BY THE POPE Leo XIII
To be said kneeling after the celebration of Low Mass.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

A. Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy towards us. And after this our exile, show unto us the blessed Fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.
P. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
O. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

P. Let us pray. O God, our refuge and our strength, look down in mercy on Thy people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of St. Joseph her Spouse, of Thy blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, in mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of our holy Mother and Church. Through the same Christ our Lord.

A. Holy Michael Archangel, defend us in the day of battle; be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. -- May God rebuke him, we humbly pray: and do thou, Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God thrust down to hell Satan and all wicked spirits, who wander through the world for the ruin of souls.

P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
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Incipit
Sacerdos paratus cum ingreditur ad Altare, facta illi debita reverentia, signat se signo crucis a fronte ad pectus, et clara voce dicit:
In nómine Patris, et Fílii, et Spíritus Sancti. Amen.
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Beginning
The priest, bowing down at the foot of the altar, makes the Sign of the Cross, from his forehead to his breast, and says:
In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
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Deinde, iunctis manibus ante pectus, incipit Antiphonam:
S. Introíbo ad altáre Dei.
M. Ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
Postea alternatim cum Ministris dicit sequentem
Ps. 42, 1-5.
S. Iúdica me, Deus, et discérne causam meam de gente non sancta: ab hómine iníquo et dolóso érue me.
M. Quia tu es, Deus, fortitudo mea: quare me reppulísti, et quare tristis incédo, dum afflígit me inimícus?
S. Emítte lucem tuam et veritátem tuam: ipsa me deduxérunt, et adduxérunt in montem sanctum tuum et in tabernácula tua.
M. Et introíbo ad altáre Dei: ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
S. Confitébor tibi in cíthara, Deus, Deus meus: quare tristis es, ánima mea, et quare contúrbas me?
M. Spera in Deo, quóniam adhuc confitébor illi: salutáre vultus mei, et Deus meus.
S. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
M. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper: et in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Sacerdos repetit Antiphonam:
S. Introíbo ad altáre Dei.
M. Ad Deum, qui lætíficat iuventútem meam.
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Then joining his hands before his breast, he begins the Anthem:
P. I will go in unto the altar of God.
S. To God who giveth joy to my youth.
The priest alternates with the server in reciting this psalm to express his desire, joy and confidence in going to the altar of the Sacrifice.
Ps. 42, 1-5.
P. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation which is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.
S. For Thou, O God, art my strength: why hast Thou cast me off? and why go I sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me?
P. Send forth Thy light and Thy truth: they have conducted me and brought me unto Thy holy mount, and into Thy tabernacles.
S. And I will go into the altar of God: to God who giveth joy to my youth.
P. To Thee, O God, my God, I will give praise upon the harp; why art thou sad, O my soul, and why dost thou disquiet me?
S. Hope in God, for I will still give praise to Him: the salvation of my countenance and my God.
P. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
S. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
The priest repeats the Anthem:
P. I will go in unto the altar of God.
S. To God who giveth joy to my youth.
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Signat se, dicens:
V. Adiutórium nostrum in nómine Dómini.
R. Qui fecit coelum et terram.
Deinde iunctis manibus profunde inclinatus facit Confessionem.
Confíteor Deo omnipoténti, beátæ Maríæ semper Vírgini, beáto Michaéli Archángelo, beáto Ioánni Baptístæ, sanctis Apóstolis Petro et Paulo, ómnibus Sanctis, et vobis, fratres: quia peccávi nimis cogitatióne, verbo et opere: Percutit sibi pectus ter, dicens: mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. Ideo precor beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, beátum Michaélem Archángelum, beátum Ioánnem Baptístam, sanctos Apóstolos Petrum et Paulum, omnes Sanctos, et vos, fratres, orare pro me ad Dóminum, Deum nostrum.
M. Misereátur tui omnípotens Deus, et, dimíssis peccátis tuis, perdúcat te ad vitam ætérnam.
Sacerdos dicit:
S. Amen,
et erigit se. Deinde Ministri repetunt Confessionem: et ubi a Sacerdote dicebatur vobis, fratres, et vos, fratres, a Ministris dicitur tibi, pater, et te, pater.
M. Confíteor Deo omnipoténti, beátæ Maríæ semper Vírgini, beáto Michaéli Archángelo, beáto Ioánni Baptístæ, sanctis Apóstolis Petro et Paulo, ómnibus Sanctis, et tibi, pater: quia peccávi nimis cogitatióne, verbo et opere: mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. Ideo precor beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, beátum Michaélem Archángelum, beátum Ioánnem Baptístam, sanctos Apóstolos Petrum et Paulum, omnes Sanctos, et te, pater, orare pro me ad Dóminum, Deum nostrum.
Postea Sacerdos, iunctis manibus, facit absolutionem, dicens:
S. Misereátur nostri vestri omnípotens Deus, et, dimíssis peccátis nostris vestris , perdúcat nos vos ad vitam ætérnam.
R. Amen.
Signat se signo crucis, dicens:
S. Indulgéntiam, absolutionem et remissiónem peccatórum nostrórum tríbuat nobis omnípotens et miséricors Dóminus.
R. Amen.
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The priest, signing himself with the Sign of the Cross, says:
P. Our help is in the Name of the Lord.
S. Who made heaven and earth.
Then, joining his hands, and humbly bowing down, he says the Confiteor:
P. I confess to almighty God, to the blessed Mary ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, to all the Saints, and to you, brothers, that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed, Here he strikes his breast thrice. through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault. Therefore I beseech the blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, all the Saints, and you, brothers, to pray to the Lord our God for me.
S. May almighty God be merciful to thee, and forgiving thy sins, bring thee to everlasting life.
The priest answers:
S. Amen.
The server says the Confiteor.
S. I confess to almighty God, to the blessed Mary ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, to all the Saints, and to you, Father, that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed, through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault. Therefore I beseech the blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed Michael the Archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, all the Saints, and you, Father, to pray to the Lord our God for me.
Then the priest, with his hands joined, says:
P. May almighty God be merciful to us thee , and forgiving thy sins, bring us thee to everlasting life.
S. Amen.

P. May the almighty and merciful Lord grant us pardon, absolution, and remission of our sins.
S. Amen.
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Et inclinatus prosequitur:
V. Deus, tu convérsus vivificábis nos.
R. Et plebs tua lætábitur in te.
V. Osténde nobis, Dómine, misericórdiam tuam.
R. Et salutáre tuum da nobis.
V. Dómine, exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Et extendens ac iungens manus, clara voce dicit:
Orémus, ei ascendens ad Altare, dicit secreto:
Aufer a nobis, quaesumus, Dómine, iniquitátes nostras: ut ad Sancta sanctórum puris mereámur méntibus introíre. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
Deinde, manibus iunctis super Altare, inclinatus dicit:
Orámus te, Dómine, per mérita Sanctórum tuórum, Osculatur Altare in medio quorum relíquiæ hic sunt, et ómnium Sanctórum: ut indulgére dignéris ómnia peccáta mea. Amen.
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Bowing down, he proceeds:
P. O God, Thou wilt turn again and quicken us.
S. And thy people shall rejoice in Thee.
P. Show us, O Lord, Thy mercy.
S. And grant us Thy salvation.
P. O Lord, hear my prayer.
S. And let my cry come before Thee.
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
First extending, then joining his hands, the priest says audibly Let us pray then ascending to the altar, he says secretly:
Let us pray.
Take away from us our iniquities, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that we may be worthy to enter with pure minds into the Holy of Holies, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
His hands joined, and bowing down over the altar, the priest says:
We beseech Thee, O Lord, by the merits of Thy Saints, He kisses the sacred stone whose relics are here, and of all the Saints, that Thou wouldst vouchsafe to forgive me all my sins. Amen.
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Introitus
Ps 79:4; 79:2
Veni, et osténde nobis fáciem tuam, Dómine, qui sedes super Chérubim: et salvi érimus.
Ps 79:2
Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen
Veni, et osténde nobis fáciem tuam, Dómine, qui sedes super Chérubim: et salvi érimus.
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Introit
Ps 79:4, 2.
Come, O Lord, from Your throne upon the Cherubim; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
Ps 79:2
O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph!
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Come, O Lord, from Your throne upon the Cherubim; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
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Kyrie
Qua finita, iunctis manibus, accedit ad medium altaris et, alternatim cum Ministris, dicit:
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Kýrie, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Christe, eléison.
S. Christe, eléison.
M. Christe, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
M. Kýrie, eléison.
S. Kýrie, eléison.
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Kyrie

P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Lord, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Christ, have mercy.
P. Christ, have mercy.
S. Christ, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
S. Lord, have mercy.
P. Lord, have mercy.
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Gloria
omit.
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Gloria
omit.
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Oratio
Deinde osculatur Altare in medio, et versus ad populum dicit:
Postea dicit: Orémus, et Orationes, unam aut plures, ut ordo Officii postulat. Sequitur Epistola, Graduale, Tractus, vel Allelúia cum Versu, aut Sequentia, prout Tempus aut qualitas Missæ postulat.
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Deus, qui cónspicis, quia ex nostra pravitáte afflígimur: concéde propítius; ut ex tua visitatióne consolémur:
Qui vivis et regnas cum Deo Patre, in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Isa 19:20-22
In diebus illis: Clamábunt ad Dóminum a facie tribulántis, et mittet eis salvatórem et propugnatórem, qui líberet eos. Et cognoscétur Dóminus ab Ægýpto, et cognóscent Ægýptii Dóminum in die illa: et colent eum in hóstiis et in munéribus: et vota vovébunt Dómino, et solvent. Et percútiet Dóminus Ægýptum plaga, et sanábit eam: et revertántur ad Dóminum, et placábitur eis, et sanábit eos Dóminus, Deus noster.

Graduale
Ps 18:7; 18:2
A summo coelo egréssio eius: et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.
V. Cæli enárrant glóriam Dei: et opera mánuum eius annúntiat firmaméntum.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Concéde, quaesumus, omnípotens Deus: ut, qui sub peccáti iugo et vetústa servitúte deprímimur; exspectáta unigéniti Fílii tui nova nativitáte liberémur:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ
Isa 35:1-7
Hæc dicit Dóminus: Lætábitur desérta et ínvia, ei exsultábit solitúdo, et florébit quasi lílium. Gérminans germinábit, et exsultábit lætabúnda et laudans: glória Líbani data est ei: decor Carméli et Saron, ipsi vidébunt glóriam Dómini, et decórem Dei nostri. Confortáte manus dissolútas, et génua debília roboráte. Dícite pusillánimis: Confortámini, et nolíte timére: ecce, Deus vester ultiónem addúcet retributiónis: Deus ipse véniet, et salvábit vos. Tunc aperiéntur óculi cæcórum, et aures surdórum patébunt. Tunc sáliet sicut cervus claudus, et apérta erit lingua mutórum: quia scissæ sunt in desérto aquæ, et torréntes in solitúdine. Et quæ erat árida, erit in stagnum, et sítiens in fontes aquárum: ait Dóminus omnípotens.

Graduale
Ps 18:6; 18:7
In sole pósuit tabernáculum suum: et ipse tamquam sponsus procédens de thálamo suo.
V. A summo coelo egréssio eius: et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Indignos nos, quaesumus, Dómine, fámulos tuos, quos actiónis própriæ culpa contrístat, unigéniti Fílii tui advéntu lætífica:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Is 40:9-11
Hæc dicit Dóminus: Super montem excélsum ascénde tu, qui evangelízas Sion: exálta in fortitúdine vocem tuam, qui evangelízas Ierúsalem: exálta, noli timére. Dic civitátibus Iuda: Ecce, Deus vester: ecce, Dóminus Deus in fortitúdine véniet, et bráchium eius dominábitur: ecce, merces eius cum eo, et opus illíus coram illo. Sicut pastor gregem suum pascet: in bráchio suo congregábit agnos, et in sinu suo levábit, Dóminus, Deus noster.

Graduale
Ps 79:20; 79:3
Dómine, Deus virtútum, convérte nos: et osténde fáciem tuam, et salvi érimus,
V. Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni, ut salvos fácias nos.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Præsta, quaesumus, omnípotens Deus: ut Fílii tui ventúra sollémnitas et præséntis nobis vitæ remédia cónferat, et praemia ætérna concédat.
Per eundem Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum filium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.



Lectio
Lectio Isaíæ Prophétæ.
Is 45:1-8.
Hæc dicit Dóminus christo meo Cyro, cuius apprehéndi déxteram, ut subiíciam ante fáciem eius gentes, et dorsa regum vertam, et apériam coram eo iánuas, et portæ non claudéntur. Ego ante te ibo: et gloriósos terræ humiliábo: portas aereas cónteram, et vectes férreos confríngam. Et dabo tibi thesáuros abscónditos et arcána secretórum: ut scias, quia ego Dóminus, qui voco nomen tuum, Deus Israël. Propter servum meum Iacob, et Israël electum meum, et vocávi te nómine tuo: assimilávi te, et non cognovísti me. Ego Dóminus, et non est ámplius: extra me non est Deus: accínxi te, et non cognovísti me: ut sciant hi, qui ab ortu solis, et qui ab occidénte, quóniam absque me non est. Ego Dóminus, et non est alter, formans lucem et creans ténebras, fáciens pacem et creans malum: ego Dóminus faciens omnia hæc. Roráte, coeli, désuper, et nubes pluant iustum: aperiátur terra, et gérminet Salvatórem: et iustítia oriátur simul: ego Dóminus creávi eum.

Graduale
Ps 79:3,; 79:2; 79:3
Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni, ut salvos fácias nos.
V. Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph: qui sedes super Chérubim, appáre coram Ephraim, Béniamin, et Manásse.

Oratio
Orémus.
V. Flectámus génua.
R. Leváte.
Preces pópuli tui, quaesumus, Dómine, cleménter exáudi: ut, qui iuste pro peccátis nostris afflígimur, pietátis tuæ visitatióne consolémur: Qui vivis.



Lectio
Lectio Daniélis Prophétæ.
Dan 3:47-51
In diebus illis: Angelus Dómini descéndit cum Azaría et sóciis eius in fornácem: et excússit flammam ignis de fornáce, et fecit médium fornácis quasi ventum roris flantem. Flamma autem effundebátur super fornácem cúbitis quadragínta novem: et erúpit, et incéndit, quos répperit iuxta fornácem de Chaldaeis, minístros regis, qui eam incendébant. Et non tétigit eos omníno ignis, neque contristavit, nec quidquam moléstia íntulit. Tunc hi tres quasi ex uno ore laudábant, et glorificábant, et benedicébant Deum in fornáce, dicéntes:

Hymnus.
Dan 3:52-53
Benedíctus es, Dómine, Deus patrum nostrórum. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Et benedíctum nomen glóriæ tuæ, quod est sanctum. Et laudábile et gloriósum in saecula. Benedíctus es in templo sancto glóriæ tuæ. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es super thronum sanctum regni tui. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es super sceptrum divinitátis tuæ. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es, qui sedes super Chérubim, íntuens abýssos. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedíctus es, qui ámbulas super pennas ventórum et super undas maris. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula. Benedícant te omnes Angeli et Sancti tui. Et laudent te et gloríficent in saecula. Benedícant te coeli, terra, mare, et ómnia quæ in eis sunt. Et laudent te et gloríficent in saecula. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. Et laudábili et glorióso in saecula. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper: et in saecula sæculórum. Amen. Et laudábili et glorióso in saecula. Benedíctus es, Dómine, Deus patrum nostrórum. Et laudábilis et gloriósus in saecula.

Oratio
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Orémus.
Deus, qui tribus púeris mitigásti flammas ignium: concéde propítius; ut nos fámulos tuos non exúrat flamma vitiórum.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.


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Collect
Then the priest kisses the altar, and turning to the people says:
The Collects mean the collected prayers of all the faithful assisting at the Holy Sacrifice. Raising his voice, his hands, and his sentiments to God, the priest excites the faithful to unite their prayers with his.
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
O God, You Who see how we are troubled by our evil tendencies, mercifully grant that we may find consolation in Your coming.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 19:20-22
In those days, they shall cry out to the Lord against their oppressors, and He shall send them a Savior to defend and deliver them. The Lord shall make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the Lord in that day; they shall offer sacrifices and oblations, and fulfill the vows they make to the Lord. Although the Lord shall smite Egypt severely, He shall heal them; they shall turn to the Lord and He shall be won over, and the Lord, our God, shall heal them.

Gradual
Ps 18:7, 2.
At one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.
V. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims His handiwork.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that we who are heavy-laden under the yoke of sin may be delivered from the bondage of old by the long-awaited new birth of Your only-begotten Son.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 35:1-7
Thus says the Lord: The desert and the parched land will exult; the steppe will rejoice and bloom. They will bloom with abundant flowers, and rejoice with joyful song. The glory of Lebanon will be given to them, the splendor of Carmel and Saron; they will see the glory of the Lord, the splendor of our God. Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, say to those whose hearts are frightened: ‘Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, He comes with vindication; with divine recompense He comes to save you.’ Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared; then will the lame leap like a stag, then the tongue of the dumb will sing. Streams will burst forth in the desert, and rivers in the steppe. The burning sands will become pools, and the thirsty ground, springs of water, says the Lord almighty.

Gradual
Ps 18:6-7
He has pitched His tent in the sun, and He comes forth like the groom from his bridal chamber.
V. At one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Saddened by the guilt of our deeds, we, Your unworthy servants, beseech You, O Lord, to gladden us by the coming of Your only-begotten Son.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa 40:9-11
Thus says the Lord: Go up onto a high mountain, Sion, herald of glad tidings; cry out at the top of your voice, Jerusalem, herald of good news! Fear not to cry out and say to the cities of Juda: ‘Here is your God! Here comes with power the Lord God, Who rules by His strong arm; here is His reward with Him, His recompense before Him. Like a shepherd He feeds His flock; in His arms He gathers the lambs, carrying them in His bosom, the Lord, our God.’

Gradual
Ps 79:20; 79:3
O Lord God of Hosts, restore us; if Your face shine upon us, then we shall be safe.
V. Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that the coming festival of Your Son may bring us healing today and rewards eternal.
Through the same Jesus Christ, thy Son, Our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R. Amen.



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Isaias
Isa. 45:1-8
Thus says the Lord to His anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, subduing nations before him, and disarming kings, opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred: I will go before you and level the mountains; bronze doors I will shatter, and iron bars I will snap. I will give you treasures out of the darkness, and riches that have been hidden away, that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, Who calls you by your name. For the sake of Jacob, My servant, of Israel. My chosen one, I have called you by your name, giving you a title, though you knew Me not. I am the Lord and there is no other, there is no God besides Me. It is I Who arm you, though you know Me not, so that toward the rising and the setting of the sun men may know that there is none besides Me. I am the Lord, there is no other; I form the light, and create the darkness, I make well-being and create woe; I, the Lord, do all these things. Let the Just One descend, O heavens, like dew from above, like gentle rain let the skies drop Him down. Let the earth open and a Savior bud forth; let justice also spring up! I, the Lord, have created this.

Gradual
Ps 79:3, 2, 3.
Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.
V. O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph! From Your throne upon the Cherubim, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasse.

Collect
Let us pray.
V. Let us kneel.
R. Arise.
Heed in Your mercy, we beseech You, O Lord, the prayers of Your people, that we, who are justly chastised for our sins, may be consoled by the coming of Your goodness.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
R. Amen



Lesson
Lesson from the book of Daniel
Dan. 3:47-51
In those day, the Angel of the Lord went down into the furnace with Azaria and his companions, drove the fiery flames out of the furnace, and made the inside of the furnace as though a dew-laden breeze were blowing through it. And the flames rose forty-nine cubits above the furnace, and spread out, burning the Chaldeans nearby, the king’s men who were stoking the furnace. And the fire in no way touched them or caused them pain or harm. Then these three in the furnace with one voice sang, glorifying and blessing God:
HYMN
Dan. 3:52-56
Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. And blessed is Your holy and glorious name, praiseworthy and exalted above all for all ages. Blessed are You in the temple of Your holy glory, praiseworthy and glorious above all forever. Blessed are You on the holy throne of Your kingdom, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You upon the sceptre of Your divinity, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You Who look into the depths from Your throne upon the Cherubim, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You Who walk upon the wings of the wind, and on the waves of the sea, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Let all Your Angels and Saints bless You, and praise You and exalt You above all forever. Let the heavens, the earth, the sea and all the things that are in them bless You, and praise You and exalt You above all forever. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our father, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever.

Collect
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
O God, You Who tempered the flames of fire for the three young men, mercifully grant that the flames of sin may not burn us, Your servants.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.


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Lectio
Lectio Epístolæ beati Pauli Apostoli ad Thessalonicénses.
2 Thess 2:1-8
Fratres: Rogámus vos per advéntum Dómini nostri Iesu Christi, et nostræ congregatiónis in ipsum: ut non cito moveámini a vestro sensu, neque terreámini, neque per spíritum, neque per sermónem, neque per epístolam tamquam per nos missam, quasi instet dies Dómini. Ne quis vos sedúcat ullo modo: quóniam nisi vénerit discéssio primum, et revelátus fuerit homo peccáti, fílius perditiónis, qui adversátur, et extóllitur supra omne, quod dícitur Deus aut quod cólitur, ita ut in templo Dei sédeat osténdens se, tamquam sit Deus. Non retinétis, quod, cum adhuc essem apud vos, hæc dicébam vobis? Et nunc quid detíneat, scitis, ut revelétur in suo témpore. Nam mystérium iam operátur iniquitátis: tantum ut, qui tenet nunc, téneat, donec de médio fiat. Et tunc revelábitur ille iníquus, quem Dóminus Iesus interfíciet spíritu oris sui, et déstruet illustratióne advéntus sui.
R. Deo gratias.
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Lesson
Lesson from the second letter of St Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians
2 Thess. 2:1-8
We beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together unto Him, not to be hastily shaken from your right mind, nor terrified, whether by spirit, or by utterance, or by letter attributed to us, as though the day of the Lord were near at hand. Let no one deceive you in any way, for the day of the Lord will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and is exalted above all that is called God, or that is worshipped, so that he sits in the temple of God and gives himself out as if he were God. Do you not remember that when I was still with you, I used to tell you these things? And now you know what restrains him, that he may be revealed in his proper time. For the mystery of iniquity is already at work; provided only that he who is at present restraining it, does still restrain, until he is gotten out of the way. And then the wicked one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and will destroy with the brightness of His coming.
R. Thanks be to God.
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Graduale
Ps:79:2-3
Qui regis Israël, inténde: qui dedúcis, velut ovem, Ioseph.
V. Qui sedes super Chérubim, appáre coram Ephraim, Béniamin, et Manásse.
V. Excita, Dómine, poténtiam tuam, et veni: ut salvos fácias nos.
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Gradual
Ps 79:2-3
O Shepherd of Israel, hearken, O Guide of the flock of Joseph!
V. From Your throne upon the Cherubim, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasse.
V. Rouse Your power, O Lord, and come to save us.
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Evangelium
Si vero Sacerdos sine Diacono et Subdiacono celebrat, de-lato libro ad aliud cornu Altaris, inclinatus in medio, iunctis manibus dicit:
Munda cor meum, ac labia mea, omnípotens Deus, qui labia Isaíæ Prophétæ cálculo mundásti igníto: ita me tua grata miseratióne dignáre mundáre, ut sanctum Evangélium tuum digne váleam nuntiáre. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
Iube, Dómine, benedícere. Dóminus sit in corde meo et in lábiis meis: ut digne et competénter annúntiem Evangélium suum. Amen.
Deinde, conversus ad librum, iunctis manibus, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Et pronuntians: Inítium, sive Sequéntia sancti Evangélii, signat librum, et se in fronte, ore et pectore, et legit Evangelium, ut dictum est. Quo finito, respondet Minister: Laus tibi, Christe, et Sacerdos osculatur Evangelium, dicens: per evangelica dicta, ut supra.
Sequéntia sancti Evangélii secundum Lucam.
R. Gloria tibi, Domine!
Luc 3:1-6
Anno quintodécimo impérii Tibérii Caesaris, procuránte Póntio Piláto Iudaeam, tetrárcha autem Galilaeæ Heróde, Philíppo autem fratre eius tetrárcha Ituraeæ et Trachonítidis regionis, et Lysánia Abilínæ tetrárcha, sub princípibus sacerdotum Anna et Cáipha: factum est verbum Domini super Ioannem, Zacharíæ filium, in deserto. Et venit in omnem regiónem Iordánis, praedicans baptísmum pæniténtiæ in remissiónem peccatórum, sicut scriptum est in libro sermónum Isaíæ Prophétæ: Vox clamántis in desérto: Paráte viam Dómini: rectas fácite sémitas eius: omnis vallis implébitur: et omnis moris et collis humiliábitur: et erunt prava in dirécta, et áspera in vias planas: et vidébit omnis caro salutáre Dei.
R. Laus tibi, Christe!
S. Per Evangelica dicta, deleantur nostra delicta.
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Gospel
The Missal is transferred to the other side of the altar to symbolize that the divine favor was taken away from the unfaithful Jews and given to the Gentiles. At Low Masses, the priest, bowing down at the middle of the altar, with his hands joined, says:
Cleanse my heart and my lips, O almighty God, who didst cleanse the lips of the prophet Isaias with a burning coal, and vouchsafe, through Thy gracious mercy, so to purify me, that I may worthily announce Thy holy Gospel. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Give me Thy blessing, O Lord. The Lord be in my heart and on my lips, that I may worthily and in a becoming manner, proclaim His holy Gospel. Amen.

P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
Continuation of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R. Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 3:1-6
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was procurator of Judea, and Herod tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of the district of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zachary, in the desert. And he went into all the region about the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of Isaias the prophet. The voice of one crying in the desert, ‘Make ready the way of the Lord, make straight His paths. Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked ways shall be made straight, and the rough ways smooth; and all mankind shall see the salvation of God.’
R. Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S. By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.
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Credo
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Creed
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Offertorium
Deinde osculatur Altare, et versus ad populum, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Postea dicit: Orémus, et Offertorium.
Orémus
Zach 9:9
Exsúlta satis, fília Sion, praedica, fília Ierúsalem: ecce, Rex tuus venit tibi sanctus et Salvátor.
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Offertory
The priest kisses the altar, and turning to the people says:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
After saluting the people once more, the priest enters upon the Sacrifice of the Mass proper and urges the faithful to pray with him.
Let us pray.
Zach 9:9
Rejoice heartily, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem! See, your King shall come to you, a just Savior is He.
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Quo dicto. si est Missa sollemnis, Diaconus porrigit Celebranti Patenam cum Hostia: si privata, Sacerdos ipse accipit Patenam cum Hostia, quam offerens, dicit:
Suscipe, sancte Pater, omnipotens ætérne Deus, hanc immaculátam hóstiam, quam ego indígnus fámulus tuus óffero tibi Deo meo vivo et vero, pro innumerabílibus peccátis, et offensiónibus, et neglegéntiis meis, et pro ómnibus circumstántibus, sed et pro ómnibus fidélibus christiánis vivis atque defúnctis: ut mihi, et illis profíciat ad salútem in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
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Then the priest reads the Offertory-verse, a short quotation from Holy Scripture which varies with the Mass of each day. This being finished, he offers the bread and wine, which, by virtue of the words of consecration, he is going to change into the adorable Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. He takes the paten with the host and offering it up, says:
Accept, O holy Father, almighty and eternal God, this unspotted host, which I, Thy unworthy servant, offer unto Thee, my living and true God, for my innumerable sins, offenses, and negligences, and for all here present: as also for all faithful Christians, both living and dead, that it may avail both me and them for salvation unto life everlasting. Amen.
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Deinde faciens crucem cum eadem Patena, deponit Hostiam super Corporale. Diaconus ministrat vinum, Subdiaconus aquam in Calice: vel si privata est Missa, utrumque infundií Sacerdos, et aquam miscendam in Calice benedicit signo crucis, dicens:
Deus, qui humánæ substántiæ dignitátem mirabíliter condidísti, et mirabílius reformásti: da nobis per huius aquæ et vini mystérium, eius divinitátis esse consórtes, qui humanitátis nostræ fíeri dignátus est párticeps, Iesus Christus, Fílius tuus, Dóminus noster: Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus: per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
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Making the Sign of the Cross with the paten, he places the host upon the corporal. He pours wine and water into the chalice, blessing the water before it is mixed. He pours a few drops of water into the chalice containing wine, in remembrance of the water and blood which flowed from the side of Jesus when pierced by the soldier's lance.
O God, who, in creating human nature, didst wonderfully dignify it, and still more wonderfully restore it, grant that, by the Mystery of this water and wine, we may be made partakers of His divine nature, who vouchsafed to be made partaker of our human nature, even Jesus Christ our Lord, Thy Son, who with Thee, liveth and reigneth in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God: world without end. Amen.
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Postea accipit Calicem, et offert dicens:
Offérimus tibi, Dómine, cálicem salutáris, tuam deprecántes cleméntiam: ut in conspéctu divínæ maiestátis tuæ, pro nostra et totíus mundi salute, cum odóre suavitátis ascéndat. Amen.
Deinde facit signum crucis cum Calice, et illum ponit super Corporale, et Palla cooperit: tum, iunctis manibus super Altare, aliquantulum inclinatus, dicit:
In spíritu humilitátis et in ánimo contríto suscipiámur a te, Dómine: et sic fiat sacrifícium nostrum in conspéctu tuo hódie, ut pláceat tibi, Dómine Deus.
Erectus expandit manus, easque in altum porrectas iungens, elevátis ad coelum oculis et statim demissis, dicit:
Veni, sanctificátor omnípotens ætérne Deus: Benedicit Oblata, prosequendo: et bene dic hoc sacrifícium, tuo sancto nómini præparátum.
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Then the priest takes the chalice, and offers it, saying:
We offer unto Thee, O Lord, the chalice of salvation, beseeching Thy clemency, that it may ascend before Thy divine Majesty, as a sweet savor, for our salvation, and for that of the whole world. Amen.
The priest makes the Sign of the Cross with the chalice, places it upon the corporal, and covers it with the pall. Then, with his hands joined upon the Altar, and slightly bowing down, he says:
Accept us, O Lord, in the spirit of humility and contrition of heart, and grant that the sacrifice which we offer this day in Thy sight may be pleasing to Thee, O Lord God.
Raising his eyes towards heaven, extending and then joining his hands, the priest makes the Sign of the Cross over the host and the chalice, while he invokes the Holy Spirit.
Come, O almighty and eternal God, the Sanctifier, and bless this Sacrifice, prepared for the glory of Thy holy Name.
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Sacerdos lavat manus, dicens:
Ps. 25, 6-12.
Lavábo inter innocéntes manus meas: et circúmdabo altáre tuum. Dómine: Ut áudiam vocem laudis, et enárrem univérsa mirabília tua. Dómine, diléxi decórem domus tuæ et locum habitatiónis glóriæ tuæ. Ne perdas cum ímpiis, Deus, ánimam meam, et cum viris sánguinum vitam meam: In quorum mánibus iniquitátes sunt: déxtera eórum repléta est munéribus. Ego autem in innocéntia mea ingréssus sum: rédime me et miserére mei. Pes meus stetit in dirécto: in ecclésiis benedícam te, Dómine.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen
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The priest washes his fingers to symbolize the great purity and inner cleanliness of those who offer or participate in this great Sacrifice.
Psalm 25. 6-12
I will wash my hands among the innocent: and I will compass Thine altar, O Lord That I may hear the voice of praise: and tell of all Thy wonderous works. I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of Thy house and the place where Thy glory dwelleth. Take not away my soul, O God, with the wicked: nor my life with blood-thirsty men. In whose hands are iniquities, their right hand is filled with gifts. But I have walked in my innocence: redeem me, and have mercy on me. My foot hath stood in the direct way, in the churches I will bless Thee, O Lord.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
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Deinde, aliquantulum inclinatus in medio Altaris, iunctis manibus super eo, dicit:
Súscipe, sancta Trinitas, hanc oblatiónem, quam tibi offérimus ob memóriam passiónis, resurrectiónis, et ascensiónis Iesu Christi, Dómini nostri: et in honórem beátæ Maríæ semper Vírginis, et beáti Ioannis Baptistæ, et sanctórum Apostolórum Petri et Pauli, et istórum et ómnium Sanctórum: ut illis profíciat ad honórem, nobis autem ad salútem: et illi pro nobis intercédere dignéntur in coelis, quorum memóriam ágimus in terris. Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Bowing down before the middle of the alter, the priest, with joined hands, says:
Receive, O holy Trinity, this oblation which we make to Thee, in memory of the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ, and in honor of Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, blessed John the Baptist, the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, that it may avail unto their honor and our salvation, and may they vouchsafe to intercede for us in heaven, whose memory we celebrate on earth. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Postea osculatur Altare, et versus ad populum extendens, et iungens manus, voce paululum elevata, dicit:
S. Oráte, fratres: ut meum ac vestrum sacrifícium acceptábile fiat apud Deum Patrem omnipoténtem.
Minister, seu circumstantes respondent: alioquin ipsemet Sacerdos:
M. Suscípiat Dóminus sacrifícium de mánibus tuis vel meis ad laudem et glóriam nominis sui, ad utilitátem quoque nostram, totiúsque Ecclésiæ suæ sanctæ.
Sacerdos submissa voce dicit:
S. Amen.
Deinde, manibus extensis, absolute sine Orémus subiungit Orationes secretas.

Secreta
Sacrifíciis præséntibus, quaesumus, Dómine, placátus inténde: ut et devotióni nostræ profíciant et salúti.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
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The priest kisses the altar and, turning towards the people, extending, then joining his hands, says audibly:
P. Brethren, pray that my Sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God the Father almighty.
The server answers:
S. May the Lord receive the Sacrifice from thy hands, to the praise and glory of His Name, to our benefit and that of all His holy Church.
The priest answers in a low voice:
P. Amen.
Then, with outstretched hands, he recites the Secret Prayers, not beginning with Oremus. The Secret Prayers vary with the Mass, and are found in the Mass of the Day. These being finished, the priest says or sings: P. World without end. S. Amen.

Secret
Look with favor, we beseech You, O Lord, upon the offerings here before You, that they may be beneficial for our devotion and for our salvation.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.
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Prefatio
Quibus finitis, cum pervenerit ad conclusionem, clara voce dicit: Per ómnia saecula sæculórum, cum Præfatione, ut in sequentibus. Præfationem incipit ambabus manibus positis hinc inde super Altare: quas aliquantulum elevat, cum dicit: Sursum corda. Iungit eas ante pectus, et caput inclinat, cum dicit: Grátias agamus Dómino, Deo nostro. Deinde disiungit manus, et disiunctas tenet usque ad finem Præfationis: qua finita, iterum iungit eas, et inclinatus dicit: Sanctus. Et cum dicit: Benedíctus, qui venit, signum crucis sibi producit a fronte ad pectus.
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
V. Sursum corda.
R. Habémus ad Dóminum.
V. Grátias agámus Dómino, Deo nostro.
R. Dignum et iustum est.

Communis
Vere dignum et iustum est, æquum et salutáre, nos tibi semper et ubíque grátias agere: Dómine sancte, Pater omnípotens, ætérne Deus: per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Per quem maiestátem tuam laudant Angeli, adórant Dominatiónes, tremunt Potestátes. Coeli coelorúmque Virtútes ac beáta Séraphim sócia exsultatióne concélebrant. Cum quibus et nostras voces ut admitti iubeas, deprecámur, súpplici confessione dicéntes:

Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus Dóminus, Deus Sábaoth. Pleni sunt coeli et terra glória tua. Hosánna in excélsis. Benedíctus, qui venit in nómine Dómini. Hosánna in excélsis.
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Preface
The priest begins the preface, a call to render thanks to God the Father, through Jesus Christ, in union with all the heavenly spirits. The prayer of thanksgiving and praise varies with inportant Feasts. There are at the present time 15 different prefaces which are given in the Ordinary of the Mass. The priest begins the Preface, holding his hands over the altar:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
P. Lift up your hearts.
S. We have lifted them up to the Lord.
P. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
S. It is meet and just.

Common
It is truly meet and just, and profitable unto salvation, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks to thee, O Holy Lord, Father Almighty, eternal God, through Christ, our Lord. Though whom the angels praise thy majesty, the dominions adore it, the powers are in awe. Which the heavens and the hosts of heaven together with the blessed seraphim joyfully do magnify. And do thou command that it be permitted to us join with them in confessing thee, while we say with lowly praise:

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth! Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory! Hosanna in the highest! Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!
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Canon
Te igitur, clementíssime Pater, per Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum, Dóminum nostrum, súpplices rogámus, ac pétimus, osculatur Altare et, iunctis manibus ante pectus, dicit: uti accepta habeas et benedícas, Signat ter super Hostiam et Calicem simul, dicens: hæc dona, hæc múnera, hæc sancta sacrifícia illibáta, Extensis manibus prosequitur: in primis, quæ tibi offérimus pro Ecclésia tua sancta cathólica: quam pacificáre, custodíre, adunáre et régere dignéris toto orbe terrárum: una cum fámulo tuo Papa nostro Francisco et Antístite nostro nomen Episcopi et ómnibus orthodóxis, atque cathólicæ et apostólicae fídei cultóribus.
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Canon
We therefore, humbly pray and beseech Thee, most merciful Father, through Jesus Christ; Thy Son, our Lord, He kisses the altar that Thou wouldst vouchsafe to accept and bless He joins his hands and signs the oblation thrice with the Sign of the Cross. these gifts, these presents, these holy unspotted Sacrifices, Then extending his hands, he proceeds: which in the first place we offer Thee for Thy holy Catholic Church to which vouchsafe to grant peace, as also to preserve, unite, and govern it throughout the world, together with Thy servant Francis our Pope, and name of Bishop our Bishop, and all orthodox believers and professors of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith.
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Commemoratio pro vivis
Meménto, Dómine, famulórum famularúmque tuarum N. et N. Iungit manus, orat aliquantulum pro quibus orare intendit: deinde manibus extensis prosequitur: et ómnium circumstántium, quorum tibi fides cógnita est et nota devótio, pro quibus tibi offérimus: vel qui tibi ófferunt hoc sacrifícium laudis, pro se suísque ómnibus: pro redemptióne animárum suárum, pro spe salútis et incolumitátis suæ: tibíque reddunt vota sua ætérno Deo, vivo et vero.
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Commemoration of the Living
Be mindful, O Lord, of Thy servants and handmaidens, N. et N. The priest joins his hands and prays silently for those for whom he intends to pray. Then extending his hands, he proceeds: and of all here present, whose faith and devotion are known unto Thee, for whom we offer, or who offer up to Thee, this sacrifice of praise for themselves, their families and friends, for the redemption of their souls, for the health and salvation they hope for; and who now pay their vows to Thee, the everlasting, living and true God.
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Communicántes, et memóriam venerántes, in primis gloriósæ semper Vírginis Maríæ, Genetrícis Dei et Dómini nostri Iesu Christi: sed et beati Ioseph, eiusdem Virginis Sponsi,
et beatórum Apostolórum ac Mártyrum tuórum, Petri et Pauli, Andréæ, Iacóbi, Ioánnis, Thomæ, Iacóbi, Philíppi, Bartholomaei, Matthaei, Simónis et Thaddaei: Lini, Cleti, Cleméntis, Xysti, Cornélii, Cypriáni, Lauréntii, Chrysógoni, Ioánnis et Pauli, Cosmæ et Damiáni: et ómnium Sanctórum tuórum; quorum méritis precibúsque concédas, ut in ómnibus protectiónis tuæ muniámur auxílio. Iungit manus Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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We pray in union with and honor the memory, especially of the glorious ever Virgin Mary, mother of our God and Lord Jesus Christ: as also of the blessed Joseph, her Spouse,
and of the blessed Apostles and Martyrs Peter and Paul, Andrew, James, John, Thomas, James, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Thaddeus; Linus, Cletus, Clement, Xystus, Cornelius, Cyprian, Lawrence, Chrysogonus, John and Paul, Cosmas and Damian, and of all Thy Saints, through whose merits and prayers, grant that we may in all things be defended by the help of Thy protection. He joins his hands. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Tenens manus expansas super Oblata, dicit:
Hanc igitur oblatiónem servitutis nostræ, sed et cunctae famíliæ tuæ,
quaesumus, Dómine, ut placátus accípias: diésque nostros in tua pace dispónas, atque ab ætérna damnatióne nos éripi, et in electórum tuórum iúbeas grege numerári. Iungit manus Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Spreading his hands over the oblation, he says:
We therefore beseech Thee, O Lord, graciously to accept this oblation of our service, as also of Thy whole family;
and to dispose our days in Thy peace, preserve us from eternal damnation, and rank us in the number of Thine Elect. He joins his hands. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
Quam oblatiónem tu, Deus, in ómnibus, quaesumus, Signat ter super Oblata, bene díctam, adscríp tam, ra tam, rationábilem, acceptabilémque fácere dignéris: Signat semel super Hostiam, ut nobis Cor pus, et semel super Calicem, et San guis fiat dilectíssimi Fílii tui, Iungit manus, Dómini nostri Iesu Christi.
Which oblation do Thou, O God, vouchsafe in all respects, He signs thrice the oblation with the Sign of the Cross. to bless, approve, ratify, make worthy and acceptable; He signs again the Host and chalice with the Sign of the Cross. that it may be made for us the Body and Blood of Thy most beloved Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Qui prídie quam paterétur, Accipit Hostiam, accépit panem in sanctas ac venerábiles manus suas, Elevat oculos ad coelum, elevátis óculis in coelum ad te Deum, Patrem suum omnipoténtem, Caput inclinat, tibi grátias agens, Signat super Hostiam, bene dixit, fregit, dedítque discípulis suis, dicens: Accípite, et manducáte ex hoc omnes.
Who, the day before He suffered, He takes the host. took bread into His holy and venerable hands, He raises his eyes to heaven. and with His eyes lifted up towards heaven unto Thee, God, His almighty Father, giving thanks to Thee, He signs the host with the Sign of the Cross He blessed it, broke it and gave it to His disciples saying: Take and eat ye all of this,
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Tenens ambabus manibus Hostiam inter indices et pollices, profert verba consecrationis secrete, distincte et attente super Hostiam, et simul super omnes, si plures sint consecrandæ.

HOC EST ENIM CORPUS MEUM.

Quibus verbis prolatis, statim Hostiam consecratam genuflexus adorat: surgit, ostendit populo, reponit super Corporale, et genuflexus iterum adorat: nec amplius pollices et indices disiungit, nisi quando Hostia tractanda est, usque ad ablutionem digitorum.

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The words of the Consecration of the Host:

FOR THIS IS MY BODY.


After pronouncing the words of the Consecration, the priest, kneeling, adores the Sacred Host; rising, he elevates It. -- Look up at the Sacred Host, with faith, piety, and love, saying: "My Lord and my God." -- and then placing It on the corporal, again adores It. After this he never disjoins his fingers and thumbs, except when he is to take the Host, until after the washing of his fingers.
Tunc, detecto Calice, dicit: v. Símili modo postquam coenátum est, Ambabus manibus accipit Calicem, accípiens et hunc præclárum Cálicem in sanctas ac venerábiles manus suas: item Caput inclinat, tibi grátias agens, Sinistra tenens Calicem, dextera signat super eum, bene dixit, dedítque discípulis suis, dicens: Accípite, et bíbite ex eo omnes.
Consecration of the Wine Then, uncovering the chalice, the priest says: v. In like manner, after He had supped, He takes the chalice with both his hands. taking also this excellent chalice into His holy and venerable hands He takes the chalice in his left hand, and with his right he signs it with the Sign of the Cross. He blessed , and gave it to His disciples, saying: Take and drink ye all of this,
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Profert verba consecrationis super Calicem, attente, continuate, et secrete, tenens illum parum elevatum.

HIC EST ENIM CALIX SANGUINIS MEI, NOVI ET AETERNI TESTAMENTI: MYSTERIUM FIDEI: QUI PRO VOBIS ET PRO MULTIS EFFUNDETUR IN REMISSIONEM PECCATORUM.


Quibus verbis prolatis, deponit Calicem super Corporale, et dicens secrete:
Hæc quotiescúmque fecéritis, in mei memóriam faciétis.
Genuflexus adorat: surgit, ostendit populo, deponit, cooperit, et genuflexus iterum adorat.
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The words of Consecration of the Chalice

FOR THIS IS THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD OF THE NEW AND ETERNAL TESTAMENT, THE MYSTERY OF FAITH; WHICH SHALL BE SHED FOR YOU AND FOR MANY UNTO THE REMISSION OF SINS.


After the elevation of the Chalice, the priest says in a low voice:
As often as ye do these things, ye shall do them in remembrance of Me.
The priest kneels and adores the Precious Blood; rising, he elevates the Chalice, and setting it down he covers it and adores it again.
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Deinde disiunctis manibus dicit:
Unde et mémores, Dómine, nos servi tui, sed et plebs tua sancta, eiusdem Christi Fílii tui, Dómini nostri, tam beátæ passiónis, nec non et ab ínferis resurrectiónis, sed et in coelos gloriósæ ascensiónis: offérimus præcláræ maiestáti tuæ de tuis donis ac datis, Iungit manus, et signat ter super Hostiam, et Calicem simul, dicens: hóstiam puram, hóstiam sanctam, hóstiam immaculátam, Signat semel super Hostiam, dicens: Panem sanctum vitæ ætérnæ, et semel super Calicem, dicens: et Calicem salútis perpétuæ.
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With his hands held apart, he then proceeds
Wherefore, O Lord, we Thy servants, as also Thy holy people, calling to mind the blessed Passion of the same Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, and also His Resurrection from the dead and His glorious Ascension into heaven: do offer unto Thy most excellent Majesty of Thine own gifts, bestowed upon us, He joins his hands and signs thrice the Host and Chalice with the Sign of the Cross. a pure Host, a holy Host, an unspotted Host, He signs the Host and the Chalice, with the Sign of the Cross. the holy Bread of eternal life, and the Chalice of everlasting salvation.
Extensis manibus prosequitur: v. Supra quæ propítio ac seréno vultu respícere dignéris: et accépta habére, sicúti accépta habére dignátus es múnera púeri tui iusti Abel, et sacrifícium Patriárchæ nostri Abrahæ: et quod tibi óbtulit summus sacérdos tuus Melchísedech, sanctum sacrifícium, immaculátam hóstiam.
Extending his hands, he proceeds v. Upon which vouchsafe to look with a propitious and serene countenance, and to accept them, as Thou wert graciously pleased to accept the gifts of Thy just servant Abel, and the sacrifice of our patriarch Abraham, and that which Thy high priest Melchisedech offered to Thee, a holy Sacrifice, and unspotted Victim.
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Profunde inclinatus, iunctis manibus et super Altare positis, dicit:
Súpplices te rogámus, omnípotens Deus: iube hæc perférri per manus sancti Angeli tui in sublíme altáre tuum, in conspéctu divínæ maiestátis tuæ: ut, quotquot Osculatur Altare, ex hac altáris participatióne sacrosánctum Fílii tui Iungit manus, et signat semel super Hostiam, et semel super Calicem, Cor pus, et Sán guinem sumpsérimus, Seipsum signat, dicens: omni benedictióne coelésti et grátia repleámur. Iungit manus. Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Bowing down, with his hands joined and placed upon the altar, he says:
We most humbly beseech Thee, almighty God, command these offerings to be borne by the hands of Thy holy Angels to Thine altar on high, in the sight of Thy divine majesty, that as many He kisses the altar. as shall partake of the most holy He joins his hand, and signs the Host and the Chalice with the Sign of the Cross. Body and Blood of Thy Son He signs himself with the Sign of the Cross. at this altar, may be filled with every heavenly grace and blessing. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Commemoratio pro defunctis
Meménto étiam, Dómine, famulórum famularúmque tuárum N. et N., qui nos præcessérunt cum signo fídei, et dórmiunt in somno pacis. Iungit manus, orat aliquántulum pro iis defunctis, pro quibus orare intendit, deinde extensis manibus prosequitur: Ipsis, Dómine, et ómnibus in Christo quiescéntibus locum refrigérii, lucis pacis ut indúlgeas, deprecámur. Iungit manus, et caput inclinat, dicens: Per eúndem Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
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Commemoration of the Dead
Remember also, O Lord, Thy servants and handmaids N. and N., who are gone before us with the sign of faith, and rest in the sleep of peace. He joins his hands and prays for such of the dead as he intends to pray for, then extending his hands he proceeds: To these, O Lord, and to all that rest in Christ, grant, we beseech Thee, a place of refreshment, light, and peace; He joins his hands, and bows his head: Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Manu dextera percutit sibi pectus, elata aliquantulum voce dicens:
Nobis quoque peccatóribus Extensis manibus ut prius, secrete prosequitur: fámulis tuis, de multitúdine miseratiónum tuárum sperántibus, partem áliquam et societátem donáre dignéris, cum tuis sanctis Apóstolis et Martýribus: cum Ioánne, Stéphano, Matthía, Bárnaba, Ignátio, Alexándro, Marcellíno, Petro, Felicitáte, Perpétua, Agatha, Lúcia, Agnéte, Cæcília, Anastásia, et ómnibus Sanctis tuis: intra quorum nos consórtium, non æstimátor mériti, sed véniæ, quaesumus, largítor admítte. Iungit manus. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum.
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pronounces in a somewhat elevated tone of voice, to symbolize an act of public self-humiliation; at the same time he strikes his breast in a token of contrition.
To us also, Thy sinful servants, confiding in the multitude of Thy mercies, vouchsafe to grant some part and fellowship with Thy holy Apostles and Martyrs, with John, Stephen, Matthias, Barnabas, Ignatius, Alexander, Marcellinus, Peter, Felicitas, Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Anastasia, and with all Thy Saints, into whose company we beseech Thee to admit us, not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offenses. He joins his hands. Through Christ our Lord.
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Per quem hæc ómnia, Dómine, semper bona creas, Signat ter super Hostiam, et Calicem simul, dicens: sancti ficas, viví ficas, bene dícis et præstas nobis.
Discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, accipit Hostiam inter pollicem et indicem manus dexteræ: et tenens sinistra Calicem, cum Hostia signat ter a labio ad labium Calicis, dicens:
Per ip sum, et cum ip so, et in ip so, Cum ipsa Hostia signat bis inter se et Calicem, dicens: est tibi Deo Patri omnipotenti, in unitáte Spíritus Sancti,
Elevans parum Calicem cum Hostia, dicit:
omnis honor, et glória.
ponit Hostiam, Calicem Palla cooperit, genuflectit, surgit, et dicit intellegibili voce vel cantat:
Per omnia saecula saecolorum.
R. Amen.
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By Whom, O Lord, Thou dost ever create. He signs thrice the Host and the Chalice, saying: sanctify, quicken, bless, and give unto us all these good things.
He uncovers the Chalice, and genuflects: then taking the Host in his right hand, and holding the Chalice in his left, he signs with the Sign of the Cross three times across the Chalice, saying:
By Him, and with Him, and in Him He signs twice between the Chalice and his breast. is to Thee, God the Father almighty, in the unity of the Holy Ghost,
He elevates a little the Chalice with the Host.
all honor and glory.
Replacing the Host, and covering the Chalice, he kneels down, and rising again, he says or sings :
P. World without end.
S. Amen.
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Preparatio Communionis
Orémus: Præcéptis salutáribus móniti, et divína institutione formati audemus dicere:
Pater noster, qui es in caelis, Sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in coelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie. Et dimitte nobis debita nostra, sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem:
R. Sed libera nos a malo.
S. Amen.
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Preparation for Communion
Let us pray. Instructed by Thy saving precepts, and following Thy divine institution, we are bold to say:
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation.
M. But deliver us from evil.
P. Amen.
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Deinde manu dextera accipit inter indicem et medium digitos Patenam, quam tenens super Altare erectam, dicit secrete:
Líbera nos, quaesumus, Dómine, ab ómnibus malis, prætéritis, præséntibus et futúris: et intercedénte beáta et gloriósa semper Vírgine Dei Genetríce María, cum beátis Apóstolis tuis Petro et Paulo, atque Andréa, et ómnibus Sanctis, Signat se cum Patena a fronte ad pectus, da propítius pacem in diébus nostris: Patenam osculatur, ut, ope misericórdiæ tuæ adiúti, et a peccáto simus semper líberi et ab omni perturbatióne secúri.
Submittit Patenam Hostiæ, discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, surgit, accipit Hostiam, et eam super Calicem tenens utraque manu, frangit per medium, dicens:
Per eúndem Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Fílium tuum.
Et mediam partem, quam in dextera manu tenet, ponit super Patenam. Deinde ex parte, quæ in sinistra remanserat, frangit particulam, dicens:
Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus.
Aliam mediam partem, quam in sinistra manu habet, adiungit mediæ super Patenam positæ, et particulam parvam dextera retinens super Calicem, quem sinistra per nodum infra cuppam tenet, dicit intellegibili voce vel cantat:
V. Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
Cum ipsa particula signat ter super Calicem, dicens:
Pax Domini sit semper vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
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Then the priest takes the paten between the first and second finger and says:
Deliver us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, from all evils, past, present, and to come; and by the intercession of the Blessed and glorious ever Virgin Mary, Mother of God, and of the holy Apostles, Peter and Paul, and of Andrew, and of all the Saints, He signs himself with the paten, and then kisses it. mercifully grant peace in our days, that through the assistance of Thy mercy we may be always free from sin, and secure from all disturbance.
He places the paten under the Host, uncovers the Chalice, and makes a genuflection; rising, he takes the Host and breaks It in the middle over the Chalice, saying:
Through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord.
He puts the Part which is in his right hand upon the paten, and breaks a Particle from the other Part in his left hand, saying:
Who with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth God,
He places the Half which is in his left hand on the paten, and holding the Particle which he broke off in his right hand, and the Chalice in his left, he says:
P. World without end.
S. Amen.
The priest makes the Sign of the Cross with the Particle over the Chalice, saying:
P. The peace of the Lord be always with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
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Particulam ipsam immittit in Calicem, dicens secrete:
Haec commíxtio, et consecrátio Córporis et Sánguinis Dómini nostri Iesu Christi, fiat accipiéntibus nobis in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Cooperit Calicem, genuflectit, surgit, et inclinatus Sacramento, iunctis manibus, et ter pectus percutiens, intellegibili voce dicit:
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He puts the Particle into the Chalice, saying:
May this mixture and consecration of the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ be to us who receive it effectual unto eternal life. Amen.
He covers the Chalice, genuflects and rises; than bowing down and striking his breast thrice, he says:
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Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: miserére nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: miserére nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccáta mundi: dona nobis pacem.
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Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, grant us peace.
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Deinde, iunctis manibus super Altare, inclinatus dicit secrete sequentes Orationes:
Dómine Iesu Christe, qui dixísti Apóstolis tuis: Pacem relínquo vobis, pacem meam do vobis: ne respícias peccáta mea, sed fidem Ecclésiæ tuæ; eámque secúndum voluntátem tuam pacifícáre et coadunáre dignéris: Qui vivis et regnas Deus per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
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With his hands joined and resting on the altar, standing inclined, he says the three following prayers:
O Lord Jesus Christ, who saidst to Thine Apostles: Peace I leave you, My peace I give you: regard not my sins, but the faith of Thy Church; and vouchsafe to grant her that peace and unity which is agreeable to Thy will: Who livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.
Dómine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei vivi, qui ex voluntáte Patris, cooperánte Spíritu Sancto, per mortem tuam mundum vivificásti: líbera me per hoc sacrosánctum Corpus et Sánguinem tuum ab ómnibus iniquitátibus meis, et univérsis malis: et fac me tuis semper inhærére mandátis, et a te numquam separári permíttas: Qui cum eódem Deo Patre et Spíritu Sancto vivis et regnas Deus in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, who, according to the will of Thy Father, with the cooperation of the Holy Ghost, hast by Thy death given life to the world; deliver me by this Thy most sacred Body and Blood, from all my iniquities and from all evils; and make me always cleave to Thy commandments, and suffer me never to be separated from Thee, Who livest and reignest, with the same God the Father and the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.
Percéptio Córporis tui, Dómine Iesu Christe, quod ego indígnus súmere præsúmo, non mihi provéniat in iudícium et condemnatiónem: sed pro tua pietáte prosit mihi ad tutaméntum mentis et córporis, et ad medélam percipiéndam: Qui vivis et regnas cum Deo Patre in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus, per ómnia saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Let not the partaking of Thy Body, O Lord, Jesus Christ, which I, though unworthy, presume to receive, turn to my judgment and condemnation; but let it, through Thy mercy, become a safeguard and remedy, both for soul and body; Who with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.
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Genuflectit, surgit, et dicit:
Panem coeléstem accipiam, et nomen Dómini invocábo.
Deinde parum inclinatus, accipit ambas partes Hostiæ inter pollicem et indicem sinistræ manus, et Patenam inter eundem indicem et medium supponit, et dextera tribus vicibus percutiens pectus, elata aliquantulum voce, ter dicit devote et humiliter:
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea.
V. Dómine, non sum dignus, Et secrete prosequitur: ut intres sub tectum meum: sed tantum dic verbo, et sanábitur ánima mea.
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The priest genuflects, rises and says:
I will take the Bread of heaven, and will call upon the Name of the Lord.
Slightly inclining, he takes both halves of the Host between the thumb and forefinger of his left hand, and the paten between the same forefinger and the middle one; then striking his breast with his right hand, and raising his voice a little, he says three times devoutly and humbly:
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
V. Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; say but the word, and my soul shall be healed.
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Postea dextera se signans cum Hostia super Patenam, dicit:
Corpus Dómini nostri Iesu Christi custódiat ánimam meam in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Et se inclinans, reverenter sumit ambas partes Hostiæ: quibus sumptis, deponit Patenam super Corporale, et erigens se iungit manus, et quiescit aliquantulum in meditatione Sanctissimi Sacramenti.
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Then with his right hand, making the Sign of the Cross with the Host over the paten, he says:
The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ preserve my soul unto life everlasting. Amen.
He then reverently receives both halves of the Host, joins his hands, and meditates a short time.
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Deinde discooperit Calicem, genuflectit, colligit fragmenta, si quæ sint, extergit Patenam super Calicem, interim dicens:
Quid retríbuam Dómino pro ómnibus, quæ retríbuit mihi? Cálicem salutáris accípiam, et nomen Dómini invocábo. Laudans invocábo Dóminum, et ab inimícis meis salvus ero.
Accipit Calicem manu dextera, et eo se signans, dicit:
Sanguis Dómini nostri Iesu Christi custódiat ánimam meam in vitam ætérnam. Amen.
Et sinistra supponens Patenam Calici, reverenter sumit totum Sanguinem cum particula. Quo sumpto, si qui sunt communicandi, eos communicet, antequam se purificet
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Then he uncovers the Chalice, genuflects, collects whatever fragments may remain on the corporal, and purifies the paten over the Chalice, saying:
What return shall I make to the Lord for all He has given to me? I will take the chalice of salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord. Praising I will call upon the Lord, and I shall be saved from my enemies.
The priest takes the Chalice and making the Sign of the Cross with it, says:
The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ preserve my soul unto life everlasting. Amen.
Then he receives all the Precious Blood, together with the Particle.
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Communio


Anima Christi, sanctifica me. Corpus Christi, salva me. Sanguis Christi, inebria me. Aqua lateris Christi, lava me. Passio Christi, conforta me. O bone Iesu, exaudi me. Intra tua vulnera absconde me. Ne permittas me separari a te. Ab hoste maligno defende me. In hora mortis meae voca me. Et iube me venire ad te, Ut cum Sanctis tuis laudem te. In saecula saeculorum. Amen.
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Communio


Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from Christ's side, wash me. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O good Jesus, hear me. Within Thy wounds hide me. Suffer me not to be separated from Thee. From the malicious enemy defend me. In the hour of my death call me. And bid me come unto Thee. That I may praise Thee with Thy saints. and with Thy angels, Forever and ever. Amen.
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Postea dicit:
Quod ore súmpsimus, Dómine, pura mente capiámus: et de munere temporáli fiat nobis remédium sempitérnum.
Interim porrigit Calicem ministro, qui infundit in eo parum vini, quo se purificat: deinde prosequitur:
Corpus tuum, Dómine, quod sumpsi, et Sanguis, quem potávi, adhaereat viscéribus meis: et præsta; ut in me non remáneat scélerum mácula, quem pura et sancta refecérunt sacraménta: Qui vivis et regnas in saecula sæculórum. Amen.
Abluit et extergit digitos, ac sumit ablutionem: extergit os et Calicem, quem, plicato Corporali, operit et collocat in Altari ut prius: deinde prosequitur Missam.
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The priest says silently:
Grant, O Lord, that what we have taken with our mouth, we may receive with a pure mind; and from a temporal gift may it become to us an eternal remedy.
Then he holds out the Chalice to the server -- in Solemn Masses to the deacon -- who pours wine into it for the first ablution, then the priest proceeds:
May Thy Body, O Lord, which I have received, and Thy Blood which I have drunk, cleave to my bowels; and grant that no stain of sin may remain in me, who have been fed with this pure and holy Sacrament; Who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.
The priest then washes his fingers and receives the second ablution. Then he covers the chalice and folding the corporal, places it on the chalice, as at the beginning of Mass, and goes to the right side of the altar to say the prayers from the Missal.
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Communio
Ps 18:6-7
Exsultávit ut gigas ad curréndam viam: a summo coelo egréssio eius, et occúrsus eius usque ad summum eius.
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Communion
Ps 18:6-7
He has rejoiced as a giant to run the way: at one end of the heavens He comes forth, and His course is to their other end.
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Postcommunio
Osculatur Altare
S. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spíritu tuo.
Orémus.
Quaesumus, Dómine, Deus noster: ut sacrosáncta mystéria, quæ pro reparatiónis nostræ munímine contulísti; et præsens nobis remédium esse fácias et futúrum.
Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
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Post Communion
The priest kisses the altar. Then he turns to the people, and says or sings:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
We beseech You, O Lord our God, that the sacrament You have given as the bulwark of our atonement may be made a saving remedy for us in this life and in the life to come.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.
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Conclusio
Dicto, post ultimam Orationem,
S. Dóminus vobíscum.
M. Et cum spíritu tuo,
dicit pro Missæ qualitate, vel Ite, Missa est, vel Benedicámus Dómino. Deo grátias.
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Conclusion
He turns to the people and says:
P. The Lord be with you.
S. And with thy spirit.
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V. Ite, Missa est.
R. Deo gratias.
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V. Go, the Mass is ended.
R. Thanks be to God.
Pláceat tibi, sancta Trínitas, obséquium servitútis meæ: et præsta; ut sacrifícium, quod óculis tuæ maiestátis indígnus óbtuli, tibi sit acceptábile, mihíque et ómnibus, pro quibus illud óbtuli, sit, te miseránte, propitiábile. Per Christum, Dóminum nostrum. Amen.
May the performance of my homage be pleasing to Thee, O holy Trinity: and grant that the Sacrifice which I, though unworthy, have offered up in the sight of Thy Majesty, may be acceptable to Thee, and through Thy mercy, be a propitiation for me, and for all those for whom I have offered it. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Deinde osculatur Altare: et elevatis oculis, extendens, elevans et iungens manus, caputque Cruci inclínans, dicit:
Benedícat vos omnípotens Deus,
et versus ad populum, semel tantum benedícens, etiam in Missis sollemnibus; In Missa Pontificali ter benedicitur, ut in Pontificali habetur. Deinde prosequitur:
Pater, et Fílius, et Spíritus Sanctus.
R. Amen.
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He kisses the altar, and raising his eyes, extending, raising and joining his hands, he bows down his head and says:
P. May almighty God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

bless you.
S. Amen.
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Deinde Sacerdos in cornu Evangelii, iunctis manibus dicit:
Et signans signo crucis primum Altare vel librum, deinde se in fronte, ore et pectore, dicit:
V. Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Initium sancti Evangélii secúndum Ioánnem.
R. Gloria tibi, Domine!
Ioann. 1, 1-14.
Iunctis manibus prosequitur:
In princípio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum. Hoc erat in princípio apud Deum. Omnia per ipsum facta sunt: et sine ipso factum est nihil, quod factum est: in ipso vita erat, et vita erat lux hóminum: et lux in ténebris lucet, et ténebræ eam non comprehendérunt.
Fuit homo missus a Deo, cui nomen erat Ioánnes. Hic venit in testimónium, ut testimónium perhibéret de lúmine, ut omnes créderent per illum. Non erat ille lux, sed ut testimónium perhibéret de lúmine.
Erat lux vera, quæ illúminat omnem hóminem veniéntem in hunc mundum. In mundo erat, et mundus per ipsum factus est, et mundus eum non cognóvit. In própria venit, et sui eum non recepérunt. Quotquot autem recepérunt eum, dedit eis potestátem fílios Dei fíeri, his, qui credunt in nómine eius: qui non ex sanguínibus, neque ex voluntáte carnis, neque ex voluntáte viri, sed ex Deo nati sunt. Genuflectit dicens: Et Verbum caro factum est, Et surgens prosequitur: et habitávit in nobis: et vídimus glóriam eius, glóriam quasi Unigéniti a Patre, plenum grátiæ et veritatis.
R. Deo gratias.
Finito Evangelio sancti Ioannis, discedens ab Altari, pro gratiarum actione dicit Ant. Trium puerórum, cum reliquis, ut habetur in principio Missalis.
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Then turning to the Gospel side of the altar, the priest says:
He then traces the Sign of the Cross, first upon the altar, and then upon his forehead, lips, and breast, and says:
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
The beginning of the holy Gospel according to John.
R. Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Joann. 1, 1-14.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by Him, and without Him was made nothing that was made: in Him was life, and the life was the Light of men; and the Light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. This man came for a witness, to testify concerning the Light, that all might believe through Him. He was not the Light, but he was to testify concerning the Light.
That was the true Light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world. He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not. He came unto His own, and His own received Him not. But as many as received Him to them He gave power to become sons of God, to them that believe in His Name, who are born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. Here all kneel. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us: and we saw 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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Oratio Leonis XIII

S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
S. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Iesus.
O. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

O. Salve Regina, Mater misericordiae, vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra, salve. Ad te clamamus, exsules filii Evae. Ad te suspiramus gementes et fientes in hac lacrymarum valle. Eia ergo, Advocata nostra, illos tuos misericordes oculos ad nos converte. Et Iesum, benedictum fructum ventris tui, nobis, post hoc exilium, ostende. O clemens, o pia, o dulcis Virgo Maria.
S. Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Genitrix.
O. Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.

S. Orémus. Deus, refúgium nostrum et virtus, populum ad te clamantem propitius respice; et intercedente gloriosa, et immaculata Virgine Dei Genitrice Maria, cum beato Ioseph, eius Sponso, ac beatis Apostolis tuis Petro et Paulo, et omnibus Sanctis, quas pro conversione peccatorum, pro libertate et exaltatione sanctae Matris Ecclesiae, preces effundimus, misericors et benignus exaudi. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.

O. Sancte Michaël Archangele, defende nos in proelio; contra nequitiam et insidias diaboli esto praesidium. Imperet illi Deus, supplices deprecamur: tuque, Princeps militiae Caelestis, satanam aliosque spiritus malignos, qui ad perditionem animarum pervagantur in mundo, divina virtute in infernum detrude. Amen.

S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
S. Cor Iesu sacratissimum.
O. Miserere nobis.
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PRAYERS ORDERED BY THE POPE Leo XIII
To be said kneeling after the celebration of Low Mass.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
P. Hail Mary, full of grace; The Lord is with thee; Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
A. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

A. Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy towards us. And after this our exile, show unto us the blessed Fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.
P. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
O. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

P. Let us pray. O God, our refuge and our strength, look down in mercy on Thy people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of St. Joseph her Spouse, of Thy blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, in mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of our holy Mother and Church. Through the same Christ our Lord.

A. Holy Michael Archangel, defend us in the day of battle; be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. -- May God rebuke him, we humbly pray: and do thou, Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God thrust down to hell Satan and all wicked spirits, who wander through the world for the ruin of souls.

P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
P. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
A. Have mercy upon us.
Post Missam

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