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may obtain heaven through his intercession, whose memory we venerate on earth. Thro'.

SECRET.-Look down, we beseech thee, O Lord, on thy people who approach thy sacraments on this festival of blessed Swithin, thy confessor and bishop, and grant that what they offer in honour of thy name, may, by his prayers, avail to the pardon of their sins. Thro'.

P. COMM. Pignus. Having received the pledge of eternal life, we beseech thee, () Lord, that by the intercession of blessed Swithin, thy confessor and bishop we may hereafter openly partake of what we have now sacramentally received. Thro'.

XIV. B. V. M. of MOUXT CARMEL. All as in the Votive Mass, Salve, p. 507, ercept

COLLECT. Deus, qui.- O God, who hast honoured the order of the Carmelites with the singular title of the blessed virgin Mary, Mother of God: mer. cifully grant that we who solemnize this her commemoration, may by the aid of her prayers arrive at eternal happiness. Thro'.

XVII. St. OSMUND, bp. of Salisbury, c.

All as in Mass X. * p. 482, erept COLLECT. Omnipotens.--Almighty end eternal God, who rejoicest us on this festival of blessed Os. mund, thy confessor and bishop, we humbly hesech

thy clemency, that as we devoutly celebrate his so· lemnity, we may obtain through his prayers, the glory of eternal life. Thro'.

SECRET.-Sanctify we beseech thee, O Lord, our offerings through the merits and intercession of blessed Osmund, that they may be changed into the body and blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, and avail to the salvation of our souls. Thro',

P. COMM. Sumptis.-Having received thy sacred gifts, we beseech thee, O Lord, that by their efficacy we may imitate the example of blessed Osmund, thy confessor and bishop, and thereby obtain eternal joys. Thro'.

XVIII. St. CAMILLUS de LELLIS, c. INTROIT.-No man hath greater love, than to lay down his life for his friends. Ps. Blessed is he that attendeth to the rieedy and poor ; for in the evil day the Lord will deliver hiin. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus, qui.-0 God, who lidst gloriously animate blessed Camillus with a singular charity in assisting souls in their last agouy ; pour forth, we beseech thee, into us by his intercession, the spirit of thy love, that we may overcome the enemy at the hour of death, and arrive at a crown in h:aven. Thro'. Commem. of St. Symphorns., &c. by the Collect,

&c. of Mass VIII. p. 477. Epistle, John iii. as in p. 399. Grad. und Offert, as

in Mass XI. pp. 486, 483 GOSPEL. Juhn xv. 12. 16.--At that time : Jesus said to his disciples : This is my cominandment, that you love o’re another, as I have loved you. Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do the things that I command you. I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what the Lord doth. But I have called you friends : because all things whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made khown to you. You have not chosen ine; but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should go, and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain : that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

SECRET.--Let the spotless victim, by the offer ing of which we renew the work of our redemption, (the effects of the immense charity of Jesus Christ) become for us, by the intercession of blessed Camila lus, a salutary remedy against all our weaknesses of body and soul, and a comfort and defence in our last agony. Thro'.

COMM.-I was sick and you visited me: amen, amen, I say unto you: inasmuch as you have done this to one of the least of my brethren, you have done it unto me. ,

P. COMM. Per hæc.-Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, by these heavenly mysteries, which we have received with piety and devotion on this festival of blessed Camillus, that we may be refreshed with the same at the hour of death, and, being delivered from all sin, be joyfully received into the bosom of thy mercy. Thro'.


All as in Mass XIV. p. 489, except COLLECT. Deus, qui.- O God, who didst strengthen blessed Vincent with apostolic courage to preach the gospel to the poor, and promote the honour of tbe ecclesiastical order: grant, we beseech thee, that we who respect his merits, may be instructed by the example of his virtues. Thro'. Grad. Ps. xci. and Gospel, Luke xii. as in p. 488.

XX. St. JEROME EMILIAN, C. INTROIT. Jeremiah Lam. ii.--My liver is poured out on the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people, when the children, and the sucklings fainted away in the streets of the city. Ps. Praise the Lord, ye children: praise the name of the Lord. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Deus, misericordiarum. O God, the Father of mercies : grant, by the merits and intercession of blessed Jerome, whom thou wast pleased to make a helper and father to poor orphans, that we inay faithfully preserve the spirit of adoption, by which we are called, and are in reality thy children. Thro'. Commem. of St. MARGARET, by the Collect, &c. of

Mass XVII. p. 496. LESSON. Isaiah, lvii. 7. 11.-Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. Then shall thy light break forih as the morning, and thy health shall speedily arise, and thy justice shall go before thy face, and the glory of the Lord shall gather thee up. Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say: Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which is good for nothing. When thou shalt pour out thy soul to the hungry, and shalt satisfy the afflicted soul, then shall thy light rise up in darkness, and thy darkness shall be as the noon-day. And the Lord will give thee rest contimually, and will fill thy soul with brightness, and deliver thy bones, and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a fountain of water, whose waters shall not fail.

GRAD. Prov. v.-Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters. V. Acceptable is the man who sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment, because he shall not be moved for ever. Alleluia, Alleluia. V. He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever. Alleluiu.

GOSPEL. Matt. xix. 13. 22.- At that time : Some little children were presented to him, that he

should impose hands upon them and pray. And the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such. And when he had imposed hands upon them, he departed from thence. And behold one came and said to him: Good master, what good shall I do that I may have life everlasting ? Who said to him: Why askest thou me concerning good? One is good, God. But if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. He said to him: Which? And Jesus said: Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt Rot commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother : and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. The young man saith to him: All these things have I kept from my youth, what is yet wanting to me? Jesus saith to him: If thou wilt be perfect, go, sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.

OFFERT. Tob. xi.-When thou didst pray with tears, and didst bury the dead, and didst leave thy dinner, and hide the dead by day in thy house, and bury them by night, I offered thy prayer to the Lord.

SECRET.-Most merciful God, who destroying the old man, didst vouchsafe to form a new one in blessed Jerome: grant, by his merits, that we also, putting on the new man, may offer thee this sacrifice of propitiation as a most sweet odour. Thro'. ,

COMM.-Pure and spotless religion before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress: and to keep one's self undefiled in this world.

P. COMM. Angelorum. Being refreshed with the bread of angels, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord, that we who rejoice on the solemnity of

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