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tribe of Zabulon, twelve thousand of the tribe of Joseph, twelve thousand of the tribe of Benjamin. After this I saw a great multitude, which no one could number, of all nations, and tribes, and people, and tongues, standing before the throne, and in presence of the lamb, clothed in white robes, and with palms in their hands : and they cried out with a loud voice, saying: Salvation to our God that sitteth on the throne, and to the lamb. And all the Angels stood round about the throne, and about the Elders and the four living creatures, and they fell before the throne on their faces, and adored God, saying : Amen. Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, honor, power, and strength be to our God, for ever and
Amen. GRAD. Ps. xxxii. Timete Dominum omnes Fear the Lord all ye his sancti ejus : quoniam nihil saints : for nothing is want- deest timentibus eum. V. ing to those who fear him. Inquirentes autem Dominum V. They that seek the Lord non ' deficient onani bono. shall abound with all good. Alleluia, Alleluia. Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. Come to me all ye V. Matt. xi. Venite ad that labour and are heavy me omnes qui laboratis et laden, and I will refresh onerati estis, et ego
came unto him : and opening his mouth, he taught thema saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit; for their's is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 'Blessed are they that hunger, and thirst after righteousness; for they shall have their fill. Blessed are the merciful : for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart :: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peace-makers : for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they that suffor persecution for justice sake : for their’s is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all that is evil against you untruly, on my account; be glad and rejoice, for your reward is very great in heaven. CREDO.
OFFERT. Wisd. iii. Justorum animæ in manu The souls of the righteous Dei sunt, et non tanget illos are in the hand of God, tormentum malitiæ. Visi and the torments of wick- sunt oculis insipientium moedness shall not touch them. ri; illi autem sunt in pace To the eyes of the fool. Alleluia. ish they seemed to die : but they are in peace.
SECRET. We bring thee, O Lord, the offerings of our devotion; and may they be acceptable to thee in honour of thy saints, and, by thy mercy, available to our salvation. Thro'. COMM. Matt. v. Bles
Beati mundo corde : quosed are the clean of heart; niam ipsi Deum videbunt; for they shall see God. beati pacifici ; quoniam fiBlessed are the peace-ma- lii Dei vocabuntur : beati kers; for they shall be cal- qui persecutionem patiuntur led the children of God. propter justitiam ; quoniam Blessed are they that suffer ipsorum est regnum cælopersecution for righteous- rum. ness, sake ; for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
POSTCOMM. Da, quæsumus. Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that thy faithful people may always joyfully honour thy saints : and ever be protected by their prayers. Thro'.
Within the Octave the Mass is as on the day. II. VESPERS. The Psalms as on Sundays, p. 69. Except the last, Ps. 115. Credidi, p. 90.
The Anthems, LITTLE CHAP. and Hymn, as in the first Vespers, p. 456.
V. The saints shall exult V. Exultabunt sancti in in glory. R. They shall re- gloria. R. Lætabuntur in joice on their couches. cubilibus suis.
At the MAGNIFICAT. Anth. O how glorious is int. ( quam gloriosum the kingdom, where all the est regnum in quo cum saints rejoice with Christ, Christo, gaudent and clothed in white robes sancti, amicti stolis albis se
follow the Lamb wherever quuntnr Agnum quocunque he goeih!
ierit! Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 459. When this Feast comes on a Saturday, the Commem. of the following Sunday is : Anth. I saw. As p. 455.
After the Vespers of this Feast, are said the Vespers of the Dead, p. civ. leaving out the Ps. after the MagNIFICAT; but if the next day be Sunday, then the said Vespers of the Dead are said immediately after the Vespers of the Sunday.
II. The COMMEMORATION of all the FAITHFUL departeil ; or ALL SOULS-DAY. After the Office
for the dead, is said: MASS. INTROIT. Grant them. With the rest, as p. xciii. except what follou's :
COLLECT. Fidelium. O God, the Creator and Redeemer of all the faithful : give to the souls of thy servants departed the remission of all their sins; that, through the help of pious supplications, they may obtain the pardon they have always desired. Who livest, &c.
EPISTLE. 1. Cor. xv. 51. 57.
all indeed rise again; but we shall not all be changed. In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall rise again incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible body must put on incorruption, and this mortal body put on immortality. And when this mortal body shaji have put on immortality, then shall the saying be fulfilled, that is written: Death is swallowed up in victory? O grave, where is thy victory? Where is thy sting, O death? Now the sting of death is sin : and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who hath given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
GOSPEL John v. 25, 29. T that time : Jesus said to the multitude of the Jews: A
Verily, verily, I say to you; the hour cometh, and now it is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and they that hear it, shall live. For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son also
to have life in himself; and he hath given him power to execute judgment, because he is the son of man. Wonder not at this; for the hour cometh, when all that are in their graves, shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and shall come forth, they that have done good, to the resurrection of life : and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of damnation.
SECRET. Look favourably, O Lord, we beseech thee, on the sacrifice which we offer thee for the souls of thy servants ; that as thou vouchsafedst them the merits of Christian faith, thou may'st grant them also the reward of it. Thro'.
POSTCOMM. Animabus. Grant, we beseech thee O Lord, that the humble prayers which we address to thee on behalf of the souls of thy servants, men,
and women, may be profitable to them, that thou may'st deliver them from all their sins, and make them partakers of thy redemption. Thro'.
III. St. WINIFRID, Virgin and Martyr. A Doulle.
VESPERS. All as in the Common, p. xlix. Prayer. Collect at Mass,
MASS. INTROIT. Sinners. Common, p. liii. &c. except:
COLLECT. Exaudi nos. Hear us, O God our Saviour, that as we rejoice on this festival of blessed Wini. frid, thy Virgin and Martyr, so we may find ourselves affected with real devotion towards her. Thro'.
SECRET. Mercifully look down, O Lord on the offerings we make: and by the intercession of blessed Winifrid thy Virgin and Martyr, loosen the bond of our sins. Thro'.
POSTCOMM. Placeant. May the performance of our duty, O Lord, be pleasing to thee; so that the sacred mysteries we have received, may, by the intercession of blessed Winifrid, thy Virgin and Martyr, procure us thy grace here, and the joys of eternal happiness hereafter Thro'.
The second Vespers from the Little Chapter are of the following Feast. With a Commemoration of St. WINIFRID. Anth. Come, O spouse. Common, p. li. V. Grace, ib. p. liii. Prayer. Collect at Mass.
IV. St. CHARLES BORROMEUS, Bp. and Conf.
xxxii. Prayer. Collect at Mass.
The Commem.of All Saints. Anth. O how glorious. V. the saints, above, p. 4ối. Prayer. Collect at Mass.
Of SS. VITalis and AGRICOLA. Anth. For to them. COMMON, p. XXV.
V. Let the righteous ex- V. Exultent justi in conult in the sight of God. R. spectu Dei. R. et delecAnd let them be delighted tentur in lætitia. in gladness.
Prayer. Collect at Mass. MASS. INTROIT. The Lord settled. With the rest. COMMON, p. xxxiv. except:
COLLECT. Ecclesiom. Preserve thy Church, O Lord, under the continual protection of holy Charles, thy Confessor and Bishop; that as he was eminent for the discharge of his pastoral duty, so his prayers may make us zealous in the love of thy holy name. Thro.'
Here, and at the Secret and PostCOMM. is made a Commem. of All Saints, as on the Feast, p. 459, &c.
Of SS. VITALIS, &c. Presta. GRANT, we beseech thee, O Lord, that we who keep the solemnity of thy holy Martyrs Vitalis and Agricola, may be helped by their prayers. Thro'. SECRET of the same. Be appeased Common, p. xxxii. Postcomm. of the same. Hæc nos communio, p. xxxii.
II. VESPERS. All as p. xxxvii. With a Commem. of All Saints. Anth. O how glorious. V. The saints, p. 46). Prayer. Collect at Mass, p. 459.
VIII. The OCTAVE-DAY of ALL SAINTS.
Double. VESPERS. all as on the Feast, p. 456 with a Commemoration of the Four CROWNED MARTYRS. Anth. For to them. V. Rejoice. COMMON, p. xxv. Prayer. Collect ut Mass.
MASS. all as on the Feast above, p. 459. With a Commem. of the Four CROWNED MARTYRS.