Min. 0ur help is in the Name of the Lord.

Ans. Who hath made the heavens and the earth.

Min. Blessed be the Name of the Lord.

Ans. From henceforth and for ever. .

Min. Let us pray.

{Mere all kneel.)

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us.

0ur Father, which art in heaven, etc.

Min. Lord, deliver our souls from death.

Ans. And our feet from falling.

Min. Turn again and quicken us, Lord,

Ans. That Thy people may rejoice in Thee.

Min. 0 Lord, shew Thy mercy upon us,

Ans. And grant us Thy salvation.

Min. Send out Thy light and Thy truth, that they may guide us;

Ans. And lead us to Thy holy hill, and to Thy tabernacle.

Min. Lord, hear our prayer.

Ans. And let our cry come unto Thee. .

Min. Let us pray. /

0 God, who, by the blood of Thy dear Son, Irvingite hast consecrated for us a new and living way into Thy presence; grant us, we beseech Thee, the full assurance of Thy mercy, and sanctify us with Thy heavenly grace; that we, coming to Thee with pure heart and undefiled conscience, may be enabled to

Irvingite. worship Thee in spirit and in truth, to the glory of Thy name: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Or this:

Roman. Q Xi0rd God, be gracious to us, and cause Thy

people, abhorring day by day the things which displease Thee, to be more and more filled with the love of Thy Commandments, that, being thus supported by Thy comfort in this mortal life, they may reach the full enjoyment of eternal blessedness: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then, the people still kneeling, the Minister shall say the Office proper to the season, as follows:

During Advent.

Heb. x. 24, 25.

Min. Glory be to the Father, etc.

Ans. As it was in the beginning, etc. Slozarabic. 0 God, who by the angelic choirs didst vouchsafe to announce the advent of Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, and didst cause the angels to proclaim the glory of God in the highest, and peace on earth to men of good will; grant us so to pass our days here, that, at the Second Advent of Thy Son, we may be able to rejoice before Him, through Thy mercy, 0 our God, who art blessed, and livest, and rulest all things, world without end. Amen.

On Christmas Day.

Isaiah ix. 6.

Min. Glory be, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc.

0 Almighty God, Light of the faithful, Buler of Braga. souls, who didst give Thine only begotten Son to be born of the Blessed Virgin Mary; grant that to us, who joyfully celebrate the day of His birth, the day of judgment may be a day of mercy, and that as we have known Him to be loving as our Redeemer we may also know Him to be merciful as our Judge: through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

From Christmas to Septuagesima.

Titus ii. 11, 12.

Mm. Glory be, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc.

0 most gracious God, who didst give Thy Son to Mozarabic. enlighten all men; fill the world with Thy glory; make Thy splendour more manifest to the nations that know Thee, and grant that there may come upon Thy Church a blessing, which may preserve and sanctify it, may guide those who follow Thee, and may open the gates of heaven to all who are waiting to enter there: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

From Septuagesima Sunday to Lent.

Isaiah i. 8.
Min. Glory, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc.

0 Christ our God, who lovest that which is true, and bringest to light that which is hidden, and didst vouchsafe to be born of Thy virgin mother to save the world, make Thy truth to sanctify us; cleanse us from our iniquities, and give us a vehement desire to call upon Thee; through Thy mercy, 0 our God, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit livest and reignest, and rulest all things, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

During Lent and until Palm Sunday.

Joel ii. 13.

Min. Glory be, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc. Mozarabio. 0 God, remove from us, we beseech Thee, all our iniquities, and the spirit of pride, which Thou resistest; fill us with the spirit of Thy fear, and give us a humble and contrite heart, which Thou dost not despise, that we may worship Thee in spirit and in truth : through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

During Holy Week.

Braga. Philip ii. 5-8.

Min. Glory, etc. Ans. As it was, etc. Jlezurabio. 0 Jesus, our God, who didst give Thy face to those who smote Thee, and for love of us didst suffer ignominy and death; grant to us that, being instructed by the example of Thy passion, we may Mozarabic ever be able to bear Thy gentle yoke, and to learn of Thee, who art meek and lowly in heart, that thus we may find rest for our souls; through Thy mercy, 0 our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit art blessed, and livest and rulest all things, world without end. Amen.

From Easter Sunday to Ascension Day.

Bomans vi. 9. Braga.

Min. Glory, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc.

0 Christ, we know that Thou didst die, not for Mozarabic. any sin of Thine, but for ours; and that' having died for sinners, Thou now livest to God; grant, we beseech Thee, that we, dying unto sin, and living unto righteousness, may in the resurrection be'

crowned with everlasting joy; though Thy mere}', 0 gentle Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit art blessed, and livest and rulest all things, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

From Ascension Day to Whit-Sunday.

Col. iii. 2, 3. NeWi

Min. Glory, etc.

Ans. As it was, etc.

Hear us, 0 Gracious God, and grant that our Roman, minds may be lifted up, whither our Redeemer has already ascended, that at His Second Advent, we may,

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