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of Canaan coming from those parts, cried out, saying to him: Have mercy on me, O Lord, O Son of David: my daughter is grievously tormented by the Devil. But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and entreated him, saying : Send her away, for she crieth out after us.

But he anfwering, faid: I was sent only to the loft sheep of the house of Israel. But the came up to him, and adored him, saying: Lord, help me.

Who anfwering, said : It is not fit to take the childrens bread, and cast it to the dogs. And she faid : It is true, Lord: but the dogs also eat the scraps which fall from their master's table. Then Jesus answering, said to her: woman, great is thy faith : be it done to thee according as thou desirest. And her daughter was healed at that very hour..

OFFERTORY. Pf. 30. The angel of the Lord will guard on every fide those that fear him, and he will deliver them : taste and see how sweet is the -Lord.

SECRET.
E beseech thee, O Lord, that the offerings

which accompany this wholesome fait, may through thy mercy fave us. Thro'.

COMMUNION. John 6. The bread, which I will give, is my flelh for the life of the world. POSTCOMMUNION. Tuorum nos.

Y the free grant of these thy gifts, O Lord,

augment our temporal, and renew our eternal helps. Thro'. Let us pray. Boy down your heads to God.

Prayer. Da, quæfumus.
Rant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that all Chri-

stian people may acknowledge what they profess, and love the heavenly, mystery, they so often approach. Thro'.

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COMMEMORATION at Vespers. Anth. O woman, great

Ant. Omulier, magna is thy faith : be it done eft fides tua : fiat tibi, to thee, as thou hast de- ficut petisti. fired.

V. and R. as p. 27. PRAYER. Da, quæfumus.

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M A S S. INTROIT. Eliver me from my neceffities, o P/. xxiv.

distress and affiction, forgive me all my fins. Pf. To thee have I raised up my soul, O Lord : O my God, in thee I trust, let me not be put to shame. V. Glory.

COLLECT. Esto, Domine.
E propitious, O Lord, to thy people, and mer-

cifully strengthen them by thy aid, whom thou filleft with devotion to thee. Thro'.

LESSON. Ezekiel xviii. 20, 28. THus faith the Lord God: The foul that finneth

the same shall die : the fon shall not bear the iniquity of the father, nor the father the iniquity of the fon. The righteousness of the righteous man shall be upon himself?, and the wickedness of the wicked man upon himself. But if the wicked man Thall repent of all the fins he hath committed, and observe all my preçepts, and do judgment and righteousness, he shall certainly live, and not die. All the wickedness he bath wrought, I will not remember: by the righteousness he hath done, shall he live. Is it my will that the finner should die, faith the Lord God? Is it not rather that he be converted from his ways and live? But if the righteous man fhall

a Expl. The righteous man shall be rewarded for bis righteousness, and the wicked man punished for bis wickedness.

turn away from his righteousness, and commit iniquity according to all the abominations commonly practised by the wicked, shall he live ? All the righteousness he hath done, shall be forgot: in the tranfgrefion he hath fallen into, and in the fin he hath committed, thall he .die. But you have said: The way of the Lord is not just. Hearken therefore, house of Israel: Is it my way that is not juft; or, are they not rather your ways that are wicked ? For, when the righteous man shall depart from his righteousness, and work iniquity, in it shall hedie: in the unrighteousness he hath wrought, thall he die. And when the wicked man shall forsake the iniquity he hath committed, and do judgment and righteousness, he shall restore life to his soul. For when he reflecteth, and departeth from all the iniquities he had committed, he fall certainly live, and not die, faith the Lord Almighty.

GRADUAL. PS. 85. Save, O Lord, thy servant, who hopeth in thee. V. Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer. TRACT. Deal not with us, as above, p. 29.

GOSPEL. John v. 1, 15. AI

T that time : There was a festival of the Jews,

and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now there is at Jerusalem by the Sheep-gate a pool, called in the Hebrew tongue, Bethsaida, that hath five porches. In thefe lay great numbers of fick, of blind, lame, and withered, waiting for the moving of the water. For an Angel of the Lord at a certain time descended into this pool, and the water was put in motion. And he who first went in, after the water was put in motion, was healed of his infirmity, whatsoever it was. Now there was a man there, who had been eight and thirty years under his infirmity. Whom when Jesus saw lying, and knew he had been a long time ill, he faith 'to

him: Wouldst thou be made whole? The sick man answered him : Lord I have no one to put me into the pool, when the water is put in motion : so that while I am coming, another steppeth in before me. Fesus faith to him : Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. And forth with the man was made whole, and took up his bed and walked. And that day was the Sabbath. The Jews therefore faid to him that was cured : It is the Sabbath-day; it is not therefore lawful for thee to carry thy bed. He answered them: He, who healed me, said to me: Take up thy bed and walk. Then they asked him: Who is that man, that said to thee: Take up thy bed and walk? But he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jefus had withdrawn himself from the crowd that was standing in the place. Afterwards Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him: Behold thou art made whole ; fin now no more, left something worse befall thee. The man went away and told the Jews, that it was Jesus, who had made him whole.

OFFERTORY. PS. 102. Bless the Lord, O my foul, and forget not what he hath done for thee: and thou shalt grow young like an eagle.

SECRET.
Eceive, O Lord, we beseech thee, the offer-

ings of cur homage, and mercifully fanctify ihy own gifts. Thro'.

COMMUNION. PS. 6. Let all my enemies be put to shame, and be dismayed : let them be put to flight and shame very speedily.

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POSTCOMMUNION. Per hujus. CAY the efficacy of this facrament, O Lord,

cleanse us from our fins, and obtain for us the accomplishment of our just desires. Thro'.

Let us pray. Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Exaudi nos. nifest the light of thy grace to our souls. . Thro'.

COMMEMORATION at VESPERS. Anth. He that healed Ant. Qui me fanum me, commanded me, fecit, ille mihi præcepit : saying: Take up thy bed, Tolle grabatum tuum, and walk in peace.

& ambula in pace. V. and R. as p. 27. PRAYER. Exaudi nos.

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ET my prayer come before thee, Pf.lxxxvii. O Lord; give ear, O Lord, to my petition. PJ. O Lord God, my Saviour, to thee have I cried out night and day. V. Glory.

Immediately after the Kyrie eleïson is said:

Let us pray:

Let us kneel down. Flectamus genua. R. R. Stand up again.

Levate.
I. COLLECT. Populum tuum.

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and in thy clemency turn away from them the scourges of thy wrath. Thro'.

I. LESSON. Deut. xxvi. 13. IN those days Mofes pake to the people, saying :

When thou hast fully paid the tithes of all thy fruit, thou shalt thus speak in the presence of the Lord thy God. I have removed out of my

house whatever was consecrated to thee, and I have given it to the Levite and to the stranger, and to the orphan and the widow, as thou commandedít me; neither bave I transgressed thy precepts, nor for

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