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Deus :

Well may they curse Lacrymofa dies illa!

their second birth, Quâ resurget ea favillâ Who rise to a surviving Judicandus homo reus. death.

Huic ergo parce
E Thou great creator of Pie Jesu Domine,

mankind, Dona eis requiem.
Let guilty man compar-

sion find. Amen.

GOSPEL. John xi. 21, 23.

T that time : Martha said to Jesus: Lord if

thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. And I know that even now, whatsoever thou shalt ask of God, God will grant it thee. Jesus said to

her : Thy brother shall rise again. Martha says to :him: I know he will rise again at the resurrection

on the last day. Yesus said to her : I am the resurrection and the life : he that believeth in me, altho' he were dead, shall live: and whoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die. Believest thou this? She says to him: Yes, Lord, I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God, who art come into this world.

OFFERTORY. Lord Jesus Christ, Domine Jesus Christe, king of glory, deliver the rex gloriæ, libera animas fouls of all the faithful omnium fidelium dedeparted from the flames functorum de pænis inof hell, and from the deep ferni, & de profundo lacu: pit. Deliver them from libera eas de ore leonis, the lion's mouth, left ne abforbeat eas tartarus, hell swallow them, left ne cadant in obscurum : they fall into darkness: fed signifer Sanctus Miand let the standard- chael, repræfentet eas in bearer St. Michael bring lucem fanctam : * Quam them into thy holy light: olim Abrahæ promififti, *Which thou promisedít & semini ejus. V. Hostias of old to Abraham and & preces tibi, Domine, his posterity. V. We of- laudis offerimus : tu sufer thee, O Lord, a fa- fcipe pro animabus illis, crifice of praise and pray- quarum hodie memoriers : accept them in be

am facimus : fac eas, half of the souls we com- Domine, de morte tranmemorate this day: and fire ad vitam. * Quam let them pafs from death olim, &c. to V. to that life. * Which thou, &c. to V.


AVE mercy, O Lord, we beseech thee, on the

soul of thy servant N. for which we offer this victim of praise, humbly beseeching thy majefty, that by this propitiatory facrifice, he [or the) may arrive at eternal rest. Thro'.

COMMUNION. May an eternal light Lux æterna luceat eis, thine on them, O Lord, Domine, * cum fanctis *together with thy faints tuis in æternum: quia for ever : for thou art pius es. V. Requiem æmerciful. V. Give them, ternam dona eis, DoO Lord, eternal rest: mine: & lux perpetua and may a perpetual luceat eis. * Cum lanclight shine on them. * tis &c. to V. Together &c. to V.

Rant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that

the soul of thy servant, which this day hath departed this life, being purified and freed from fin by this facrifice, may obtain both forgiveness and eternal rest. Thro'.

After Dominus vobiscum, the Priest says:
May they rest in peace. R. Amen.

And the blessing is not given.
On the third, seventh, and thirtieth day after the

decease, Mass is said as above, except :

COLLECT. Quesumus. ADmit, we beseech thee, O Lord, the foul of thy

servant N. (the third, seventh, or thirtieth day after] whofe decease we commemorate, into the fellowship of thy saints, and refresh it with the perpetual dew of thy mercy. Thro'.

SECR E T. MErcifully look down, O Lord, we beseech thee,

on the offerings we make for the soul of thy servant N. that being purified by these heavenly mysteries, it may find rest in thy mercy. Thro'. POSTCOMMUNION. Sufcipe

. REceive, O Lord, our prayers in behalf of the

soul of thy servant N. that if any stains of the corruption of this world still stick to it, they may be washed away by thy forgiving mercy. Thro'.


COLLECT. Deus indulgentiarum. O God, the Lord of mercy, give to the soul [or

souls] of thy servant (or thy servants] whose anniversary we commemorate, a place of comfort, a happy rest, and the light of glory. Thro'. .

LESSON 2 Macch. xii. 43. IN those days: Judas, the valiant commander, ha.

ving made a collection, fent twelve thousand pieces of silver to Jerusalem, to have facrifices offered for the sins of those that were dead; having good and religious thoughts concerning the resurrection : (for if he had not believed that such as were llain, would rise again, it would have been fruitless and vain to pray for the dead) and because he conVOL. II.


fidered, that such as made a pious end, had plenty of grace stored up for them. 'Tis therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be freed from their síns.

GOSPEL. Jahn vi. 37, 40. AT that time : Jesus said to the

multitude of the Jews: All that the Father giveth me, shall come to me: and him that cometh to me, I will not cast out: for I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me. And this is the will of my Father, who sent me, that I lose nothing of all that he hath given me: but that I raise it up again at the last day. And this is the will of the Father, who sent me; that every one, who seeth the Son, and believeth in him, may have life everlasting, and I will raise him up at the last day.

SECR E T. FAvourably hear, O Lord, our humble prayers in

behalf of the foul (or fouls] of thy servant, [or servants) the anniversary of whose death is this day, for whom we offer thee this facrifice of praise : that thou may'st vouchsafe to admit it (or them) to the fellowship of thy faints. Thro'.

POSTCOMMUNION. Præfta. G Rant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the soul

for fouls) of thy servant, (or servants the anniversary of whose death we commemorate, being purified by this sacrifice, may obtain both pardon and eternal rest. Thro'. The COMMON MASS for the DEAD. The INTROIT, GRADUAL, TRACT, SEQUENCE,


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COLLECT. Deus, qui inter.

For Bishops or Priests departed. O God, by whose favour thy servants were raised

to the dignity of Bishops, [or Priests] and so

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honoured with the Apostolical function; grant, we beseech thee, they may be admitted to the eternal fellowship of thy Apostles in heaven. Thro'.

COLLECT. Deus, venia largitor.

For Relations, Friends, and Benefactors. O God, the author of mercy, and lover of the sal

varion of mankind; we address thy clemency in behalf of our brethren, relations, and benefactors, who are departed this life, that, by the interceffion of blessed Mary ever a Virgin, and of all thy saints, thou would'st receive them into the enjoyment of eternal happiness. Thro'.

COLLECT. Fidelium Deus,

For all the Faithful departed. O God, the creator and redeemer of all the faith

ful, give to the souls of all thy servants departe ed the remission of all their fins; that, through the help of pious supplications, they may obtain the pardon they have always desired. Who livest.

LESSON. Rev. xiv. 13. IN those days: I heard a voice from heaven saying

to me: Write: Blefled are the dead, that die in the Lord. From henceforth faith the Spirit they rest from their labours : for their works follow them.

GOSPEL. John vi. 51, 55. AT that time : Jesus said to the multitudes of the

Jews: I am the living bread, which came down from heaven. If any one eats of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread, which I will give, is my flesh for the life of the world. The Fews therefore disputed amongst themselves, saying: How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then Jesus said to them: Amen, Amen, I say to you: unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink

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