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thee the remiffion of all thy fins, may he, I say, anoint thee with the Chrism of salvation, in the same Jesus Christ our Lord, unto life everlasting. R. Amen.

Pr. Peace be with Pr. Pax tibi. R. Et thee. R. And with thy cum spiritu tuo. fpirit.

When he puts the white garment on the child.

Pr. Receive this white garment, which may'st thou carry spotless before the tribunal of our Lord Jesus Christ, that thou may'st have eternal life. R. Amen.

When he puts the burning taper in the child's hand.

Pr. Receive this burning taper; and keep thy baptism without reproof: observe the commandments of God; that when the Lord shall come to his nuptials, thou may'st meet him, together with all his saints in his heavenly court, and may'st have eternal life, and may'st live for ever and ever. R. Amen.

Laftly he says: Pr. N. Go in peace, and may the Lord be with thee. R. Amen.

The Priest then puts the Godfather and God

mother in mind of the spiritual affinity contracted by baptism between them and the child baptized, as likewise the parents of the child, which makes marriage between them not only unJawful, but null and void. He also admonisher them to acquaint the parents not to let the child lie in the same bed with them or the nurse, till it be a year old, left it mould be overlaid; but to take care of it, and bring it early to be inructed in the Chriflian doctrine..



The Bishop turning towards those that are to be confirmed, says:

SAY the Holy Ghost descend upon you,

and may the power of the Most High preserve you from fin. R. Amen.

V. Our help is in the V. Adjutorium nofname of the Lord. R. trum in nomine Domini. Who made both heaven R. Qui fecit cælum & and earth.

terram. V. O Lord, hear my V. Domine, exaudi prayer. R. And let my orationem meam. R. cry come unto thee.

Et clamor meus ad te

veniat. V. May the Lord be V. Dominus vobirwith you.

R. And with cum. R. Et cum fpithy spirit.

ritu tuo. Let us pray. Omnipotens. Almighty and eternal God, who haft been

pleased to bring forth these thy servants to a new birth through water and the Holy Ghost; and haft granted them the pardon of all their fins; send down upon them thy sevenfold Holy Spirit the Comforter from heaven. R. Amen.

The spirit of wisdom and understanding. R. Amen.

The spirit of counsel and strength. R. Amen.
The spirit of knowledge and piety. R. Amen.

Mercifully fill them with the spirit of thy fear, and mark them with the sign of the cross of Christ to everlasting life. unity of the fame. R. Amen.

When he applies the Holy Chrism, he says to each

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Then the Bishop lightly strikes on the cheek the perfon confirmed, saying :

Bp. Peace be with thee. Anth. Ratify, O God, Ant. Confirma hoc, what thou hast perform Deus, quod operatus es ed by our ministry, from in nobis, à templo fancihy holy temple which is to tuo, quod eft in Jeruin Jerusalem. V. Glory. Jalem. V. Gloria. R. R. As it was.

Sicut. Arth. Ratify, O God. Ant. Confirma hoc,

Deus. V. Shew to us, O Lord, V. Oftende nobis, Dothy mercy. R. And grant mine, misericordiam tu. us thy falvation.

R. Et salutare tue

um da nobis. 1. O Lord, hear my V. Domine, exaudi prayer. R. And let my orationem meam. R. Et ery come unto thee. clamor meus ad te veniat.

1. May the Lord be V. Dominus vobifcun. with you. R. And with R. Et cum spiritu tuo. thy spirit.

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God, who didit give thy holy spirit to thy

Apostles, and by them, and their fucceffors, wouldst have it given to the rest of the faithful: mercifully look down on the ministry of us thy humble servants, and grant that those, whose foreheads we have anointed with the sacred Clarism, and marked with the sign of the cross; the same holy fpirit coming down upon them, may mercifuily make their hearts a temple for his glory by abiding therein. Who with the Father and the fame Holy

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Then he says : Bp. Thus shall every man' be blessed that feareth the Lord.


AY the Lord bless you from out of Sion,

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The Penitent having carefully examined his conscience, and excited in his soul a true sorrow for his fins, with a firm purpose of avoiding them, and whatever occasion may lead to them for the future, kneeling down by the side of the Priest, says:

RAY to God for me, Father, for I am

finner. Then the Priest says the following prayer by way of a blefing:

The BLESSING. MAY the Lord be in thy heart and on thy lips,

that thou mayst make an humble and entire confession of all thy sins in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. R. Amen.

The Penitent 'then having said the Confiteor, as p. xii. acquaints his Confessor with his state of life, (if he be unknown to him) mentions when he was last at Confeffion, and if he has performed the pennance enjoined him : -He then, with great humility and sorrow, accuses himself of all the mortal fins at least, which he can call to mind, ujing no disguise, nor omitting any circumfance that may either alter the nature, or considerably aggravate the circumstance of any sin. Having inentioned what he can call to mind, he corte cludes thus:

For these, and whatever other fins I have committed in my whole life, or cannot at present call to mind, I am heartily forry for the love of God above all things, I purpole aniendment, and beg pardon of almighty God, and pennance of you my ghoftly Father.

Then the Priest having given proper admonitions, and enjoined a salutary pennance, if the Penitent be duly disposed for absolution, he says:

May almighty God have mercy on thee, forgive thee thy sins, and bring thee to life everlasting. R. Amen.

Then, stretching forth his right hand towards the Penitent, he says:

May the Lord, who is almighty and merciful, grant thee pardon, absolution, and remission of all thy sins. R. Amen.

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself absolve thee, as I, by his authority, now abfolve thee from every bond of excommunication, and interdict, as far as I am empowered, or thou standelt in need. Moreover I absolve thee from all thy sins in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. R. Amen.

May the Passion of our Lord Jesus Chrif, the merits of the blesed Virgin Mary, and of all the Saints; whatever good thou mayst do, or whatever evil thou mayst suffer, avail to the remiffion of thy fins, an increase of grace, and the rewards of eternal life. R. Amen.

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