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For the CATÉCHIS M.
Begin with Singing one of the Staves of the CXIXth Pfalm. Afterwards the following Prayer is read, which may serve also for the
Catechisings of the Week before the Communion.
to be instructed in the chief Points of the Christian Religion. We give Thee Thanks for having communicated to us the Light of thy Gospel, and for having made known to us, by Jesus Christ thy Son, the way that leads to everlasting Life. We beseech Thee also, to bless this Exercise of Piety, and to give to all this This is to People, but chiefly to the Youth of this Church, [and to these be said when Catechumens ] the Disposition and Capacity necessary to there are anya profit by these Instructions. Thou hast caus'd these Children to be born in thy Church, they have been devoted to Thee by Baptism ; Thou art their Father, and their God: Vouchsafe, O Lord,, to give them thy Blesfing, for the Love of thy Son, who bless'd those Children that were brought to Him, and who pray'd for them. Give them Grace to learn betimes to love and fear Thee. Let these Instru&ions serve not only to enlighten their minds, but also to fan&tifie their Hearts, and to be the Rule of their Behaviour, to the End that they may enter from the Beginning of their Life, into the Way of Piety, and by that means arrive to the Glory of thy heavenly Kingdom. Give the Fathers and Mothers Grace to train up their Children under thy Discipline. Bless all the Families of this Church ; San&ifie the Young People : Give thy Knowledge and thy Fear to the Servants : and other Domesticks. Grant also, Lord, that all we, both Young and 1 Old, of what State and Condition soever we be, may be advanced in a Faith, and in Piety, proportionabiy to our increasing in Age: Make us all Children in Innocence and in Humility, and grant that the Knowledge which Thou hast given us, and the Glory that we wait for, may induce us to love Thee, and to live in the good works that Thou : haft ordain'd, to the End that we may walk in them. Hear us for. the Love of Jesus Christ, who has taught us to pray, saying: :
UR Father which art in Heaven : Hallowed be Thý Name.
Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this Day our daily Bread : And forgive us our Trefpasles, as we forgive then that trespass against us. And lead us not into Temptation, but deliver us from Evil. For Thine is the Kings dom, the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
After the Catechism, the Bleffing is given MHE Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Blessing of God, and the
UR Help is in the Name of the Lord ; who hath made
Heaven and Earth. Amen. ,,
Here follows she Confession of Sins, as in the Morning.
Before the Sermon.
ditate upon thy holy Word, which Thou hast given us to be a Lamp to our Feet, and a Light to our Paths; we beseech Thee with all our Heart, and for the Love of Jesus Christ, who is the Light of the World, to enlighten our Understanding, and to give us thy Holy Spirit, which may lead us into the Knowledge of the Truth, and fanctifie us. Give us Grace to hearken diligently to thy Word, to comprehend the Meaning of it well, and to conform our Life to the Instructions therein given; to the End that what we all hear, may turn to the Glory of thy Name, to our Advancement in Piety, to the Comfort and Salvation of our Souls, thro' Jesus Christ our Lord. t. In whose Name we call upon Thee, saying:
Our Father, &c.
of The Sunday on which Narice is given of the Sacrament, the Prayer
appointed for the Communion-Service, Page 3, is to be here read. And fince, O God, oc.
On Christmas Diny? To celebrate the Remembrance of the Birch of Jesus Chrift our Lord; and ta, dc.
On Ascension Day: To celebrate the Remembrance of the glorious Ascension of Jesus Christ our Lord; and to, &c,
The Saturday Evening before the Holy Sacrament : To prepare our felves for the
The Sunday Evening of the Communion : To give Thee Thanks for having been ad.
selves to an extraordinary Humiliation in thy Presence, wbut we are celebrating the Publick Fatt, #nd to, dr.
For Sun O AY) E VENING.
Sunday Evening after Sermon. TREAT God, we present our felves again before thy Majesty, to
return Thee Thanks for the Happiness we have had of meeting in thy House this Holy Day, to render Thee the Service which is due to Thee, and to hear thy Word. We acknowledge that it is of thy great Goodness that we enjoy these precious Advantages, of which so many other People are deprived : For, o God, we have linned against Thee, we have offended Thee by our Ingratitude, and by abusing the Liberty that Thou hast granted us of serving Thee publickly, so that we have but too much deserv'd that Thou shouldest remove thy Candlefick from amongst us. O God, we adore thy Mercy and support, and we pray Thee, in the Name of Jefus Christ, to have compallion on us, and to sanctifie us more and more, to the end that we may serve Thee with a new Zeal all the Days of our Life.'
Hear, O Lord, the Prayers which have been offer'd up to Thee this Day, for the Salvation of all Mankind; for Kings, Princes, and Magiftrates, and particularly for the sacred Person of our Sovereign Lord the King, for the Queen, for the Prince Royal, for the Princess his Confort, and for the Prince and Princess their Children, for all the Royal Family, for the Count of Wartemberg, Hereditary Goverhuur General, and for all that are in Authority within this State, Receive the Supplications that we have made, and that we do again make to
Thee, for the Peace, and for all other the Wants of thy Church ; and above all, for the Church of which we are Members,
for the Pastors and Ministers of the Word for the entire Eftablishment of thy KingY dóm; for the Conversion of Sinners, for the perfeverance bf the Just, For those who are perfecuteď for the
fake of Truth and Holiness, and for all Perfons that are afflicted in Body, and in Mind, or in manner, among which we recommend to Thee those that are Members of this Church.
We continue also to offer Thee our Vows for the Prosperity of our .Country, and to befeech Thee to preserve -us from the Dangers and
Temptations which may, threaten us. Grant us, o merciful Father, all these Favours, and all others of which we may. Itand in need. Accept the Worship which we have paid Thee this Day. Hear all those that have calld, and that do call upon Thee with all their Heart, wherefoever they maynbę. O God, bless the lostrudions of thy Word, and the Exhortations which Thou haft causid us to hear this Dağ by the Ministry of thy-Servants to the end that they may incline our Hearts to thy Love, and to thy Fears that we may serve Thee with Faithfqiness even to the Death, and that being improv'd by the Means and Opportunities of Salvation which Thon hast offer'd to ns during the Course of this Life, we may be received into the Temple of thy Gloryz to praise Thec cverlattingly in the Allembly
For SUNDA SEY EN IN G. of all the Saints, through Jesus Christ our Lord ; in whose Name we offer up unto Thee the Prayer-that He has taught us.
UR Father which art in Heaven : Hallowed be Thy Name :
Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this Day our daily Bread. And forgive us our Trefpasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into Temptation, but deliver us from Evil.“ For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. .
ORD, we give Thee Thanks for having calld us to the Knowledge It, and to encrease it more and more in our Hearts, to the end that we may constantly persevere therein, and that we may make Thee a fincere Confession thereof, saying in the Communion of the Catholick Church :
And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, fuffered under Pontitis Pilate, was crucified de la normation Dead, He ascended into Heaven and littech on the Right Hand of God the Father Almighty ; from thence He man come to judge the Quick and the Dead.
I believe in the Holy Ghoft; the Holy Catholick Chureh ; the Como munion of Saints, the Forgiveness of sins; the Refurrection of the Body, and the Life everlasting Amen.
HE Lord bless you, and keep you, the Lord make his Countes
nance to shine upon you, and be merciful to you ;-the Lord turn his Face towards you, and keep you in Prosperity. Amen.
Go in Peace, and remember the Poor.'
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