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Our forrow, not togrieve Pænas mecum divide.

like thee. O may the wounds of Fac me verè tuum thy dear Son

flere, Our contrite hearts pof- Crucifixo condolere,

fefs alone, And all terrene affec- Donec ego vixero.

tions drown. Thofe wounds that now Juxta crucem tecum the stars out-thine,

ftare, Those furnaces of love Te libenter sociare

divine, May they our drofly In planctu defidero

fouls refine. And on us fuch im. Virgo virginum præpreffions make,

clara, That we of suffering for Mihi jam non sis amara,

his fake, May joyfully our por- Fac me tecum plangere.

tion take. Let us his proper badge

Fac ut portem Christi put on,

mortem, Let's glory in the cross Paffionis fac confortem,

alone, By which he marks us Et plagas recolere.

for his own. That when the dread- Fac me plagis vulneful trials come

rari, For ev'ry man to hear Cruce hac inebriari,

his doom ; On his right hand we Ob amorem filii.


find: room. Ob hear us Mary! Inflammatus, & acJesu hear!

census, Our humble prayers, se. Per te, virgo, fim defencure our fear,

sus, When thou in judgment In die judicii.

Ihalt appear.

Now give us forrow, Fac me cruce cuftogive us love,

diri, That to prepar'd we Morte Chrifti præmumay remove,

niri, When call'd to the bleft Confoveri gratiâ. seats above. Amen.

Quando corpus mori

Fac ut agimæ donetur

Paradisi gloria. Amen.
GOSPEL. John xix. 25.
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his mother, and his mother's fifter, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalen. When Hesus therefore saw his mother and the disciple Itanding, whom he loved, he faith to his mother: Woman, behold thy son. After that he faith to the disciple : Behold thy mother. And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.

OFFERTORY. Remember, O Virgin-mother of God, whilst thou standest in the presence of the Lord, to speak in our favour, that thou mayeft tum away his wrath from us.

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E offer thee, O Lord Jesus Christ, our

prayers and sacrifices, humbly intreating thee, that we, who, in our prayers of this day, commemorate the transfixion of the most sweet soul of blefied Mary thy inother, may receive our reward with her and her blessed companions that stood under thy cross, this holy assembly being multiplied, thro' the merits of thy death. Who livest, & c.

Preface in the transfixion. Ordinary, p. xxix.

COMMUNION, Happy are the fenses of the blerfed Virgin Mary, who, without dying, merited the crown of martyrdom under the cross of the Lord.


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we have partaken of, while we, with devotion, celebrate the transfixion of thy blessed Virginmother, may, thro' thy mercy, obtain for us the effect of every falutary good. "Who liveft, &c.

At the end of Mass is read the Gospel of Friday, John xi. as p. 142.


COMMUNION as on Friday, p. 141.

COLLECT. Proficiat.

CAY the people consecrated to thy service, O

Lord, we beseech thee, improve in all the affections of piety ; that, being instructed by these holy mysteries, they may be so much the more enriched with thy heavenly gifts, as they become more acceptable to thy divine majesty. Thro!..

LESSON. Jer. xviii. 18.
IN those days : The wicked Jews

said to one another : Come, and let us confider of some design against the righteous man: for the law. Thall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: Come, and let us strike him with our tongue, and have no regard to all he shall say. Take care of me, O Lord, and hear the words of my enemies. Is evil returned for good; for they have dug a pit for my soul? Remember, I ftood before thee, to speak in their favour, and to turn away thy anger from them. Wherefore give up their children to famine, and let them fall by the edge of the sword: let their wives lose their children, and become widows, and let their hufbands be killed : let their young men be stabbed by the sword in battle. Let their cry be heard from their houses : for thou shalt bring the robber unexpectedly upon them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet. But thou, O Lord, knowest all their designs against me to kill me : forgive not their iniquity : and let not their fin be blotted out in thy fight. Let them fall before thee, deal severely with them in the time of thy anger, O Lord our God.

GRADUAL. PS: 34. My enemies spoke peaceably to me: but in their anger they were troublefome to me. V. Thou haft feen it, O Lord, be not filent; abandon me not.

GOSP E L. John xii. 10, 36. AZ

T that time : The chief priests consulted to kill

Lazarus too: because, on his account, many of the Jews went away from them, and believed in Jesus. And, the next day, a great multitude of people, who were come to the feast, hearing that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palms, and went out to meet him, and cried out: Hosanna?, blessed is he, that cometh in the name of the Lord, the Kirg of Israel. And Jesus found a young ass, and got on him, as it is written: Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold thy King cometh sitting on an ass's colt. These things his disciples underftood not at first: but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered these things were written of him, and that they had done thus to him. And the multitude that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of the monument, and raised him from the dead, gave testimony to him. For which reafona multitude came out to meet him ; because they heard he had done this miracle. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves : Do you see how

a Expl. Save 118 now, an usual form of prayer used by the Jevas at sbe feast of ibe Tabernacles taken from Pf. cvii, 250

what we do is to no purpose ? Behold the whole world is gone after him. And there were certain Gentiles among those that came up to worship on the feast-day. These, therefore, came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida in Galilee, and besought him, laying : Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and Andrew and Philip told Jesus. And Jesus answered them, saying: The hour is come, in which the Son of Man is to be glorified. Amen, Amen I say unto you, unless the grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it remaineth alone by itself; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life, shall lose it: and he that hateth his life in this world, preferveth it for life eternal. If any one serve me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall my fervant also be. If any man serve me, him will my Father honour. Now my foul is troubled. And what fhall I say? Father, fave me from this Hour : but therefore came I to this hour. Father glorify thy name.

Then there came a voice from heaven: 1 both have glorified it, and will glorify it again. The people, therefore, that stood and heard it, faid, It was thunder : others said, An angel spoke to him. Jesus answered and said : This voice came not for me, but for your fakes. Now is the world to be judged ; now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And if I be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all to myself. (This he said, alluding to the death he was to die..) The people answered him : We have heard from the law, that the Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, That the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man? Then Jesus said to them: Yet for a little while, the light is with you. Walk, while you have the light, that darkness come not on you: for he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may be children of the light. These things (pake

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