Introit: Psalm cxxxviii: 18, 5-6
I arose and I am still with Thee. Alleluia, alleluia! Thou hast laid Thine hand upon me, alleluia. Thy knowledge has become wonderful. Alleluia, alleluia. [Ps.] Lord, Thou hast probed me and known me. Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up. Glory be.... I arose and I am still with Thee. Alleluia, alleluia! Thou hast laid Thine hand upon me, alleluia. Thy knowledge has become wonderful. Alleluia, alleluia.
O God, who on this day, through Thine only begotten Son has overcome death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life; do Thou follow with Thine aid the desires which Thou dost put into our minds, and by Thy continual help, bring the same to good effect. Through the same Jesus Christ....
Epistle: 1 Corinthians v: 7-8
A reading from the Epistle of Blessed Paul the apostle
to the Corinthians.
Gradual: Ps. cxvii: 24, 1
This is the day which the Lord hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Give praise unto the Lord for He is good; for His mercy endures forever. Alleluia, alleluia! Christ, our pasch, is sacrificed. Alleluia!
Forth to the Paschal Victim,
The Sequence is repeated throughout the octave.
Gospel: Mark xvi: 1-7
+ The continuation of the
Holy Gospel according to Mark:
Offertory Ps. lxxv: 9-10
The earth trembled and was still when God arose in judgment. Alleluia!
Accept, we beseech Thee, O Lord, the prayers of Thy people with the oblation of sacrifice; that what we have begun by these paschal mysteries, by Thy operation may profit us for a healing remedy unto life everlasting....
Communion: 1 Corinthians v: 7-8
Christ our Pasch is immolated, alleluia: therefore let us feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth, alleluia. alleluia, alleluia!
Pour forth upon us, O Lord, the spirit of Thy love, that by Thy loving kindness, Thou mayest make to be of one mind, those whom Thou hast fed with these Paschal sacraments. Through our Lord ... in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, one God, world without end.
During the Octave:
Priest: Go, the Mass is ended, Alleluia, alleluia.