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Second Sunday after Easter

[Latin Text]  

Introit: Psalm xxxii: 5-6

The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord, alleluia: by the word of the Lord were the heavens made, alleluia, alleluia. [Ps.] Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: praise is comely for the upright. Glory be.... The earth....


O God, who by the humility of Thy Son has raised up a fallen world, grant to Thy faithful people abiding joy; that those whom Thou hast delivered from the perils of eternal death Thou mayest cause to enjoy endless happiness.

Additional Collects:

Epistle: 1 Peter ii: 21-25

A reading from the Epistle of blessed Peter the Apostle:
Beloved: Christ has suffered for us, leaving you an example that you may follow in His steps: "Who did no sin, neither was deceit found in His mouth." Who, when He was reviled, did not revile; when He suffered did not threaten, but yielded Himself to him who judged Him unjustly; who Himself bore our sins in His body upon the tree, that we, having died to sin, might live to justice; and by His stripes you were healed. For you were as sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

Alleluia: Luke xxiv: 35

Alleluia, alleluia. The disciples knew the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread. Alleluia. I am the Good Shepherd , and I know My sheep, and Mine know Me. Alleluia

Gospel: John x: 11-16

+ The continuation of the Holy Gospel according to John:

At that time, Jesus said to the Pharisees: "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees. And the wolf snatches and scatters the sheep; but the hireling flees because he is a hireling, and has no concern for the sheep. I am the good shepherd and I know Mine, and Mine know Me; even as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for My sheep. And other sheep I have that are not of this fold. Them also I must bring, and they shall hear My voice, and there shall be one fold and one shepherd."


Offertory: Ps. lxii: 2, 5

O God, my God, to Thee do I watch at break of day; and in Thy name I will lift up my hands, alleluia


May this holy oblation, O Lord, ever draw down upon us Thy saving blessing; that it may perfect in virtue what it represents in mystery.

Additional Secrets:


Preface of Easter, "In this season...."


I am the Good Shepherd, alleluia: and I know My sheep, and Mine know Me, alleluia, alleluia.


Grant us, we beseech Thee, O almighty God, that we who obtain from Thee the grace of a new life, may ever glory in Thy gift.

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