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Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Second Class

Latin Text

Introit: Ecclesiasticus xxxvi: 18

Give peace, O Lord, to them that patiently wait for Thee, that Thy prophets may be found faithful. Hear the prayers of Thy servant, and of Thy people Israel. [Ps.] I rejoiced at the things that were said to me, "We shall go into the house of the Lord." Glory be.... Give peace....

Collect:

In Thy tender mercy, direct our hearts, we beseech Thee, O Lord, because without Thee we are not able to please Thee.

Additional Collects of the Season

Epistle: 1 Corinthians i: 4-8

    A reading from the First Epistle of blessed Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians:
Brethren: I give thanks to my God always for you, for the grace of God that is given you in Christ Jesus, that in all things you are made rich in Him, in all utterance and in all knowledge, as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you, so that nothing is wanting in you in any grace, waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ. Who also will confirm you into the end without crime, in the day of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Gradual: Ps. lxxi: 1, 7

I rejoiced at the things that were said to me, "We shall go up into the house of the Lord." Let peace be in Thy strength, and abundance in Thy towers.
Alleluia, alleluia. The nations shall fear Thy name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth Thy glory. Alleluia.

Gospel: Matthew ix: 1-8

+ The continuation of the Holy Gospel according to Matthew:
At that time, Jesus entering into a boat, passed over the water and came to His own city. And behold they brought Him one sick of the palsy lying in a bed. And Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the man sick of the palsy, "Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven thee." And behold, some of the scribes said within themselves, "He blasphemes!" And Jesus seeing their thoughts said to them, "Why do you think evil in your hearts? Is it easier to say, 'Thy sins are forgiven thee,' or to say 'Arise and walk'? But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins," He said to the man with palsy, "Arise, take up thy bed, and go into thine house." And the multitude, seeing it, feared, and glorified God who had given such power to men.

Credo.

Offertory: Exodus xxiv: 4, 5

Moses consecrated an altar to the Lord, offering upon it holocausts, and sacrificing victims. He made an evening sacrifice to the Lord God for an odor of sweetness, in the sight of the children of Israel.

Secret:

O God who, through the communion in this venerable sacrifice, dost make us partakers of the one supreme Godhead, grant, we beseech Thee, that having come to the knowledge of Thy truth, we may obtain it by worthy lives.

Additional Secret prayers of the Season

Preface of the Trinity

Communion: Ps. xcv: 8-9

Bring up sacrifices, and come into His courts: Adore ye the Lord in His holy court.

Postcommunion:

Nourished by Thy sacred gift, we return thanks unto Thee, O Lord; beseeching Thy mercy to make us worthy to partake of them.

Additional Postcommunion Prayers of the Season

 



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