Introit: Jer. xxix: 11, 12, 14
The Lord saith: "I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me, and I will hear you, and I will bring back your captivity from all places." [Ps.] Lord, Thou hast blessed Thy Land. Thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. Glory be.... The Lord saith....
O God, who knowest us to be set in the midst of dangers so great that, by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always withstand; grant us health of mind and body, that being helped by Thee, we may overcome the things which we suffer for our sins.
Epistle: Romans xiii: 8-10
A reading from the
Epistle of blessed Paul the Apostle to the Romans:
Gradual: Ps. xliii: 8-9
Thou hast delivered us, O Lord, from them that afflict us; and
hast put them to shame that hate us. In God we will glory all the
day, and in Thy name we will give praise for ever.
Gospel: Matthew viii: 23-27
The continuation of the Holy Gospel according to Matthew:
Offertory: Ps. cxxix: 1-2
From the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord. Lord hear my prayer. From the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord.
Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that the oblation of this sacrifice may ever purify and protect our frailty from all evil..
Communion: Mark xi: 24
Amen I say to you, whatsoever you ask when you pray, believe that you shall receive and it shall be done to you.
My Thy gifts, O God, detach us from earthly pleasures, and ever strengthen us with heavenly refreshment.