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LOOK down mercifully, O Lord, we beseech thee, on our tribulation; and turn away the wrath of thy indignation, which we justly deserve. Thro'. In a Famine or Pestilence.
Collect. Da nobis.
GRANT, us, O Lord, the effects of our humble and pious prayers: and by thy goodness deliver us from this famine or pestilence, that men may know such scourges proceed from thy indignation, and cease by thy mercy. Thro'.
God, who by the food of these gifts, nourishest, and by the sacrament thereof renewest both substances of man, mercifully grant, that the help thereof may be wanting to neither our bodies nor souls. Thro'.
Postcommunion. Guberna. TT^EED, O Lord, we beseech thee, with corporal food, those whom thou art pleased to nourish with thy eternal mysteries. Thro'.
God, in whom we live, move, and have our being, send us, we beseech thee, a seasonable rain; that enjoying sufficiently the necessaries of this life, we may, with greater confidence, desire those blessings that are eternal. Thro'.
BE appeased, O Lord, with the offerings we have made and send us the aid of a seasonble rain. Thro'.
Postcommunion. Da nolis.
GRANT us O Lord, we beseech thee, a wholesome rain; and water from heaven the drought of the earth. Thro'.
For fair Weather.
HEAR us, O Lord, crying out to thee, and grant us our humble request of a dry season : that we, who are justly afflicted for our sins, may experience thy clemency and mercy. Thro'.
MAY thy grace, O Lord, always go before us, and follow us; and mercifully receive, as consecrated Vol, Ii. h . *
to thy name, the offerings we bring for the remission of our sins : that by the intercession of thy saints, they may avail us all to salvation. Thro'.
WE beseech thy mercy, O Almighty God, that thou wouldst stop' the overflowing of rain, and shew us thy pleasing countenance. Thro'.
MAY this house, O Lord, we beseech thee, be defended against all the assaults of our spiritual enemies: and may the present dreadful disorder of the air cease. Thro'.
WE offer thee, O Lord, our praises and sacrifices in thanksgiving for the favors received, humbly beseeching thee to grant those we stand in need of. Thro'.
OAlmighty and everlasting God, who both healest us by chastisements, and preservest us by the grant of thy pardon: hear our humble prayers: that we may rejoice in the ceasing of this storm, and always make a good use of the grant of thy favours. Thro'.
Against a Mortality among the Cattle.
Collect. Deus, qui.
OGod, who comfortably rewardest the labor of men in the benefit they receive even from brute beasts: grant, we beseech" thee, that they may not be taken from us, without which we are not able to subsist. Thro'.'
BEING appeased, O Lord, with the sacrifice we offer, mercifully grant us the aids and assistances of this life. Thro'.
MAY thy faithful people, O Lord, receive thy blessing, which may save them both in body and soul: and may they always pay thee due homage, and always find the blessings of thy mercy. Thro'.
For the Celebrant.
OAlmighty and merciful God, give ear to the prayers of thy servant, and as by thy goodness thou hast appointed him to administer these heavenly mysteries, make him a worthy minister of thy altar; that what proceeds from his mouth, may be ratified by thy bless- ing. Thro'.
BY virtue of this sacrament, cleanse away, O Lord, the sins of thy servant: and grant that thy grace may always enable him worthily to perform his duty. Thro'.
OAlmighty and everlasting God, who" hast appointed thy servant to stand before thy altar, and to praise the power of thy name ; grant him by these sacred mysteries the forgiveness of all his sins, that he may always worthily serve thy divine majesty. Thro'.
For the gift ofTears.
OAlmighty and most merciful God, who madest water spring out of a rock for thy people in their thirst: draw from our stony hearts the tears of compunction ; that we may truly bewail our sins, and, thro' thy mercy, obtain pardon thereof. Thro'.
MERCIFULLY look down, O Lord, on the offerings we make to thy Majesty for our sins; and draw from our eyes a torrent of tears, by which the burning flames we deserve, may be extinguished. Thro'.
MERCIFULLY pour forth on our hearts, O Lord God the grace of thy holy spirit; which by sighs and tears may make us wash away the stains of our sins, and obtain for us the desired pardon. Thro'.. .in unity of the same Holy Ghost.
For the Remission of Sin.
Collect. Deus, qui nullum,
OGod, who rejectest none, but thro' repentance art mercifully reconciled to the greatest sinners, mercifully also regard the humble prayers of us thy servants, and enlighten our hearts : that we may be enabled to fulfil thy commandments. Thro'.
MAY this sacrifice, O Lord, which we offer for our sins, be acceptable to thee: and may it avail to the salvation both of the living and the dead. Thro'.
HEAR the prayers of thy family, O Almighty God, and grant: that the holy mysteries we have rereived from thee, may, by thy grace, remain uncorrupted in us. Thro'.
For those that do Public Pennance.
OAlmighty and everlasting God, forgive, according to thy great goodness, thy servants, who acknowledge their offences before thee ; that thy mercy may more powerfully prevail for their pardon, than their guilt calls on thee for justice. Thro'.
GRANT, we beseech thee, O almighty and most merciful God, that this saving sacrifice may immediately free thy servants from all their sins, and protect them from all adversity. Thro'.
OAlmighty and merciful God, who desirest more the conversion, than the punishment of every one that repents and confesses to thee; look down upon these thy servants; and, by the sacred mysteries we have received, turn away from them the wrath of thy indignation, and forgive them all their sins. Thro'.
For such as are under Temptation or Tribulation.
Collect. Deus, qui.
OGod, who justifiest the wicked, and desirest not the death of the sinner: we humbly beseech thy divine majesty to defend, with thy heavenly grace, thy servants, who trust in thy mercy; and preserve them by thy continual protection; that they may always faithfully serve thee, and by no temptation be ever separated from thee. Thro'.
FREE us, O Lord, we beseech thee, by the power of these sacred mysteries, from our own guilt, and forgive thy servants all their sins. Thro'.
MAY the mysteries we have received purify us, we beseech thee, O Lord, and free thy servants from all sin; that those, who are oppressed with a guilty conscience, may rejoice in the fulness of thy heavenly remedy. Thro'.
Against Evil Thoughts.
OAlmighty and most merciful God, regard, in thy goodness our prayers, and free our hearts from the disturbance of all perverse and evil thoughts, that we may become a fit abode for thy holy spirit. Thro'... in the unity of the same.
WE offer thee, O Lord this sacrifice of our salvation; that thou wouldst cleanse our hearts from all unclean thoughts, and preserve them unhurt; and enlighten them by the grace of thy holy spirit. Thro'... in the unity of the same.
PoSTCOMMUNION. DeUS, qui.
God, who enlightenest every man that cometh into this world, enlighten, we beseech thee, our hearts with the light of thy grace; that we may always entertain such thoughts as are worthy of, and pleasing to, thy divine majesty, and sincerely love thee. Thro'. To beg Continency Collect. Ure.
INFLAME, O Lord, our reigns and hearts with the fire of thy holy Spirit; that we may serve thee with a chaste body, and please thee with a pure mind. Thro', in the unity of the same.
BREAK asunder, O Lord, the bonds of our sins; and that we may offer thee this sacrifice of praise with perfect liberty, and a pure mind, grant us again, what thou didst formerly bestow upon us; and save us by pardon, whom thou vouchsafedst to save by grace. Thro'.
OLord, our help and protector, assist us : and may onrmind and body flourish again in perfect purity, and a renewal of chastity; that by this sacrifice, which we have offered to thy majesty, we may be freed from all temptations. Thro'.
OGod, who resistest the proud, and givest grace to the humble, grant us the virtue of true humility, of which Christ was the perfect pattern; that so we may never provoke thy anger by our pride; but, being sensible of our own nothingness, may be filled with the riches of thy grace. Thro' the same.