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NJ sacrificed. Therefore let us feast, not with the old leaven nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

GRAD. Ps. cxvii. Hæc dies. This is the day which the Lord hath made: let us be glad and rejoice therein. V. Praise the Lord, for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: Alleluia, Alleluia. V., Christ our pasch is sacrificed. Alleluia.

The Prose. VICTIMÆ Paschali laudes immolent Christiani:

Agnus redemit oves: Christus innocens Patri reconciliavit peccatores.

Mors et vita duello conflixere mirando: dux vitæ, mortuus regnat vivus.

Dic nobis, Maria, quod vidisti in via?

Sepulchrum Christi viventis, et gloriam vidi resurgentis.

Angelicos testes, sudarium, et vestes.

Surrexit Christus, spes mea; præcedet vos in Galilæam.

Scimus Christum surrexisse à mortuis verè: tu nobis victor Rex miserere. Amen. Alleluia. The foregoing Prose, and the following Communicantes and IIano

igitur, are continued till Saturday next inclusively. GOSPEL. Mark xvi. 1. 7. At that time: Mary Magdalen, and Mary the mother of James and Salome, brought sweet spices, that coming they might anoint Jesus. And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came to the sepulchre, the sun being now risen. And they said one to another: Who shall roll us back the stone from the door of the sepulchre? And looking, they saw the stone rolled back. For it was very great. And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed with a white robe; and they were astonished. Who saith to them; Be not affrighted:

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OFFERT. Ps. lxxy. The earth trembled and was still, while God arose in judgment. Alleluia.

SECRET. Receive, O Lord, we beseech thee, the prayers of thy people, together with thg offerings of these hosts, that what is consecrated by these paschal mysteries, may, by the help of thy grace, avail us to eternal life. Through. PREFACE, page 58.

COMMUNICANTES. Being united in communion, and celebrating this most sacred day of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, according to our flesh: moreover, honouring the memory of, &c., as in the Ordinary, page 63.

HANC IGITUR. We therefore beseech thee, O Lord, graciously to accept this oblation of thy servants and of thy whole family, which we offer to thee, for these also whom thou hast vouchsafed to regenerate, by water and the Holy Ghost, granting them the remission of all their sins. Dispose our days in peace, &c., as page 64.

COMM. Christ our Pasch is sacrificed, Alleluia: therefore let us feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia.

P. COMM. Pour forth on us, O Lord, the spirit of thy love; that those whom thou hast filled with the paschal sacrament, may, by thy goodness, live in perfect concord. Through. Alleluja, Alleluia, is added to Ite missa est, and Deo gratias: and

is continued till Low Sunday.

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