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to hear us.

Let us pray.

God, merciful Father, who despiseth not the

Son of God, we beseech thee sighing of a contrite heart,

to hear us.

nor the desire of such as are

O Lamb of God, who takest sorrowful; mercifully assist away the sins of the world;

Grant us thy peace.
O Lamb of God, who takest
away the sins of the world;
Have mercy upon us.

our prayers which we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whensoever they oppress us; and graciously hear us, that those evils which the craft and subtilty of

man worketh The Minister may, at his the devil or discretion, omit all that fol-against us, may, by thy good lows, to the Prayer, « Welprovidence, be brought to humbly beseech thee, Father," &c.

[O Christ, hear us.
O Christ, hear us.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.

Then shall the Minister, and the People with him, say the Lord's Prayer.

nought; that we, thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks Junto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, for thy Name's sake.

God, we have heard

with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us, the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

O Lord, arise, help us, and

OUR Father, who art in deliver us, for thine honour.

Heaven, Hallowed be thy Glory be to the Father, and Name; Thy Kingdom come; to the Son, and to the Holy Thy Will be done on Earth, Ghost;


as it is in Heaven; Give us Ans. As it was in the beginthis day our daily bread; Andning, is now, and ever shall be, forgive us our trespasses, as world without end. we forgive those who trespass From our enemies defend against us; And lead us not us, O Christ.

into temptation; But deliver Graciously look upon our us from evil Amen. ufflictions.

Min. O Lord, deal not with us according to our sins.

Ans. Neither reward us according to our iniquities.

With Pity behold the sorrows of our hearts.

Mercifully forgive the si of thy people.

Favourably with mercy hear estimable love in the redempour prayers. tion of the world by our lord

O son of David, have mercy Jesus Christ; for the means upon us. of grace, and for the hope of Both now and ever vouch-glory. And, we beseech thee, safe to hear us, O Christ. give us that due sense of all Graciously hear us, O Christ; thy mercies, that our hearts graciously hear us, O Lord may be unfeignedly thankful, Christ. and that we may show forth Min. O Lord, let thy mercy thy praise, not only with our be showed upon us; Ans. As we do put our

in thee.]

¶ Let us pray:

lips, but in our lives; by giv trusting up ourselves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Jesus Christ E humbly beseech thee, our Lord; to whom, with thee Wo Father, mercifully to and the Holy Ghost, be all look upon our infirmities; and, honour and glory, world with. for the glory of thy Name, out end. Amen.

turn from us all those evils

that we most justly have de- A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. served; and grant that, in all A given us grace at this LMIGHTY God, who hast our troubles, we may put our time, with one accord to make

whole trust and confidence in our common supplications unto thy mercy; and evermore thee; and dost promise that serve thee in holiness and when two or three are gatherpureness of living, to thy honour and glory, through our Jed together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests; fulfil only Mediator and Advocate, now, O Lord, the desires and Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. petitions of thy servants, as ¶ A General Thanksgiving. may be most expedient for A LMIGHTY God, Father them; granting us in this of all mercies, we thine world knowledge of thy truth, unworthy servants, do give and in the world to come life thee most humble and hearty everlasting. Amen. thanks for all thy goodness

2 Cor. xiii 14. and loving kindness to us, and THE HE grace of our Lord to all men. We bless thee for Jesus Christ, and the love our creation, preservation, and of God, and the fellowship of all the blessings of this life; the Holy Ghost, be with us all but, above all, for thine in-levermore. Amen.

Here endeth the LITANT,


To be used before the two final Prayers of MORNING and


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A Prayer for Congress, to be and showers, that we may reused during their Session. ceive the fruits of the earth to [OST gracious God, we our comfort, and to thy honour, humbly beseech thee, as through Jesus Christ our Lord. for the People of these United Amen. States in general, so especially

For Fair Weather. LMIGHTY and most

for their Senate and Represen merciful Father, we humtatives in Congress assembled ;

that thou wouldest be pleased bly beseech thee, of thy great to direct and prosper all their goodness, to restrain those consultations, to the advance-immoderate rains, wherewith, ment of thy Glory, the good for our sins, thou hast afflicted of thy Church, the And we pray thee to honour, and welfare of thy send us such seasonable weapeople; that all things may be ther, that the earth may, in so ordered and settled by their due time, yield her increase, endeavours, upon the best and for our use and benefit; and surest foundations, that peace give us grace, that we may and happiness, truth and jus-learn, by thy punishments, to tice, religion and piety, may amend our lives, and for thy be established among us for clemency to give thee thanks all generations. These, and and praise, through Jesus all other necessaries for them. Christ our Lord. Amen. for us, and thy whole Church. we humbly beg in the name and mediation of Jesus Christ

our most blessed Lord and Saviour. Amen.

For Rain.

In Time of Dearth and


GOD, heavenly Father, whose gift it is that the rain doth fall, and the earth bring forth her increase; beGOD, heavenly Father hold, we beseech thee, the afwho by thy Son Jesus flictions of thy people; inChrist, hast promised to all crease the fruits of the earth those who seek thy kingdom by thy heavenly benediction; and the righteousness thereof and grant that the scarcity all things necessary to thei and dearth, which we now bodily sustenance: send us most justly suffer for our sins, we beseech thee, in this our may, through thy goodness, be necessity, such moderate rain/mercifully turned into plenty

for the love of Jesus Christ function, give thy grace and our Lord; to whom, with thee heavenly benediction; that and the Holy Ghost, be all ho-both by their life and doctrine nour and glory, now and forthey may show forth thy glory, ever. Amen. and set forward the salvation

¶ In Time of war and Tumult. of all men, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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ALMIGHTY God, the supreme Governor of all things, whose power no crea

Or This.

LMIGHTY God, the giv

ture is able to resist, to whom A er of all good gifts, who of

it belongeth justly to punish thy divine providence hast sinners, and to be merciful to appointed divers orders in thy those who truly repent; save Church; give thy grace, we and deliver us, we humbly be humbly beseech thee, to all seech thee, from the hands of those who are to be called to our enemies; that we, being any office and administration armed with thy defence, may in the same; and so replenish be preserved evermore from them with the truth of thy all perils, to glorify thee, who doctrine, and endue them with art the only giver of all vic-finnocency of life, that they tory, through the merits of thy may faithfully serve before Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.thee, to the glory of thy great Amen. Name, and the benefit of thy holy Church, through Jesus ¶ For those who are to be ad-Christ, our Lord. Amen. mitted into Holy Orders, to

be used in the Weeks pre-T In Time of great Sickness ceding the stated Times of


and Mortality.


ALMIGHTY God, our hea-O Lord of life and death,

venly Father, who hast of sickness and health; regard purchased to thyself an uni-four supplications, we humbly versal Church, by the preci-beseech thee; and as thou hast ous blood of thy dear Son ; thought fit to visit us for our mercifully look upon the same, sins with great sickness and and at this time so guide and mortality, in the midst of thy govern the minds of thy ser-judgment, O Lord, remember vants, the Bishops and Pastors mercy. Have pity upon us of thy flock, that they may lay miserable sinners, and withhands suddenly on no man, but draw from us the grievous sickfaithfully and wisely make ness with which we are afflictchoice of fit persons, to serve ed. May this thy fatherly corin the sacred ministry of thy rection have its due influence Church. And, to those who upon us, by leading us to conshall be ordained to any holy sider how frail and uncertain

ur life is; that we may ap-jinstrument of thy glory, by ply our hearts unto that hea serving thee faithfully, and dovenly wisdom, which in the ing good in his generation: end will bring us to everlasting Or else receive him into those life, through Jesus Christ our heavenly habitations, where the Lord. Amen. souls of those who sleep in the For a Sick Person. Lord Jesus enjoy perpetual FATHER of mercies, rest and felicity. Grant this, and God of all comfort, O Lord, for the love of thy our only help in time of need; Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. look down from heaven, we Amen. humbly beseech thee, behold, visit, and relieve thy sick ser

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aqui for whom our prayers are desired. Look upon him

For a Person, or Persons

going to Sea.

ETERNAL God, whe alone spreadest out the

with the eyes of thy mercy; heavens, and rulest the raging comfort him with a sense of of the sea; we commend to thy goodness; preserve him thy Almighty protection, thy from the temptations of the servant, for whose preservaenemy; give him patience un- tion on the great deep our der his afflictions; and, in thy prayers are desired. Guard good time, restore him to him, we beseech thee from the health, and enable him to lead dangers of the sea, from sickthe residue of his life in thyness, from the violence of ene fear, and to thy glory: Or else mies, and from every evil to give him grace so to take thy vi- which he may be exposed. sitation, that, after this painful Conduct him in safety to the life ended, he may dwell with haven where he would be, with thee in life everlasting, through a grateful sense of thy mercies, Jesus Christ our Lord Amen. through Jesus Christ our Lord. For a Sick Child. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, and Foro Porcon auder Action

Father, to

MERCIFUL God, and whom alone belong the issues heavenly Father, who hast of life and death; look down taught us, in thy holy Word, from heaven, we humbly be that thou dost not willingly af seech thee, with the eyes of flict or grieve the children of mercy, upon the sick child for men; look with pity, we bewhom our prayers are desired, seech thee, upon the sorrows Deliver him, O Lord, in thy of thy servant, for whom our good appointed time, from his prayers are desired. In thy bodily pain, and visit him with wisdom thou hast seen fit to thy salvation; that if it should visit him with trouble, and to be thy good pleasure to pro-bring distress upon him. Relong his days here on earth member him, O Lord, in merhe may live to thee, and be anlcy; sanctify thy fatherly cor

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