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Private Baptism of Adults.

Private Baptism of Adult Catechumens may be performed in cafes of Necessity according to the form before prescribed for Publick Baptism of Adults; except that

ffhe "Priest need only take the person to be baptized by the right hand, without moving him, and Jay, The Lord vouchsafe to receive thee, cXc.

-After which let him fay, Well-beloved, who earnestly desirest to receive holy baptism, SCc.

fflhen he baptizes him, he may pour Water upon him in the manner ordered in the form for 'Private Baptism of Infants.

-After the Person baptized has said the Lord's 'Prayer

and the Collect following it, the Pries Jball anoint

him with the Holy Chrism, and Jay the prayer

that follows the Anointing, as is ordered in the

farm for Private Baptism of Infants*

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After the Baptiftnal Office is concluded, the Priest Jhall administer the Holy Eucharist of the Body and Blood of Christ to the person baptized, according to the form cf the Communion of the Sick.

Jf no Priest can be procured, a Deacon may baptize him according to the directions above prescribed, except that he shall omit the consecration of the Water and the anointing with the Holy Chrism .And as soon as a Priest can be procured, he shall anoint the person baptized with the Holy Chrifmt and give him the Holy Sacrament of Christ's Body and Blood. But if a- Priest cannot be had, the Deacon may communicate him.

Jf any persons not baptized in their infancy shall he offered to be baptized, before they come to years of discretion to answer for themselves; it may suffice to use the office for Publick Baptism of Infants, or (in cafe of extream danger) the office for Private Baptism of Infants, only changing the word [Infant] for [Child or Person] as occasion requires h.

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Solemnization of Matrimony.

71be Form of Solemnization of Matrimony is the fame with that in the Common Prayer-book of the Church of England.

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The THANKSGIVING of

Women after Child-birth,

Commonly called,

The Churching of Women.

This office is to be used immediately after the Nicene Creed in the Eucharijlick Service.

The Woman at the usual time after her delivery, shall come into the church, decently apparelled with a white Covering or Veil, and there shall kneel down before the Altar or at the rails thereof: And then the Deacon shall say unto her,

FOrasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God of his goodness to give thee safe deliverance, and hath preserved thee in the great danger of Childbirth, thou shalt therefore give hearty thanks unto God, and fay,

(Then jhall the Tie aeon say the following Psalms, the Woman repeating them after htm; but if the child be dead, the lajl Psalm Jhall be omitted.)

Dilexi quoniam. Psal. 116.

I AM well pleased: that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer.

That;

That he hath inclined his ear unto me: therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

The snares of death compassed me round about: and the pains of hell gat hold upon me.

I found trouble and heaviness, and I called upon the name of the Lord: O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous: yea, our God is merciful.

The Lord preserveth the simple: I was in misery, and he helped me.

Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul: for the Lord hath rewarded thee.

And why? thou hast delivered my soul from death: mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

I will walk before the Lord: in the land of the living.

I believed and therefore will I speak, but I was fore troubled: I said in mine haste, All men are liars.

What reward shall I give unto the Lord: for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?

I will receive the cup of salvation: and call upon the name of the Lord.

I will pay my vows now in the presence of all his people: in the courts of the Lord's house, even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son; and to the Holy Ghost; [Hallelujah:]

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen. [ Hallelujah. ]

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