Sunday of II Class, Semidouble
Priest: Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice:
People: Let your moderation be known unto all men:
the Lord is at hand.
Priest: Be careful for nothing: but in every thing, by
prayer and suplication with thanksgiving,
People: Let your requests be made known unto God.
Priest: (Psalm 85) Lord, thou art become gracious unto thy land:
People: Thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob.
Priest: Glory be ...
People: As it was ...
(Repeat to §.)
GRADUAL AND ALLELUIA
Priest: (Psalm 80) Shew thyself , O Lord, thou that sittest
upon the Cherubim,
People: Stir up thy strength and come.
Priest: Hear, O thou Shepherd of Israel:
People: Thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep.
Priest: Stir up thy strength, O Lord:
People: And come and help us.
Lord, thou art become gracious unto thy land: thou hast turned
away the captivity of Jacob: thohu hast forgiven the offence of thy people.
Grant, we beseech thee. O Lord, that the continual oblation of this
our bounden duty and service: may evermore avail for the fulfillment of
the institution of thine ordinance and for the accomplishment in us of
the wondrous work of thy salvation. Through.
SECRET 2 Of Advent
Grant, we beseech thee, O Lord, that the effectual power of these thy
holy mysteries may in such wise cleanse us from all our iniquities that
we may in all purity attain unto him who is the author of the same, even
Jesus Christ, thy Son, our Lord. Who liveth and reigneth with thee.
SECRET 3 Of Saint Mary
We beseech thee, O Lord, stablish in our hearts the mysteries of thy
true religion: that, as we do believe thy Son, conceived of a virgin, to
be very God and very man, so by the power of his resurrection we may be
found worthy to attain to everlasting felicity. (Through the same.)
PREFACE Of the Most Holy Trinity
COMMUNION Isaiah 35
Say to them that are of a fearful heart: Be strong, fear not: behold
your God will come and save you.
Have mercy upon us, O Lord, we beseech thee: and grant that the heavenly
assistance of thy holy mysteries may so cleanse us from all our iniquities,
that we may be made ready worthily to keep thy coming festival. Through.
POSTCOMMUNION 2 Of Advent
Grant to us, O Lord, we beseech thee: so to wait for thy loving kindness
in the midst of thy Temple, that in readiness of heart and mind we may
hail the coming feast of our redemption. Through.
POSTCOMMUNION 3 Of Saint Mary
We beseech thee, O Lord, pour thy grace into our hearts: that as we
have known the incarnation of thy Son Jesus Christ by the message of an
Angel; so by his cross and passion we may be brought to the glory of his
resurrection. (Through the same.)