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Then shall the Minisier exa- who truly repent, that thou mine, whether he repent him remenberest them no more; truly of his fins, and be in cha- open thine eye of mercy upon rity with all the world; ex- this thy fervant, who most korting him to forgive, from earnestly desireth pardon and the bottom of bis heart, all forgiveness. Renew in him, perfons that have offended him; most loving Father, whatsoand if he hath offended any ever hath been decayed by the other, to ask them forgiveness; fraud and malice of the devil, and where he hath done injury or by his own carnal will and 01. wrong to any man, ibat be frailness; preserve and contimake amends to the uttermost nue this fick member in the of his power. And if he bath unity of the Church; consider not before disposed of his goods, bis contrition, accept bis tears, let him then be admonished to afswage his pain, as Thall seem make bis Will, and to declare tothee most expedient for him. bis debts, what he oweth, and And forasmuch as he putteth what is owing unto him, for his full trust only in thy mercy, the better discharging of his impute not unto him his forConscience, and the quietness of mer fins, but strengthen him his Executors. But men should with thy blessed Spirit; and often be put in remembrance to when thou art pleated to take iake order for the settling of him hence, take bim unto thy their temporal estates, whilf favour, through the merits they are in health.

of thy most dearly beloved The exhortation before rehears- Son Jesus Christ our Lord. ed may be said before the Măi. Amen. nister begin his prayer, as be

Then shall the Minister say all see cause. The Minister Mall not omit earnestly to move fuch fick Pfalm cxxx. De profundis.

UT of the deep have I Persons as are of ability, to be

called unto thee, O liberal to the poor.

Lord; Lord, hear my voice. And then the Minister fall O let thine ears consider say the Collect following. well the voice of

plaint. Most merciful God, If thou, Lord, wilt be ex.

who, according to the treme to mark what is done multitude of thy mercies, doft amiss; O Lord, who may so put away the fins of those abide it?


this Psalm.

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For there is mercy with Here the Minister may use any thee; therefore shalt thou be part of the service of this Book, feared.

which, in bis difcretion, be I look for the Lord, my shall think convenient to the foul doth wait for him; in occasion ; and after that fall his word is my trust.

My soul feeth unto the NTO God's gracious L watch ; I say, before the mor- we commit thee: The Lord ning watch.

bless thee, and keep thee : • Israel, trust in the Lord, The Lord make his face to for with the Lord there is shine upon thee, and be gra. mercy; and with him is plen- cious unto thee: The Lord teous redemption.


his countenance upon And he shall redeem Israel thee, and give thee peace both from all his sins.

now and evermore. Amen. Adding this :

Prayers which may be said Saviour of the world,

with the foregoing service, or who by thy Cross and any part thereof, at the dif

cretion of the Minister. precious Blood hast redeemed us; fave us, and help us, we | A Prayer for a fick Child. humbly beseech thee, O Lord. Almighty God and mer

ciful Father, to whom Then fhall the Minister say, alone belong the ifsues of life HEAlmighty Lord, who and death ; took down from

is a most strong tower Heaven, we humbly beseech to all those who put their thee, with the eyes of mercy truit in him, to whom all upon this Child, now lying things in heaven, in earth, upon the bed of fickness : Viand under the earth, do bow fit him, O Lord, with thy and obey, be now and ever- salvation ; deliver him in thy more thy defence; and make good appointed time from bis thee know and feel, that there bodily pain, and save bis soul is none other Name under for thy mercies fake; that if Heaven given to man, in it shall be thy pleasure to prowhom, and through whom, long his days here on earth, he thou mayest receive health may live to thee, and be an and salvation, but only the instrument of the glory, by Name of our Lord Jesus ferving thee faithfully, and Christ. Amen.

doing good in his generation;


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or else receive bim into those raise him up, and grant him heavenly habitations, where a longer continuance amongst the souls of those who fleep us : Yet, forasmuch as in all in the Lord Jesus enjoy per- appearance the time of bis dilpetual rest and felicity: Grant solution draweth near, fo fit this, O Lord, for thy mercies and prepare bim, we beseech fake, in the same thy Son our thee, against the hour of death, Lord Jelus Christ, who liveth that after his departure hence and reigneth with thee and the in peace, and in thy favour, Holy Ghost, ever one God, his foul may be received into world without end. Amen. thine everlasting Kingdom ;

through the merits and me4 Prayer for a fick Person, diation of Jesus Christ thine zohen there appeareth but only Son, our Lord and Sasmall bope of Recovery.

viour. Amen. Father of mercies, and ( A Commendatory Prayer for Godof all comfort, our

a fick Person at the point of only help in time of need;

Departure. we fly unto thee for succour Almighty Godwith

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here lying under thy hand in rits of just men made perfect, great weaknessof body. Look after they are delivered from graciously upon him, O Lord; their earthly prisons ; we and the more the outward humbly commend the soul of man decayeth, strengthen him, this thy fervant, our dear browe befeech thee, so much the tber, into thy hands, as into more continually with thy the hands of a faithful Creagrace and Holy Spirit, in the tor, and most merciful Saviinnerman: Give him unfeign- our; most humbly beseeched repentance for all the errors ing thee, that it may be preof his life past, and stedfast cious in thy fight : Walh it, faith in thy Son Jesus, that we pray thee, in the blood of bis fins may be done away by that immaculate Lamb, that thy mercy, and his pardon was Nain to take away the fins fealed in Heaven, before he of the world ; that whatsoever go hence, and be no more seen. defilements it may have conWe know, O Lord, that tracted in the midlt of this mithere is no word impoffible ferable and naughty world, with thee; and that, if thou through the lusts of the flesh, wilt,--thou canst even yet or the wiles of Satan, being



purged, and done away, it place it any where but in theę. may be presented pure and Give bim strength against all without spot before thee. bis temptations, and heal all And teach

ch us, who survive, bis distempers : Break not the in this, and other like daily bruised reed, nor quench-the spectacles of mortality, to see smoking flax : Shut not up how frail and uncertain

our thy tender mercies in difpleajown condition is; and fo to sure ; but make him to hear number our days, that we of joy and gladness, that the may seriously apply our hearts bones which thou hast broken to that holy and heavenly may rejoice: Deliver him wisdom, whilft we live here, from fear of the enemy, and which may in the end bring lift up the light of thy counus to life everlasting, through tenance upon him; and give the merits of Jelus Christ bim peace, through the merits

thine only Son our Lord. and mediation of Jesus Christ Amen.niaidh bas portone?

our Lord. Amen. 1 ssle od T A Prayer

for Persons troubled A Prayer which may be faid 1" in Mind'or in Conscience." by the Minister, in behalf of O Blessed Lord, the Fa:

all present at the Visitation. ther of mercies, and God, whose days are the God of all comforts, we without end, and whose beseech thee, look down in mercies cannot be numbered ; pity and compassion upon this make us, we beseech thee, thy afflicted servant. Thou deeply fenfible of the shortwritest bitter things against nels and uncertainty of huhim, and makest him to poffefs man life ; and let thy Holy his former iniquities : Thy Spirit lead us through this wrath lieth hard upon him, vale of misery, in holiness and and his soul is full of trouble : righteousness, all the days of But, O merciful God, who our lives: That, when we haft written thy holy Word shall have served thee in our for our learning, that we, generation, we may be gathrough patience and comfort thered unto qur fathers, hayof thy holy Scriptures, mighting the testimony of a good have hope ; give him à right conscience ; in the commuunderstanding of himself, and nion of the Catholic Church ; of thy threats and promises ; in the confidence of a certain that he may neither cast away_faith ; in the comfort of a bis confidence in thee, nor reasonable, religious, and holy


hope ;

hope it favour with

thee our T A Thanksgiving for the beginGod, and in perfect charity b's ni

ning of a Recovery. with the worla All which REAT and mighty God, we talk through? Jefus Chrift who bringeft

down to our Lordp 1Ámen. 97 baltid the grave, and bringes up qu jon juda si gridor, again, we blefs thy wonder14 Brayers tehich may be faid, ful goodness, for having turn759 in case of fodden furprise and ed our heaviness into joy and od jimmediaterdanigeranin yol to our mourning into gladness,

Molt gracious Father, by reftoring this our brother

owe Cfly unto thee for to some degree of his former mercy in behalf of this thy health. Bleffed be thy Name, fervant, here lying under the that thou didst 'not forsake -fudden visitation of thine him in his fickness; but didit 2hand. If it be thy will, pre- visit him with comforts from * serve his life, that there may above ; didst fupport him in be place for repentance : But, patience and submission to if, thou hast otherwise ap- thy will; and, at last, didst pointed, let thy mercy supply send him seasonable relief. to him the want of the usual Perfect, we beseech thee, opportunity for the trimming this thy mercy towards him of his lamp. w Stir up in bim and prosper the means which ladh forrow for fin and such thall be made use of for his fervent love to thee, as may cure : That being restored in a short time, do the work to health of body, vigour of of many days! That among mind, and cheerfulness of the praises which thy Saints fpirit, he may be able to go Vand Holy Angels shall sing to to thine House, to offer thee the 'honour of thy mercy an oblation with great gladthrough eternal ages, it may nefs ; and to bleiš thy holy be to thy unspeakable glory, Name for all thy goodness Sthat thou haft redeemed the towards bim, through Jesus

foul of this thy servant from Christ our Saviour : " To eternal death, and made him whom with thee and the "partaker of the everlasting Holy Spirit, be all honour blife, which is through Jesus and glory, world without

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