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O God the Father of heaven : | thy most precious blood, and be have mercy upon us miserable

|| not angry with us for ever. sinners.

Spare us, good Lord. O God the Fatber of heaven : From all evil and mischief; bave mercy upon us miserable șin from sin, from the crafts and asners.

saults of the devil; from thy O God the Son, Redeemer of wrath, and from everlasting dam. the world : have mercy upon us nation, miserable sinners,

Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer of the From all blindness of heart; world : have mercy upon us miser from pride, vain glory, and hypoable sinners.

crisy ; from envy, hatred, and O God the Holy Ghost, pro malice, and all uncharitableness, ceeding from the Father and the

Good Lord, deliver us. Son : have mercy upon us miser

From fornication, and all other able sinners.

deadly sin; and from all the deO God the Holy Ghost, proceed

ceits of the world, the flesh, and ing from the Father and the Son ;

the devil, bave mercy upon us miserable sin

Good Lord, deliver us.
O holy, blessed, and glorious

From lightning and tempest; Trinity, three Persons and one

from plague, pestilence, and fa. God: have mercy upon us mi

mine; from battle and murder, serable sinners.

and from sudden death,

Good Lord, deliver us. O boly, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons and one From all sedition, privy coną God : have mercy upon us miser. spiracy, and rebellion; from all able sinners.

false doctrine, heresy, and schism; Remember not, Lord, our of

from hardness of heart, and confences, nor the offences of our tempt of thy Word and Com. forefathers; neither take thou mandment, vengeance of our sins : Spare us, | Good Lord, deliver us. good Lord, spare thy people, By the mystery of thy holy Inwhom thou hast redeemed with ll carnation; by thy holy Nativity


Our Father, which art in heaven,

O Lord, arise, help us, a Hallowed be thy Name; Thy deliver us for thine honour. kingdom come; Thy will be Glory be to the Father, &c. done in earth, as it is in heaven: As it was in the beginning, &c. Give us this day our daily bread;

From our enemies defend us, And forgive us our trespasses, as | O Christ. we forgive them that trespass

Graciously look upon our afflicagainst us; And lead us not into

tions. temptation, But deliver us from

Pitifully behold the sorrows of evil. Amen.

our hearts. Priest. O Lord, deal not with Mercifully forgive the sins of us (a) after our sins :

thy people. Answ. Neither reward us after Favourably with mercy hear our iniquities.

our prayers.

(o són of David, have mercy Let us pray.

upon us. O God, merciful Father, that

thar | Both now and ever vouchsafe despisest not the sighing of a | to

to hear us, O Christ. contrite heart. nor the desire of Graciously hear us, O Christ : such as be sorrowful; Mercifully

graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. assist our prayers that we make

| Priest. O Lord, let thy mercy before thee in all our troubles

be shewed upon us ; and adversities, whensoever they

Answ. As we do put our trust

in thee. oppress us; and graciously hear us, that those evils, which the

Let us pray craft and subiilty of the devil or II WE humbly beseech thee, O man worketh against us be

Father, mercifully to look upon brought to nought, and by the

our infirmities; and for the glory providence of thy goodness they

of thy Name turn from us all may be dispersed; that we thy

those evils that we most righservants, being hurt by no per

teously have deserved; and grant, secutions, may evermore give

that in all our troubles we may thanks . unto thee in thy holy

put our whole trust and confiChurch, through Jesus Christ

dence in thy mercy, and everour Lord.

more serve thee in holiness and O Lord, arise, help us, and

pureness of living, to thy honour deliver us for thy Name's sake. and glory, through our only Me

diator and Advocate, Jesus Christ O God, we have heard with our || our Lord. Amen. ears, and our fathers have declared unto us, the noble Works A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. that thou didst in their days, | ALMIGHTY God, who hast given and in the old time before us grace, at this time, with one them.

| accord to make our common

(a) “after," i.e. “ according to." See Ps.cïïi. 10. “He hath not dealt with us as after our sins, nor rewarded us according to our wickednesses."

supplications unto thee; and l and in the world to come life dost promise, that when two or || everlasting. Amen. tree are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their

2 Cor. xiii. 14. requests; Fulfil now, O Lord,

The grace of our Lord Jesus the desires and petitions of thy

Christ, and the love of God, and servants, as may be most expe

the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, dient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, ||

be with us all evermore. Amen.





For Rain.

pentance thou wilt send us such O God, heavenly Father, who weather, as that we may receive by thy Son Jesus Christ hast pro

the fruits of the earth in due seamised to all them that seek thy son; and learn both by thy pukingdom, and the righteousness

nishment to amend our lives, and thereof, all things necessary to for thy clemency to give thee their bodily sustenance; Send us, praise and glory, through Jesus we beseech thee, in this our ne Christ our Lord. Amen. cessity, such moderate rain and showers, that we may receive the

In the time of Dearth and Famine. fruits of the earth to our comfort, O God, heavenly Father, whose and to thy honour, through Jesus gift it is, that the rain doth fall, Christ our Lord. Amen.

the earth is fruitful, beasts in

crease, and fishes do multiply; For Fair Weather.

Behold, we beseech thee, the af. O ALMIGHTY Lord God, who flictions of thy people; and grant for the sin of man didst once that the scarcity and dearth, which drown all the world, except eight we do now most justly suffer for persons, and afterward of thy our iniquity, may through thy great mercy didst promise never goodness be mercifully turned into destroy it so again; We hum- to cheapness and plenty, for the bly beseech thee, that, although love of Jesus Christ our Lord; we for our iniquities have wor- to whom with thee, and the Holy thily deserved a plague of rain | Ghost, be all honour and glory and waters, yet upon our true re- || now and for ever. Amen.

Or this :

|| Pestilence three-score and ten O God, merciful Father, who in || thousand ; and yet, rememberthe time of Elisha the prophet | ing thy mercy, didst save the didst suddenly in Samaria turn rest; Have pity upon us misergreat scarcity and dearth into able sinners, who now are visited plenry and cheapness ; Have

| with great sickness and mortamercy upon us, that we, who lity ; that like as thou didst then are now for our sins punished accept of an atonement, and didst with like adversity, may likewise command the destroying angel find a seasonable relief: Increase

to cease from punishing, so it the fruits of the earth by thy || may now please thee to withdraw, heavenly benediction ; and grant from us this plague and grievous that we, receiving thy bountiful sickness, through Jesus Christ liberality, may use the same to

our Lord. Amen. thy glory, the relief of those that are needy, and our own com In the Ember Weeks, viz. (the first whole fort, through Jesus Christ our

Week in Lent, Whitsun Week, and the

Weeks in which the first Wednesday bap Lord. Amen.

pens after the 141h of September, and the

13th of December), to be said every Day, In the time of War and Tumults. for those that are to be admitted into Holy O ALMIGHTY God, King of all

Orders. kings, and Governor of all ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly things, whose power no creature |

Father, who hast purchased to is able to resist, to whom it be.

thyself an universal Church by longeth justly to punish sinners,

the precious blood of thy dear and to be merciful to them that

Son; Mercifully look upon the truly repent; Save and deliver

same, and at this time so guide us, we humbly beseech thee,

and govern the minds of thy from the hands of our enemies;

servants, the Bishops and Pastors abate their pride, asswage their

of thy flock, that they may lay malice, and confound their de

hands suddenly on no man, but vices; that we, being armed with

faithfully and wisely make choice thy defence, may be preserved

of fit persons to serve in the evermore from all perils, to

sacred Ministry of thy Church. glorify thee, who art the only

And to those which shall be giver of all victory, through the

ordained to any holy function, merits of thy only Son Jesus

give thy grace and heavenly beChrist our Lord. Amen.

nediction, that both by their life

and doctrine they may set forth In the time of any common Plague or Sickness.

thy glory, and set forward the O ALMIGHTY God, who in thy

salvation of all Men, through wrath didst send a plague upon

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. thine own people in the wilderness, for their obstinate rebellion

Or this : against Moses and Aaron; and ALMIGHTY God, the giver of also, in the time of king David, all good gifts, who of thy divine didst slay with the plague of || providence hast appointed divers

Orders in thy Church; Give thy l O God, the Creator and Pregrace, we humbly beseech thee,

server of all mankind, we humbly to all those who are to be called

beseech thee for all sorts and to any office and administration

conditions of men, that thou in the same; and so replenish

wouldest be pleased to make thy them with the truth of thy

ways known unto them, thy doctrine, and endue them with

saving health unto all Nations. innocency of life, that they may

More especially we pray for the faithfully serve before thee, to the

good estate of the (a) Catholic glory of thy great Name, and the

Church ; that it may be so guided benefit of thy holy Church,

and governed by thy good Spirit, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

that all who profess and call Amen.

themselves Christians may be led

into the way of truth, and hold A Prager for the High Court of Parlia

the faith in unity of spirit, in the ment, to be read during their Session.

bond of peace, and in righteousMost gracious God, we humbly ness of life. Finally, we combeseech thee, as for this kingdom mend to thy fatherly goodness in general, so especially for the all those who are any ways afHigh Court of Parliament, under ficted or distressed in mind, our most religious and gracious body, or estate, This to be said King at this time assembled : [ * especially those for when any desire That thou wouldest be pleased to


our pravers the Prayers of the

our prayers Congregation. direct and prosper all their con are desired ;] that sultations, to the advancement of it may please thee to comfort and thy glory, the good of thy relieve them according to their Church, the safety, honour, and several necessities, giving them welfare of our Sovereign and his patience under their sufferings, dominions; that all things may and a happy issue out of all their be so ordered and settled by their afflictions : And this we beg for endeavours, upon the best and Jesus Christ his sake. Amen. surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice,

A Prager that may be said after any of the religion and piety, may be esta

former. blished among us for all generations. These and all other ne.

O God, whose nature and processaries, for them, for us, and

perty is ever to have mercy and thy whole Church, we humbly

to forgive, receive our humble beg in the Name and Mediation petitions; and though we be tied of Jesus Christ our most blessed

and bound with the chain of our Lord and Saviour. Amen. sins, yet let the pitifulness of thy

great mercy loose us, for the ho4 Colleå or Prayer for all conditions of Mon, to be used at such times when the

nour of Jesus Christ our MediaLitany is not appointed to be said. tor and Advocate. Amen.

(6)“ Catholic Church,” that is, the Christian Church, the whole body of Christians throughout the world,

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