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in earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.

V. We worship Thee, O Christ, and honour Thee. R. For by Thy holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

Let us pray.

Prayer. Thus, O Blessed Jesus, Thou didst finish Thy holy Passion with pain and anguish so great that nothing could be greater than it except Thyself and Thine own infinite mercy. And all this Thou sufferedst for man, for us miserable sinners who lay in darkness and the shadow of death, that Thou mightest make us the children of God, and exalt us to Everlasting Life. And now, Lord, Who hast done so much for us, than whom, without Thee, nothing could be more miserable, be pleased to make it effectual unto us, that Thy Sufferings be not, as to us, useless and lost, lest we become eternally miserable, and lost to all hopes and possibilities of comfort.

Thou, Lord, deservest more love than we can give. But do Thou turn us wholly into love, and all our love into obedience, and let our obedience be without reserve or interruption, that so we may hope Thou wilt accept such a return as we can make. Make us to be what Thou delightest in, that Thou mayest have all that we are or have from Thee, even

whatsoever in us Thou makest fit for Thyself; for we are Thine, bought with Thy Blood.

Teach us to live wholly to Thee, our Saviour; to be in all things conformable to the holy example of Thy Life and Sufferings; to be united unto Thee in an inseparable union; to own no passions or affections but what may be servants to Thee, and disciples of Thy Religion; to be ready to die for Thee.

O sweetest Saviour, clothe our souls with Thy holy robe; hide our sins in Thy wounds, and bury them in Thy grave; and let us rise in Thee to the life of grace, and live and grow in it, until we come to Thy Kingdom of glory. For Thy tender mercy's sake. Amen.

For the whole Catholic Church.

O Holy Jesus, King of the Saints, and Prince of the Catholic Church, preserve Thy Spouse whom Thou hast purchased with Thy Right Hand, and redeemed and cleansed with Thy Precious Blood, the whole Catholic Church from one end of the earth to the other. She is founded upon a Rock, but planted in the sea; O preserve her from the overflowings of ungodliness, from the floods of unbelief, heresy, sacrilege, and schism. Unite all her members with the bands of Faith, Hope, and Charity, in one external Communion, when it shall seem good in Thine eyes. Let the daily Sacrifice of Prayer and Sacramental Thanksgiving never cease, but, being

for ever presented in union with the Intercession of Thee her dearest Lord, may it for ever prevail for the obtaining for every one of her members pardon and salvation, and every needful grace and blessing. For Thy tender mercy's sake, Who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen. (From Bp. Jeremy Taylor.)

Blessing. The glorious Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ deliver us from sorrowful heaviness, and bring us to the joys of Paradise. Amen.

May Christ our Lord, Who redeemed us by the Blood of His Cross, mortify in us the carnal desires of the flesh; and as by dying He triumphed over death, so may He make us conquerors over all our sins. Amen.

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The God of peace, That brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that Great Shepherd of the sheep, through the Blood of the Everlasting Covenant, make us perfect in every good work to do His Will, working in us that which is well-pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to Whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Selected Passages

OF HOLY SCRIPTURE, FOR THE COMFORT OF THE SICK AND DYING.

"FEAR not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the Kingdom."

"The Son of Man came to save that which was lost."

"His Name is JESUS, for He shall save His people from their sins."

He bare our sins in His own body on the tree." "God so loved the world, that He gave His OnlyBegotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting Life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved. He that believeth on Him is not condemned. He that believeth on the Son of God hath everlasting Life."

Jesus says, "Whoso eateth My Flesh and drinketh My Blood hath eternal Life, and I will raise him up at the Last Day. For My Flesh is Meat indeed, and My Blood is Drink indeed. He that eateth My

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Flesh and drinketh My Blood dwelleth in Me, and I in him. As the Living Father hath sent Me and I live by the Father, so he that eateth Me even he shall live by Me. This is that Bread which came down from Heaven; he that eateth of this Bread shall live for ever."

"I am come a Light into the world, that whosoever believeth on Me should not abide in darkness.” Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you.”

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'Him that cometh unto Me I will in no wise cast out."

"Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father's House are many mansions. I go to prepare a place for you. And I will come again, and receive you unto Myself, that where I am ye may be also.”

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Because I live, ye shall live also.”

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you not as the world giveth give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."

"As My Father hath loved Me, so have I loved you."

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"Your sorrow shall be turned into joy. now have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you."

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The Father Himself loveth you, because ye have loved Me, and have believed that I came out from God."

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