S. Joannis Mariæ Vianney Confessoris ~ Duplex
Scriptura: Feria quinta infra Hebdomadam XI post Octavam Pentecostes II. Augusti

Matutinum    08-09-2018

Incipit
V. Dómine, lábia +︎ mea apéries.
R. Et os meum annuntiábit laudem tuam.
V. Deus in adjutórium meum inténde.
R. Dómine, ad adjuvándum me festína.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Allelúja.
Start
V. O Lord, +︎ open thou my lips.
R. And my mouth shall declare thy praise.
V. O God, come to my assistance;
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Alleluia.
Invitatorium {Antiphona ex Commune aut Festo}
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Veníte, exsultémus Dómino, jubilémus Deo, salutári nostro: præoccupémus fáciem ejus in confessióne, et in psalmis jubilémus ei.
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Quóniam Deus magnus Dóminus, et Rex magnus super omnes deos, quóniam non repéllet Dóminus plebem suam: quia in manu ejus sunt omnes fines terræ, et altitúdines móntium ipse cónspicit.
Ant. Veníte, adorémus.
Quóniam ipsíus est mare, et ipse fecit illud, et áridam fundavérunt manus ejus (genuflectitur) veníte, adorémus, et procidámus ante Deum: plorémus coram Dómino, qui fecit nos, quia ipse est Dóminus, Deus noster; nos autem pópulus ejus, et oves páscuæ ejus.
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Hódie, si vocem ejus audiéritis, nolíte obduráre corda vestra, sicut in exacerbatióne secúndum diem tentatiónis in desérto: ubi tentavérunt me patres vestri, probavérunt et vidérunt ópera mea.
Ant. Veníte, adorémus.
Quadragínta annis próximus fui generatióni huic, et dixi; Semper hi errant corde, ipsi vero non cognovérunt vias meas: quibus jurávi in ira mea; Si introíbunt in réquiem meam.
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Ant. Veníte, adorémus.
Ant. Regem Confessórum Dóminum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Invitatory {Antiphon from the Common or Feast}
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
Come let us praise the Lord with joy: let us joyfully sing to God our saviour. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving; and make a joyful noise to him with psalms.
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. For the Lord will not cast off his people: for in his hand are all the ends of the earth, and the heights of the mountains are his.
Ant. O come, let us worship.
For the sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land. (genuflect) Come let us adore and fall down: and weep before the Lord that made us: For he is the Lord our God: and we are the people of his pasture and the sheep of his hand.
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
Today if you shall hear his voice, harden not your hearts: As in the provocation, according to the day of temptation in the wilderness: where your fathers tempted me, they proved me, and saw my works.
Ant. O come, let us worship.
Forty years long was I offended with that generation, and I said: These always err in heart. And these men have not known my ways: so I swore in my wrath that they shall not enter into my rest.
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Ant. O come, let us worship.
Ant. The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship.
Hymnus {ex Commune aut Festo}
Iste Conféssor Dómini, coléntes
Quem pie laudant pópuli per orbem,
Hac die lætus méruit suprémos
Laudis honóres.

Qui pius, prudens, húmilis, pudícus,
Sóbriam duxit sine labe vitam,
Donec humános animávit auræ
Spíritus artus.

Cujus ob præstans méritum, frequénter,
Ægra quæ passim jacuére membra,
Víribus morbi dómitis, salúti
Restituúntur.

Noster hinc illi chorus obsequéntem
Cóncinit laudem celebrésque palmas,
Ut piis ejus précibus juvémur
Omne per ævum.

Sit salus illi, decus atque virtus,
Qui, super cæli sólio corúscans,
Totíus mundi sériem gubérnat,
Trinus et unus.
Amen.
Hymn {from the Common or Feast}
This the confessor of the Lord, whose triumph
Now all the faithful celebrate, with gladness
On this feast day year by year receiveth
Merited honors.

Saintly and prudent, modest in behaviour,
Peaceful and sober, chaste was he, and lowly.
While that life’s vigour, coursing through his members,
Quickened his being.

Sick ones of old time, to his tomb resorting,
Sorely by ailments manifold afflicted,
Oft-times have welcomed health and strength returning,
At his petition.

Whence we in chorus gladly do him honour,
Chanting his praises with devout affection,
That in his merits we may have a portion,
Now and forever.

His be the glory, power and salvation,
Who over all things reigneth in the highest,
Earth’s mighty fabric ruling and directing,
Onely and Trinal.
Amen.
Psalmi cum lectionibus {Antiphonæ ex Psalterio secundum tempora}
Nocturn I.
Ant. In Deo salutáre meum * et glória mea: et spes mea in Deo est.
Psalmus 61 [1]
61:2 Nonne Deo subjécta erit ánima mea? * ab ipso enim salutáre meum.
61:3 Nam et ipse Deus meus, et salutáris meus: * suscéptor meus, non movébor ámplius.
61:4 Quoúsque irrúitis in hóminem? * interfícitis univérsi vos: tamquam paríeti inclináto et macériæ depúlsæ?
61:5 Verúmtamen prétium meum cogitavérunt repéllere, cucúrri in siti: * ore suo benedicébant, et corde suo maledicébant.
61:6 Verúmtamen Deo subjécta esto, ánima mea: * quóniam ab ipso patiéntia mea.
61:7 Quia ipse Deus meus, et salvátor meus: * adjútor meus, non emigrábo.
61:8 In Deo salutáre meum, et glória mea: * Deus auxílii mei, et spes mea in Deo est.
61:9 Speráte in eo omnis congregátio pópuli, effúndite coram illo corda vestra: * Deus adjútor noster in ætérnum.
61:10 Verúmtamen vani fílii hóminum, mendáces fílii hóminum in statéris: * ut decípiant ipsi de vanitáte in idípsum.
61:11 Nolíte speráre in iniquitáte, et rapínas nolíte concupíscere: * divítiæ si áffluant, nolíte cor appónere.
61:12 Semel locútus est Deus, duo hæc audívi, quia potéstas Dei est, et tibi, Dómine, misericórdia: * quia tu reddes unicuíque juxta ópera sua.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. In Deo salutáre meum et glória mea: et spes mea in Deo est.
Psalms with lections {Antiphons from the Psalter for the season of the Church year}
Nocturn I.
Ant. In God is my salvation * and my glory: and my hope is in God.
Psalm 61 [1]
61:2 Shall not my soul be subject to God? * for from him is my salvation.
61:3 For he is my God and my saviour: * he is my protector, I shall be moved no more.
61:4 How long do you rush in upon a man? * you all kill, as if you were thrusting down a leaning wall, and a tottering fence.
61:5 But they have thought to cast away my price; I ran in thirst: * they blessed with their mouth, but cursed with their heart.
61:6 But be thou, O my soul, subject to God: * for from him is my patience.
61:7 For he is my God and my saviour: * he is my helper, I shall not be moved.
61:8 In God is my salvation and my glory: * he is the God of my help, and my hope is in God.
61:9 Trust in him, all ye congregation of people: pour out your hearts before him. * God is our helper for ever.
61:10 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: * that by vanity they may together deceive.
61:11 Trust not in iniquity, and cover not robberies: * if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.
61:12 God hath spoken once, these two things have I heard, that power belongeth to God, and mercy to thee, O Lord; * for thou wilt render to every man according to his works.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. In God is my salvation and my glory: and my hope is in God.
Ant. Vidéte ópera Dómini, * et audítam fácite vocem laudis ejus.
Psalmus 65(1-12) [2]
65:1 Jubiláte Deo, omnis terra, psalmum dícite nómini ejus: * date glóriam laudi ejus.
65:3 Dícite Deo: Quam terribília sunt ópera tua, Dómine! * in multitúdine virtútis tuæ mentiéntur tibi inimíci tui.
65:4 Omnis terra adóret te, et psallat tibi: * psalmum dicat nómini tuo.
65:5 Veníte, et vidéte ópera Dei: * terríbilis in consíliis super fílios hóminum.
65:6 Qui convértit mare in áridam, in flúmine pertransíbunt pede: * ibi lætábimur in ipso.
65:7 Qui dominátur in virtúte sua in ætérnum, óculi ejus super gentes respíciunt: * qui exásperant non exalténtur in semetípsis.
65:8 Benedícite, gentes, Deum nostrum: * et audítam fácite vocem laudis ejus,
65:9 Qui pósuit ánimam meam ad vitam: * et non dedit in commotiónem pedes meos.
65:10 Quóniam probásti nos, Deus: * igne nos examinásti, sicut examinátur argéntum.
65:11 Induxísti nos in láqueum, posuísti tribulatiónes in dorso nostro: * imposuísti hómines super cápita nostra.
65:12 Transívimus per ignem et aquam: * et eduxísti nos in refrigérium.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Vidéte ópera Dómini, et audítam fácite vocem laudis ejus.
Ant. Behold the works of the Lord * and make the voice of his praise to be heard.
Psalm 65(1-12) [2]
65:1 Shout with joy to God, all the earth, sing ye a psalm to his name; * give glory to his praise.
65:3 Say unto God, How terrible are thy works, O Lord! * in the multitude of thy strength thy enemies shall lie to thee.
65:4 Let all the earth adore thee, * and sing to thee: let it sing a psalm to thy name.
65:5 Come and see the works of God; * who is terrible in his counsels over the sons of men.
65:6 Who turneth the sea into dry land, in the river they shall pass on foot: * there shall we rejoice in him.
65:7 Who by his power ruleth for ever: his eyes behold the nations; * let not them that provoke him be exalted in themselves.
65:8 O bless our God, ye Gentiles: * and make the voice of his praise to be heard.
65:9 Who hath set my soul to live: * and hath not suffered my feet to be moved:
65:10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: * thou hast tried us by fire, as silver is tried.
65:11 Thou hast brought us into a net, thou hast laid afflictions on our back: * thou hast set men over our heads.
65:12 We have passed through fire and water, * and thou hast brought us out into a refreshment.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Behold the works of the Lord and make the voice of his praise to be heard.
Ant. Audíte, omnes * qui timétis Deum, quanta fecit ánimæ meæ.
Psalmus 65(13-20) [3]
65:13 Introíbo in domum tuam in holocáustis: * reddam tibi vota mea, quæ distinxérunt lábia mea.
65:14 Et locútum est os meum, * in tribulatióne mea.
65:15 Holocáusta medulláta ófferam tibi cum incénso aríetum: * ófferam tibi boves cum hircis.
65:16 Veníte, audíte, et narrábo, omnes, qui timétis Deum: * quanta fecit ánimæ meæ.
65:17 Ad ipsum ore meo clamávi, * et exaltávi sub lingua mea.
65:18 Iniquitátem si aspéxi in corde meo, * non exáudiet Dóminus.
65:19 Proptérea exaudívit Deus, * et atténdit voci deprecatiónis meæ.
65:20 Benedíctus Deus, * qui non amóvit oratiónem meam, et misericórdiam suam a me.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Audíte, omnes qui timétis Deum, quanta fecit ánimæ meæ.
Ant. Come and hear, all ye that fear God * what great things he hath done for my soul.
Psalm 65(13-20) [3]
65:13 I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: * I will pay thee my vows, which my lips have uttered,
65:14 And my mouth hath spoken, * when I was in trouble.
65:15 I will offer up to thee holocausts full of marrow, with burnt offerings of rams: * I will offer to thee bullocks with goats.
65:16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, * and I will tell you what great things he hath done for my soul.
65:17 I cried to him with my mouth: * and I extolled him with my tongue.
65:18 If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, * the Lord will not hear me.
65:19 Therefore hath God heard me, * and hath attended to the voice of my supplication.
65:20 Blessed be God, * who hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Come and hear, all ye that fear God what great things he hath done for my soul.
V. Non amóvit Dóminus oratiónem meam.
R. Et misericórdiam suam a me.
V. God hath not turned away my prayer.
R. Nor his mercy from me.
Pater noster, qui es in cælis, sanctificétur nomen tuum: advéniat regnum tuum: fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidiánum da nobis hódie: et dimítte nobis débita nostra, sicut et nos dimíttimus debitóribus nostris:
V. Et ne nos indúcas in tentatiónem:
R. Sed líbera nos a malo.
Absolutio. Exáudi, Dómine Jesu Christe, preces servórum tuórum, et miserére nobis: Qui cum Patre et Spíritu Sancto vivis et regnas in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
V. And lead us not into temptation:
R. But deliver us from evil.
Absolution. O Lord Jesus Christ, graciously hear the prayers of Thy servants, and have mercy upon us, Who livest and reignest with the Father, and the Holy Ghost, ever world without end. Amen.

V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Benedictióne perpétua benedícat nos Pater ætérnus. Amen.

Lectio 1
De libro Ecclesiástæ
Eccl 5:1-4
1 Ne témere quid loquáris, neque cor tuum sit velox ad proferéndum sermónem coram Deo. Deus enim in cælo, et tu super terram; idcírco sint pauci sermónes tui.
2 Multas curas sequúntur sómnia, et in multis sermónibus inveniétur stultítia.
3 Si quid vovísti Deo, ne moréris réddere; displícet enim ei infidélis et stulta promíssio; sed quodcúmque vóveris redde;
4 Multóque mélius est non vóvere, quam post votum promíssa non réddere.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. In princípio Deus ántequam terram fáceret, priúsquam abýssos constitúeret, priúsquam prodúceret fontes aquárum,
* Antequam montes collocaréntur, ante omnes colles generávit me Dóminus.
V. Quando præparábat cælos, áderam, cum eo cuncta compónens.
R. Antequam montes collocaréntur, ante omnes colles generávit me Dóminus.

V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the Eternal Father bless us with an eternal blessing. Amen.

Reading 1
Lesson from the book of Ecclesiastes
Eccl 5:1-4
1 Speak not any thing rashly, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.
2 Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.
3 If thou hast vowed any thing to God, defer not to pay it: for an unfaithful and foolish promise displeaseth him: but whatsoever thou hast vowed, pay it.
4 And it is much better not to vow, than after a vow not to perform the things promised.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. God possessed me in the beginning, before He made the earth, before He created the depths, before He caused the fountains of water to spring.
* Before the mountains were settled, before there were any hills, did the Lord beget me.
V. When He prepared the heavens, I was there with Him, ordering all things.
R. Before the mountains were settled, before there were any hills, did the Lord beget me.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Unigénitus Dei Fílius nos benedícere et adjuváre dignétur. Amen.

Lectio 2
Eccl 5:5-8
5 Ne déderis os tuum ut peccáre facias carnem tuam; neque dicas coram Angelo: Non est providéntia; ne forte irátus Deus contra sermónes tuos díssipet cuncta ópera mánuum tuárum.
6 Ubi multa sunt sómnia, plúrimæ sunt vanitátes et sermónes innúmeri; tu vero Deum time.
7 Si víderis calúmnias egenórum et violénta judícia et subvérti justítiam in província, non miréris super hoc negótio; quia excélso excélsior est álius, et super hos quoque eminentióres sunt álii;
8 Et ínsuper univérsæ terræ rex ímperat serviénti.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Gyrum cæli circuívi sola, et in flúctibus maris ambulávi, in omni gente et in omni pópulo primátum ténui:
* Superbórum et sublímium colla própria virtúte calcávi.
V. Ego in altíssimis hábito, et thronus meus in colúmna nubis.
R. Superbórum et sublímium colla própria virtúte calcávi.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the Son, the Sole-begotten, mercifully bless and keep us. Amen.

Reading 2
Eccl 5:5-8
5 Give not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin: and say not before the angel: There is no providence: lest God be angry at thy words, and destroy all the works of thy hands.
6 Where there are many dreams, there are many vanities, and words without number: but do thou fear God.
7 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:
8 Moreover there is the king that reigneth over all the land subject to him.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. I alone compassed the circuit of heaven, and walked on the waves of the sea. In every nation and in every people, I held the first place.
* In the greatness of my strength have I trodden under my feet the necks of such as be haughty and proud.
V. I dwell in the highest places, and my throne is in a cloudy pillar.
R. In the greatness of my strength have I trodden under my feet the necks of such as be haughty and proud.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Spíritus Sancti grátia illúminet sensus et corda nostra. Amen.

Lectio 3
Eccl 5:9-13
9 Avárus non implébitur pecúnia, et qui amat divítias fructum non cápiet ex eis: et hoc ergo vánitas.
10 Ubi multæ sunt opes, multi et qui cómedunt eas. Et quid prodest possessóri, nisi quod cernit divítias óculis suis?
11 Dulcis est somnus operánti, sive parum sive multum cómedat; satúritas autem dívitis non sinit eum dormíre.
12 Est et ália infírmitas péssima, quam vidi sub sole: divítiæ conservátæ in malum dómini sui.
13 Péreunt enim in afflictióne péssima: generávit fílium qui in summa egestáte erit.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Emítte, Dómine, sapiéntiam de sede magnitúdinis tuæ, ut mecum sit et mecum labóret:
* Ut sciam, quid accéptum sit coram te omni témpore.
V. Da mihi, Dómine, sédium tuárum assistrícem sapiéntiam.
R. Ut sciam quid accéptum sit coram te omni témpore.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Ut sciam quid accéptum sit coram te omni témpore.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the grace of the Holy Spirit enlighten all our hearts and minds. Amen.

Reading 3
Eccl 5:9-13
9 A covetous man shall not be satisfied with money: and he that loveth riches shall reap no fruit from them: so this also is vanity.
10 Where there are great riches, there are also many to eat them. And what doth it profit the owner, but that he seeth the riches with his eyes?
11 Sleep is sweet to a labouring man, whether he eat little or much: but the fulness of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
12 There is also another grievous evil, which I have seen under the sun: riches kept to the hurt of the owner.
13 For they are lost with very great affliction: he hath begotten a son, who shall be in extremity of want.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. O send out wisdom from the throne of thy glory, O Lord, to be with me, and to labour with me,
* That I may know at all times what is pleasing unto thee.
V. Give me wisdom, O Lord, that sitteth by thy throne.
R. That I may know at all times what is pleasing unto thee.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. That I may know at all times what is pleasing unto thee.
Nocturn II.
Ant. Exsúrgat Deus, * et dissipéntur inimíci ejus.
Psalmus 67(2-11) [4]
67:2 Exsúrgat Deus, et dissipéntur inimíci ejus, * et fúgiant qui odérunt eum, a fácie ejus.
67:3 Sicut déficit fumus, defíciant: * sicut fluit cera a fácie ignis, sic péreant peccatóres a fácie Dei.
67:4 Et justi epuléntur, et exsúltent in conspéctu Dei: * et delecténtur in lætítia.
67:5 Cantáte Deo, psalmum dícite nómini ejus: * iter fácite ei, qui ascéndit super occásum: (fit reverentia) Dóminus nomen illi.
67:5 Exsultáte in conspéctu ejus: * turbabúntur a fácie ejus, patris orphanórum et júdicis viduárum.
67:6 Deus in loco sancto suo: * Deus, qui inhabitáre facit uníus moris in domo:
67:7 Qui edúcit vinctos in fortitúdine, * simíliter eos qui exásperant, qui hábitant in sepúlcris.
67:8 Deus, cum egrederéris in conspéctu pópuli tui, * cum pertransíres in desérto:
67:9 Terra mota est, étenim cæli distillavérunt a fácie Dei Sínai, * a fácie Dei Israël.
67:10 Plúviam voluntáriam segregábis, Deus, hereditáti tuæ: * et infirmáta est, tu vero perfecísti eam.
67:11 Animália tua habitábunt in ea: * parásti in dulcédine tua páuperi, Deus.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Exsúrgat Deus, et dissipéntur inimíci ejus.
Nocturn II.
Ant. Let God arise, * and let his enemies be scattered.
Psalm 67(2-11) [4]
67:2 Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: * and let them that hate him flee from before his face.
67:3 As smoke vanisheth, so let them vanish away: * as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
67:4 And let the just feast, and rejoice before God: * and be delighted with gladness.
67:5 Sing ye to God, sing a psalm to his name, * make a way for him who ascendeth upon the west: (bow head) The Lord is his name.
67:5 Rejoice ye before him: * but the wicked shall be troubled at his presence, who is the father of orphans, and the judge of widows.
67:6 God in his holy place: * God who maketh men of one manner to dwell in a house:
67:7 Who bringeth out them that were bound in strength; * in like manner them that provoke, that dwell in sepulchres.
67:8 O God, when thou didst go forth in the sight of thy people, * when thou didst pass through the desert:
67:9 The earth was moved, and the heavens dropped at the presence of the God of Sinai, * at the presence of the God of Israel.
67:10 Thou shalt set aside for thy inheritance a free rain, * O God: and it was weakened, but thou hast made it perfect.
67:11 In it shall thy animals dwell; * in thy sweetness, O God, thou hast provided for the poor.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered.
Ant. Deus noster, * Deus salvos faciéndi: et Dómini sunt éxitus mortis.
Psalmus 67(12-24) [5]
67:12 Dóminus dabit verbum evangelizántibus, * virtúte multa.
67:13 Rex virtútum dilécti dilécti: * et speciéi domus divídere spólia.
67:14 Si dormiátis inter médios cleros, pennæ colúmbæ deargentátæ, * et posterióra dorsi ejus in pallóre auri.
67:15 Dum discérnit cæléstis reges super eam, nive dealbabúntur in Selmon: * mons Dei, mons pinguis.
67:16 Mons coagulátus, mons pinguis: * ut quid suspicámini montes coagulátos?
67:17 Mons, in quo beneplácitum est Deo habitáre in eo: * étenim Dóminus habitábit in finem.
67:18 Currus Dei decem míllibus múltiplex, míllia lætántium: * Dóminus in eis in Sina in sancto.
67:19 Ascendísti in altum, cepísti captivitátem: * accepísti dona in homínibus.
67:19 Étenim non credéntes, * inhabitáre Dóminum Deum.
67:20 Benedíctus Dóminus die quotídie: * prósperum iter fáciet nobis Deus salutárium nostrórum.
67:21 Deus noster, Deus salvos faciéndi: * et Dómini Dómini éxitus mortis.
67:22 Verúmtamen Deus confrínget cápita inimicórum suórum: * vérticem capílli perambulántium in delíctis suis.
67:23 Dixit Dóminus: Ex Basan convértam, * convértam in profúndum maris:
67:24 Ut intingátur pes tuus in sánguine: * lingua canum tuórum ex inimícis, ab ipso.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Deus noster, Deus salvos faciéndi: et Dómini sunt éxitus mortis.
Ant. Our God * is the God of salvation: and the Lord of the issues from death.
Psalm 67(12-24) [5]
67:12 The Lord shall give the word to them that preach good tidings, * with great power.
67:13 The king of powers is of the beloved, * of the beloved; and the beauty of the house shall divide spoils.
67:14 If you sleep among the midst of lots, you shall be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, * and the hinder parts of her back with the paleness of gold.
67:15 When he that is in heaven appointeth kings over her, * they shall be whited with snow in Selmon.
67:16 The mountain of God is a fat mountain, a curdled mountain, a fat mountain; * Why suspect, ye curdled mountains?
67:17 A mountain in which God is well pleased to dwell: * for there the Lord shall dwell unto the end.
67:18 The chariot of God is attended by ten thousands; thousands of them that rejoice: * the Lord is among them in Sinai, in the holy place.
67:19 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; * thou hast received gifts in men.
67:19 Yea for those also that do not believe, * the dwelling of the Lord God.
67:20 Blessed be the Lord day by day: * the God of our salvation will make our journey prosperous to us.
67:21 Our God is the God of salvation: * and of the Lord, of the Lord are the issues from death.
67:22 But God shall break the heads of his enemies: * the hairy crown of them that walk on in their sins.
67:23 The Lord said: I will turn them from Basan, * I will turn them into the depth of the sea:
67:24 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thy enemies; * the tongue of thy dogs be red with the same.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Our God is the God of salvation: and the Lord of the issues from death.
Ant. In ecclésiis * benedícite Dómino Deo.
Psalmus 67(25-36) [6]
67:25 Vidérunt ingréssus tuos, Deus: * ingréssus Dei mei: regis mei qui est in sancto.
67:26 Prævenérunt príncipes conjúncti psalléntibus: * in médio juvenculárum tympanistriárum.
67:27 In ecclésiis benedícite Deo Dómino, * de fóntibus Israël.
67:28 Ibi Bénjamin adolescéntulus: * in mentis excéssu.
67:28 Príncipes Juda, duces eórum: * príncipes Zábulon, príncipes Néphtali.
67:29 Manda, Deus, virtúti tuæ: * confírma hoc, Deus, quod operátus es in nobis.
67:30 A templo tuo in Jerúsalem, * tibi ófferent reges múnera.
67:31 Íncrepa feras arúndinis, congregátio taurórum in vaccis populórum: * ut exclúdant eos, qui probáti sunt argénto.
67:32 Díssipa gentes, quæ bella volunt: vénient legáti ex Ægýpto: * Æthiópia prævéniet manus ejus Deo.
67:33 Regna terræ, cantáte Deo: * psállite Dómino.
67:34 Psállite Deo, qui ascéndit super cælum cæli, * ad Oriéntem.
67:35 Ecce dabit voci suæ vocem virtútis, date glóriam Deo super Israël, * magnificéntia ejus, et virtus ejus in núbibus.
67:36 Mirábilis Deus in sanctis suis, Deus Israël ipse dabit virtútem, et fortitúdinem plebi suæ, * benedíctus Deus.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. In ecclésiis benedícite Dómino Deo.
Ant. In the churches * bless ye God the Lord.
Psalm 67(25-36) [6]
67:25 They have seen thy goings, O God, * the goings of my God: of my king who is in his sanctuary.
67:26 Princes went before joined with singers, * in the midst of young damsels playing on timbrels.
67:27 In the churches bless ye God the Lord, * from the fountains of Israel.
67:28 There is Benjamin a youth, * in ecstasy of mind.
67:28 The princes of Juda are their leaders: * the princes of Zabulon, the princes of Nephthali.
67:29 Command thy strength, O God: * confirm, O God, what thou hast wrought in us.
67:30 From thy temple in Jerusalem, * kings shall offer presents to thee.
67:31 Rebuke the wild beasts of the reeds, the congregation of bulls with the kine of the people; * who seek to exclude them who are tried with silver.
67:32 Scatter thou the nations that delight in wars: ambassadors shall come out of Egypt: * Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands to God.
67:33 Sing to God, ye kingdoms of the earth: * sing ye to the Lord:
67:34 Sing ye to God, who mounteth above the heaven of heavens, * to the east.
67:35 Behold he will give to his voice the voice of power: * give ye glory to God for Israel, * his magnificence, and his power is in the clouds.
67:36 God is wonderful in his saints: the God of Israel is he who will give power and strength to his people; * blessed be God.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. In the churches bless ye God the Lord.
V. Mirábilis Deus in sanctis suis.
R. Deus Israël dabit virtútem plebi suæ.
V. God is wonderful in his saints.
R. The God of Israel is he who will give power and strength to his people.
Pater noster, qui es in cælis, sanctificétur nomen tuum: advéniat regnum tuum: fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidiánum da nobis hódie: et dimítte nobis débita nostra, sicut et nos dimíttimus debitóribus nostris:
V. Et ne nos indúcas in tentatiónem:
R. Sed líbera nos a malo.
Absolutio. Ipsíus píetas et misericórdia nos ádjuvet, qui cum Patre et Spíritu Sancto vivit et regnat in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
V. And lead us not into temptation:
R. But deliver us from evil.
Absolution. May His loving-kindness and mercy help us, Who liveth and reigneth with the Father, and the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.

V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Deus Pater omnípotens sit nobis propítius et clemens. Amen.

Lectio 4
Joánnes Maria Vianney, in pago Dardilly, Diœcesis Lugdunénsis piis ruriculis ortus, ab infántia plura dedit sanctitátis indicia. Cum octennis oves custodiret, modo puerulos, ad imáginem Deíparæ genuflexos, Rosárium verbo et exemplo edocére, modo sorori vel alteri commisso grege, secretiórem locum pétere solebat, quo expeditior ante simulacrum Vírginis, oratióni vacaret. Páuperum amantíssimus, eos turmatim in patris domum dedúcere et omnímodo adjuvare in deliciis habebat. Litteris imbuendus, párocho Vici Ecully tráditus est; sed ut erat tardioris ingenii, in stúdiis fere insuperábiles expertus est difficultates. Jejunio et oratióne divinam opem implorávit, et facilitátem discéndi rogatúrus, tumulum sancti Francisci Regis, stipem quæritans, adívit, Theologíæ curriculo operose confecto, satis idoneus invéntus est, qui sacris initiarétur.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Honéstum fecit illum Dóminus, et custodívit eum ab inimícis, et a seductóribus tutávit illum:
* Et dedit illi claritátem ætérnam.
V. Justum dedúxit Dóminus per vias rectas, et osténdit illi regnum Dei.
R. Et dedit illi claritátem ætérnam.

V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May God the Father Omnipotent, be to us merciful and clement. Amen.

Reading 4
John Mary Vianney, born of pious peasants in the village of Dardilly in the diocese of Lyons, gave many signs of holiness from his infancy. When, at the age of eight, he was taking care of the sheep, he would sometimes by word and example instruct little boys, kneeling before a statue of the Mother of God, in the use of the Rosary; and at other times, entrusting the flock to his sister or to another child, he was wont to seek out a more retired spot, that he might more readily devote himself to prayer before an image of the Virgin. Having a very great love for the poor, he would lead them in crowds to his father's house, and he took a delight in aiding them in every way. That he might be initiated into letters, he was sent to the parish priest of the village of Ecully; but as he was very slow to understand, he encountered almost unsurmountable difficulties in his studies. Fasting and praying, he entreated the divine assistance, and, with a view to begging for a facility in learning, he approached the tomb of St. Francis Regis, earnestly beseeching him for that gift. Having most laboriously passed through the course of theology, he was found to be sufficiently suitable to receive holy orders.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. The Lord made him honourable, and defended him from his enemies, and kept him safe from those that lay in wait for him;
* And gave him perpetual glory.
V. He went down with him into the pit, and left him not in bonds.
R. And gave him perpetual glory.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Christus perpétuæ det nobis gáudia vitæ. Amen.

Lectio 5
In pago Ecully, præeunte párocho, cujus vicarius renunciátus fuerat, potiores pastoralis perfectiónis gradus totis viribus attingere contendit. Elapso triennio, in viculum Ars qui non ita multo post diœcesi Bellicénsi adscriptus est, quasi Angelus de cælo fuit missus et omnino squalentis ac desertæ suæ parœciæ fáciem florentíssime renovávit. In consciéntiis judicándis ac moderandis ad plurimas horas quotídie assiduus, frequentem Eucharistiæ usum invéxit, pias sodalitates instaurávit: mirum autem in modum téneram in Immaculátam Vírginem ánimis pietátem índidit. Rátus vero pastoris esse, flagítia concréditæ plebis expiare, nec oratiónibus, nec vigiliis, maceratiónibus et continuis jejuniis parcebat. Tantam viri Dei virtútem cum Satan ferre non posset, eum vexatiónibus primum, dein aperto certamine adortus est; sed atrocíssimas afflictiónes patienter tolerábat Joánnes Maria.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Amávit eum Dóminus, et ornávit eum: stolam glóriæ índuit eum,
* Et ad portas paradísi coronávit eum.
V. Índuit eum Dóminus lorícam fídei, et ornávit eum.
R. Et ad portas paradísi coronávit eum.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May Christ to all His people give, for ever in His sight to live. Amen.

Reading 5
In the village of Ecully, under the guidance of the parish priest, whose assistant he had been appointed, he strove with all his strength to attain to the higher degrees of pastoral perfection. After three years had gone by, he was sent, like an Angel from heaven, to the small village of Ars, which not so long after was included in the diocese of Belley, and in a most brilliant manner he entirely renewed the condition of his neglected and forsaken parish. Continually engaged for many hours daily in hearing confessions and in giving spiritual direction, he introduced the frequent reception of the Eucharist, and organized pious sodalities: and in a remarkable manner he inspired into souls a tender devotion to the Immaculate Virgin. And, deeming that it is the duty of the pastor to expiate the sins of the flock accredited to him, he spared neither prayers, nor vigils, nor mortifications and continual fastings. Since Satan could not endure such great virtues in this man of God, he assailed him, first with mere annoyances, and afterwards in open combat; but John Mary patiently endured the most malevolent injuries.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. The Lord loved him and beautified him; He clothed him with a robe of glory,
* And crowned him at the gates of Paradise.
V. The Lord hath put on him the breast-plate of faith, and hath adorned him.
R. And crowned him at the gates of Paradise.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Ignem sui amóris accéndat Deus in córdibus nostris. Amen.

Lectio 6
Invitabátur sæpius a curiónibus vicínis ut, Missionariórum more, animárum saluti, qua concionando, qua confessiónes excipiéndo consúleret et singulis præsto semper erat. Studio glóriæ Dei incénsus, effécit, ut pia Missiónum exercítia in ámplius centum parœciis, constituto perpetuo censu, institueréntur. Inter hæc, Deo servum suum miraculis et charismátibus illustrante, orta est celebris illa peregrinátio, qua, per vicennium centum fere míllia hóminum cujusque ordinis et ætátis, quotannis Ars conflúxerint non solum e Galliæ et Europæ, sed étiam Amerícæ díssitis provinciis. Labóribus potius quam senio consumptus, prænuntiáto suæ mortis die, in osculo Dómini quiévit, die quarta Augusti, anno millesimo octingentésimo quinquagesimo nono, annos natus tres ac septuagínta. Quem multis clarum miraculis, Pius décimus inter Beatos, Pius vero undecimus inter Sanctos Cælites anno sacro adscripsit, ejusque festum ad universam Ecclésiam extendit, anno vero quinquagesimo sacerdotii sui ómnium parochórum cælestem patronum constítuit.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Iste homo perfécit ómnia quæ locútus est ei Deus, et dixit ad eum: Ingrédere in réquiem meam:
* Quia te vidi justum coram me ex ómnibus géntibus.
V. Iste est, qui contémpsit vitam mundi, et pervénit ad cæléstia regna.
R. Quia te vidi justum coram me ex ómnibus géntibus.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Quia te vidi justum coram me ex ómnibus géntibus.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the Spirit's fire Divine in our hearts enkindled shine. Amen.

Reading 6
He was very often asked by the neighbouring priests to labour for the salvation of souls after the manner of the Missionaries, either by preaching sermons, or by hearing confessions, and he was always at hand in every case. Burning with zeal for the glory of God, he brought it about, that the pious exercises of Missions were established in more than an hundred parishes arranged in a continuous and permanent series. Meanwhile, as God was rendering his servant famous by miracles and by graces, there began that celebrated pilgrimage, in which, throughout a period of twenty years, nearly one hundred thousand persons of every class flocked to Ars, not only from France and from Europe, but even from the distant regions of America. Worn out by labours rather than by old age, having foretold the day of his death, he went to rest in the embrace of the Lord, on the 4th day of August, in the year 1859, and of his age the seventy-third. After he became illustrious for many miracles, Pius X added him to the number of the Blessed , and Pius XI, in the holy year numbered him with the Saints in heaven and extended his feast to the universal Church, and on the fiftieth anniversary of his own priesthood, appointed him the heavenly patron of all parish priests.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. This is he which did according unto all that God commanded him; and God said unto him: Enter thou into My rest,
* For thee have I seen righteous before Me among all people.
V. This is he which loved not his life in this world, and is come unto an everlasting kingdom.
R. For thee have I seen righteous before Me among all people.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. For thee have I seen righteous before Me among all people.
Nocturn III.
Ant. Salvum me fac, * Deus, quóniam intravérunt aquæ usque ad ánimam meam.
Psalmus 68(2-13) [7]
68:2 Salvum me fac, Deus: quóniam intravérunt aquæ usque ad ánimam meam.
68:3 Infíxus sum in limo profúndi: * et non est substántia.
68:3 Veni in altitúdinem maris: * et tempéstas demérsit me.
68:4 Laborávi clamans, raucæ factæ sunt fauces meæ: * defecérunt óculi mei, dum spero in Deum meum.
68:5 Multiplicáti sunt super capíllos cápitis mei, * qui odérunt me gratis.
68:5 Confortáti sunt qui persecúti sunt me inimíci mei injúste: * quæ non rápui, tunc exsolvébam.
68:6 Deus, tu scis insipiéntiam meam: * et delícta mea a te non sunt abscóndita.
68:7 Non erubéscant in me qui exspéctant te, Dómine, * Dómine virtútum.
68:7 Non confundántur super me * qui quǽrunt te, Deus Israël.
68:8 Quóniam propter te sustínui oppróbrium: * opéruit confúsio fáciem meam.
68:9 Extráneus factus sum frátribus meis, * et peregrínus fíliis matris meæ.
68:10 Quóniam zelus domus tuæ comédit me: * et oppróbria exprobrántium tibi cecidérunt super me.
68:11 Et opérui in jejúnio ánimam meam: * et factum est in oppróbrium mihi.
68:12 Et pósui vestiméntum meum cilícium: * et factus sum illis in parábolam.
68:13 Advérsum me loquebántur, qui sedébant in porta: * et in me psallébant qui bibébant vinum.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Salvum me fac, Deus, quóniam intravérunt aquæ usque ad ánimam meam.
Nocturn III.
Ant. Save me, O God * for the waters are come in even unto my soul.
Psalm 68(2-13) [7]
68:2 Save me, O God: for the waters are come in even unto my soul.
68:3 I stick fast in the mire of the deep: * and there is no sure standing.
68:3 I am come into the depth of the sea: * and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.
68:4 I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse: * my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.
68:5 They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, * who hate me without cause.
68:5 My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: * then did I pay that which I took not away.
68:6 O God, thou knowest my foolishness; * and my offences are not hidden from thee.
68:7 Let not them be ashamed for me, who look for thee, O Lord, * the Lord of hosts.
68:7 Let them not be confounded on my account, * who seek thee, O God of Israel.
68:8 Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; * shame hath covered my face.
68:9 I am become a stranger to my brethren, * and an alien to the sons of my mother.
68:10 For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up: * and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
68:11 And I covered my soul in fasting: * and it was made a reproach to me.
68:12 And I made haircloth my garment: * and I became a byword to them.
68:13 They that sat in the gate spoke against me: * and they that drank wine made me their song.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Save me, O God for the waters are come in even unto my soul.
Ant. Propter inimícos meos * éripe me, Dómine.
Psalmus 68(14-29) [8]
68:14 Ego vero oratiónem meam ad te, Dómine: * tempus benepláciti, Deus.
68:14 In multitúdine misericórdiæ tuæ exáudi me, * in veritáte salútis tuæ:
68:15 Éripe me de luto, ut non infígar: * líbera me ab iis, qui odérunt me, et de profúndis aquárum.
68:16 Non me demérgat tempéstas aquæ, neque absórbeat me profúndum: * neque úrgeat super me púteus os suum.
68:17 Exáudi me, Dómine, quóniam benígna est misericórdia tua: * secúndum multitúdinem miseratiónum tuárum réspice in me.
68:18 Et ne avértas fáciem tuam a púero tuo: * quóniam tríbulor, velóciter exáudi me.
68:19 Inténde ánimæ meæ, et líbera eam: * propter inimícos meos éripe me.
68:20 Tu scis impropérium meum, et confusiónem meam, * et reveréntiam meam.
68:21 In conspéctu tuo sunt omnes qui tríbulant me: * impropérium exspectávit cor meum, et misériam.
68:21 Et sustínui qui simul contristarétur, et non fuit: * et qui consolarétur, et non invéni.
68:22 Et dedérunt in escam meam fel: * et in siti mea potavérunt me acéto.
68:23 Fiat mensa eórum coram ipsis in láqueum, * et in retributiónes, et in scándalum.
68:24 Obscuréntur óculi eórum ne vídeant: * et dorsum eórum semper incúrva.
68:25 Effúnde super eos iram tuam: * et furor iræ tuæ comprehéndat eos.
68:26 Fiat habitátio eórum desérta: * et in tabernáculis eórum non sit qui inhábitet.
68:27 Quóniam quem tu percussísti, persecúti sunt: * et super dolórem vúlnerum meórum addidérunt.
68:28 Appóne iniquitátem super iniquitátem eórum: * et non intrent in justítiam tuam.
68:29 Deleántur de libro vivéntium: * et cum justis non scribántur.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Propter inimícos meos éripe me, Dómine.
Ant. O Lord, save me * from my enemies.
Psalm 68(14-29) [8]
68:14 But as for me, my prayer is to thee, O Lord; * for the time of thy good pleasure, O God.
68:14 In the multitude of thy mercy hear me, * in the truth of thy salvation.
68:15 Draw me out of the mire, that I may not stick fast: * deliver me from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.
68:16 Let not the tempest of water drown me, nor the deep swallow me up: * and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.
68:17 Hear me, O Lord, for thy mercy is kind; * look upon me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.
68:18 And turn not away thy face from thy servant: * for I am in trouble, hear me speedily.
68:19 Attend to my soul, and deliver it: * save me because of my enemies.
68:20 Thou knowest my reproach, and my confusion, * and my shame.
68:21 In thy sight are all they that afflict me; * my heart hath expected reproach and misery.
68:21 And I looked for one that would grieve together with me, * but there was none: and for one that would comfort me, and I found none.
68:22 And they gave me gall for my food, * and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
68:23 Let their table become as a snare before them, * and a recompense, and a stumblingblock.
68:24 Let their eyes be darkened that they see not; * and their back bend thou down always.
68:25 Pour out thy indignation upon them: * and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them.
68:26 Let their habitation be made desolate: * and let there be none to dwell in their tabernacles.
68:27 Because they have persecuted him whom thou hast smitten; * and they have added to the grief of my wounds.
68:28 Add thou iniquity upon their iniquity: * and let them not come into thy justice.
68:29 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; * and with the just let them not be written.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. O Lord, save me from my enemies.
Ant. Quǽrite Dóminum, * et vivet ánima vestra.
Psalmus 68(30-37) [9]
68:30 Ego sum pauper et dolens: * salus tua, Deus, suscépit me.
68:31 Laudábo nomen Dei cum cántico: * et magnificábo eum in laude:
68:32 Et placébit Deo super vítulum novéllum: * córnua producéntem et úngulas.
68:33 Vídeant páuperes et læténtur: * quǽrite Deum, et vivet ánima vestra.
68:34 Quóniam exaudívit páuperes Dóminus: * et vinctos suos non despéxit.
68:35 Laudent illum cæli et terra, * mare et ómnia reptília in eis.
68:36 Quóniam Deus salvam fáciet Sion: * et ædificabúntur civitátes Juda.
68:36 Et inhabitábunt ibi, * et hereditáte acquírent eam.
68:37 Et semen servórum ejus possidébit eam: * et qui díligunt nomen ejus, habitábunt in ea.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Quǽrite Dóminum, et vivet ánima vestra.
Ant. Look for the Lord * and your soul shall live.
Psalm 68(30-37) [9]
68:30 I am poor and sorrowful: * thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.
68:31 I will praise the name of God with a canticle: * and I will magnify him with praise.
68:32 And it shall please God better than a young calf, * that bringeth forth horns and hoofs.
68:33 Let the poor see and rejoice: * seek ye God, and your soul shall live.
68:34 For the Lord hath heard the poor: * and hath not despised his prisoners.
68:35 Let the heavens and the earth praise him; * the sea, and every thing that creepeth therein.
68:36 For God will save Sion, * and the cities of Juda shall be built up.
68:36 And they shall dwell there, * and acquire it by inheritance.
68:37 And the seed of his servants shall possess it; * and they that love his name shall dwell therein.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Look for the Lord and your soul shall live.
V. Laudábo nomen Dei cum cántico.
R. Et magnificábo eum in laude.
V. I will praise the name of God.
R. And I will magnify him with praise.
Pater noster, qui es in cælis, sanctificétur nomen tuum: advéniat regnum tuum: fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidiánum da nobis hódie: et dimítte nobis débita nostra, sicut et nos dimíttimus debitóribus nostris:
V. Et ne nos indúcas in tentatiónem:
R. Sed líbera nos a malo.
Absolutio. A vínculis peccatórum nostrórum absólvat nos omnípotens et miséricors Dóminus. Amen.
Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
V. And lead us not into temptation:
R. But deliver us from evil.
Absolution. May the Almighty and merciful Lord loose us from the bonds of our sins. Amen.

V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Evangélica léctio sit nobis salus et protéctio. Amen.

Lectio 7
Léctio sancti Evangélii secúndum Lucam
Luc 12:35-40
In illo témpore: Dixit Jesus discípulis suis: Sint lumbi vestri præcincti, et lucernæ ardentes in mánibus vestris. Et réliqua.

Homilía sancti Gregórii Papæ
Homilia 13 in Evang.
Sancti Evangélii, fratres caríssimi, apérta vobis est léctio recitata. Sed ne alíquibus ipsa ejus planities alta fortásse videátur, eam sub brevitate transcurrimus, quátenus ejus expositio ita nescientibus fiat cógnita, ut tamen sciéntibus non sit onerosa. Dóminus dicit: Sint lumbi vestri præcincti. Lumbos enim præcingimus, cum carnis luxuriam per continentiam coarctamus. Sed quia minus est, mala non ágere, nisi étiam quisque studeat, et bonis opéribus insudare, protinus additur: Et lucernæ ardentes in mánibus vestris. Lucernas quippe ardentes in mánibus tenemus, cum per bona ópera próximis nostris lucis exémpla monstramus. De quibus profécto opéribus Dóminus dicit: Lúceat lux vestra coram homínibus, ut vídeant ópera vestra bona, et glorificent Patrem vestrum qui in cælis est.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Iste est qui ante Deum magnas virtútes operátus est, et de omni corde suo laudávit Dóminum:
* Ipse intercédat pro peccátis ómnium populórum.
V. Ecce homo sine queréla, verus Dei cultor, ábstinens se ab omni ópere malo, et pérmanens in innocéntia sua.
R. Ipse intercédat pro peccátis ómnium populórum.

V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the Gospel's holy lection be our safety and protection. Amen.

Reading 7
From the Holy Gospel according to Luke
Luke 12:35-40
At that time, Jesus said unto His disciples: Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning. And so on.

Homily by Pope St. Gregory the Great.
13th on the Gospels.
Dearly beloved brethren, the words of the Holy Gospel, which have just been read, lie open before you, and, lest their very plainness should make them seem to some to be hard, we will go through them with such shortness as that neither may they which understand not remain unenlightened, nor they which understand be wearied. The Lord saith Let your loins be girded about. Now, we gird our loins about, when by continency we master the lustful inclination of the flesh. But, forasmuch as it sufficeth not for a man to abstain from evil deeds, if he strive not to join thereto the earnest doing of good works, it is immediately added And your lights burning. Our lights burn when, by good works, we give bright example to our neighbour; concerning which works the Lord saith Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father Which is in heaven. Matth. v. 16.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. This is he which wrought great wonders before God, and praised the Lord with all his heart.
* May he pray for all people, that their sins may be forgiven unto them.
V. Behold a man without blame, a worshipper of God in truth, keeping himself clean from every evil work, and abiding still in his innocency.
R. May he pray for all people, that their sins may be forgiven unto them.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Cujus festum cólimus, ipse intercédat pro nobis ad Dóminum. Amen.

Lectio 8
Duo autem sunt, quæ jubentur, et lumbos restringere, et lucernas tenere: ut et munditia sit castitátis in córpore, et lumen veritátis in operatióne. Redemptori étenim nostro unum sine áltero placére nequáquam potest: si aut is qui bona agit, adhuc luxuriæ inquinamenta non déserit: aut is qui castitate præeminet, necdum se per bona ópera exercet. Nec castitas ergo magna est sine bono ópere, nec opus bonum est aliquod sine castitate. Sed et si utrúmque agitur, restat, ut quisquis ille est, spe ad supérnam pátriam tendat, et nequáquam se a vítiis pro mundi hujus honestate contineat.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.

R. Sint lumbi vestri præcíncti, et lucérnæ ardéntes in mánibus vestris:
* Et vos símiles homínibus exspectántibus dóminum suum, quando revertátur a núptiis.
V. Vigiláte ergo, quia nescítis qua hora Dóminus vester ventúrus sit.
R. Et vos símiles homínibus exspectántibus dóminum suum, quando revertátur a núptiis.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Et vos símiles homínibus exspectántibus dóminum suum, quando revertátur a núptiis.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. He whose feast-day we are keeping, be our Advocate with God. Amen.

Reading 8
Here, then, are two commandments, to gird our loins about, and to keep our lights burning the cleanness of purity in our body, and the light of the truth in our works. Whoso hath the one and not the other, pleaseth not thereby our Redeemer; that is, he pleaseth Him not which doth good works, but bridleth not himself from the pollutions of lust, neither he which is eminent in chastity, but exerciseth not himself in good works. Neither is chastity a great thing without good works, nor good works anything without chastity. And if any man do both, it remaineth that he must look by hope toward our Fatherland above, and not have for his reason wherethrough he turneth himself away from vice, the love of honour in this present world.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.

R. Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;
* And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding.
V. Watch therefore, for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
R. And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding.
V. Jube, domne, benedícere.
Benedictio. Per evangélica dicta, deleántur nostra delícta. Amen.

Lectio 9
Commemoratio Vigiliæ S. Laurentii
Léctio sancti Evangélii secúndum Matthǽum
Matt 16:24-27
In illo témpore: Dixit Jesus discípulis suis: Si quis vult post me veníre, ábneget semetípsum, et tollat crucem suam, et sequátur me. Et réliqua.

Homilía sancti Gregórii Papæ
Homilia 32 in Evangelia
Quia Dóminus ac Redémptor noster novus homo veni in mundum, nova præcépta dedit mundo. Vitæ étenim nostræ véteri, in vítiis enutrítæ, contrarietátem oppósuit novitátis suæ. Quid enim vetus, quid carnális homo nóverat, nisi sua retinére, aliéna rápere, si posset; concupíscere, si non posset? Sed cæléstis médicus síngulis quibúsque vítiis obviántia ádhibet medicaménta. Nam, sicut arte medicínæ cálida frígidis, frígida cálidis curántur; ita Dóminus noster contrária oppósuit medicaménta peccátis, ut lúbricis continéntiam, tenácibus largitátem, iracúndis mansuetúdinem, elátis præcíperet humilitátem.
V. Tu autem, Dómine, miserére nobis.
R. Deo grátias.


Te Deum
Te Deum laudámus: * te Dóminum confitémur.
Te ætérnum Patrem * omnis terra venerátur.
Tibi omnes Ángeli, * tibi Cæli, et univérsæ Potestátes:
Tibi Chérubim et Séraphim * incessábili voce proclámant:

(Fit reverentia) Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus * Dóminus Deus Sábaoth.

Pleni sunt cæli et terra * majestátis glóriæ tuæ.
Te gloriósus * Apostolórum chorus,
Te Prophetárum * laudábilis númerus,
Te Mártyrum candidátus * laudat exércitus.
Te per orbem terrárum * sancta confitétur Ecclésia,
Patrem * imménsæ majestátis;
Venerándum tuum verum * et únicum Fílium;
Sanctum quoque * Paráclitum Spíritum.
Tu Rex glóriæ, * Christe.
Tu Patris * sempitérnus es Fílius.

Fit reverentia
Tu, ad liberándum susceptúrus hóminem: * non horruísti Vírginis uterum.

Tu, devícto mortis acúleo, * aperuísti credéntibus regna cælórum.
Tu ad déxteram Dei sedes, * in glória Patris.
Judex créderis * esse ventúrus.

Sequens versus dicitur flexis genibus
Te ergo quǽsumus, tuis fámulis súbveni, * quos pretióso sánguine redemísti.

Ætérna fac cum Sanctis tuis * in glória numerári.
Salvum fac pópulum tuum, Dómine, * et bénedic hereditáti tuæ.
Et rege eos, * et extólle illos usque in ætérnum.
Per síngulos dies * benedícimus te.

Fit reverentia, secundum consuetudinem
Et laudámus nomen tuum in sǽculum, * et in sǽculum sǽculi.

Dignáre, Dómine, die isto * sine peccáto nos custodíre.
Miserére nostri, Dómine, * miserére nostri.
Fiat misericórdia tua, Dómine, super nos, * quemádmodum sperávimus in te.
In te, Dómine, sperávi: * non confúndar in ætérnum.
V. Grant, Lord, a blessing.
Benediction. May the Gospel's glorious word Cleansing to our souls afford. Amen.

Reading 9
Commemoration of the Vigil of St. Lawrence
Continuation of the Holy Gospel according to Matthew
Matt 16:24-27
At that time, Jesus said unto His disciples: If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. And so on.

Homily by Pope St. Gregory the Great.
32nd on the Gospels
Our Lord and Redeemer came into the world a new Man, and gave the world new commandments. For against the ways of our old life, brought and bred up in sin, He set the contrast of His new life. It was the old way, according to the knowledge of the carnal man, for every man to keep his own goods, and, if he were able to do it, to take his neighbour's goods also, and, if he were not able to take them, at least to lust after them. But the Heavenly Physician hath medicines wherewith to meet all the diseases of sin. For, even, as by the art of the physician, things hot are healed by things cold, and things cold by things hot, so doth our Lord set against sin holiness, ordaining for the lecherous purity, for the miserly munificence, for the hot-tempered meekness, and for the proud lowliness.
V. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
R. Thanks be to God.


Te Deum
We praise thee, O God, * we acknowledge thee to be the Lord.
All the earth doth worship thee, * the Father everlasting.
To thee all Angels cry aloud, * the Heavens, and all the Powers therein.
To thee Cherubim and Seraphim * continually do cry.

(bow head) Holy, Holy, Holy * Lord God of Sabaoth;

Heaven and earth are full * of the Majesty of thy glory.
The glorious company of the Apostles * praise thee.
The goodly fellowship of the Prophets * praise thee.
The noble army of Martyrs * praise thee.
The holy Church throughout all the world * doth acknowledge thee;
The Father, * of an infinite Majesty.
Thine honourable, true, * and only Son;
Also the Holy Ghost, * the Comforter.
Thou art the King of Glory, * O Christ.
Thou art the everlasting * Son of the Father.

During the following verse all make a profound bow:
When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, * thou didst not abhor the Virgin's womb.

When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, * thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers.
Thou sittest at the right hand of God, * in the glory of the Father.
We believe that thou shalt come * to be our Judge.

Kneel for the following verse
We therefore pray thee, help thy servants, * whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious Blood.

Make them to be numbered with thy Saints, * in glory everlasting.
O Lord, save thy people, * and bless thine heritage.
Govern them, * and lift them up for ever.
Day by day * we magnify thee;

During the following verse, by local custom, all make a profound bow.
And we worship thy Name * ever, world without end.

Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us * this day without sin.
O Lord, have mercy upon us, * have mercy upon us.
O Lord, let thy mercy lighten upon us, * as our trust is in thee.
O Lord, in thee have I trusted, * let me never be confounded.
Reliqua omittuntur, nisi Laudes separandae sint.
Skip the rest, unless praying Lauds separately.
Oratio {ex Proprio Sanctorum}
V. Dómine, exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
Orémus
Omnípotens et miséricors Deus, qui sanctum Joánnem Maríam pastoráli stúdio et jugi oratiónis ac pœniténtiæ ardóre mirábilem effecísti: da, quǽsumus; ut, ejus exémplo et intercessióne, ánimas fratrum lucrári Christo, et cum eis ætérnam glóriam cónsequi valeámus.
Per eúndem Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus, per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
R. Amen.

Prayer {from the Proper of Saints}
V. O Lord, hear my prayer.
R. And let my cry come unto thee.
Let us pray.
Almighty and merciful God, who didst make St. John Mary to be wonderful in pastoral zeal and unchanging love for prayer and penance, grant we beseech thee, that by his example and intercession we may be able to gain the souls of our brethren in Christ, and with them to arrive at the glory of eternity.
Through the same Jesus Christ, thy Son, Our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R. Amen.

Conclusio
V. Dómine, exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
V. Benedicámus Dómino.
R. Deo grátias.
V. Fidélium ánimæ per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace.
R. Amen.
Conclusion
V. O Lord, hear my prayer.
R. And let my cry come unto thee.
V. Let us bless the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.
V. May the souls of the faithful, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
R. Amen.

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