Sunday of II Class, Semidouble
Populus Sion (Isaiah 30)
Priest: O People of Sion, behold,
People: The Lord is nigh at hand
to redeem the nations:
Priest: And in the gladness of your
People: The Lord shall cause his
glorious voise to be heard. §
Priest: (Psalm 80) Hear, O thou Shepherd
People: Thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep.
Priest: Glory be ...
People: As it was ...
GRADUAL AND ALLELUIA
Priest: (Psalm 50) Out
of Sion hath God appeared:
People: In perfect beauty.
Priest: Gather my saints together
People: Those that have made a covenant
with me with sacrifice.
Priest: (Psalm 122) I was glad
when they said unto me:
People: We will go into the house
of the Lord.
Wilt thou not turn again, O God, and quicken us,
that thy people may rejoice in thee: shew us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant
us thy salvation.
We beseech thee, O Lord, mercifully to accept
the prayers and oblations of us thy humble servants: that we, who can do
nothing of ourselves, may be defended by the succour of thy grace.
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
PREFACE Of the Most Holy Trinity
COMMUNION Baruch 4 and 5
Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high, and behold
the joy that cometh unto theefrom thy God.
O Lord, who hast vouchsafed to satisfy us with
heavenly sustenance: we humbly beseech thee; that we, whom thou hast made
partakers of thy holy mysteries, may learn therin to despise all things
earthly, and to cleave stedfastly unto all things heavenly. 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.)