Taken from the Anglican Missal for use at the Communion.
THE OFFERTORY SENTENCE
O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands, serve the
Lord with gladness: and come before his presence with a song: be ye sure
that the Lord he is God. Ps. 100
We beseech thee, O Lord, that this sacrifice,
which we offer unto thee, may evermore avail to quicken and defend us.
THE COMMUNION SENTENCE
Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold,
thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said unto them: How
is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business:
St. Luke 2
We humbly beseech thee, Almighty God: that we,
whom thou dost vouchsafe to regenerate with thy holy sacraments; may continually
serve thee in all virtuous and godly living. Through...