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ed, dead, and buried; He descended obey thy commandments, and also that into Hell; The Third day he rose from by thee, we, being defended from the the dead; He ascended into Heaven, fear of our enemies, may pass our time and sitteth on the right band of God the in rest and quietness, through the merits Father Almighty; From thence he shall of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen. come to judge the quick and the dead.
A Collect for Aid against Perils. I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy
LORD, our heavenly Father, by Catholic Church ; The Communion of
whose Almighty power we have Saints; The forgiveness of sins; The
been preserved this day ; by thy great resurrection of the body And the life
mercy defend us from all perils and dan everlasting. Amen.
gers of this night, for the love of thy onOr this.
Ty Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. T BELIEVE in one God the Father T A Prayer for the President of the 1 Almighty. Maker of Heaven and United States, And all in Civil du. Earth, and of all thiogs visible and in thority visible :
LORD, our heavenly Father, the And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only
high and mighty Ruler of the unibegotten Son of God, beyollen of his verse. S
verse, who dost from thy throne behold Father before all worlds, God of God,
all the dwellers upon earth; most heartLight of Light, very God of very God, ily we beseech thee, with thy favour to begotten, not made, being of one sub behold and bless thy servant, The Preslance with the Father, by whom all sident of the United States, and all things were made; who for us men, and
others in authority; and so replenish for our salvation, came aown from Hea them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, Ven, and was incarnate by the Holy
that they may always incline to thy will, Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was
and walk in thy way: Endue them made man, and was crucified also for us
plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and them in health and prosperity long to was buried, and the third day he rose
live; and finally, after this life, to attain again, according to the Scriptures, and everlasting joy and felicity, through JeAscended into Heaven, and sitteth on the
sus Christ our Lord. Amen. right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both 1 A Proyer for the Clergy and People. the quick and the dead; whose king: A LMIGHTY and everlasting God, dom shall have no end.
A from whom cometh every good And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the and perfect gift, send down upon our Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth
Bishops and other Clergy, and upon from the Father and the Son; who with
the Congregations committed to their the Father and the Son together is wor
charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace ; shipped and glorified, who spake by the
and, that they may truly please thee, prophets. And I believe one Catholic
pour upon them the continual dew of thy and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge
blessing: Grant this, O Lord, for the one Baptism for the remission of sins; honour of our Advocate and Mediator and I look for the resurrection of the
Jesus Christ. Amen. dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
1 A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. And after that, these Prayers folloso
GOD, the Creator and Preserver ing, all deroutly kneeling the Minis
of all mankind, we humbly beseech ter Arst pronouncing,
thee for all sorts and conditions of men,
that thou wouldest be pleased to make The Lord be with you;
thy ways known unto them, thy saving Ans. And with thy spirit.
health unto all nations. More especial Min. Let us pray.
ly we pray for thy holy Church univer. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us;
sal; that it may be so guided and go Ans. And grant us thy salvation. Min. O God, make clean our hearts
verned by thy good Spirit, that all who
profess and call themselves Christians, within us;
may be led into the way of truth, and Ans. And take not thy Holy Spirit hold the faith in unity of Spirit, in the from us.
bond of peace, and in righteousness of 1 Then shall be said the Collect for the life. Finally, we commend to thy Faday, and after that, the Collects and therly goodness, all those who are any Prayers following.
ways afflicted or distressed in mind,
body, or estate ; that it may please thee 1 A Collect for Peace.
to comfort and relieve them, according GOD, from whom all holy desires, to their several necessities; giving thern
all good counsels, and all just patience under their sufferings, and a works do proceed ; give unto thy ser- happy issue out of all their afflictions: vants that pence, which the world can- And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. not give; that our liearts may be set to 1 Amen.
IA General Thanksgiving. thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour ALMIGHTY God, Father of all and glory, world without end. Amen. 1 mercies, we, thine unworthy ser
TA Prayer of St. Chrysostom. vants, do give thee most humble and bearty thanks for all thy goodness and
ALMIGHTY God, who hast given loving kindness to us, and to all men.
1 us grace at this time, with one ac. We bless thee for our creation, preser
cord to make our common supplications vation, and all the blessings of this life ;
unto thee; and dost promise that when but, above all, for thine inestimable love wo or three are gathered together in in the redemption of the world by our
try name, thou wilt grant their reLord Jesus Christ ; for the means of
quests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires grace, and for the hope of glory. And,
and petitions of thy servants, as may we beesech thee, give us that due sense
be most expedient for them; granting of all thy mercies, that our hearts may
us in this world knowledge of thy truth, be unseignedly thankful, and that we
and in the world to come life everlastmay show forth thy praise, not only ing. Amen. with our lips, but in our lives; by giv.
2 Cor. xiii. 14. ing up ourselves to thy service, and by THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, walking before thee in holiness and 1 and the love of God, and the fel. righteousness all our days, through Je- lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us sus Christ our Lord; to whom, with all everinore. Amen.
Here endeth the order of Evening Prayer.
Or General Supplication, to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednes.
days, and Fridays. GOD. the Father of Heaven; have. From all inordinate and sinful affec
mercy upon us miserable sinners. tions; and from all the deceits of the O God, the Father of Heaven ; have world, the flesh, and the devil; mercy upon us miserable sinners.
Good Lord, deliver us. 0 God the Son, Redeemer of the From lightning and tempest; from world: have mercy upon tis miserable plague, pestilence, and famine; from bat. singers
ile and murder, and from sudden death; o God the Son, Redeemer of the world :) Good Lord, deliver us. lare mercy upon us miserable sinners From all sedition, privy conspiracy,
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding and rebellion from all false doctrine, from the Father and the Son ; have beresy, and schism ; from hardness of inercy upon us miserable sinners.
heart, and contempt of thy Word and O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding fmm Commandinent; the Father and the Son have mercy Good Lord, deliver us. u pon as miserable sinners.
By the mystery of thy holy IncarnaO holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, tion; by thy holy Nativity and Cir. three persons and one God; have mercy | cumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, upon us miserable sinnen.
and Templation; O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, Good Lord, deliver us. three persons and one God: have mercy By thine Agony and bloody Sweat; upon tus miserable sinners.
by thy Cross and Passion ; by thy preRemember not, Lord, our offences, nor cious Death and Burial; by thy glori. the offences of our forefathers; neither ous Resurrection and Ascension and take thou vengeance of our sins: spare by the coming of the Holy Ghost; us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom Good Lord, deliver us. thou hast redeemed with thy most pre. In all time of our tribulation ; in all cious blood, and be not angry with us time of our prosperity ; in the hour of for ever:
death, and in the day of judgment; Spare us, good Lord.
Good Lord, delirer us. From all evil and mischief; from sin; We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, from the crafts and assaults of the devil; O Lord God; and that it may please from thy wrath, and from everlasting thee to rule and govern thy holy Church damnation;
universal in the right way; Good Lord, deliver us.
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. From all blindness of heart; from That it may please thee to bless and pride, vain-glory, and hypocrisy; from preserve all Christian Rulers and Maenvy, hatred, and malice, and all uncha gistrates ; giving them grace to executa Titableness ;
justice, and to maintain truth; Good Lord, deliver us.
We bescoca thee to hear us, good Lord,
That it may please thee to illuminate Son of God, we beseech thee to hear es all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with Lamb of God, who takest away the true knowledge and understanding of sins of the world; thy Word; and that both by their Grant us thy peace. preaching and living they may set it 0) Lamb of God, who takest a way the forth, and show it accordingly;
sins of the world; We beseech thre to hear us, good Lord. Huve mercy upon us. That it may please thee to bless and
The Minister may, at his discretion, keep all thy people;
omit all that follows, to the Prayer, We beseech thce to hear us, good Lord.
* We humbly beseech thee, O F. That it may please thee to give to all
ther," &c. nations unity, peace, and concord; We beseeck thee to hear us, good Lord.
to Christ, hear us. That it may please thee to give us an
Christ, hear us. heart to love and fear thee, and diligent.
Lord, have mercy upon us ly to live after thy Commandments;
Lord, have mercy upon us. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase of grace, to hear
Lord, have mercy upon us. meekly thy Word, and to receive it with Lord, have mercy upon us. pure affection, and to bring forth the Then shall the Minister, and the Pefruits of the Spirit ;
ple with him, say the Lord's Prayer. We beseeck thce to hear us, good Lord.
OUR Father, who art in Heaven, That it may please thee to bring into
Hallowed be thy Name: Thy the way of truth, all such as have erred,
Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on and are deceived;
Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
day our daily bread; And forgive tis our That it may please thee to strengthen
trespasses, as we forgive those who such as do stand, and to comfort and
trespass against us ; And lead us not help the weak-heartedl, and to raise up
into templation ; But deliver us froin those who fall, and finally to beat down
evil. Amen. Satan under our feet;
Min O Lord, deal not with us ac. We besceck thee to hear us, good Lord.
cording to our sins. That it may please thee to succour,
Ans Neither reward us according to help, and comfort all who are in danger, our iniquities. necessity, and tribulation; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Let us pray. That it may please thee to preserve all GOD, merciful Father, who de who travel by land or by water, all wo
spisest not the sighing of a conmen in the perils of child birth, all sicktrite beart, nor the desire of such as are persons, and young children, and to sorrowful ; mercifully assist our prayers show thy pity upon all prisoners and which we make before thee in all our captives;
troubles and adversities, whensoever We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. they oppress us; and graciously hear
That it may please thee to defend, and Us, that those evils which the craft and provide for, the fatherless children, and subtilty of the devil or man worketh widows, and all who are desolate and against us, may, by thy good provi. oppressed;
dence, be brought to nought; that we, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. thy servants, being hurt by no persecu
That it may please thee to have mercy Lions, may evermore give thanks unto upon all men ;
thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord Christ our Lord. That it may please thee to forgive our
O Lord, arise, help us, and delirer us, enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, for thy name's sake. and to turn their hearts;
GOD, we have heard with our We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. ears, and our fathers have declared That it may please thee to give and
unto us, the noble works that thou didst preserve to our use the kindly fruits of in their days, and in the old time before the earth. so that in due time we may them. enjoy them;
O Lord, arise, help tus, and deliver us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord for thine honour.
That it may please thee to give us true Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, repentance, to forgive us all our sins, and to the Holy Ghost; negligences, and ignorances, and to en Ans. As it was in the beginntag, is due us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit. now, and ever shall be, world without to amend our lives according to thy end. Amen. Holy Word;
From our enemies defend us, O Christ. We beseech thee to help us, good Lord. Graciously look upon our afflictions. Son of God, we beseech thce to hear With pity behold the sorrows of our
Mercifully forgive the sins of thy Peo above all, for thine inestimable love in
the redemption of the world by our Favourably with merey hear our Lord Jesus Christ; for the means or prayers.
grace, and for the hope of glory And, O Son of David, have mercy upon us. we beseech thee, give us that due sense Both now and ever, vouchsafe to hear of all thy mercies, that our hearts may Us, O Cbrist.
be unfeignedly thankful, and that we Graciously hear us, O Christ: gra. may show forth thy praise, not only ciously hear us, O Lord Christ.
with our hips, but in our lives; by giv Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be show. ing up ourselves to thy service, and by ed upon us;
1 walking before thee in holiness and Ans. As we do put our trust in thee.) | righteousness all our days, through Je. Let us pray.
sus Christ our Lord; to whom, with
thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour W E humbly beseech thee, O Father,
and glory, world without eng. Amen. mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and, for the glory of thy
1 A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. name, turn from tis all those evils that ALMIGHTY God, who hast given we most justly have deserved ; and us grace at this time, with one ac. grant that, in all our troubles, we may cord to make our common supplications put our whole trust and confidence in unto thee; and dost promise that when iby mercy; and evermore serve thee in two or three are gathered together in holiness and pureness of living, to thy thy name, thou wilt grant their rehonour and glory, through our only quests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ and petitions of thy servants, as may be vur Lord. Amen.
most expedient for them ; granting us A General Thanksgiving.
in this world knowledge of thy truth,
and in the world to come life everlastALMIGHTY God, Father of all mer!
ing. Amen. A cies, we, thine unworthy servants, do give thee most humble and hearty
2 Cor. xiii, 14. thanks for all thy goodness and loving THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, kindness to us, and to all men. We 1 and the love of God, and the felbless thee for our creation, preservation, lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us and all the blessings of this life; but, all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the Litany.
PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS,
UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS,
PRAYERS TA Prayer for Congress, to be used
For Rain. during their Session.
GOD, heavenly Father, wno by M OST gracious God, we humbly be
thy Son Jesus Christ, hast promisM seech thee, as for the People of
ed w all those who seek thy kingdom the United States in general, so espe
and the righteousness thereof, all things cially for their Senate and Representa.
necessary to their bodily sustenance, tives in Congress assembled that thou
send us, we beseech thee, in this our wouldest be pleased to direct and pros.
necessity, such moderate rain and showper all their consultations, to the ad.
ers, that we may receive the fruits of the Vancement of thy Clory, the good of thy earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, Church, the safety, hunour, and welfare
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. of thy people that all things may be
For Fair Weather so ordered and settled by their endea. ALMIGHTY and most merciful Fe. vours, upon the best and surest founda A ther, we humbly beseech thee, of tions, that peace and happiness, truth thy great goodness, to restrain those and justice, religion and piety, may be | immoderate rains, wherewith, for our establisbed among us for all generations. sins, thou hast afflicted us; And we There, and all other necessaries for pray thee to send us such seasonable them, for us, and thy whole Church, we weather, that the earth may, in due humbly beg in the name and mediation time, yield her increase, for our use and of Jesus Christ, our most blessed Lord benefit ; and give us grace, that we may and Saviour. Amen.
I learn, by thy punishments, to amend
our lives, and for thy clemency to give In Time of great sickness and more theo thanks and praise, through Jesus!
tality. Christ our Lord. Amen.
ALMIGHTY God, the Lord of In Time of Dearth and Famine.
life and death, of sickness and
health; regard our supplications, we GOD, heavenly Father, whose gift
gu humbly beseech tp; and, as thou hast it is that the rain doth fall, and the
thought fit to visit us for our sins with earth bring forth her increase; behold,
great sickness and mortality, in the midst we beseech thee, the afflictions of thy
of thy judgment, O Lord, remember people; increase the fruits of the earth
mercy. Have pity upon us miserable by thy heavenly benediction, and grant
sinners, and withdraw from us the grievthat the scarcity and dearth, which we
ous sickness with which we are afflicted. now most justly suffer for our sins,
| May this thy fatherly correction have its may, through thy goodness, be merci.
due influence upon us, by leading us to fully turned into plenty, for the love of
consider how frail and uncertain our life Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, with
is; that we may apply our hearts unto chee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
that heavenly wisdom, which in the end and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
will bring us to everlasting life, through * In Time War and Tumults.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
For a Sick Person. Governor of all things, whose O FATHER of mercies, and God of power no creature is able to resist, to
all comfort, our only help in time of whom it belongeth justly to punish sin
need ; look down from heaven, we humners, and to be merciful to those who
bly beseech thee, behold, visit, and retruly repent; save and deliver us, we
lieve thy sick servant, for whom our humbly beseech thee, from the hands of
prayers are desired. Look upon him our enemies; that we, being armed with
with the eyes of thy mercy i comfort hy defence, may be preserved evermore! him with a sense of thy goodness; prefrom all perils, to glorify thee, who art
serve him from the temptations of the he only giver of all victory, through the
enemy; give him patience under his af. merits of thy Son, Jesus Christ our
Aiction; and, in thy good time, restore Lord. Amen.
him to health, and enable him to lead the For those who are to be admitted into residue of his life in thy fear, and tu thy Holy Orders, to be used in the Weeks glory : Or else give him grace so to tako proceding the stased Times of Ordina.
thy visitation, that, after this painfu. life ended, he may dwell with thee in
life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fa. Lord. Amen. A ther, who hast purchased to thyself an universal Church, by the precious
9 For a Sick Child blood of thy dear Son ; mercifully look ALMIGHTY God, and merciful Fa. upon the same, and at this time so guide A ther, to whom alone belong the is. and govern the minds of thy servants, sues of life and death; look down from the Bishops and Pastors of thy flock, heaven, we humbly beseech thee, with faat they may lay bands suddenly on no the eyes of mercy, upon the sick child man, but faithfully and wisely make for whom our prayers are desired Dechoice of fit persons, to serve in the sa- liver him, O Lord, in thy good appointed cred ministry of thy Church. And, to time, from his bodily pain, and visit him
Eose who shall be ordained to any holy with thy salvation; that if it should be function, give thy grace and heavenly thy good pleasure to prolong his days benediction; that both by their life and here on earth, he may live to thee, and be doctrine they may show forth thy glory, an instrument of thy glory, by serving and set forward the salvation of all men, thee faithfully, and doing good in his through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. I generation : Or else receive him into
those heavenly habitations, where the 1 Or this.
souls of those who sleep in the Lord Je. ALMIGHTY God, the giver of all sus enjoy perpetual rest and felicity. A good gifts, who of thy divine pro. Grant this, o Lord, for the love of thy vidence hasi appointed divers orders in Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen. thy Church; give thy grace, we humbly beseech thee, to all those who are to
For a Person, or Persons going to Sea. be called to any office and administra. O ETERNAL God, who alone spread. tion in the same, and so replenish them est out the heavens, and rulest the with the truth of thy doctrine, and en- raging of the sea ; we commend to the due them with innocency of life, that Almighly protection, thy servant, for they may faithfully serve before thee, to whose preservation on the great deep our the glory of thy great name, and the be- prayers are desired. Guard him, we benefit of thy holy Church, through Jesus seech thee, from the dangers of the sea Christ our Lord. Amen.
from sickness, from the violence of enda