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We beseech thee to hear us, ( daily bread ; And forgive us our good Lord.

trespasses, as we forgive those That it may please thee to who trespasso against us; And give and preserve to our use lead us not into temptation ; the kindly fruits of the earth, But deliver us from evil. Amen. 90 that in due time we may

Min. O LORD, deal not with enjoy them;

us according to our sins. We beseech thee to hear us,

Ans. Neither reward us acgood LORD.

cording to our iniquities. That it may please thee to

Let us pray: give us true repentance, to

0 GOD, merciful Father, forgive us all our sins, negli- who despisest not the sighing gences, and ignorances, and

of a contrite heart, nor the to endue us with the grace


desire of such as are sorrowful; thy holy Spirit, to amend our mercifully assist our prayers lives according to thy holy which we make before thee in

all our troubles and adversities, We beseech thee to hear us, whensoever they oppress us; good LORD.

and graciously hear us, that Son of God, we beseech thee those evils which the craft and to hear us.

subtilty of the devil or man Son of God, we beseech thee worketh against us, may, by to hear us.

thy good providence, be brought O Lamb of God, who takest to naught; that we, thy servants

, away the sins of the world ;

being hurt by no persecutions, Grant us thy peace,

may evermore give thanks O Lamb of God, who takest

unto thee in thy holy Church, away the sins of the world;

through Jesus Christ our Have mercy upon us. Lord. * The Minister may, at his discretion, omit O LORD, arise, help us, and

all that follows, to the Prayer, “We humbly deliver us, for thy name's sake. beseech thee, O Father," &c.

O GOD, we have heard with [O Christ, hear us.

our ears, and our fathers have O Christ, hear us.

declared unto us, the noble Lord, have mercy upon us.

works that thou didst in their Lord; have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us.

days, and in the old time before

Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.

O Lord, arise, help us, and
Lord, have mercy upon us.

deliver us, for thine honour.

Glory be to the FATHER, and $ Then shall the Minister, and the People to the Son, and to the Holy

with him, say the Lord's Prayer. GHOST; OUR Father, who art in hea Ans. As it was in the beginven, Hallowed be thy name; ning, is now, and ever shall be, Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Will world without end. Amen. be done on earth, as it is in From our enemies defend us, heaven; Give us this day our O Christ.

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Graciously look upon our sings of this life ; but, above all, afflictions.

for thine inestimable love in With pity behold the sor- the redemption of the world by rows of our hearts.

our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for Mercifully forgive the sins the means of grace, and for the of thy people.

hope of glory. And, we beFavourably with mercy hear seech thee, give us that due our prayers.

sense of all thy mercies, that O Son of David, have mercy our hearts may be unfeignedly

thankful, and that we may show Both now and ever, youch- forth thy praise, not only with safe to hear us, O CHRIST. our lips, but in our lives ; by

Graciously hear us, Christ; giving up ourselves to thy sergraciously hear us, O Lord vice, and by walking before CHRIST.

thee in holiness and righteousMin. O LORD, let thy mer- ness all our days, through Jesus cy be showed upon us ;

CHRIST our Lord ; to whom, Ans. As we do put our trust with thee and the Holy Ghost, in thee.]

be all honour and glory, world

without end. Amen. WE humbly beseech thee, O

T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities ; and, for the

ALMIGHTY God, who hast glory of thy name, turn from given us grace at this time, us all those evils that we most with one accord to make our justly have deserved; and grant

common supplications unto that, in all our troubles, we

thee ; and dost promise that may put our whole trust and when two or three are gathered confidence in thy mercy; and together in thy name, thou wilt evermore serve thee in holiness grant their requests ; fulfil now, and pureness of living, to thy O Lord, the desires and petihonour and glory, through our

tions of thy servants, as may only Mediator and Advocate, be most expedient for them; Jesus CHRIST our Lord. Amen. granting us in this world know

ledge of thy truth, and in the TA General Thanksgiving:

world to come life everlasting. ALMIGHTY God, Father of Amen, all mercies, we, thine unworthy

2 Cor. xiii. 14. servants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for THE grace of our Lor all thy goodness and loving Jesus Christ, and the love of kindness to us, and to all men. God, and the fellowship of the We bless thee for our creation, Holy Ghost, be with us all preservation, and all the bless-evermore. Amen,

Here endeth the Litany.


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PRAYERS. 11 A Prayer for Congress, to be used during

For Fair Weather. their Session.

ALMIGHTY and most mer"shor

MOST gracious God, we ciful Father, we humbly bewill humbly beseech thee, as for the seech thee, of thy great goods; by People of these United States ness, to restrain those immo

in general, so especially for derate rains, wherewith, for our vefore their Senate and Representa-sins, thou hast afflicted us: And

tives in Congress assembled ; we pray thee to send us such Pesci that thou wouldest be pleased seasonable weather, that the hom,

to direct and prosper all their earth may, in due time, yield

consultations, to the advance- her increase, for our use and Torld

ment of thy glory, the good of benefit; and give us grace, that thy Church, the safety, honour, we may learn, by thy punishand welfare of thy people; that ments, to amend our lives, and

all things may be so ordered for thy clemency to give thee hast

and settled by their endeavours, thanks and praise, through JE

upon the best and surest foun- sus CHRIST our Lord, Amen, ime,

dations, that peace and happi | In Time of Dearth and Famine.
ness, truth and justice, religion O GOD, heavenly Father,
and piety, may be established whose gift it is that the rain
among us for all generations. doth fall, and the earth bring
These, and all other necessaries forth her increase; behold, we

for them, for us, and thy whole beseech thee, the afflictions of OW,

Church, we humbly beg in the thy people; increase the fruits

name and mediation of Jesus of the earth by thy heavenly may

Christ, our most blessed Lord benediction; and grant that the and Saviour. Amen.

scarcity and dearth, which we he

now most justly suffer for our O GOD, heavenly Father, sins, may, through thy goodig:

who by thy Son Jesus Christ, ness, be mercifully turned into hast promised to all those who plenty, for the love of JESUS seek thy kingdom and the Christ our Lord; to whom,

righteousness thereof, all things with thee and the Holy Ghost, of

necessary to their bodily sus- be all honour and glory, now

tenance; send us, we beseech and for ever, 11

thee, in this our necessity, such In Time of War and Tumults. moderate rain and showers, that O ALMIGHTY GOD, the suwe may receive the fruits of the preme Governor of all things, earth to our comfort, and to thy whose power no creature is able honour, through Jesus CHRIST to resist, to whom it belongeth our Lord. Amen,

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be merciful to those who truly them with innocency of life, repent; save and deliver us, we that they may faithfully serve humbly beseech thee, from the before thee, to the glory of thy hands of our enemies; that we, great name, and the benefit of being armed with thy defence, thy holy Church, through JESUS may be preserved evermore Christ our Lord. Amen. from all perils, to glorify thee, q In Time of great Sickness and Mortality. who art the only giver of all

0 ALMIGHTY God, the ictory, through the merits of Lord of life and death, of sickhy Son, Jesus Christ our

ness and health ; regard our Lord. Amen.

supplications, we humbly beI For those who are to be admitted into Holy seech thee; and, as thou hast

Orders, to be used in the Weeks preceding thought fit to visit us for our

ALMIGHTY God, our hea- sins with great sickness and venly Father, who hast pur- mortality, in the midst of thy chased to thyself an universal judgment, O Lord, remember Church, by the precious blood mercy,

Have pity upon us of thy dear Son; mercifully miserable sinners, and withlook upon the same, and at this draw from us the grievous sicktime so guide and govern the ness with which we are afflicted. minds of thy servants, the May this thy fatherly correcBishops and Pastors of thy tion have its due influence upon flock, that they may lay hands us, by leading us to consider suddenly on no man, but faith-how frail and uncertain our life fully and wisely make choice is; that we may apply our of fit persons, to serve in the hearts unto that heavenly wissacred ministry of thy Church. dom, which in the end will And, to those who shall be or- bring us to everlasting life, dained to any holy function, through Jesus CHRIST give thy grace and heavenly Lord. Amen. benediction ; that both by their life and doctrine they may show O FATHER of mercies, and forth thy glory, and set for- God of all comfort, our only ward the salvation of all men, help in time of need; look through JESUS CHRIST our down from heaven, we humbly Lord. , Amen.

beseech thee, behold, visit, and 1 Or this.

relieve thy sick servant, for ALMIGHTY God, the giver whom our prayers are desired. of all good gifts, who of thy di- Look upon him with the eyes vine providence hast appointed of thy mercy; comfort him with divers orders in thy Church; a sense of thy goodness; pregive thy grace, we humbly be- serve him from the temptations seech thee, to all those who are of the enemy; give him patience to be called to any office and under his affliction; and, in thy administration in the same; and good time, restore him to so replenish them with the health, and enable him to lead truth of thy doctrine, and enduel the residue of his life in thy

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give him grace so to take thy mercies, through Jesus Christ f the visitation, that, after this painful our Lord. Amen. fit of life ended, he may dwell with

For a Person under Affliction. thee in life everlasting, through

O MERCIFUL GOD, and Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Heavenly Father, who hast Ertality For a Sick Child.

taught us, in thy holy Word, ALMIGHTY God, and mer- that thou dost not willingly sick

ciful Father, to whom alone afflict or grieve the children of

belong the issues of life and men; look with pity, we bebe death; look down from heaven, seech thee, upon the sorrows hasi we humbly beseech thee, with of thy servant, for whom our

the eyes of mercy, upon the prayers are desired.

sick child for whom our pray- wisdom thou hast seen fit to f the ers are desired. Deliver him, visit him with trouble, and to ember

O Lord, in thy good appointed bring distress upon him. Retime, from his bodily pain, and member him, O LORD, in mercy; visit him with thy salvation; sanctify thy fatherly correction that if it should be thy good to him; endue his soul with pleasure to prolong his days patience under his affliction, here on earth, he may live to and with resignation to thy thee, and be an instrument of blessed will; comfort him with

thy glory, by serving thee faith- a sense of thy goodness ; lift er lite fully, and doing good in his up thy countenance upon him,

generation : Or else receive and give him peace, through him into those heavenly habita- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. tions, where the souls of those 1 For Malefactors, after Condemnation. Or who sleep in the Lord JESUS else the Prayer in the Visitation of Prison. enjoy perpetual rest and felicity.

ers, beginning, “O Father of Mercies,"

&c. may be used. Grant this, 0 LORD, for the love of thy Son, our Saviour, ciful God, we earnestly beseech

O MOST gracious and merJesus Christ. Amên. thee to have pity and compasI For a Person, or Persons, going to Sea. sion upon those persons recom

O ETERNAL God, who mended to our prayers, who alone spreadest out the heavens, now lie under the sentence of and rulest the raging of the sea; the law, and are appointed to we commend to thy Almighty die. Visit them, O LORD, with protection, thy servant, for thy mercy and salvation; conwhose preservation on the great vince them of the miserable deep our prayers are desired. condition they are in, by their Guard him, we beseech thee, sins and wickedness; and let from the dangers of the sea, thy powerful grace produce in from sickness, from the violence them such a godly sorrow, and of enemies, and from every sincere repentance, as thou wilt evil to which he may be ex- be pleased to accept. Give

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