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Traditional Propers for the 24th Sunday
Jeremias 29: 11, 12, 14
The Lord saith: I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction: you
shall call upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will bring back your
captivity from all places. -- (Ps. 84. 2). Lord, Thou hast blessd Thy
land: Thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. V.: Glory be to the
Father . . . -- The Lord saith: I think thoughts of peace . . .
COLLECT - Grant, we beseech Thee,
almighty God, that ever pondering on reasonable things, we may
accomplish, both in words and works, that which is pleasing in Thy
sight. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth
with Thee . . .
1 Thessalonians 1:2-10
Brethren, We give thanks to God always for you all, making a rembrance
of you in our prayers without ceasing, being mindful of the work of your
faith and labor and charity, and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord
Jesus Christ before God and our Father: knowing, brethren beloved of
God, your election: for our Gospel hath not been unto you in word only,
but in power also, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much fulness, as you
know what nammer of men we have been among you for your sakes. And you
became followers of us and of the Lord, receiving the word in much
tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost: so that you were made a pattern
to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia. For from you was spread
abroad the word of the Lord, not only in Macedonia and in Achaia, but
also in every place your faith, which is towards God, is gone forth, so
that we need not to speak any thing. For they themselves relate of us
what manner of entering in we had unto you; and how you turned to God
from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for His Son
from heaven (Whom He raised from the dead), Jesus, who hath delivered us
from the wrath to come.
Psalms. 43: 8- 9
Thou hast delivered us, O Lord, from them that afflict us: and hast put
them to shame that hate us. V.: In God we will glory all the day: and in
Thy Name we will give praise for ever. Alleluia, alleluia. V. (Psalm
129:1, 2). From the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my
At that time Jesus spoke to the multitudes
this parable: The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed,
which a man took and sowed in his field: which is the least indeed of
all seeds but when it is grown up, it is greater than all herbs and
becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and dwell in the
branches thereof. Another parable He spoke to them: The kingdom of
heaven is like to leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures
of meal, until the whole was leavened. All these things Jesus spoke in
parables to the multitudes: and without parables He did not speak to
them: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet,
saying: I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden
from the foundation of the world.
Psalms 129:1, 2
From the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my prayer:
from the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord.
SECRET - May this offering O Lord, we
beseech Thee, cleanse and renew us, guide and protect us. Through our
Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the
unity of the Holy Ghost . . .
PREFACE (Preface of the Most Holy
Trinity) - It it truly meet and just, right and for our salvation, that
we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks unto Thee, O holy
Lord, Father almighty, everlasting God; Who, together with Thine
only-begotten Son, and the Holy Ghost, art one God, one Lord: not in the
oneness of a single Person, but in the Trinity of one substance. For
what we believe by Thy revelation of Thy glory, the same do we believe
of Thy Son, the same of the Holy Ghost, without difference or
separation. So that in confessing the true and everlasting Godhead,
distinction in persons, unity in essence, and equality in majesty may be
adored. Which the Angels and Archangels, the Cherubim also and Seraphim
do praise: who cease not daily to cry out, with one voice saying:
COMMUNION Mark 11: 24
Amen I say to you, whatsoever you ask when you pray, believe that you
shall receive and it shall be done to you.
POST COMMUNION - Being fed, O Lord,
with heavenly delights, we beseech Thee, that we may ever hunger after
things by which we truly live. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son,
who liveth and reigneth . . .