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Wednesday in Holy Week

 

Violet   1st Class feria
Introit
Phil 2:10,8,11; Ps. 101:2

Ut in nomine Jesu omne genu flectatur cælestium, terrestrium et infernorum, Humiliavit semetipsum factus obediens usque ad mortem, mortem autem crucis. et omnis lingua confiteatur, quia Dominus Jesus Christus in gloria est Dei Patris. (Psalm)Domine, exaudi orationem meam: et clamor meus ad te veniat. In nomine Jesu...

  At the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in Heaven, on earth, and under the earth: He humbled Himself, becoming obedient unto death, even to the death of the cross And that every tongue should confess that the Lord Jesus Christ is in the glory of God the Father. (Psalm) O Lord, hear my prayer, and let my cry come to Thee. In the Name...
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Oremus

Let us pray
Flectamus genua Let us Kneel
Levate Arise
Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut, qui nostris excessibus incessanter affligimur, per unigeniti Filii tui passionem liberemur. Qui Tecum vivit et regnat.   Grant, we beseech Thee, O almighty God, that we who are continually afflicted by reason of our excesses, may be delivered through the passion of Thine only-begotten Son. Who livest and reignest.
lesson
Is. 62:11; 63:1-7

Ecce Dominus auditum fecit in extremis terræ : Dicite filiæ Sion : Ecce Salvator tuus venit ; ecce merces ejus cum eo, et opus ejus coram illo. Quis est iste, qui venit de Edom, tinctis vestibus de Bosra ? Iste formosus in stola sua, gradiens in multitudine fortitudinis suæ. Ego qui loquor justitiam, et propugnator sum ad salvandum. Quare ergo rubrum est indumentum tuum, et vestimenta tua sicut calcantium in torculari ? Torcular calcavi solus, et de gentibus non est vir mecum ; calcavi eos in furore meo, et conculcavi eos in ira mea ; et aspersus est sanguis eorum super vestimenta mea, et omnia indumenta mea inquinavi. Dies enim ultionis in corde meo, annus redemptionis meæ venit. Circumspexi, et non erat auxiliator ; quæsivi, et non fuit qui adjuvaret ; et salvavit mihi brachium meum, et indignatio mea ipsa auxiliata est mihi. Et conculcavi populos in furore meo, et inebriavi eos in indignatione mea, et detraxi in terram virtutem eorum. Miserationum Domini recordabor, laudem Domini super omnibus quæ reddidit nobis Dominus, et super multitudinem bonorum domui Israël, quæ largitus est eis secundum indulgentiam suam, et secundum multitudinem misericordiarum suarum.

  Behold the Lord hath made it to be heard in the ends of the earth, tell the daughter of Sion: Behold thy Saviour cometh: behold his reward is with him, and his work before him. Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bosra, this beautiful one in his robe, walking in the greatness of his strength. I, that speak justice, and am a defender to save. Why then is thy apparel red, and thy garments like theirs that tread in the winepress? I have trodden the winepress alone, and of the Gentiles there is not a man with me: I have trampled on them in my indignation, and have trodden them down in my wrath, and their blood is sprinkled upon my garments, and I have stained all my apparel. For the day of vengeance is in my heart, the year of my redemption is come. I looked about, and there was none to help: I sought, and there was none to give aid: and my own arm hath saved for me, and my indignation itself hath helped me. And I have trodden down the people in my wrath, and have made them drunk in my indignation, and have brought down their strength to the earth. I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies. 
Gradual
Ps. 68:18,2,3
Et ne avertas faciem tuam a puero tuo; quoniam tribulor, velociter exaudi me. Salvum me fac, Deus, quoniam intraverunt aquæ usque ad animam meam. Infixus sum in limo profundi et non est substantia. Veni in altitudinem maris ; et tempestas demersit me.   And turn not away thy face from thy servant: for I am in trouble, hear me speedily. Save me, O God: for the waters are come in even unto my soul. I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.
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Deus, qui pro nobis Filim tuum cruces patibulum subire volulstri, ut inimici a nobis expelleres potestatem : concede nobis famulis tuis : ut resurrectionis gratiam consequamur. Per eumdem Dominum nostrum.   O God, Who willed that Thy Son should undergo for us the ignominy of the cross to deliver us from the power of the enemy : grant to us Thy servants, that we may obtain the grace of His resurrection. Through the same our Lord
lesson
Is. 53:1-12

In diébus illis: Dixit Isaías: Dómine, quis crédidit audi tui nostro? et bráchium Dómini cui revelátum est? Et ascéndet sicut virgúltum coram eo, et sicut radix de terra sitiénti: non est spécies ei neque decor: et vídimus eum, et non erat aspéctus, et desiderávimus eum: despéctum et novíssimum virórum, virum dolórum, et sciéntem infirmitátem: et quasi abscónditus vultus eius et despéctus, unde nec reputávimus eum. Vere languóres nostros ipse tulit, et dolóres nostros ipse portávit: et nos putávimus eum quasi leprósum, et percússum a Deo, et humiliátum. Ipse autem vulnerátus est propter iniquitátes nostras, attrítus est propter scélera nostra: disciplína pacis nostræ super eum, et livóre eius sanáti sumus. Omnes nos quasi oves errávimus, unusquísque in viam suam declinávit: et pósuit Dóminus in eo iniquitátem ómnium nostrum. Oblátus est, quia ipse vóluit, et non apéruit os suum: sicut ovis ad occisiónem ducátur, et quasi agnus coram tondénte se obmutéscet, et non apériet os suum. De angústia et de iudício sublátus est: generatiónem eius quis enarrábit? quia abscíssus est de terra vivéntium: propter scelus pópuli mei percússi eum. Et dabit ímpios pro sepultúra, et dívitem pro morte sua: eo quod iniquitátem non fécerit, neque dolus fúerit in ore eius. Et Dóminus vóluit contérere eum in infirmitáte: si posúerit pro peccáto ánimam suam, vidébit semen longaevum, et volúntas Dómini in manu eius dirigátur. Pro eo, quod laborávit ánima eius, vidébit, et saturábitur: in sciéntia sua iustificábit ipse iustus servus meus multos, et iniquitátes eórum ipse portábit. Ideo dispértiam ei plúrimos: et fórtium dívidet spólia, pro eo, quod trádidit in mortem ánimam suam, et cum scelerátis reputátus est: et ipse peccáta multórum tulit, et pro transgressóribus rogávit.

  Who a hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him: Despised, and the most abject of men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with infirmity: and his look was as it were hidden and despised, whereupon we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted. But he was wounded for our iniquities, he was bruised for our sins: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was offered because it was his own will, and he opened not his mouth: he shall be led as a sheep to the slaughter, and shall be dumb as a lamb before his shearer, and he shall not open his mouth. He was taken away from distress, and from judgment: who shall declare his generation? because he is cut off out of the land of the living: for the wickedness of my people have I struck him. And he shall give the ungodly for his burial, and the rich for his death: because he hath done no iniquity, neither was there deceit in his mouth. And the Lord was pleased to bruise him in infirmity: if he shall lay down his life for sin, he shall see a longlived seed, and the will of the Lord shall be prosperous in his hand. Because his soul hath laboured, he shall see and be filled: by his knowledge shall this my just servant justify many, and he shall bear their iniquities. Therefore will I distribute to him very many, and he shall divide the spoils of the strong, because he hath delivered his soul unto death, and was reputed with the wicked: and he hath borne the sins of many, and hath prayed for the transgressors. 
tract
Ps. 101:2-5,14
Domine, exaudi orationem meam, et clamor meus ad te veniat. Non avertas faciem tuam a me ; in quacumque die tribulor, inclina ad me aurem tuam ; in quacumque die invocavero te, velociter exaudi me. Quia defecerunt sicut fumus dies mei, et ossa mea sicut cremium aruerunt. Percussus sum ut fœnum, et aruit cor meum, quia oblitus sum comedere panem meum. Tu exsurgens misereberis Sion, quia tempus miserendi ejus, quia venit tempus   Hear, O Lord, my prayer: and let my cry come to thee. Turn not away thy face from me: in the day when I am in trouble, incline thy ear to me. In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me speedily. For my days are vanished like smoke, and my bones are grown dry like fuel for the fire. I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread. Thou shalt arise and have mercy on Sion: for it is time to have mercy on it, for the time is come.
gospel
Lk. 22:39-71; 23:1-53
Et egressus ibat secundum consuetudinem in monte Olivarum. Secuti sunt autem illum et discipuli. Et cum pervenisset ad locum, dixit illis : " Orate ne intretis in tentationem." Et ipse avulsus est ab eis quantum jactus est lapidis : et positis genibus orabat, dicens : "Pater, si vis, transfer calicem istum a Me : verumtamen non Mea voluntas, sed Tua fiat."Apparuit autem illi angelus de cælo, confortans eum. Et factus in agonia, prolixius orabat. Et factus est sudor ejus, sicut guttæ sanguinis decurrentis in terram. Et cum surrexisset ab oratione et venisset ad discipulos suos, invenit eos dormientes præ tristitia. Et ait illis :"Quid dormitis ? surgite, orate, ne intretis in tentationem." Adhuc eo loquente, ecce turba : et qui vocabatur Judas, unus de duodecim, antecedebat eos, et appropinquavit Jesu ut oscularetur eum. Jesus autem dixit illi : "Juda, osculo Filium hominis tradis ?" Videntes autem hi qui circa ipsum erant, quod futurum erat, dixerunt ei : Domine, si percutimus in gladio ? Et percussit unus ex illis servum principis sacerdotum, et amputavit auriculam ejus dexteram. Respondens autem Jesus, ait :"Sinite usque huc." Et cum tetigisset auriculam ejus, sanavit eum. Dixit autem Jesus ad eos qui venerant ad se principes sacerdotum, et magistratus templi, et seniores : "Quasi ad latronem existis cum gladiis et fustibus ? Cum quotidie vobiscum fuerim in templo, non extendistis manus in me : sed hæc est hora vestra, et potestas tenebrarum."Comprehendentes autem eum, duxerunt ad domum principis sacerdotum : Petrus vero sequebatur a longe. Accenso autem igne in medio atrii et circumsedentibus illis, erat Petrus in medio eorum. Quem cum vidisset ancilla quædam sedentem ad lumen, et eum fuisset intuita, dixit : Et hic cum illo erat. At ille negavit eum, dicens : Mulier, non novi illum. Et post pusillum alius videns eum, dixit : Et tu de illis es. Petrus vero ait : O homo, non sum. Et intervallo facto quasi horæ unius, alius quidam affirmabat, dicens : Vere et hic cum illo erat : nam et Galilæus est. Et ait Petrus : Homo, nescio quid dicis. Et continuo adhuc illo loquente cantavit gallus. Et conversus Dominus respexit Petrum. Et recordatus est Petrus verbi Domini, sicut dixerat : Quia prius quam gallus cantet, ter me negabis. Et egressus foras Petrus flevit amare. Et viri qui tenebant illum, illudebant ei, cædentes. Et velaverunt eum, et percutiebant faciem ejus : et interrogabant eum, dicentes : Prophetiza, quis est, qui te percussit ? Et alia multa blasphemantes dicebant in eum. Et ut factus est dies, convenerunt seniores plebis, et principes sacerdotum, et scribæ, et duxerunt illum in concilium suum, dicentes : Si tu es Christus, dic nobis. Et ait illis : "Si vobis dixero, non credetis Mihi : si autem et interrogavero, non respondebitis Mihi, neque dimittetis. Ex hoc autem erit Filius hominis sedens a dextris virtutis Dei." Dixerunt autem omnes : Tu ergo es Filius Dei ? Qui ait : "Vos dicitis, quia Ego sum." At illi dixerunt : Quid adhuc desideramus testimonium ? ipsi enim audivimus de ore ejus. Et surgens omnis multitudo eorum, duxerunt illum ad Pilatum. Cœperunt autem illum accusare, dicentes : Hunc invenimus subvertentem gentem nostram, et prohibentem tributa dare Cæsari, et dicentem se Christum regem esse. Pilatus autem interrogavit eum, dicens : Tu es rex Judæorum ? At ille respondens ait : "Tu dicis." Ait autem Pilatus ad principes sacerdotum et turbas : Nihil invenio causæ in hoc homine. At illi invalescebant, dicentes : Commovet populum docens per universam Judæam, incipiens a Galilæa usque hoc. Pilatus autem audiens Galilæam, interrogavit si homo Galilæus esset. Et ut cognovit quod de Herodis potestate esset, remisit eum ad Herodem, qui et ipse Jerosolymis erat illis diebus. Herodes autem viso Jesu, gavisus est valde. Erat enim cupiens ex multo tempore videre eum, eo quod audierat multa de eo, et sperabat signum aliquod videre ab eo fieri. Interrogabat autem eum multis sermonibus. At ipse nihil illi respondebat. Stabant autem principes sacerdotum et scribæ constanter accusantes eum. Sprevit autem illum Herodes cum exercitu suo : et illusit indutum veste alba, et remisit ad Pilatum. Et facti sunt amici Herodes et Pilatus in ipsa die : nam antea inimici erant ad invicem. Pilatus autem, convocatis principibus sacerdotum, et magistratibus, et plebe, dixit ad illos : Obtulistis mihi hunc hominem, quasi avertentem populum, et ecce ego coram vobis interrogans, nullam causam inveni in homine isto ex his in quibus eum accusatis. Sed neque Herodes : nam remisi vos ad illum, et ecce nihil dignum morte actum est ei. Emendatum ergo illum dimittam. Necesse autem habebat dimittere eis per diem festum unum. Exclamavit autem simul universa turba, dicens : Tolle hunc, et dimitte nobis Barabbam, qui erat propter seditionem quamdam factam in civitate et homicidium, missus in carcerem. Iterum autem Pilatus locutus est ad eos, volens dimittere Jesum. At illi succlamabant, dicentes : Crucifige, crucifige eum. Ille autem tertio dixit ad illos : Quid enim mali fecit iste ? nullam causam mortis invenio in eo : corripiam ergo illum et dimittam. At illi instabant vocibus magnis postulantes ut crucifigeretur : et invalescebant voces eorum. Et Pilatus adjudicavit fieri petitionem eorum. Dimisit autem illis eum qui propter homicidium et seditionem missus fuerat in carcerem, quem petebant : Jesum vero tradidit voluntati eorum. Et cum ducerent eum, apprehenderunt Simonem quemdam Cyrenensem venientem de villa : et imposuerunt illi crucem portare post Jesum. Sequebatur autem illum multa turba populi et mulierum, quæ plangebant et lamentabantur eum. Conversus autem ad illas Jesus, dixit : "Filiæ Jerusalem, nolite flere super, sed super vos ipsas flete et super filios vestros. Quoniam ecce venient dies in quibus dicent : Beatæ steriles, et ventres qui non genuerunt, et ubera quæ non lactaverunt. Tunc incipient dicere montibus : Cadite super nos, et collibus : Operite nos. Quia si in viridi ligno hæc faciunt, in arido quid fiet ?" Ducebantur autem et alii duo nequam cum eo, ut interficerentur. Et postquam venerunt in locum qui vocatur Calvariæ, ibi crucifixerunt eum : et latrones, unum a dextris, et alterum a sinistris. Jesus autem dicebat : "Pater, dimitte illis : non enim sciunt quid faciunt."Dividentes vero vestimenta ejus, miserunt sortes. Et stabat populus spectans, et deridebant eum principes cum eis, dicentes : Alios salvos fecit, se salvum faciat, si hic est Christus Dei electus. Illudebant autem ei et milites accedentes, et acetum offerentes ei, et dicentes : Si tu es rex Judæorum, salvum te fac. Erat autem et superscriptio scripta super eum litteris græcis, et latinis, et hebraicis : Hic est rex Judæorum. Unus autem de his, qui pendebant, latronibus, blasphemabat eum, dicens : Si tu es Christus, salvum fac temetipsum et nos. Respondens autem alter increpabat eum, dicens : Neque tu times Deum, quod in eadem damnatione es. Et nos quidem juste, nam digna factis recipimus : hic vero nihil mali gessit. Et dicebat ad Jesum : Domine, memento mei cum veneris in regnum tuum. Et dixit illi Jesus : "Amen dico tibi : Hodie Mecum eris in paradiso." Erat autem fere hora sexta, et tenebræ factæ sunt in universam terram usque ad horam nonam. Et obscuratus est sol et velum templi scissum est medium. Et clamans voce magna Jesus ait : "Pater, in manus Tuas commendo spiritum Meum." Et hæc dicens, expiravit. And going out, He went, according to His custom, to the Mount of Olives. And His disciples also followed Him. And when He was come to the place, He said to them: "Pray, lest ye enter into temptation." And He was withdrawn away from them a stone's cast. And kneeling down, He prayed. Saying: "Father, if Thou wilt, remove this chalice from Me: but yet not My will, but Thine be done." And there appeared to him an angel from Heaven, strengthening Him. And being in an agony, He prayed the longer. And His sweat became as drops of blood, trickling down upon the ground. And when He rose up from prayer and was come to the disciples, He found them sleeping for sorrow. And He said to them:"Why sleep you? Arise: pray: lest you enter into temptation." As He was yet speaking, behold a multitude; and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus, for to kiss Him. And Jesus said to him: "Judas, dost thou betray the Son of man with a kiss?" And they that were about Him, seeing what would follow, said to Him: Lord, shall we strike with the sword? And one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear. But Jesus answering, said: "Suffer ye thus far." And when He had touched his ear, He healed him. And Jesus said to the chief priests and magistrates of the temple and the ancients, that were come unto Him: "Are ye come out, as it were against a thief, with swords and clubs? When I was daily with you in the temple, you did not stretch forth your hands against Me: but this is your hour and the power of darkness." And apprehending Him, they led Him to the high priest's house. But Peter followed afar off. And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall and were sitting about it, Peter was in the midst of them. Whom when a certain servant maid had seen sitting at the light and had earnestly beheld him, she said: This man also was with Him. But he denied Him, saying: Woman, I know Him not. And after a little while, another seeing him, said: Thou also art one of them. But Peter said: O man, I am not. And after the space, as it were of one hour, another certain man affirmed, saying: Of a truth, this man was also with Him: for he is also a Galilean. And Peter said: Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, as he was yet speaking, the cock crew. And the Lord turning looked on Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, as He had said: Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny thrice. And Peter going out, wept bitterly. And the men that held Him mocked Him and struck Him. And they blindfolded Him and smote His face. And they asked Him saying: Prophesy: Who is it that struck Thee? And blaspheming, many other things they said against Him. And as soon as it was day, the ancients of the people and the chief priests and scribes came together. And they brought Him into their council saying: If Thou be the Christ, tell us. And He saith to them: "If I shall tell you, you will not believe Me. And if I shall also ask you, you will not answer Me, nor let Me go. But hereafter the Son of man shall be sitting on the right hand of the power of God." Then said they all: Art Thou then the Son of God? Who said: "You say that I am."And they said: What need we any further testimony? For we ourselves have heard it from His own mouth. And the whole multitude of them, rising up, led Him to Pilate. And they began to accuse Him, saying: We have found this man perverting our nation and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar and saying that He is Christ the king. And Pilate asked Him, saying: Art Thou the king of the Jews? But He answering, said: "Thou sayest it."And Pilate said to the chief priests and to the multitudes: I find no cause in this man. But they were more earnest, saying: He stirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee to this place. But Pilate hearing Galilee, asked if the man were of Galilee? And when he understood that He was of Herod's jurisdiction, he sent Him away to Herod, who was also himself at Jerusalem in those days. And Herod seeing Jesus, was very glad: for he was desirous of a long time to see him, because he had heard many things of Him; and he hoped to see some sign wrought by Him. And he questioned Him in many words. But He answered him nothing. And the chief priests and the scribes stood by, earnestly accusing Him. And Herod with his army set Him at nought and mocked Him, putting on Him a white garment: and sent Him back to Pilate. And Herod and Pilate were made friends, that same day: for before they were enemies one to another. And Pilate, calling together the chief priests and the magistrates and the people, Said to them: You have presented unto me this man as one that perverteth the people. And behold I, having examined Him before you, find no cause in this man, in those things wherein you accuse Him. No, nor Herod neither. For, I sent you to him: and behold, nothing worthy of death is done to Him. I will chastise Him therefore and release Him. Now of necessity he was to release unto them one upon the feast day. But the whole multitude together cried out, saying: Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas: Who, for a certain sedition made in the city and for a murder, was cast into prison. And Pilate again spoke to them, desiring to release Jesus. But they cried again, saying: Crucify Him, Crucify Him. And he said to them the third time: Why, what evil hath this man done? I find no cause of death in Him. I will chastise Him therefore and let Him go. But they were instant with loud voices, requiring that He might be crucified. And their voices prevailed. And Pilate gave sentence that it should be as they required. And he released unto them him who for murder and sedition had been cast into prison, whom they had desired. But Jesus he delivered up to their will. And as they led Him away, they laid hold of one Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country; and they laid the cross on him to carry after Jesus. And there followed Him a great multitude of people and of women, who bewailed and lamented Him. But Jesus turning to them, said:"Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not over Me; but weep for yourselves and for your children. For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains: Fall upon us. And to the hills: Cover us. For if in the green wood they do these things, what shall be done in the dry?"And there were also two other malefactors led with Him to be put to death. And when they were come to the place which is called Calvary, they crucified Him there: and the robbers, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. And Jesus said: "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." But they, dividing His garments, cast lots. And the people stood beholding. And the rulers with them derided Him, saying: He saved others: let Him save Himself, if He be Christ, the elect of God. And the soldiers also mocked Him, coming to Him and offering Him vinegar, And saying: If Thou be the king of the Jews, save Thyself. And there was also a superscription written over Him in letters of Greek and Latin and Hebrew THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. And one of those robbers who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying: If Thou be Christ, save Thyself and us. But the other answering, rebuked him, saying: Neither dost thou fear God, seeing; thou art under the same condemnation? And we indeed justly: for we receive the due reward of our deeds. But this man hath done no evil. And he said to Jesus: Lord, remember me when Thou shalt come into Thy kingdom. And Jesus said to him:"Amen I say to thee: This day thou shalt be with Me in paradise." And it was almost the sixth hour: and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour. And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst. And Jesus crying with a loud voice, said: "Father, into Thy hands I commend My spirit. And saying this, He gave up the ghost."
(Here all kneel and pause for a few moments)
(Here all kneel and pause for a few moments)
Videns autem centurio quod factum fuerat, glorificavit Deum, dicens : Vere hic homo justus erat. Et omnis turba eorum, qui simul aderant ad spectaculum istud, et videbant quæ fiebant, percutientes pectora sua revertebantur. Stabant autem omnes noti ejus a longe : et mulieres, quæ secutæ eum erant a Galilæa, hæc videntes. Et ecce vir nomine Joseph, qui erat decurio, vir bonus et justus : hic non consenserat consilio, et actibus eorum, ab Arimathæa civitate Judææ, qui exspectabat et ipse regnum Dei : hic accessit ad Pilatum et petiit corpus Jesu : et depositum involvit sindone, et posuit eum in monumento exciso, in quo nondum quisquam positus fuerat.    Now, the centurion, seeing what was done, glorified God, saying: Indeed this was a just man. And all the multitude of them that were come together to that sight and saw the things that were done returned, striking their breasts. And all His acquaintance and the women that had followed Him from Galilee stood afar off, beholding these things. And behold there was a man named Joseph who was a counselor, a good and a just man, (The same had not consented to their counsel and doings) of Arimathea, a city of Judea: who also himself looked for the kingdom of God. This man went to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus. And taking Him down, he wrapped Him in fine linen and laid Him in a sepulchre that was hewed in stone, wherein never yet any man had been laid. 
offertory
Ps. 101:2,3
Domine, exaudi orationem meam, et clamor meus ad te veniat. Non avertas faciem tuam a me ; in quacumque die tribulor, inclina ad me aurem tuam ; in quacumque die invocavero te, velociter exaudi me.   Hear, O Lord, my prayer: and let my cry come to thee. Turn not away thy face from me: in the day when I am in trouble, incline thy ear to me. In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me speedily.
Secret(s)
Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine, munus oblatum, et dignanter operare : ut, quod passionis Filii tui Domini nostri mysterio gerimus, piis affectibus consequamur. Per eumdem Dominum nostrum. Receive, O Lord, we beseech Thee, the gift which we offer, mercifully granting that we may obtain that which we celebrate in this mystery of the passion of Thy Son our Lord, Through our Lord.
 
   
Preface
Preface of the Holy Cross
Vere dignum et justum est, aequum et salutare, nos tibi semper, et ubique gratias agere: Domine sancte, Pater omnipotens, aeterne Deus. Qui salutem humani generis in ligno crucis constituisti: ut, unde mors oriebatur, inde vita resurgeret: et qui in ligno vincebat, in ligno quoque vinceretur, per Christum Dominum nostrum. Per quem majestatem tuam laudant Angeli, adorant Dominationes, tremunt Potestates. Coeli, coelorumque Virtutes, ac beata Seraphim, socia exsultatione concelebrant. Cum quibus et nostras voces, ut admitti jubeas, deprecamur, supplici confessione dicentes:   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 didst establish the salvation of mankind on the tree of the Cross; that whence death came, thence also life might arise again, and that he, who overcame by the tree, by the tree also might be overcome: Through Christ our Lord. Through whom the Angels praise Thy Majesty, the Dominations worship it, the Powers stand in awe. The Heavens and the heavenly hosts together with the blessed Seraphim in triumphant chorus unite to celebrate it. Together with these we entreat Thee that Thou mayest bid our voices also to be admitted while we say with lowly praise:
communion
Ps. 101:10,13-14
Quia cinerem tamquam panem manducabam, et potum meum cum fletu miscebam ; Tu autem, Domine, in æternum permanes, et memoriale tuum in generationem et generationem. Tu exsurgens misereberis Sion, quia tempus miserendi ejus, quia venit tempus.   For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping. But thou, O Lord, endurest for ever: and thy memorial to all generations. Thou shalt arise and have mercy on Sion: for it is time to have mercy on it, for the time is come.
postcommunion(s)
Largire sensibus nostris, omnipotens Deus : ut, per temporalem Filii tui mortem, quam mysteria veneranda testantur, vitam te nobis dedisse perpetuam confidamus. Per Dominum nostrum.   Grant to our mind, almighty God, that by the temporal death of Thy Son, represented in these adorable mysteries, we may trust that Thou hast given to us eternal life. Through our Lord.
 
   
prayer over the people
Oremus .   Let us Pray.
Humiliate capita vestra Deo. Bow down your heads before God.
Respice, quaesumus, Domine, super hanc familiam tuam, pro qua Dominus noster Jesus Christus non dubitavit minibus tradi nocentium, et cruces subire tormentum. Per Dominum nostrum.   Look down, we beseech Thee, O Lord, on this Thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed and to be delivered into the hands of wicked men, and to suffer the torment of the cross. Through our Lord.
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