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Tuesday in Passion Week


Violet   3rd Class
Ps. 26:14,1

Exspecta Dominum, viriliter age, et confortetur cor tuum, et sustine Dominum (Psalm) Psalmus David, priusquam liniretur. Dominus illuminatio mea et salus mea; quem timebo? Dominus protector vitæ meæ; a quo trepidabo? Exspecta.

  Expect the Lord, do manfully, and let thy heart take courage, and wait thou for the Lord. (Psalm) The psalm of David before he was anointed. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I be afraid? Expect the Lord...

Nostra tibi, Domine, quaesumus, sint accepta jejunia: quae nos et explando gratia tua dignos efficient: et ad remedia perducant aeterna. Per Dominum nostrum.

May our fasts be acceptable to Thee, O Lord, and expiate our sins; may they make us worthy of Thy grace, and lead us unto life everlasting. Through our Lord .
Dan 14:27-42

Quod cum audissent Babylonii, indignati sunt vehementer: et congregati adversum regem, dixerunt: Judæus factus est rex: Bel destruxit, draconem interfecit, et sacerdotes occidit. Et dixerunt cum venissent ad regem: Trade nobis Danielem, alioquin interficiemus te, et domum tuam. Qui miserunt eum in lacum leonum, et erat ibi diebus sex. Porro in lacu erant leones septem, et dabantur eis duo corpora quotidie, et duæ oves: et tunc non data sunt eis, ut devorarent Danielem. Erat autem Habacuc propheta in Judæa, et ipse coxerat pulmentum, et intriverat panes in alveolo: et ibat in campum ut ferret messoribus. Dixitque Angelus Domini ad Habacuc: Fer prandium, quod habes, in Babylonem Danieli, qui est in lacu leonum. Et dixit Habacuc: Domine, Babylonem non vidi, et lacum nescio. Et apprehendit eum Angelus Domini in vertice ejus, et portavit eum capillo capitis sui, posuitque eum in Babylone supra lacum in impetu spiritus sui. Et clamavit Habacuc, dicens: Daniel serve Dei, tolle prandium, quod misit tibi Deus. Et ait Daniel: Recordatus es mei Deus, et non dereliquisti diligentes te. Surgensque Daniel comedit. Porro Angelus Domini restituit Habacuc confestim in loco suo. Venit ergo rex die septimo ut lugeret Danielem: et venit ad lacum, et introspexit, et ecce Daniel sedens in medio leonum. Et exclamavit voce magna rex, dicens: Magnus es Domine Deus Danielis. Et extraxit eum de lacu leonum. Porro illos, qui perditionis ejus causa fuerant, intromisit in lacum, et devorati sunt in momento coram eo. Tunc rex ait: Paveant omnes habitantes in universa terra Deum Danielis: quia ipse est Salvator, faciens signa, et mirabilia in terra: qui liberavit Danielem de lacu leonum. 

  And when the Babylonians had heard this, they took great indignation: and being gathered together against the king, they said: The king is become a Jew. He hath destroyed Bel, he hath killed the dragon, and he hath put the priests to death. And they came to the king, and said: Deliver us Daniel, or else we will destroy thee and thy house. And they cast him into the den of lions, and he was there six days. And in the den there were seven lions, and they had given to them two carcasses every day, and two sheep: but then they were not given unto them, that they might devour Daniel. Now there was in Judea a prophet called Habacuc, and he had boiled pottage, and had broken bread in a bowl: and was going into the field, to carry it to the reapers. And the angel of the Lord said to Habacuc: Carry the dinner which thou hast into Babylon, to Daniel, who is in the lions' den. And Habacuc said: Lord, I never saw Babylon, nor do I know the den. And the angel of the Lord took him by the top of his head, and carried him by the hair of his head, and set him in Babylon, over the den, in the force of his spirit. And Habacuc cried, saying: O Daniel, thou servant of God, take the dinner that God hath sent thee. And Daniel said, Thou hast remembered me, O God, and thou hast not forsaken them that love thee. And Daniel arose, and eat. And the angel of the Lord presently set Habacuc again in his own place. And upon the seventh day the king came to bewail Daniel: and he came to the den, and looked in, and behold Daniel was sitting in the midst of the lions. And the king cried out with a loud voice, saying: Great art thou, O Lord, the God of Daniel. And he drew him out of the lions' den. But those that had been the cause of his destruction, he cast into the den, and they were devoured in a moment before him. Then the king said: Let all the inhabitants of the whole earth fear the God of Daniel: for he is the Saviour, working signs, and wonders in the earth: who hath delivered Daniel out of the lions' den. 
Ps. 42:1,3
Discerne causam meam de gente non sancta, ab homine iniquo et doloso erue me. Emitte lucem tuam et veritatem tuam; ipsa me deduxerunt, et adduxerunt in montem sanctum tuum, et in tabernacula tua.   Distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man. For Thou art God my strength: why hast Thou cast me off? and why do I go sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me? Send forth Thy light and Thy truth: they have conducted me, and brought me unto Thy holy hill, and into Thy tabernacles
Jn. 7:1-13
In illo tempore: Ambulabat Jesus in Galilæam, non enim volebat in Judæam ambulare: quia quærebant eum Judæi interficere. Erat autem in proximo dies festus Judæorum, Scenopegia. Dixerunt autem ad eum fratres ejus: Transi hinc, et vade in Judæam, ut et discipuli tui videant opera tua, quæ facis. Nemo quippe in occulto quid facit, et quærit ipse in palam esse: si hæc facis, manifesta teipsum mundo. Neque enim fratres ejus credebant in eum. Dicit ergo eis Jesus: "Tempus Meum nondum advenit: tempus autem vestrum semper est paratum. Non potest mundus odisse vos: me autem odit: quia ego testimonium perhibeo de illo quod opera ejus mala sunt. Vos ascendite ad diem festum hunc, ego autem non ascendo ad diem festum istum: quia meum tempus nondum impletum est." Hæc cum dixisset, ipse mansit in Galilæa. Ut autem ascenderunt fratres ejus, tunc et ipse ascendit ad diem festum non manifeste, sed quasi in occulto. Judæi ergo quærebant eum in die festo, et dicebant: Ubi est ille? Et murmur multum erat in turba de eo. Quidam enim dicebant: Quia bonus est. Alii autem dicebant: Non, sed seducit turbas. Nemo tamen palam loquebatur de illo propter metum Judæorum.  In those days: After these things, Jesus walked in Galilee: for He would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill Him. Now the Jews feast of tabernacles was at hand. And His brethren said to Him: Pass from hence and go into Judea, that Thy disciples also may see Thy works which Thou dost. For there is no man that doth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If Thou do these things, manifest Thyself to the world. For neither did his brethren believe in Him. Then Jesus said to them: "My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready. The world cannot hate you: but Me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil, Go you up to this festival day: but I go not up to this festival day, because My time is not accomplished." When He had said these things, He himself stayed in Galilee. But after His brethren were gone up, then He also went up to the feast, not openly, but, as it were, in secret. The Jews therefore sought Him on the festival day and said: Where is He? And there was much murmuring among the multitude concerning him. For some said: He is a good man. And others said: No, but He seduceth the people. Yet no man spoke openly of Him, for fear of the Jews. 
Ps. 9:11,12,13
Et sperent in te qui noverunt nomen tuum, quoniam non dereliquisti quærentes te, Domine. Psallite Domino qui habitat in Sion; annuntiate inter gentes studia ejus, quoniam requirens sanguinem eorum recordatus est; non est oblitus clamorem pauperum.   And let them trust in Thee who know Thy name: for Thou hast not forsaken them that seek Thee, O Lord. Sing ye to the Lord, Who dwelleth in Sion: declare His ways among the Gentiles: For requiring their blood, He hath remembered them: He hath not forgotten the cry of the poor.
Hostias tibi, Domine, deferimus immolandas: quae temporalem consolationem significant; ut promissa non desperemus aeterna. Per Dominum nostrum. Protect us, O Lord, who assist at Thy mysteries; that, fixed upon things divine we may serve Thee in both body and mind. Through our Lord.
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:
Ps. 24:22
Redime me, Deus Israel, ex omnibus angustiis meis.   Redeem me, O God of Israel, from all my tribulations.
Da, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut quae divina sunt, jugiter exsequentes, domnis mereamur caelestibus propinquare. Per Dominum nostrum. Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that ever following after Thy divine things, we may deserve to attain heavenly rewards. Through our Lord.
prayer over the people
Oremus .   Let us Pray.
Humiliate capita vestra Deo. Bow down your heads before God.
Da nobis, quaesumus, Domine: perseverantem in tua voluntate famulatum; ut in diebus nostris, et merito et numero, populus tibi serviens augeatur. Per Dominum nostrum.   Grant us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, a preserving obedience to Thy will, that in our days the people who serve Thee may increase both in merit and number. Through our Lord.
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