St. Angela Merici Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Ps 44:8
Thou hast loved justice, and hated iniquity: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Ps 44:2
My heart hath uttered a good word I speak my works to the king; 
Thou hast loved justice, and hated iniquity: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Collect
Let us pray.
O God, Who willed that through blessed Angela a new family of holy Virgins should flower in Your Church, grant us through her intercession to lead angelic lives, so that, foregoing all worldly pleasures, we may be found worthy to enjoy eternal happiness.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the second letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians
2 Cor 10:17-18; 11:1-2
Brothers: He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he who commendeth himself, is approved, but he, whom God commendeth. Would to God you could bear with some little of my folly: but do bear with me. For I am jealous of you with the jealousy of God. For I have espoused you to one husband that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Ps 44:5
With thy comeliness and thy beauty set out, proceed prosperously, and reign.
V.Because of truth and meekness and justice: and thy right hand shall conduct thee wonderfully. Alleluja, alleluja.
Ps 44:15-16
After her shall virgins be brought to the king: They shall be brought with gladness and rejoicing: Alleluja.

Gospel
Continuation +︎of the Holy Gospel according to Matthew
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Matt 25:1-13
In that time Jesus said to the people: Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. And five of them were foolish, and five wise. But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them: But the wise took oil in their vessels with the lamps. And the bridegroom tarrying, they all slumbered and slept. And at midnight there was a cry made: Behold the bridegroom cometh, go ye forth to meet him. Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. The wise answered, saying: Lest perhaps there be not enough for us and for you, go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves. Now whilst they went to buy, the bridegroom came: and they that were ready, went in with him to the marriage, and the door was shut. But at last came also the other virgins, saying: Lord, Lord, open to us. But he answering said: Amen I say to you, I know you not. Watch ye therefore, because you know not the day nor the hour.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 44:10
The daughters of kings have delighted thee in thy glory. The queen stood on thy right hand, in gilded clothing; surrounded with variety.

Secreta
May the sacrificial gifts we offer You, O Lord, as we venerate the memory of blessed Angela, beg forgiveness for our sins and obtain for us the gifts of Your grace.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Common
It is truly meet and just, and profitable unto salvation, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks to thee, O Holy Lord, Father Almighty, eternal God, through Christ, our Lord. Though whom the angels praise thy majesty, the dominions adore it, the powers are in awe. Which the heavens and the hosts of heaven together with the blessed seraphim joyfully do magnify. And do thou command that it be permitted to us join with them in confessing thee, while we say with lowly praise: 

Communio
Matt 25:4; 25:6
The five wise virgins took oil in their vessels with the lamps. And at midnight there was a cry made: Behold the bridegroom cometh, go ye forth to meet him.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
Refreshed by heavenly food, we humbly pray You, O Lord, through the prayers and example of blessed Angela that, cleansed of every stain of body and soul, we may be pleasing to You.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Queenship of Mary Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus

Let us all rejoice in the Lord, celebrating a feast in honor of the blessed Virgin Mary, our Queen, on whose solemnity the angels rejoice, and join in praising the Son of God. 
Ps 44:2
My heart overflows with a goodly theme: as I sing my ode to the King.
Let us all rejoice in the Lord, celebrating a feast in honor of the blessed Virgin Mary, our Queen, on whose solemnity the angels rejoice, and join in praising the Son of God. 

Collect
Let us pray.
Grant we beseech You, O Lord, that we who keep the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Queen, safe under her protection, may be worthy to have peace now and glory in the future.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Let us pray.
For St. Petronilla
Graciously hear us, O God our Saviour, that as we rejoice in the festival of blessed Petronilla, Your Virgin, so may we be nourished by the food of her heavenly teaching that we may be enlightened by the fervor of her dedicated holiness.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Ecclesiasticus
Eccli 24:5; 14:7; 14:9-11; 24:30-31
From the mouth of the Most High I came forth, the firstborn before all creatures. In the highest heavens did I dwell, my throne on a pillar cloud. Over all the land, over every people and nation I held sway, and by my power I have trodden under my feet the hearts of all the high and low. He who obeys me will not be put to shame, and they who work by me shall not sin. They who explain my shall have life everlasting.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Rev 19:16; Ps 44:10
He has on His garment and on His thigh a name written: King of kings and Lord of lords.
V.The Queen takes her place at His right hand, in gold of Ophir. Alleluia, alleluia.
V.Hail, Queen of mercy, protect us from the enemy, and receive us at the hour of death. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 1:26-33
At that time, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. And when the angel had come to her, he said, Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women. When she had heard him she was troubled at his word, and kept pondering what manner of greeting this might be. And the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found grace with God. Behold, you shall conceive in your womb and shall bring forth a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of David His father, and He shall be king over the house of Jacob forever; and of His kingdom there shall be no end.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Sprung from a royal line, all radiant is Mary, by whose prayers we most devoutly beg to be helped both in mind and in spirit. 

Secreta
Accept, we beseech You, O Lord, the gifts of the rejoicing Church and grant by the pleading merits of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Queen, that they may be helpful for our salvation.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.
For St. Petronilla
May the offering made by Your devoted people be pleasing to You, O Lord, in honor of Your Saints, through whose merits they know they have received help in times of trial.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Blessed Virgin
It is 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: and that we should praise and bless, and proclaim Thee, in the Feast of the Blessed Mary, ever-Virgin: Who also conceived Thine only-begotten Son by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, and the glory of her virginity still abiding, gave forth to the world the everlasting Light, Jesus Christ our Lord. Through whom the Angels praise Thy Majesty, the Dominations worship it, and 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:

Communio
Matt 19:28-29
Most worthy Queen of the world, Mary ever Virgin, who have borne Christ the Lord, the Saviour of all, intercede for our peace and salvation. 

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
We who have celebrated the sacred rites in honor of Holy Mary, our Queen, pray, O Lord, that through the intercession of her in whose honor they have been joyously performed, they may be helpful for our salvation.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Let us pray.
For St. Petronilla
You have filled Your people, O Lord, with sacred gifts; ever comfort us, we beseech You, by the intercession of her whose festival we are celebrating.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Trinity Sunday Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Tob 12:6
Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity: we will give glory to Him, because He has shown His mercy to us.
Ps 8:2
O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is Your Name over all the earth!
Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity: we will give glory to Him, because He has shown His mercy to us.

Collect
Let us pray.
Almighty, eternal God, You Who have given Your servants, in the confession of the true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of that majesty to adore its unity, grant, we beseech You, that in the firmness of this faith we may ever be protected from all harm.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Rom 11:33-36.
Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible and His judgments and how unsearchable His ways! For Who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor? Or who has first given to Him, that recompense should be made him? For from Him and through Him and unto Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever, amen.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Dan 3:55-56
Blessed are You, O Lord, Who look into the depths from Your throne upon the Cherubim.
V.Blessed are You, O Lord, in the firmament of heaven, and praiseworthy forever. Alleluia, alleluia.
Dan 3:52
Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers, and praiseworthy forever. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to Matthew
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Matt 28:18-20
At that time, Jesus said to His disciples: All power in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you all days, even unto the consummation of the world.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Tob. 12:6.
Blessed be God the Father, and the only-begotten Son of God, and also the Holy Spirit: because He has shown His mercy to us.

Secreta
We call upon Your Name, O Lord, and beseech You to hallow this sacrificial offering and through it to make us an eternal offering to You.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Trinity
It is 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:

Communio
Tob 12:6
We bless the God of heaven, and before all living we will praise Him; because He has shown His mercy to us.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
May the reception of this sacrament, O Lord our God, and the profession of our faith in the eternal holy Trinity and undivided Unity, benefit us for the salvation of body and soul.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Ember Saturday in the Octave of Pentecost Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Rom 5:5.
The charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, alleluia: by His Spirit dwelling in us, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 102:1
Bless the Lord, O my soul; and, all my being, bless His holy Name.
The charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, alleluia: by His Spirit dwelling in us, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
Graciously pour into our minds, we beseech You, O Lord, the Holy Spirit, Whose wisdom created us and Whose providence governs us.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Joel
Joel 2:28-32.
Thus says the Lord God: I will pour out My Spirit upon all mankind. Your sons and daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions; even upon the servants and the handmaids, in those days, I will pour out My Spirit. And I will work wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood, fire, and columns of smoke; the sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, at the coming of the Day of the Lord, the great and terrible day. Then everyone shall be rescued who calls on the name of the Lord.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia.
John 6:64
It is the Spirit that gives life; but the flesh profits nothing.

Collect
Let us pray.
May the Holy Spirit, we beseech You, O Lord, inflame us with that fire which our Lord Jesus Christ cast upon the earth and desired that it be fanned into flame.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the same Holy Spirit, God, world without end.
R.Amen

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Leviticus
Lev. 23:9-11; 15-17, 21. 
In those days, the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you come into the land which I am giving to you, and reap your harvest, you shall bring a sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest to the priest, who shall wave the sheaf before the Lord that it may be acceptable for you, and shall sanctify it. On the day after the Sabbath the priest shall do this. Beginning with the day after the Sabbath, the day on which you bring the wave-offering sheaf, you shall count seven full weeks, and then on the day after the seventh week, the fiftieth day, you shall present the new cereal offering to the Lord. For the wave-offering of your first fruits to the Lord, you shall bring with you from wherever you live two loaves of bread made of two tenths of an epha of fine flour and baked with leaven. On this same day you shall by proclamation have a sacred assembly, and no sort of work may be done. This shall be a perpetual statute for you and your descendants wherever you dwell, says the Lord almighty.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia.
Job 26:13
V.His Spirit has adorned the heavens.

Collect
Let us pray.
O God, Who for the healing of our souls has commanded that our bodies should be disciplined by devout fasting, mercifully grant us to be ever devoted to You both in mind and in body.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Deuteronomy
Deut. 26:1-3; 7-11.
In those days, Moses said to the Israelites: Hear, O Israel, the things that I command you today. When you have come into the land which the Lord, your God, is giving you as a heritage, and have occupied it and settled in it, you shall take the first of all your fruits, and putting them in a basket, you shall go to the place which the Lord, your God, chooses for the dwelling place of His name. There you shall go to the priest in office at that time and say to him, Today I acknowledge the Lord, your God, Who heard our cry and saw our affliction, our toil and our oppression. He brought us out of Egypt with His strong hand and outstretched arm, with terrifying power, with signs and wonders; and bringing us into this country, He gave us this land flowing with milk and honey. Therefore, I have now brought you the first fruits of the products of the soil which the Lord has given me. And having set them before the Lord, your God, you shall bow down in His presence. Then you shall make merry over all these good things which the Lord, your God, has given you.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia.
Acts 2:1
V.When the days of Pentecost were accomplished, they were all sitting together.

Collect
Let us pray.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that we, disciplined by wholesome fasting and refraining from all wrong-doing, may the more readily obtain Your forgiveness.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Leviticus
Lev. 26:3-12. 
In those days, the Lord said to Moses. Speak to the Israelites, and tell them: If you live in accordance with My precepts and are careful to observe My commandments, I will give you rain in due season, so that the land will bear its crops, and the trees their fruit; your threshing will last till vintage time, and your vintage till the time for sowing, and you will have food to eat in abundance, so that you may dwell securely in your land. I will establish peace in the land, that you may lie down to rest without anxiety. I will rid the country of ravenous beasts, and keep the sword of war from sweeping across your land. You will rout your enemies and lay them low with your sword. Five of you will but a hundred of your foes to flight, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand of them, till they are cut down by your sword. I will look with favor upon you, and make you fruitful and numerous, as I carry out My covenant with you. So much of the old crops will you have stored up for food that you will have to discard them to make room for the new. I will set My Dwelling among you, and will not disdain you. Ever present in your midst, I will be your God, and you will be My people, says the Lord almighty.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia. 
V.Kneel.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful; and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Collect
Let us pray.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty God, that we may so fast from bodily food as to abstain also from the sins that beset us.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Daniel
Dan. 3:47-51.
In those days, the Angel of the Lord went down into the furnace with Azaria and his companions, drove the fiery flames out of the furnace, and made the inside of the furnace as though a dew-laden breeze were blowing through it. And the flames rose forty-nine cubits above the furnace, and spread out, burning the Chaldeans nearby, the king’s men who were stoking the furnace. And the fire in no way touched them or caused them pain or harm. Then these three in the furnace with one voice sang, glorifying and blessing God:

Gradual
Alleluia.
Dan 3:52
Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers, and worthy to be praised forever.

Collect
V.The Lord be with you.
R.And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
O God, You Who tempered the flames of fire for the three young men, mercifully grant that the flames of sin may not burn us, Your servants.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Rom 5:1-5.
Brethren: Having been justified by faith, let us have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through Whom we also have access by faith unto that grace in which we stand, and exult in the hope of the glory of the sons of God. And not only this, but we exult in tribulations also, knowing that tribulation works out endurance, and endurance tried virtue, and tried virtue hope. And hope does not disappoint, because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts by the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Ps 116:1-2
Praise the Lord, all you nations; glorify Him, all you peoples! For steadfast is His kindness toward us, and the fidelity of the Lord endures forever.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 4:38-44.
At that time, Jesus rose from the synagogue and entered Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering from a great fever, and they besought Him for her. And standing over her He rebuked the fever, and it left her; and she rose at once and began to wait on them. Now when the sun was setting, all who had persons sick with various diseases brought them to Him. And He laid His hands upon each of them and cured them. And devils also came forth from many, crying out and saying, You are the Son of God. And He rebuked them, and did not permit them to speak, because they know that He was the Christ. Now when it was day, He went out and departed into a desert place. And the crowds were seeking after Him, and they came to Him, and tried to detain Him, that he might not depart from them. But He said to them, To the other towns also I must proclaim the kingdom of God, for this is why I have been sent. And He was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 87:2-3
O Lord, the God of my salvation, by day I cry out, at night I clamor in Your presence. Let my prayer come before You, O Lord, alleluia.

Secreta
Grant us, we beseech You, O Lord, that we may offer You a heart cleansed by this sacred rite so that our fast may be acceptable to You.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
John 3:8.
The Spirit breaths where He will, and you hear His voice, alleluia, alleluia; but do not know whence He comes or where He goes, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
May Your holy things, O Lord, fill us with divine eagerness to enjoy their celebration together with their effects.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Ember Friday in the Octave of Pentecost Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Ps 70:8; 70:23
Let my mouth be filled with Your praise, alleluia: that I may sing, alleluia. My lips shall shout for joy as I sing Your praises, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 70:1-2
In You, O Lord, I take refuge; let me never be put to shame, in Your justice rescue me, and deliver me.
Let my mouth be filled with Your praise, alleluia: that I may sing, alleluia. My lips shall shout for joy as I sing Your praises, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
Grant to Your Church, we beseech You, almighty God, that, united by the Holy Spirit, she may in no way be harmed by any assault of the enemy.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the book of Joel
Joel 2:23-24; 26-27
Thus says the Lord God: O children of Sion, exult and rejoice in the Lord, your God! He has given you the teacher of justice: He has made the rain come down for you, the early and the late rain as before. The threshing floors shall be full of grain and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil. You shall eat and be filled, and shall praise the name of the Lord, your God, because He has dealt wondrously with you; My people shall nevermore be put to shame. And you shall know that I am in the midst of Israel; I am the Lord, your God, and there is no other; My people shall nevermore be put to shame, says the Lord almighty.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia.
Wis 12:1
V.O how good and sweet is Your Spirit, O Lord, within us! Alleluia. Kneel.
V.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful; and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 5:17-26
At that time, it came to pass on one of the days, that Jesus sat teaching. And there were Pharisees and teachers of the Law sitting by, who had come out of every village of Galilee and Judea and out of Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was present to heal them. And behold, some men were carrying upon a pallet a man who was paralyzed, and they were trying to bring him in and to lay him before Him. And as they found no way of bringing him in, because of the crowd, they went up onto the roof and lowered him through the tiles, with his pallet, into the midst before Jesus. And seeing their faith, He said, Man, your sins are forgiven you. And the Scribes and Pharisees began to argue, saying, Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God only? But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, answered and said to them, “Why are you arguing in your hearts? Which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven you,’ or to say, ‘Arise and walk’?” But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins – He said to the paralytic – I say to you, arise, take up your pallet and go to your house. And immediately he arose before them, took up what he had been lying on, and went away to his house, glorifying God. And astonishment seized upon them all, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen wonderful things today.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Wis 145:1-2
Praise the Lord, O my soul; I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live, alleluia.

Secreta
May the sacrificial gifts offered in Your sight, O Lord, be consumed by that divine fire which the Holy Spirit enkindled in the hearts of the disciples of Christ, Your Son.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
John 14:18
I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you again, alleluia: and your heart shall rejoice, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
We who have received the gift of Your Blessed Sacrament, O Lord, humbly pray that what You have taught us to do in commemoration of You, may profit and help us in our weakness.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end.
R.Amen

Pentecost Thursday Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Wis 1:7
The Spirit of the Lord fills the world, alleluia, is all-embracing, and knows man’s utterance, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 67:2
God arises; His enemies are scattered, and those who hate Him flee before Him.
The Spirit of the Lord fills the world, alleluia, is all-embracing, and knows man’s utterance, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
O God, You Who on this day have taught the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit, grant us by that Holy Spirit Himself, to know what is right and ever to rejoice in His help.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of Apostles
Acts 8:5-8
In those days, Philip went down to the city of Samaria and preached the Christ to them. And the crowds with one accord gave heed to what was said by Philip, listening to him and seeing the miracles that he worked. For unclean spirits, crying with a loud voice, went out of many possessed persons, and many paralytics and cripples were cured. So there was great joy in that city.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 103:30
V.Send forth Your Spirit, and they shall be created: and You shall renew the face of the earth. Alleluia. Kneel.
V.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful: and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to Luke
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
Luke 9:1-6
At that time, having summoned the twelve apostles, Jesus gave them power and authority over all the devils, and to cure diseases. And He sent them forth to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. And he said to them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor wallet, nor bread, nor money; neither have two tunics. And whatever house you enter, stay there, and do not depart from thence. And whosoever will not receive you – go forth from that town, and shake off even the dust from your feet for a witness against them. And going forth, they went about from village to village, preaching the gospel and working cures everywhere.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 67:29-30
Confirm, O God, what You have wrought in us; from Your temple, which is in Jerusalem, kings shall offer gifts to You. Alleluia.

Secreta
Sanctify these offerings, we beseech You, O Lord, and cleanse our hearts by the light of the Holy Spirit.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
Acts 2:2; 2:4
Suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a violent wind blowing, where they were sitting, alleluia: and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, speaking of the wonderful works of God, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
May the inpouring of the Holy Spirit cleanse our hearts, O Lord, and make them fertile through the dew He sprinkles upon them.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Ember Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Ps 67:8-9
OGod, when You went forth at the head of Your people, making a passage for them, dwelling in their midst, alleluia: the earth quaked; it rained from heaven, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 67:2
God arises; His enemies are scattered, and those who hate Him flee before Him.
OGod, when You went forth at the head of Your people, making a passage for them, dwelling in their midst, alleluia: the earth quaked; it rained from heaven, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
May the Paraclete Who proceeds from You, enlighten our minds, we beseech You, O Lord, and guide us to all truth, as Your Son has promised.
Who livest and reignest with God the Father, in the unity of the same Holy Spirit, God, world without end.
R.Amen

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of Apostles
Acts 2:14-21.
In those days, Peter, standing up with the Eleven, lifted up his voice and spoke out to them: Men of Judea and all you who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words. These men are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only the third hour of the day. But this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: ‘And it shall come to pass in the last days, says the Lord, that I will pour forth of My Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. And moreover upon My servants and upon My handmaids in those days will I pour forth of My Spirit, and they shall prophesy. And I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth beneath, blood and fire and vapor of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and manifest day. And it shall come to pass that whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.’
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia.
Ps 32:6
V.By the word of the Lord the heavens were made; by the breadth of His mouth all their host.

Gloria
Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace to men of good will. We praise Thee. We bless Thee. We adore Thee. We glorify Thee. We give Thee thanks for Thy great glory. O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father almighty. O Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son. O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father. Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Who takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Who sittest at the right hand of the Father, have mercy on us. For Thou only are holy. Thou only art the Lord. Thou only art most high, O Jesus Christ. Together with the Holy Ghost ✠in the glory of God the Father. Amen. 

Collect
V.The Lord be with you.
R.And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
Grant, we beseech You, almighty and most merciful God, that the Holy Spirit may come to dwell in us, graciously making us a temple of His glory.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of Apostles
Acts 5:12-16
In those days, by the hands of the Apostles many signs and wonders were done among the people. And with one accord they all would meet in Solomon’s portico; but of the rest, no one dared to associate with them, yet the people made much of them. And the multitude of men and women who believed in the Lord increased still more, so that they carried the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and pallets that, when Peter passed, his shadow at least might fall on some of them. And there came also multitudes from the towns near Jerusalem, bringing the sick and those troubled with unclean spirits, and they were all cured.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia.
V.Kneel.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful; and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to John
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
John 6:44-52.
At that time, Jesus said to the Jews: No one can come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me draw him, and I will raise him up on the last day. It is written in the Prophets, “And they all shall be taught of God.” Everyone who has listened to the Father, and has learned, comes to Me; not that anyone has seen the Father except Him Who is from God, He has seen the Father. Amen, amen, I say to you, he who believes in Me has life everlasting. I am the bread of life. Your fathers ate the manna in the desert, and have died. This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that if anyone eat of it he will not die. I am the living bread that has come down from heaven. If anyone eat of this bread he shall live forever; and the bread that I will give is My flesh for the life of the world.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 118:47-48
I will delight in Your commands, which I love exceedingly. And I will lift up my hands to Your commands, which I love. Alleluia.

Secreta
Accept, we beseech You, O Lord, the gifts we offer, and graciously bring it about that we may practice by a holy life what we perform here by a sacred rite.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
John 14:27.
Peace I leave with you, alleluia; My peace I give to you, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
As we receive Your heavenly sacrament we beseech You, merciful Lord, may we reap in the joys of eternity the fruits of what we perform in this life.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Pentecost Tuesday Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Esdr 2:36-37
Receive the joy of your glory, alleluia: giving thanks to God, alleluia, who has called you to the heavenly kingdom, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 77:1
Hearken, My people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of My mouth.
Receive the joy of your glory, alleluia: giving thanks to God, alleluia, who has called you to the heavenly kingdom, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
Let the power of the Holy Spirit be present within us, O Lord, graciously to cleanse our hearts as well as to guard us from all harm.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of Apostles
Acts 8:14-17.
In those days, when the Apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John. On their arrival they prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit; for as yet He had not come upon any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia. 
John 14:26
V.The Holy Spirit will teach you whatever I have said to you. Alleluia. Kneel.
V.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful; and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to John
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
John 10:1-10.
At that time, Jesus said to the Pharisees, Amen, amen, I say to you, he who enters not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up another way, is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is shepherd of the sheep. To this man the gatekeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them forth. And when he has let out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. But a stranger they will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers. This parable Jesus spoke to them, but they did not understand what He was saying to them. Again, therefore, Jesus said to them, Amen, amen, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All whoever have come are thieves and robbers; but the sheep have not heard them. I am the door. If anyone enter by Me he shall be safe, and shall go in and out, and shall find pastures. The thief comes only to steal, and slay, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it more abundantly.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 77:23-25
The Lord opened the doors of heaven; He rained manna upon them for food and gave them heavenly bread. The bread of the angels was eaten by men, alleluia.

Secreta
May the offering of this gift here before You, O Lord, make us pure and worthy to take part in this sacred rite.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
John 15:26; 16:14
The Spirit Who proceeds from the Father, alleluia: He will glorify Me, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
May the Holy Spirit, we beseech You, O Lord, renew our minds through the heavenly sacrament, for He Himself is the forgiveness of all sins.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Pentecost Monday Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Ps. 80:17
He fed them with the best of wheat, alleluia: and filled them with honey from the rock, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps 80:2
Sing joyfully to God our strength; acclaim the God of Jacob.
He fed them with the best of wheat, alleluia: and filled them with honey from the rock, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
O God, You Who gave the Holy Spirit to Your apostles, grant that the devout prayers of Your people may be effective and, as You have given us faith, also grant us peace.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of the Apostles
Acts 10:34, 42-48
In those days, Peter opening his mouth, said, Men, brethren, the Lord charged us to preach to the people and to testify that He it is Who has been appointed by God to be judge of the living and of the dead. To Him all the prophets bear witness, that through His Name all who believe in Him may receive forgiveness of sins. While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came upon all who were listening to his message. And the faithful of the circumcision, who had come with Peter, were amazed, because on the Gentiles also the grace of the Holy Spirit had been poured forth; for they heard them speaking in tongues and magnifying God. Then Peter answered, Can anyone refuse the water to baptize these, seeing that they have received the Holy Spirit just as we did? And he ordered them to be baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia.
Acts 2:4
V.The Apostles spoke in foreign tongues the wonderful works of God. Alleluia. Kneel.
V.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful, and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to John
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
John 3:16-21
At that time, Jesus said to Nicodemus: God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that those who believe in Him may not perish, but may have life everlasting. For God did not send His Son into the world in order to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. He who believes in Him is not judged; but he who does not believe in Him is already judged, because he does not believe in the Name of the only-begotten Son of God. Now this is the judgment: The light has come into the world, yet men have loved the darkness rather than the light, for their works were evil. For everyone who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, that his deeds may not be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light that his deeds may be made manifest, for they have been performed in God.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps. 17:14, 16
The Lord thundered from heaven, the Most High gave forth His voice; and the fountains of waters appeared, alleluia.

Secreta
Graciously hallow these gifts, we beseech You, O Lord, and accepting the offering of the spiritual sacrifice, make us also an eternal offering to You.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
John 14:26
The Holy Spirit will teach you, alleluia: whatever I have said to you, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
Be near to Your people, we beseech You, O Lord, and defend against the fury of the enemy those whom You have penetrated with Your heavenly sacrament.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Pentecost Sunday Propers

The following are the English propers (“the readings”) for this Mass. The English of the fixed, ordinary parts of the Mass are available for a Low Mass, High Mass and Solemn Mass.

Introitus
Wis 1:7.
The Spirit of the Lord fills the world, alleluia, is all-embracing, and knows man’s utterance, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps. 67:2
God arises; His enemies are scattered, and those who hate Him flee before Him.
The Spirit of the Lord fills the world, alleluia, is all-embracing, and knows man’s utterance, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

Collect
Let us pray.
O God, You Who on this day have taught the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit, grant us by that Holy Spirit Himself, to know what is right and ever to rejoice in His help.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Lesson
Lesson from the Acts of Apostles
Acts 2:1-11.
When the days of Pentecost were drawing to a close, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a violent wind blowing, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them parted tongues as of fire, which settled upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy spirit and began to speak in foreign tongues, even as the Holy Spirit prompted them to speak. Now there were staying at Jerusalem, devout Jews, from every nation under heaven. And when this sound was heard, the multitude gathered and were bewildered in mind, because each heard them speaking in his own language. But they were all amazed and marvelled saying, Behold, are not all these that are speaking Galileans? And how have we heard each his own language in which he was born? Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphilia, Egypt and the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, Jews also and proselytes, Cretens and Arabians, we have heard them speaking in our own languages of the wonderful works of God.
R.Thanks be to God.

Gradual
Alleluia, alleluia.
Ps. 103:30
V.Send forth Your Spirit, and they shall be created: and You shall renew the face of the earth. Alleluia. Kneel.
V.Come, O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful: and kindle in them the fire of Your love.

Sequentia
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Thy clear celestial height,
Thy pure, beaming radiance give:

Come, Thou, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Thou light of all that live!

Thou of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast,
Dost refreshing peace bestow:

Thou in toil art comfort sweet;
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.

Light immortal! Light divine!
Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,
And our inmost being fill.

If Thou take Thy grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay;
All his good is turn’d to ill.

Heal our wounds – our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away:

Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray.

Thou, on those who evermore
Thee confess and Thee adore,
In Thy sevenfold gifts descend.

Give them comfort when they die;
Give them life with Thee on high;
Give them joys which never end.
Amen. Alleluia.

Gospel
Continuation ✠of the Holy Gospel according to John
R.Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
John 14:23-31.
At that time, Jesus said to His disciples: If anyone love Me, he will keep My word, and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him. He who does not love Me, does not keep My words. And the word that you have heard is not Mine, but the Father’s Who sent Me. These things I have spoken to you while yet dwelling with you. But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My Name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your mind whatever I have said to you. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, or be afraid. You have heard Me say to you, ‘I go away and I am coming to you.’ If you loved Me, you would indeed rejoice that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it comes to pass, that when it has come to pass you may believe. I will no longer speak much with you, for the prince of the world is coming and in Me he has nothing. But he comes that the world may know that I love the Father, and that I do as the Father has commanded Me.
R.Praise be to Thee, O Christ.
S.By the words of the Gospel may our sins be blotted out.

Offertorium
Ps 67:29-30
Confirm, O God, what You have wrought in us; from Your temple, which is in Jerusalem, kings shall offer gifts to You. Alleluia.

Secreta
Sanctify these offerings, we beseech You, O Lord, and cleanse our hearts by the light of the Holy Spirit.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.

Prefatio
Holy Spirit
It is 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: through Christ our Lord. Who ascending above all in the heavens and sitting at Thy Right Hand, poured out the Holy Spirit upon the children of adoption. Wherefore the whole world doth rejoice with overflowing joy; and the heavenly Hosts also and the angelic Powers sing together the hymn of Thy glory, evermore saying:

Communio
Acts 2:2; 2:4
Suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a violent wind blowing, where they were sitting, alleluia: and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, speaking of the wonderful works of God, alleluia, alleluia.

Postcommunio
Let us pray.
May the inpouring of the Holy Spirit cleanse our hearts, O Lord, and make them fertile through the dew He sprinkles upon them.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R.Amen.