3. Week-day Service.

{87} For First Monday in Advent

O Lord, open Thou, &c.
    And my mouth, &c.
God, make speed, &c.
    O Lord, make haste, &c.
            Glory be, &c. Amen. Hallelujah.

(a) Invitatory

O come let us worship the Lord, the King approaching.
O come let us sing, &c.
            Glory, &c.
(b) Hymn Verbum supernum prodiens, &c.

Antiphon
Psalm
27. (1)
Psalm 28. (2)
Antiphon

The Lord is the strength.
The Lord is my light, &c. Glory, &c.
Unto Thee will I cry, &c. Glory, &c.
The Lord is the strength of my life.

Antiphon
Psalm
29. (3)  
Psalm 30. (4)
Antiphon

Worship the Lord.
Bring unto the Lord, &c. Glory, &c.
I will magnify Thee, &c. Glory, &c.
Worship the Lord with holy worship.

Antiphon
Psalm
31. (5)
Psalm 32. (6)
Antiphon

Deliver me.
In the, O God, have I put, &c. Glory, &c.
Blessed is he, &c. Glory, &c.
Deliver me in Thy righteousness.

Antiphon
Psalm
33. (7)
Psalm 34. (8)
Antiphon

It becometh well the just.
Rejoice in the Lord, &c. Glory, &c.
I will alway give thanks, &c. Glory, &c.
It becometh well the just to be thankful.

Antiphon
Psalm
35. (9)
Psalm 36. (10)  
Antiphon

Fight thou against them.
Plead thou my cause, &c. Glory, &c.
My heart showeth me, &c. Glory, &c.
Fight Thou against them, that fight against me. {88}

Antiphon
Psalm 37. (11)
Psalm 38. (12)
Antiphon

Commit thy way.
Fret not thyself, &c. Glory, &c.
Put me not to rebuke, &c. Glory. &c.
Commit thy way unto the Lord.

(f.) V.

Out of Sion hath God appeared.
Reader.—Sir, be pleased to bless us.
The Lord's Prayer
(privately.)
            Our Father, &c.
    And lead us not. &c.
        But deliver us, &c.

Absolution 1.

    O Lord Jesu Christ, hear the prayers of Thy servants,
and have mercy upon us, who with the Father, &c.


Benediction 1.
Lesson 1.
Isai. i. 16-18.

    Reader.—Sir, be pleased to bless us.
The Father everlasting, &c.
    Wash you, wake you clean; put away the evil of your
doings from before Mine eyes; cease to do evil;
    Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed;
judge the fatherless; plead for the widow:
    Come now and let us reason together, saith the Lord;
though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as
snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as
wool.
            But Thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
                    Thanks be to God.

Response 1.

    Cherish the word, O Virgin Mary, which is conveyed to thee
from the Lord through the Angel; thou shalt conceive in thy
womb, and bring forth both God and man: that thou mayest
be blessed among all women
.
    Thou shalt bring forth a son, and yet abide a virgin:
thou shalt be with child, and be a mother, yet know not a
man.
    That thou mayest be blessed among women.


Benediction 2.
Lesson 2.
Isai. i. 19-23.

    Reader.—Sir, be pleased to bless us.
The only begotten Son of God, &c.
    If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the
land: but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with
the sword, for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
    How is the faithful city become an harlot? It was full of
judgment; righteousness lodged in it, but now murderers. {89}
    Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water;
thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves: every
one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not
the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come
unto them.
            But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
                    Thanks be to God.

Response 2.

    Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad, let the
hills be joyful together, for our Lord shall come, and He shall
have pity upon the poor
.
            In His time shall the righteous flourish; yes, and
                abundance of peace.
        And he shall have pity upon the poor.


Benediction 3.
Lesson 3.
Isai. i. 24-28.

    Reader.—Sir, be pleased to bless us.
    The grace of the Holy Ghost, &c.
    Therefore saith the Lord, the Lord of hosts, the mighty
One of Israel, Ah, I will ease Me of Mine adversaries, and
avenge me of Mine enemies.
    And I will turn My hand upon thee, and purely purge
away thy dross, and take away all thy tin;
    And I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy
counsellors as at the beginning: afterward thou shalt be
called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.
    Zion shall be redeemed with judgment, and her courts
with righteousness.
    And the destruction of the transgressors and of the sin-
ners shall be together, and they that forsake the Lord shall
be consumed.
            But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us.
                    Thanks be to God.

Response 3.

    Strangers shall not pass through Jerusalem any more; for
in that day the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the
hills shall flow with milk, saith the Lord
.
    God shall come from Libanus, and the holy one from the
mount of cedars.
    For in that day, the mountains shall drop down new wine,
and the hills shall flow with milk, saith the Lord
.
            Glory be to the Father, &c.
        For in that day the mountains, &c. {90}

LAUDS

O God, make speed, &c.
    O Lord, make haste, &c.
Glory be, &c. Amen. Hallelujah.
Antiphon
Psalm 51. (1)
Antiphon
Have mercy upon me.
 ... O God, after Thy great goodness, &c. Glory, &c.
Have mercy upon me, O God.

Antiphon
Psalm 5. (2)
Antiphon

Consider, O Lord.
Ponder my word, &c. Glory, &c.
Consider, O Lord, my meditation.

Antiphon
Psalms 63 & 67. (3)
Antiphon

O God, Thou art my God.
 … Early will I seek Thee, &c. Glory, &c.
O God, Thou art my God, early will I seek thee.

Antiphon
Canticle. Isa. xii. (4)
Antiphon

Thine anger is turned away.
O Lord, I will praise Thee, &c. Glory, &c.
Thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.

Antiphon
Ps. 148-151. (5)
Antiphon

O praise the Lord.
 … of heaven, praise him in the height, &c. Glory, &c.
O praise the Lord of heaven.

Text
(Capitulum.)
(t) Isai. ii. 3.

    Come ye and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to
the house of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His
ways, and we will walk in His paths; for out of Zion
shall go forth the Law, and the Word of the Lord from
Jerusalem.
                            Thanks be to God.
(u) Hymn En clara vox redarguit, &c.

(v) Verse and
Response

    The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye
the way of the Lord.
                        Make His paths straight.

(w) Antiphon
The Benedictus

The Angel of the Lord made annunciation to Mary.
Blessed be the Lord God, &c.
Antiphon     The Angel of the Lord made annunciation to Mary, and
she conceived of the Holy Ghost. Hallelujah. {91}

(This portion of
the Service down to
the Collect, is pro-
per to the Week-
days of Advent, the
Four Seasons, and
Vigils, which are
Fasts, except Christ-
mas Eve; it is re-
peated at Vespers
after the Magnifi-
cat with Psalm 51
for Psalm 130. The
Lord's Prayer is
all aloud
.)
        Lord have mercy.
            Christ have mercy.
        Lord have mercy.
    Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name,
Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in
heaven, Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our
trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us.
        And lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from evil.

I said, Lord, be merciful unto me.
    Heal my soul, for I have sinned against thee.
Turn Thee again, O Lord, at the last.
    And be gracious unto Thy servants.
Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us.
    Like as we do put our trust in Thee.
Let Thy priests be clothed with righteousness.
    And let Thy saints sing with joyfulness.
O Lord, save the king.
    And hear us what time we call upon Thee.
O save Thy people, and give Thy blessing unto Thine
inheritance.
    Feed them and set them up for ever.
O think upon Thy congregation.
    Whom Thou hast purchased and redeemed of old.
Peace be within Thy walls.
    And plenteousness within Thy palaces.
Let us pray for the faithful who are departed.
    Grant them, O Lord, eternal repose, and may perpetual
light shine upon them
.
May they rest in peace.
                    Amen.

For our brethren who are away.
    My God, save Thy servants that put their trust in Thee.
    For the afflicted and for captives.
        Deliver Israel, O Lord, out of all his troubles.
    Send thou help from the sanctuary.
        And strengthen them out of Sion.
    Lord, hear my prayer.
    And let my cry come unto Thee.


Psalm 130.

    Out of the deep, &c. Glory, &c.
Turn us again, Lord God of hosts.
    Show the light of Thy countenance and we shall be whole.
Arise, O Christ, help us.
    And deliver us for Thy name's sake. {92}
Lord, hear my prayer.
    And let my cry come unto Thee.

                    The Lord be with you.
                        And with thy spirit.
                    Let us pray.
(x) Collect
(Oratio.)
(for the day
and week
.)
    Raise up, we pray Thee, O Lord, Thy power, and come,
that we, being meet, may be snatched from the perils of our
sins by thy succour, and be saved by Thy deliverance, who
livest, &c.
                    The Lord be with you.
                        And with thy spirit.
                    Let us bless the Lord.
                        Thanks be to God.
May the souls of the faithful rest in peace.
                                Amen.

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PRIME

(Here are marked merely the differences from the 4th Sunday
    in Pentecost. Some of them, as in Matins and Lauds, are but
    peculiar to the season
.)

Antiphon
Psalm 54. (1)
Psalm 24. (2)
Psalm 119. (3)
1-32.
16-32. (4)
In that day the mountains shall drop down new wine.
    Save me, O God, &c. Glory, &c. (as on Sunday.)
        The earth is the Lord's, &c. Glory, &c.
    Blessed are those, &c. (as on Sunday.)
        O do well, &c. (as on Sunday).
Antiphon     In that day the mountains shall drop down new wine, and
the hills shall flow with milk. Hallelujah.
(cc) Text
(Capitulum.)
Zech. viii. 19, 20.
    Minister.—Love the Truth and Peace, saith the Lord of
hosts.                     Thanks be to God.
(dd) Short
Response
(the same except
instead of Thou
that sittest, &c
.) (ee)
        O Christ, &c.

Thou that shall come into the world—
                    Lord have mercy, &c.

The Lord's Prayer
The Creed
Sentences
                        Our Father, &c.
                    I believe, &c.
                        I have cried, &c. (down to)
                                  And stablish me, &c.
(These additional
Sentences are insert-
ed, whenever there
are the additional
Sentences & Psalms
as above set down
in Lauds and Ves-
pers
.)
Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man.
    And preserve me from the wicked man.
Deliver me from mine enemies, O God.
    Defend me from them that rise up against me. {93}
O deliver me from the wicked doers.
    And save me from the blood-thirsty men.
So will I always sing praise unto Thy name.
    That I may daily perform my vows.
Hear us, O God of our salvation.
    Thou that art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and
of them that remain in the broad sea
.
O God, make speed to save me.
    O Lord, make haste to help me.
Holy God, holy and strong, holy and eternal.
    Have mercy upon us.
Bless the Lord, O my soul.
    And all that is within me, bless His holy Name.
Bless the Lord, O my soul.
    And forget not all His benefits.
Who forgiveth all thy sin.
    And healeth all thine infirmities.
Who saveth thy life from destruction.
    And crowneth thee with mercy and loving-kindness.
Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things.
    Making thee young and lusty as an eagle.
Our help is, &c.

The Confessions,
Answers, and Pray-
er of Absolution.

    I confess, &c. God Almighty, &c. I confess, &c. God
Almighty, &c. The Almighty, &c. vouchsafe, &c.
Collect     O Lord, God Almighty, &c.
    (And so on to the end, as on the 4th Sunday in Pentecost,
with the substitution of the following
.)

(ii) Short Lesson
Isai. xxxiii. 2.

    O Lord, be gracious unto us. We have waited for Thee.
Be Thou our arm every morning; our salvation also in the
time of trouble.

———————

THIRD HOUR

The following are the only variations.

(kk) Antiphon (be-
fore and after the
Psalms
.)
    Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion: shout, O daughter of
Jerusalem.         Hallelujah.

(ll) Text
(Capitulum.)
Jer. xxxiii. 5.

    Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise
unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and
prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

(mm) Short
Response

    Come thou and save us: O Lord God of hosts.
                        Come Thou, &c. {94}
    Show the light of thy countenance and we shall be whole.
        O Lord God of Hosts.
    Glory be to the Father, &c.
        Come Thou and save us, O Lord God of hosts.
    The heathen shall fear Thy name, O Lord.
        And all the kings of the earth Thy majesty.
nn) Collect
(for the week.)
(as in Lauds.)

———————

SIXTH HOUR

(The variations are)

(pp) Antiphon (be-
fore and after the
Psalms
.)
    Behold, the Lord shall come, and all His Saints with Him,
and the light of that day shall be great. Hallelujah.
(qq) Text
(Capitulum.)
Jer. xxiii. 6.
    In His days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell
safely; and this is the name whereby He shall be called,
The Lord our righteousness.

(rr) Short
Response

                    Show us Thy mercy: O Lord.
                            Show us, &c.
                And grant us Thy Salvation.
                            O Lord.
                Glory be to the Father, &c.
                    Show us Thy mercy: O Lord.
    Remember me, O Lord, according to the favour that Thou
bearest unto Thy people.
            O visit me with Thy Salvation.
(ss) Collect for the
week
(as before.)

———————

NINTH HOUR

(The variations are)

(uu) Antiphon (be-
fore and after the
Psalms
.)
    Behold, the great Prophet shall come, and He shall re-
build Jerusalem. Hallelujah.
(vv) Text
(Capitulum.)
Isai. xiv. 1.
    His time is near to come, and his days shall not be pro-
longed: for the Lord will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet
choose Israel.
(ww) Short
Response
            The Lord shall arise upon thee: O Jerusalem.
                    The Lord, &c.
        And His glory shall be seen upon thee.
            O Jerusalem.
        Glory be to the Father, &c.
            The Lord shall arise upon thee: O Jerusalem. {95}
    Turn us again, O Lord God of Hosts.
Show the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole.
(xx) Collect for
the week
.
(as before.)

———————

VESPERS



Antiphon

Psalm 116 (part 1) (l)
Antiphon
        O God, make speed, &c.
            O Lord, make haste, &c.
    He hath inclined.
        I am well pleased, &c. Glory, &c.
    He hath inclined His ear unto me.

Antiphon

Psalm 116 (part 2)
(2)
Antiphon

I believed
 … and therefore will I speak, &c. Glory, &c.
I believed, and therefore will I speak.

Antiphon

Psalm 117. (3)
Antiphon

O Praise the Lord.
 … all ye heathen, &c. Glory, &c.
O Praise the Lord, all ye heathen.

Antiphon

Psalm 120. (4)
Antiphon

I called upon the Lord.
    When I was in trouble, &c. Glory, &c.
I called upon the Lord, and He heard me.

Antiphon
Psalm 121. (5)
Antiphon

From whence cometh.
    I will lift up, &c. Glory, &c.
From whence cometh my help.

(ddd) Text
Capitulum

Gen. xlix. 10.

    The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver
from between his feet, until Shiloh come: and unto Him shall
the gathering of the people be.

Hymn

    Creator alme siderum, &c.

(fff) Verse and
Response

    Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour
down Righteousness.
    Let the earth open, and let them bring forth Salvation.

(ggg) Antiphon

    Lift up thine eyes, O Jerusalem.

The Magnificat

    My soul doth magnify, &c.
Antiphon     Lift up thine eyes, O Jerusalem, and behold the greatness
of thy king. Behold, the Saviour comes to loose thee from
thy chain.

(Then follow the same Sentences with Psalm 51, instead of
    Psalm
130, which are inserted in Lauds.)
(hhh) The Collect
for the week
(as before.)
{96}
                    The Lord be with you.
                        And with thy spirit.
                    Let us bless the Lord.
                        Thanks be to God.
    May the souls of the faithful rest in peace.
                Amen.

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COMPLINE

    This office is invariable throughout the year, except in the
Anthems to the Virgin at the end
.

    Instead of the Salve Regina as after Pentecost, in Advent
is used the
Alma Redemptoris.

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