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The Minister may, at his discretion, omit all that follows, to the Prayer, "We humbly beseech thee, O Father," &c.
[O Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Then shall the Minister, and the People with him, say the Lord's Prayer.
UR Father, who art in heaven,
Minister. O Lord, deal not with us according to our
Answer. Neither reward us according to our iniquities.
Let us pray.
GOD, merciful Father, who despisest not the sighing of a contrite heart, nor the desire of such as are sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers which we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whensoever they oppress us; and graciously hear us, that those evils which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, may, by thy good providence, be brought to nought; that we thy servants, being hurt by
no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, for thy name's sake.
Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Answer. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
From our enemies defend us, O Christ.
With pity behold the sorrows of our hearts.
Both now and ever, vouchsafe to hear us, O Christ. Graciously hear us, O Christ; graciously hear us, O Lord Christ.
Minister. O Lord, let thy mercy be showed upon us; Answer. As we do put our trust in thee.
Let us pray.]
E humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and, for the glory of thy name, turn from us all those evils that we most justly have deserved; and grant, that in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in
holiness and pureness of living, to thy honour and glory; through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A General Thanksgiving.
LMIGHTY God, Father of all mer-
thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by
A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.
LMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace at this time, with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou wilt grant their requests; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, as may be most expedient for them; granting us in