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IX. IN THE ORDER OF CONFIRMATION.
1. The first rubric is changed, so that it reads as follows: Upon the day appointed, all that are to be then confirmed, being placed and standing in order before the Bishop, sitting in his chair near to the Holy Table, he, or some other Minister appointed by him, may read this Preface following; the People standing until the Lord's Prayer.
2. The following rubric is inserted after the final Blessing and before the last rubric :
The Minister shall not omit earnestly to move the Persons confirmed to come, without delay, to the Lord's Supper.
X. IN THE ORDER FOR THE BURIAL OF THE DEAD.
1. The following rubric is inserted immediately after the Lesson :
Here may be sung a Hymn or an Anthem; and, at the discretion of the Minister, the Creed, and such fitting Prayers as are elsewhere provided in this Book, may be added.
2. The following rubric is added at the end of the office: ¶ Inasmuch as it may sometimes be expedient to say under shelter of the Church the whole or a part of the service appointed to be said at the Grave, the same is hereby allowed for weighty cause.
XI. IN THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN.
A change is made in the third rubric, so that it reads as follows:
Then shall be said by both of them the following
XII. IN THE PSALTER.
The 141st Psalm is assigned to the evening instead of the morning of the twenty-ninth day of the month, so that the Psalms for that day are as follows:
Morning Prayer, Psalms cxxxix., exl.
CHANGES NOT AFFECTING THE USE OF THE PUBLIC OFFICES.
1. THE TABLE OF CONTENTS
to be made to conform to the actual contents. New Ta
minical Letter, etc., with a Note as to the Ecclesiastical Full Moon.
II. IN MORNING PRAYER.
The Gloria Patri is to be printed after the rubric which provides for its use after the Psalms and Canticles; and the Gloria in excelsis is not to be printed here, but a rubric provides that it may be used at the end of the whole Portion of the Psalms or Selection from the Psalter, as heretofore.
The Benedictus is to be printed before the Jubilate.
III. IN EVENING PRAYER.
Amen is to be printed at the end of the Declaration of Absolution, without any rubric; and the rubric before the Lord's Prayer is to end with the words, repeating it with him.
The Gloria in excelsis is to be printed after a rubric which provides that it may be used at the end of the whole Portion or Selection of Psalms.
The Magnificat is to be printed before the Cantate Domino, and the Nunc dimittis before the Deus misercatur.
IV. THE COLLECTS, EPISTLES, AND GOSPELS.
The rubric prescribing that the Collect, Epistle, and Gospel for the Sunday shall serve all the week after, unless otherwise ordered, is placed after the general title.
The Collects, Epistles, and Gospels for St. Stephen's Day, St. John the Evangelist's Day, and the Innocents' Day, are to be printed after the Gospel for Christmas-day.
V. IN THE ORDER FOR THE HOLY COMMUNION.
At the end of the second rubric, for the words, as soon as conveniently may be, are substituted the words, within fourteen days after, at the farthest.
The rubrical direction as to the reading of the Gospel is put in the form, Then, the People all standing up, he shall read the Gospel, saying; and the rubric before the Gloria tibi is put in the form, Here shall be said or sung.
The two Exhortations, giving warning of the Communion, are to be printed at the end of the Office.
The Invocation in the Prayer of Consecration is to be printed as a distinct paragraph.
In the next to the last rubric, at the end of the Office, the word though is substituted for if.
VI. IN THE PRIVATE BAPTISM OF INFANTS.
The first form of certification reads as follows, the rubric before it ending with the words, In which case, all standing, he shall say thus:
CERTIFY you, that according to the due and prescribed Order of the Church, at such a time, and at such a place, before divers witnesses, I baptized this Child, who is now by Baptism incorporated into the Christian Church for our Lord Jesus Christ doth not deny his grace and mercy unto such Infants, but most lovingly doth call them unto him, as the holy Gospel doth witness to our comfort.
The second form of certification ends with the words doth witness to our comfort, and is followed by the rubric :
T Then the Minister shall say as followeth.
VII. IN THE CATECHISM.
The word again is inserted into the Creed, as in Morning and Evening Prayer.
VIII. IN THE COMMUNION OF THE SICK.
The following rubric is added at the end :
T This Office may be used with aged and bed-ridden persons, or such as are not able to attend the public Ministration in Church, substituting the Collect, Epistle, and Gospel for the Day, for those appointed above.
IX. IN THE FORMS OF PRAYER TO BE USED
The title before the third Prayer is changed so as to read, Prayers to be used in all ships in storms at sea. The prayers that have reference to a storm and those that have reference to the enemy are grouped separately; and the Lord's Prayer is placed immediately after the Absolution, with the rubric:
¶ Then shall they together say the Lord's Prayer.
The forms belonging to thanksgiving after a storm and those belonging to thanksgiving after a victory are arranged under distinct headings.
X. IN THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS.
The words Minister and Answer are omitted before the Versicles; and the Prayers are placed together after the Miserere (the printing of which is omitted), the following being substituted for the Collect:
GOD, whose nature and property is ever to hove med and to forgive; Receive our humble petitions; and though we be tied and bound with the chain of our sins, yet let the pitifulness of thy great mercy loose us; for the honour of Jesus Christ, our Mediator and Advocate. Amen.
After the title, A Form of Prayer for Persons under Sentence of Death, the rubric reads:
T When a criminal is under sentence of death, the Minister shall proceed to exhort him after this form, or other like,
In place of the rubric after the Blessing the following ubric and notice are inserted:
At the time of Execution, the Minister shall use such devotions as he shall think proper.
Notice. It is judged best that the criminal should not make any public profession or declaration.
The Prayer for Imprisoned Debtors is omitted.
CHANGES IN THE CONSECRATION AND INSTITUTION OFFICES.
IN THE FORM OF CONSECRATION OF A CHURCH OR CHAPEL.
1. The rest of the former title is omitted.
2. A change is made in the second of the Intercessory Prayers, so that it reads thus:
Grant, O Lord, that they who at this place shall in their own persons renew the promises and vows of their Baptism, and be confirmed by the Bishop, may receive such a measure of thy Holy Spirit, that they may be enabled faithfully to fulfil the same, and grow in grace unto their lives' end. Amen.
3. Alternative Lessons are provided, as follows: First Lesson, Genesis xxviii. v. 10; Second Lesson, Revelation xxi. v. 10.
4. The rubric prescribing part of a metrical Psalm after Morning Prayer is omitted.