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Proper of the Seasons.

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TRINITY SUNDAY.

Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts : Inv. Very God, One in TRINITY, the whole earth is full of his glory.

And the posts of the door moved at and TRINITY in UNITY: * O come

the voice of him that cried, and the let us worship. Ps. Vtnite. p. 3.

house was filled with smoke. Hymn. Summæ Parens clementiæ. Ry. I saw the LORD sitting upon a O RULER of creation's frame,

throne, high and lifted up, and the

whole earth was full of His glory: Who, of One Substance still the same,

and his train filled the temple. ¥. Art Very God in Persons Three :

Above it stood the seraphim: each one With Thy right hand lift them that rise, That the soul, waking soberly,

had six wings. And. May pay to God in fitting wise

Lesson II.
The praise of love and fervency.
Land to the FATHER, as is meet,

THEN said I, Woe is me! for I am Land to the Sole Begotten SON,

undone ; because I am a man of And to the Blessed PARACLETE,

unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst Long as unending ages run.

Amen.

of a people of unclean lips ; for mine FIRST NOCTURN.

eyes have seen the King, the LORD of

Then flew one of the seraAnt. Be present, One God Al- hosts. mighty, FATHER, Son, and Holy | phims unto me, having a live coal in Grost. Ps. viii. Domine Dominus his hand, which he had taken with the noster. p. 7.

tongs from off the altar: and he laid Ant. Thee, One in Substance, it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this Trinity in Persons, we confess. Ps. bath touched thy lips ; and thine xix. Cæli enarrant. p. 14.

iniquity is taken away, and thy sin Ant. Thee, ever the Same, in Being, purged. Also I heard the voice of the Living, and Mind, we acknowledge. LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and Ps. xxiv. Domini est terra. p. 92.

who will go for us? Then said I, V. Let us bless the FATHER, the Here am I; send me. Son, and the Holy GHOST.

RZ. Blessed be the LORD God, even Rz. Let us praise and exalt Him the God of Israel, which only doeth

wondrous things : * and blessed be

the name of His Majesty for ever. Y. Of Isaiah the Prophet.

And all the earth shall be filled with
Lesson
Chap. vi.

His Majesty. Amen. Amen. And IN the year that king Uzziah died I blessed. saw also the LORD sitting upon a

Lesson III. throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

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Above it ple, Hear ye indeed, but understood the seraphims : each one had stand not; and see ye indeed, but six wings; with twain he covered his perceive not. Make the heart of this face, and with twain he covered his people fat, and make their ears heavy, feet, and with twain he did fly. And and shut their eyes ; lest they see ono cried unto another, and said, with their eyes, and hear with theiz

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ears, and understand with their hearts, power among the people: Thou hast and convert, and be healed. Then mightily delivered Thy people. Thou said I, LORD, how long? And he art. answered, Until the cities be wasted

Lesson V. without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land

be utterig FOR if, as the substance of tha desolate, and the LORD have re- GHOST, is one, so also there were One

FATHER, the Son, and the Holy moved men far away, and there be a Person, there would be nothing at all great forsaking in the midst of the whereby we might truly speak of & land.

Trinity. Again, there would be a real God, even our own God, shall Trinity, but that Trinity would not be give us His blessing; GOD shall bless One God, if, as the FATHER, the WORD,

* and all the ends of the world and the Holy Ghost are distinguished shall fear Him. ¥. God be merciful from each other in the individuality unto us, and bless us. And. Glory of their persons, so they were also And.

distinguished by the diversity of their SECOND NOCTURN.

natures. But because in that One Ant. Thee we invoke, Thee we His nature not only that He is God,

Very God Who is Trinity, it is true of praise, Thee we adore, 0 Blessed but also that He is Trinity; therefore Trinity! Ps. xlvii. Omnes gentes. that Very God is Trinity in persons,

and One in one nature. Ant. Our Hope, our Salvation, our Honour, Q Blessed Trinity! Ps. xlviii.

Rz. To Thee be praise, to Thee Magnus Dominus. p. 29.

glory, to Thee giving of thanks for Ant. Deliver us, save us, quicken ever and ever: * o blessed Trinityus, 0 Blessed Trinity! Ps. lxxii. y. And blessed be the name of Thya Deus, judicium. p. 40.

glory, and highly praised and exalted ř. Blessed art Thou, O LORD, in for ever. O blessed. the firmament of heaven.

Lesson VI. Rz. And worthy of praise and

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the Holy Ghost is entire in th Lesson IV.

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and prophets before the Incarna- none precedes another in eternity, tion of the Son of God received from exceeds in magnitude, or surpasses above, which also the holy Apostles power ; for, so far as regards heard from the LORD when in our flesh, unity of the Divine nature, t and, instructed by the Holy Ghost, not FATHER is neither anterior to only preached by word of mouth, but greater than the Son or the Ho left in writing for our salutary Ghost ;

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greater. GHOST.

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Lesson VIII.
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deservedly, he followed on to be Lesson of the Holy Gospel according perfectly instructed, and to acknowto S. John.

ledge His Godhead; deservedly was he

taught secret things concerning both Lesson VII. Chap. iii.

His Nativities, (to wit, the

divine, and ATthat time: There was a man of the human,) concerning His Passion

the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, and Ascension; and also he learned,
a ruler of the Jews: the same came the LORD revealing them unto him,
to Jesus by night, and said unto Him, the manner of the new birth, the way
Rabbi, we know that Thou art & of entrance to the kingdom of heaven
teacher come from God. And that and many other mysteries of evange-
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From his Commentary.

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Lesson V.
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desolate, and the LORD have re-GHOST, is one, so also there were One
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great forsaking in the midst of the whereby we might truly speak of &
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* and all the ends of the world and the Holy Ghost are distinguished shall fear Him. ¥. God be merciful from each other in the individuality unto us, and bless us. And. Glory of their persons, so they were also And.

distinguished by the diversity of their SECOND NOCTURN.

natures. But because in that One Ant. Thee we invoke, Thee we His nature not only that He is God,

Very God Who is Trinity, it is true of praise, Thee we adore, O Blessed but also

that He is Trinity; therefore Trinity! Ps. xlii. Omnes gentes. that Very God is Trinity in persons,

and One in one nature. Ant. Our Hope, our Salvation, our Honour, 0 Blessed Trinity! Ps. xlviii.

Rz. To_Thee be praise, to Thee Magnus Dominus. p. 29.

glory, to Thee giving of thanks for

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Lesson VI.
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Thou art a teacher come from Cantate Domino. p. 53.

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do these Ant. The FATHER is True, the miracles that Thou doest, except GOD Son Truth, the Holy Ghost Truth, o be with him. He confessed, thereBlessed Trinity ! Ps. xcvii. Dominus fore, that Jesus had come from GOD, regnavit. p. 54.

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as yet know Him to be God Himself. y. By the Word of the LORD wère But since he knew Him to be a certain the beavens made.

teacher of the truth, he diligently Ry. And all the host of them by came to be taught by Him, and thus, the Breath of His Mouth.

deservedly, he followed on

to be Lesson of the Holy Gospel according perfectly instructed, and to acknowto S. John.

Iedge His Godhead; deservedly was he

taught secret things concerning both Lesson VII. Chap. iii.

His Nativities, (to wit, the divine, and AT that time: There was a man of the human,) concerning His Passion

the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, and Ascension; and also he learned, & ruler of the Jews: the same came the LORD revealing them unto him, to Jesus by night, and said unto Him, the manner of the new birth, the way Rabbi, we know that Thou art a of entrance to the kingdom of heaven teacher come from God. And that and many other mysteries of evangewhich follows.

lical doctrine. A Homily of Venerable Bede the Priest. RY. Two Seraphim cried one to From his Commentary.

another: * Holy, Holy, Holy, LORD GOD brethren, by the reading of the holy that bear record in heaven, the As ye have heard, dearly beloved of hosts : * the whole earth is full

of His glory. y. There are Three Gospel, a ruler of the Jews came to JESUS by night, desiring by secret FATHER, the WORD, and the 'HOLY conference to learn more fully from Ghost: and these Three are One.

Glory. The whole. Ben. Him the mysteries of faith:

whereof Holy. he had already apprehended some

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Lesson IX. fitting witness of the miracles

that JESUS answered and said unto had been shown. Who, as he wisely him, Verily, verily, I say unto sought to gain the meaning from thee, Except a man be born again, he Jesus of the things which he had seen cannot see the kingdom of God. wrought by Him, esteemed Which doctrine shineth very clearly worthy by Šim to search more deeply to all believers, since without this into those things concerning which he light they could not be of the number inquired.

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