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our sins, and cast ourselves upon the mercy of God, waiting for His forgiveness, so especially at this time it becomes us to humble ourselves before Him, in thus coming into His immediate presence, and seeking this blessing at His hands. Wherefore I beseech you to accompany me with all your heart, making your humble confession unto Almighty God, meekly kneeling upon your



Then shall follow the CONFESSION, set forth in the
Communion Service.

And after it the ABSOLUTION.

Then the proper COLLECT, EPISTLE, and GOSPEL.
And afterwards the CREED, those present following.
Then shall be offered up the following PRAYER.

LMIGHTY GOD, our Heavenly Father, who

hast gathered these Thy servants at this time into Thy presence, that Thou mayest satisfy them with Thy mercy; Vouchsafe unto them Thy heavenly grace, through this most blessed Sacrament and means of grace. And as Thou hast accepted the offerings and sacrifice of Thy Church, and hast had respect unto their faith and prayers, and through the ministry of Thine ordained servants hast, by Thy Holy Spirit, made this bread and this cup to be the most precious Body and Blood of Christ our Saviour, given for

remission of sins, and for Eternal Life, feeding Thy Church and congregation with heavenly food; So, we beseech Thee, vouchsafe also unto these Thy servants the same inestimable benefits; that they, being admitted unto the same holy Communion, may receive remission of their sins, and may be nourished unto everlasting glory in the world to come; Through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, One God, be glory for ever and ever.

R. Amen.

Then shall follow the Administration of the holy Communion, according to the form directed for the Morning, beginning, "Christ our Passover," &c., except that, after the POST-COMMUNION PRAYER, the GLORIA PATRI shall be sung.

The following shall be the BENEDICTION.

THE blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be with you


R. Amen.

The Order









[Note. This Service is to be used on the Lord's-Day also, where the Angel is not present.]

The Service down to the GLORIA IN EXCELSIS is to be the same as on the Lord's-Day.

On the 25th December, or Christmas-Day, the 1st January, being the Circumcision, the 2d February, being the Presentation in the Temple, the Thursday before Easter, Ascension-Day, and All-Saints'-Day, or when this Service shall be used on the Lord's-Day, shall follow,

Glory be to God on high, &c.

After which, on the above Feasts,


On other occasions the GLORIA IN EXCELSIS shall not be

recited, except it be specially ordered.


The Lord be with you.

R. And with thy spirit.

Let us pray.

Then shall

Then shall follow the proper Collect, Epistle, Anthem, and Gospel; or if none be specially appointed, then the Collect, Epistle, and Gospel appointed for the Lord's-Day.

The Sermon, or Homily, on the Lord's-Day, or on other occasions when appointed to be preached, shall be after the Gospel.

The CREED, "I believe in one God," &c. (commonly called the NICENE CREED) shall be said on the 24th December, the 25th December, being Christmas-Day, the 1st January, being the Circumcision, the 2d February, being the Presentation, Holy Thursday, Holy Saturday, and Ascension-Day; and on such other occasions as it may be specially appointed, but not otherwise.

The CREED, "Whosoever will be saved," (commonly called the CREED OF ST. ATHANASIUS) shall be said on All-Saints'-Day.

The Offertory, Sentences, and Prayer, shall only be used on the Lord's-Day, or when specially appointed to be used. On other days, the Offerings, if uny such shall be made, shall be brought up on the following Lord's-Day.

On those days only on which the CREED shall be said there shall also be sung the ANTHEM,

O send out Thy light and Thy truth, &c.


Then the Priest shall say.

RETHREN, pray that our sacrifice may be acceptable to God the Father Almighty, through our Lord Jesus Christ.

R. The Lord be with thy spirit. The Lord accept our sacrifice, and give unto us His blessing. Amen.

Cel. Let us pray.

Almighty and most merciful Father, &c. [As in the previous Service.]

R. Amen.

After which the Priest shall rise and say,

The Lord be with you.

R. And with thy spirit.

The Congregation shall rise.

Cel. Lift up your hearts.


We lift them up unto the Lord.

Cel. Let us give thanks unto our Lord God.
R. It is meet and right so to do.

Cel. It is very meet, right, and our bounden

duty, that we should at all times, and in all

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