Below are the proper prayers for the Mass of the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. They are also available as in PDF here: Proper Prayers for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost.
INTROIT (Ps. 46. 2)
CLAP your hands, all ye nations: shout unto God with the voice of joy. Ps. ibid. 3. For the Lord is high, He is terrible; a great King over all the earth. ℣. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. — Clap your hands …
O GOD, whose providence faileth not in its designs, we humbly entreat Thee: put from us all that might be harmful and give us all that will be profitable. Through our Lord…
EPISTLE From the Letter of Blessed Paul the Apostle to the Romans, 6. 19-23.
BRETHREN: I speak a human thing, because of the infirmity of your flesh; for as you have yielded your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity unto iniquity, so now yield your members to serve justice unto sanctification. For when you were the servants of sin, you were free men to justice. What fruit therefore had you then in those things, of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death. But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto sanctification, and the end, life everlasting. For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God is life everlasting; in Christ Jesus our Lord.
GRADUAL (Ps. 33. 12, 6)
COME, children, hearken to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Come ye to Him and be enlightened; and your faces shall not be confounded. Alleluia, alleluia. (Ps. 46. 2.) O clap your hands, all ye nations; shout unto God with the voice of joy. Alleluia.
GOSPEL Continuation of the holy Gospel according to St. Matthew, 7. 15-21.
AT THAT TIME, Jesus said to his disciples: Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can an evil tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, shall be cut down, and shall be cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits you shall know them. Not every one that saith to Me: Lord, Lord, shall enter into the Kingdom of heaven: but he that doeth the will of My Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the Kingdom of heaven.
OFFERTORY (Dan. 3. 40)
AS in holocausts of rams and bullocks, and as in thousands of fat lambs; so let our sacrifice be made in Thy sight this day, that it may please Thee: for there is no confusion to them that trust in Thee, O Lord.
O GOD, who hast justified the variety of sacrifices of the Law by the perfection of this one Sacrifice: accept the Sacrifice of Thy servants who are dedicated to Thee, and sanctify it with a blessing like to that which Thou didst bestow upon the gifts of Abel: that what each one of us has offered to the honor of Thy Majesty, may profit us all unto salvation. Through our Lord …
PREFACE OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY
IT is truly meet and just, right and for our salvation, that we should at all times and in all places give thanks to Thee, holy Lord, Father almighty, eternal God: Who, together with Thine onlybegotten Son and the Holy Ghost, art one God, one Lord: not in the Oneness of a single Person, but in the Trinity of one Substance. For what by Thy revelation we believe of Thy glory, the same do we believe of Thy Son, the same of the Holy Ghost, without difference or separation; so that in confessing the true and eternal Godhead, in It we should adore distinction in Persons, unity in Essence, and equality in Majesty: in praise of which Angels and Archangels, Cherubim also and Seraphim, day by day exclaim, without end and with one voice, saying: — Sanctus.
COMMUNION (Ps. 30. 3)
BOW down Thine ear, make haste to deliver me.
MAY Thy healing work, O Lord, both mercifully free us from all our waywardness and lead us to all that is right. Through our Lord …
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