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Holy Eucharist: Rite One

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Holy Eucharist begins on page 323

Introit Hymn

V: + Alleluia, Christ is Risen
R: The Lord is risen indeed, Alleluia.

Almighty God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name; through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Hear what our Lord Jesus Christ saith: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it: Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.

Kyrie
V: Lord, have mercy upon us.
R: Christ, have mercy upon us.
V: Lord, have mercy upon us.

The Angelic Hymn (Gloria)
Glory be to God on high,
    and on earth peace, good will towards men.
We praise thee, we bless thee,
    we worship thee,
    we glorify thee,
    we give thanks to thee for thy great glory,
O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.
O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ;
O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,
    that takest away the sins of the world,
    have mercy upon us.
Thou that takest away the sins of the world,
    receive our prayer.
Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father,
    have mercy upon us.
For thou only art holy;
thou only art the Lord;
thou only, O Christ,
    with the Holy Ghost,
    art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Collect of the Day
V: The Lord be with you.
R: And with thy spirit.
V: Let us pray.
The Celebrant recites the Collect.

Old Testament

A Lesson from __________.
The Lesson is read
V: The Word of the Lord.
R: Thanks be to God.

New Testament

A Lesson from __________.
The Lesson is read
V: The Word of the Lord.
R: Thanks be to God.

Psalm

Psalm 98

1 Sing to the Lord a new song, *
for he has done marvelous things.

2 With his right hand and his holy arm *
has he won for himself the victory.

3 The Lord has made known his victory; *
his righteousness has he openly shown in the sight of the nations.

4 He remembers his mercy and faithfulness to the house of Israel, *
and all the ends of the earth have seen the victory of our God.

5 Shout with joy to the Lord, all you lands; *
lift up your voice, rejoice, and sing.

6 Sing to the Lord with the harp, *
with the harp and the voice of song.

7 With trumpets and the sound of the horn *
shout with joy before the King, the Lord.

8 Let the sea make a noise and all that is in it, *
the lands and those who dwell therein.

9 Let the rivers clap their hands, *
and let the hills ring out with joy before the Lord, when he comes to judge the earth.

10 In righteousness shall he judge the world *
and the peoples with equity.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Gospel

V: The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to ______.
R: Glory be to thee, O Lord.
The Gospel is read
V: The Gospel of the Lord.
R: Praise be to thee, O Christ.

Sermon
Here is Preached the Sermon.

Nicene Creed (BCP p.326)
I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible;
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father; by whom all things were made; who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven, (kneel) and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man; (arise) and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate; he suffered and was buried; and the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, and ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; whose kingdom shall have no end.
And I believe in the Holy Ghost the Lord, and Giver of Life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshiped and glorified; who spake by the Prophets. And I believe one holy Catholic and Apostolic Church; I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins; and I look for the resurrection of the dead, + and the life of the world to come. Amen.

Prayers and Confession (BCP pg.328)
Let us pray for the Church and the World.

V: Let us pray for the Church and for the world.

V: Father, we pray for thy holy Catholic Church;
R: That we all may be one.
V: Grant that every member of the Church may truly and humbly serve thee;
R: That thy Name may be glorified by all people.
V: We pray for (N.), Archbishop of Canterbury, (N.), Presiding Bishop, (N.), our Bishop, and all bishops, priests, and deacons;
(Prayers for the Church are now added)
R: That they may be faithful ministers of thy Word and Sacraments.
V: We pray for all the peoples of the Earth
R: That they may come to Faith in thy Son Jesus as Risen Lord.
(Prayers for Mission are now added)
V: We pray for (N.) our President, (N.) our Governor, and (N.) our Mayor; and for all who govern and hold authority in the nations of the world;
R: That thy will may be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.
(Prayers for our nation and community are now added)
V: Give us grace to do thy will in all that we undertake;
R: That our works may find favor in thy sight.
(Prayers of thanksgiving are now added)
V: Have compassion on those who suffer from any grief or trouble;
R: That they may be delivered from their distress.
(Prayers for those in need are now added)
V: Grant + to the faithful Christian departed eternal rest.
R: Let light perpetual shine upon them.
(Prayers for the faithful departed are now added)
V: We praise thee for the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Stephen our Patron, (St. N.)  and all thy saints who have entered into joy;
R: May we also come to share in thy heavenly kingdom.

The priest prays a final prayer.

V: Let us humbly confess our sins unto Almighty God
R: Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against thee in thought (strike breast), word (strike breast), and deed (strike breast), by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved thee with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of thy Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in thy will, and walk in thy ways, to the glory of thy Name.  Amen.

Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him, have mercy upon you, pardon + and deliver you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Hear the Word of God to all who truly turn to him.
A Passage of Scripture is read

V: The Peace of the Lord be always with you.
R: And with thy spirit

Offertory and Canon (BCP pg.333)
Through Christ let us continually offer to God the sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his Name. But to do good and to distribute, forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. Hebrews 13: 14, 15

Offertory Hymn

V: The Lord be with you.
R: And with thy spirit.
V: Lift up your hearts.
R: We lift them up unto the Lord.
V: Let us give thanks unto our Lord God.
R: It is meet and right so to do.

It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, holy Father, almighty, everlasting God.

Then is said the Proper Preface.

Therefore with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying,

Sanctus and Benedictus
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Hosts:
Heaven and earth are full of thy Glory.
Glory be to thee, O Lord Most High.
+ Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.

The Canon of the Mass
All glory be to thee, Almighty God, our heavenly Father…[BCP pg.334]… through Jesus Christ our Lord;
By + whom, and with + whom, and in + whom, in the unity of the Holy + Ghost, all honor and glory be unto thee, O Father + Almighty, world without end. Amen.

The following all begins on page 336 of the BCP
V: And now, as our Savior Christ hath taught us, we are bold to say,
R: Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.

V: Alleluia, Christ our Passover is sacrifice for us.
R: Therefore let us keep the feast, Alleluia.

We do not presume to come to this thy Table, O merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table. But thou art the same Lord whose property is always to have mercy. Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.

The Gifts of God for the People of God.

Spiritual Communion
In the Name of the + Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

In Union, dear Lord, with the faithful at every altar of thy Church where thy blessed Body and Blood are being offered to the Father, I desire to offer thee praise and thanksgiving. I believe that thou art truly present in the Holy Sacrament, and since I cannot now receive thee sacramentally, I beseech thee to come spiritually into my heart. I unite myself unto thee, and embrace thee with all the affections of my soul. Let me never be separated from thee. Let me live and die in thy love. Amen.

Come Lord Jesus, dwell in thy servant in the fullness of thy strength, and in the perfection of thy ways, and in the holiness of thy spirit, and rule over every hostile power in the might of thy Spirit, and to the glory of thy Father, Amen.

May the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ preserve my body and soul unto everlasting life. Amen.

Blessed, praised, hallowed, and adored be Jesus Christ on his throne of glory in Heaven, and in the most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Amen.

Soul of Christ, sanctify me; Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ, inebriate me; Water from the side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me; O good Jesus, hear me; within thy wounds, hide me; let me never be separated from thee; from the evil one, protect me; at the hour of my death, call me; and bid me to come unto thee; that with thy saints, I may praise thee forever and ever. Amen.

Postcommunion Prayer (BCP pg.339)
V: Let us Pray.
R: Almighty and everliving God, we most heartily thank thee for that thou dost feed us, in these holy mysteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son our Savior Jesus Christ; and dost assure us thereby of thy favor and goodness towards us; and that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of thy Son, the blessed company of all faithful people; and are also heirs, through hope, of thy everlasting kingdom. And we humbly beseech thee, O heavenly Father, so to assist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all such good works as thou hast prepared for us to walk in; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honor and glory, world without end. Amen.

Final Blessing and Dismissal
The Celebrant gives the final blessing

The Celebrant gives the Dismissal, and the people respond:

R: Thanks be to God, alleluia, alleluia.

 
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