Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Introits, Collects, etc. Ss. Dominic, Laurence, Clair of Assisi, Hippolutus, and the Bl Jeremy Taylor

St. Dominic
August 8

The Collect.

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, we give thee thanks for the purity and strength with which thou didst endow thy servant Dominic; and we pray that by thy grace we may have a like power to hallow and conform our souls and bodies to the purpose of thy most holy will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

St. Laurence
(Deacon, and Martyr at Rome)
August 10

The Collect.

ALMIGHTY God, by whose grace and power thy holyDeacon and martyr Laurence triumphed over suffering, and despised death: Grant, we beseech thee, that enduring hardness, and waxing valiant in fight, we may with the noble army of martyrs receive the crown of everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

St. Clare of Assisi
August 12

The Collect.

O GOD of mercy, enlighten the hearts of thy faithful people, and grant us after the example of thy servant Clare, not to mind earthly things, but to love things heavenly; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

St. Hippolutus
(Bishop and Martyr)
August 13

The Collect.

O GOD, who has enlightened thy Church by the teaching of thy servant Hippolytus: Enrich us evermore, we beseech thee, with thy heavenly grace, and raise up faithful witnesses who by their life and doctrine will set forth the truth of thy salvation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Jeremy Taylor
(Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore)
August 14

The Collect.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast enriched thy Church with the singular learning and holiness of thy servant Jeremy Taylor: Grant us to hold fast the true doctrine of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, and to fashion our lives according to the same, to the glory of thy great Name and the benefit of thy holy Church; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

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