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Other Festivals and Saints' Days.


All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if present) says:

. O Lord, open Thou our lips.

Ry. And our mouth shall shew forth Thy praise.

. O God, make speed to save us.

R. O Lord, make haste to help us.

. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy


Ry. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Then he says one of the following Psalms:

For the Feast of the Holy

O let me have understanding : in the way of godliness.

When wilt Thou come unto me: I will walk in my house with a perfect heart.

hand; I hate the sins of unfaith-
I will take no wicked thing in

fulness there shall no such cleave
unto me.

A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked

PART OF PSALM 8, v. 1.

LORD our Governor, how excellent is Thy name in all the world: Thou that hast set Thy glory above the heavens !

Out of the mouth of very babes and sucklings hast Thou ordained strength, because of Thine enemies that Thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.


O Lord our Governor

Whoso privily slandereth his

: how

excellent is Thy name in all the neighbour : him will I destroy.


Whoso hath also a proud look and high stomach: I will not suffer him.

For the Feast of Circumcision.
PSALM 101.

Mine eyes look upon such as are faithful in the land that they may dwell with me.



Y song shall be of mercy and judgment unto Thee, O Lord, will I sing.

Whoso leadeth a godly life: he shall be my servant.

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Blessed be the name of the Lord: from this time forth for evermore.

The Lord's name is praised: from the rising up of the sun unto the going down of the same.

The Lord is high above all heathen and his glory above the heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, that hath His dwelling so high and yet humbleth Himself to behold the things that are in heaven and earth?

He taketh up the simple out of the dust and lifteth the poor out of the mire ;


That He may set him with the princes: even with the princes of His people.

He maketh the barren woman

to keep house and to be a joyful the Lord, those shall inherit the mother of children.


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out and they that patiently abide great delight in His commandments.


His seed shall be mighty upon

The Lord is gracious, and merearth the generation of the faith-ciful: long-suffering, and of great ful shall be blessed.

Riches and plenteousness shall be in his house and his righteousness endureth for ever.

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Great is the Lord, and marvellous, worthy to be praised: there is no end of His greatness.

One generation shall praise Thy works unto another and declare Thy power.

As for me, I will be talking of Thy worship: Thy glory, Thy praise, and wondrous works;


The Lord is loving unto every man and His mercy is over all His works.

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PART OF PSALM 116, v. 10.

So that men shall speak of the

might of Thy marvellous acts: and will I speak; but I was sore

BELIEVED, and therefore

I will also tell of Thy greatness.

The memorial of Thine abundant kindness shall be shewed: and men shall sing of Thy righteousness.

troubled: I said in my haste, All men are liars.

What reward shall I give unto


the Lord for all the benefits that and the son of Thine handmaid; He hath done unto me?

I will receive the cup of salvation and call upon the name of the Lord.

I will pay my vows now in the presence of all His people right dear in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.

Behold, O Lord, how that I am Thy servant: I am Thy servant,

Then all say,


BELIEVE in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:

And in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate; was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy Catholic Church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.

For the Feast of the Holy


Thou hast broken my bonds in sunder.

Then he says,

MAY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads one of the short chapters following:

From the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew.

I will offer to Thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving: and will call upon the name of the Lord.

I will pay my vows unto the Lord, in the sight of all His people in the courts of the Lord's house, even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord.



ND at that time the blind and the lame came to Jesus in the temple; and He healed them. And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that He did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David; they were sore displeased, and said unto Him, Hearest Thou what these say?

St. Matt. xxi. 14,

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