November 11, 2007
    SUNDAY
    vol 18, no. 315
Missa "Dicit Dóminus"
Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
"I will open my mouth in parables"



Semi-Double Observance of the Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Commemoration of Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop and Confessor

Missa "Dicit Dóminus"

GREEN Vestments


        Holy Mother Church is imbued with the word of Christ, and is admirably represented by the three measures of meal, which the energy of fermentation wholly leavened; and by the mustard tree, the greatest of its kind, where the birds of Heaven are glad to find shelter. May the "leaven" of the doctrine of Jesus pervade and transform our souls. In the Epistle the word of God produces in the hearts of Christians, the wonders of faith, hope and charity. In the Gospel, our Lord reveals to us "things hidden from the foundation of the world." Things that will not be measured and fully known until the Last Day.

       At a time when liturgical honors were reserved almost exclusively to martyrs only, the Apostle of Gaul was the object, at a very early period, of the veneration afterwards extended to all Confessors. St. Martin of Tours died at Candes towards the end of the year 396 or the beginning of 397, after a life marked by many miracles, and by the apostolic zeal in which he labored to root out paganism in his diocese and to establish in it the ideals of the monastic life. His asceticism and his simple habits did not find favor with his brother bishops, or even with his own clergy whilst he lived, but in 397, immediately after his death, his biography, written by Sulpicius Severus, entirely rehabilitated his memory. This little book became a kind of gospel of the monastic life.

       Martin was born in Sabaria (now in Hungary); his father, a Roman general, brought him up as a pagan and destined him for the life of a soldier. He was drawn to Christianity, despite his pagan surroundings. One day, having no money, he gave half his cloak to a poor beggar; that night he saw Our Lord in a vision wrapped in one half of his cloak and surrounded by choirs of angels to whom He said: "Martin, yet a catechumen, hath clothed Me with this garment." His biographer says: "He never thought unkindly of another, and never returned evil for evil." His shrine was as much visited during the Middle Ages as Lourdes is now. Thousands of churches have been dedicated to him. St. Benedict dedicated the first church of his Order on Monte Cassino to his honor and desired to yield up his soul before the altar of St. Martin.

      We want to thank the Friends of Our Lady of Fatima for expediting these resources of the Propers. Sources: Saint Andrew Daily Missal and the Marian Missal , 1945

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INTROIT:   Jeremias 29: 11, 12,14
Dicit Dóminus: Ego, cóglto cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis: invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos: et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. (Ps. 84: 2) Benedixísti, Dómine,terram tuam: avertísti captivitátem Jacob. v. Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.
Repeat Dicit Dóminus...
The Lord saith: I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction: you shall call upon Me, and I shall hear you and I will bring back your captivity from all places. (Ps. 84: 2) Lord, Thou hast blessed Thy land: Thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. v. 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.
Repeat The Lord saith...
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COLLECT
Dominus vobiscum. R. Et cum spiritu tuo.

Oremus. Præsta, quæsumus, omnipotens Deus: ut semper rationabília meditántes, quæ tibi sunt plácita et dictis exsequámur, et factis. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Collect for St. Martin Tours
Orémus. Deus, qui cónspicis, quia ex nulla nostra virtúte subsístimus: concéde propítius; ut, intercessióne beáti Martíni Confessóris tui atque Pontificis, contra ómnia advérsa muniámur. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Collect for God's Holy Church
Orémus. Ecclésiæ tuæ, quæsumus, Dómine, preces placátus admítte: ut, destrúctis adversitát-ibus et erróribus univérsis, secura tibi sérviat libertáte. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
The Lord be with you. R. And with thy spirit.

Let us pray. Grant, we beseech Thee almighty God, that ever pondering on reasonable things, we may accomplish, both in words and works, that which is pleasing in Thy sight. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God,
Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

Collect for St. Martin of Tours
Let us pray. O God, Who seest that we exist by no power of our own, mercifully grant that, by the intercession of blessed Martin, Thy confessor and bishop, we be strengthened against all adversities. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God,
Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

Collect for God's Holy Church
Let us pray. Graciously hear, O Lord, the prayers of Thy Church that, having overcome all adversity and every error, she may serve Thee in security and freedom. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God,
Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

EPISTLE:   I Thessalonians 1: 2-10
Léctio Epístolæ beáti Pauli Apóstoli ad Thessalonicénses. Fratres, Grátias ágimus Deo semper pro ómnibus vobis, memóriam vestri faciéntes in oratiónibus nostris sine inter- missióne, memóres óperis fídei vestræ, et labóris et caritátis, et sustinéntiæ spei Dómini nostri Jesu Christi, ante Deum et patrem nostrum: sciéntes, fratres, dilécti a Deo, electiónem vestram: quia Evangélium nostrum non fuit ad vos in sermóne tantum, sed et in virtúte, et in Spíritu sancto, et in plentitúdine multa, sicut scitis quales fuérimius in vobis propter vos. Et vos imitatóres nostri facti estis, et Dómini, excipiéntes verbum in tribulatióne multa, cum gáudio Spíritus sancti: ita ut facti sitis forma ómnibus credéntibus in Macedónia, et in Acháia. A vobis enim diffamátus est sermo Dómini, non solum in Macedónia, et in Acháia, sed et in omni loco fides vestra, quæ est ad Deum, profécta est, ita ut non sit nobis necésse quidquam loqui. Ipsi enim de nobis annúntiant qualem intróitum habuérimus ad vos: et quomodo convérsi estis ad Deum a simulácris, servíre Deo vivo, et vero, et exspectáre Fílium ejus de coelis (quem suscitávit ex móortuis) Jesum, qui erípuit nos ab ira ventúra.
Deo Gratias.
Lesson from the Epistle of Blessed Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians. Brethren, We give thanks to God always for you all, making a remembrance of you in our prayers without ceasing, being mindful of the work of your faith and labor and charity, and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father: knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election: for our gospel hath been unto you in word only, know what manner of men we have been among you for your sakes. And you became followers of us and of the Lord, receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost: so that you were made a pattern to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia. For from you was spread abroad the word of the Lord, not only in Macedonia and in Achaia, but also in every place your faith, which is towards God, is gone forth, so that we need not to speak any thing. For they them-selves relate of us what manner of entering in we had unto you: and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for His Son from heaven (whom He raised from the dead), Jesus, who hath delivered us from the wrath to come.
Thanks be to God.

GRADUAL:  Psalm 43: 8, 9
Liberásti nos, Dómine, ex affligéntibus nos: et eos qui nos odérunt, confudísti. V. In Deo laudábimur tota die, et in nómine tuo confitébimur in sæcula. Allelúja, allelúja. V.(Ps. 129: 1, 2) De profúndis clamávi ad te, Dómine: Domine exáudi oratiónem meam. Allelúja.
Thou hast delivered us, O Lord, from them that afflict us: and hast put them to shame that hate us. V. In God we will glory all the day: and in Thy Name we will give praise for ever. Alleluia, allelluia. V.(Ps. 129: 1, 2) From the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my prayer. Alleluia.

GOSPEL:    Matthew 13: 13-35
Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Sequentia sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum.
R.Gloria tibi, Domine

In illo témpore, Dixit Jesus turbis parábolam hanc: Símile est regnum coelórum grano sinápis, quod accípiens homo seminávit in agro suo: quod mínimum quidem est ómnibus semínibus: cum autem créverit, majus est ómnibus oléribus, et fit arbor, ita ut volócres coeli véniant, et hábitent in ramis ejus. Aliam parábolam locútus est eis: Símile est regnum coelórum ferménto, quod accéptum múulier abscóndit in farínæ satis tribus, donec fermentátum est totum. Hæc ómnia locútus est Jesus in parábolis non loquebátur eis: ut implerétur quod dictum erat per prophétam, dicéntem: Apériam in parábolis os meum, eructábo abscóndita a constitutióne mundi.
Laus tibi Christe.

The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
The continuation of the holy Gospel according to Matthew. R. Glory to Thee, O Lord

At that time, Jesus spoke to the multitudes this parable: The kingdom of Heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field: but when it is grown up, it is greater than all herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and dwell in the branches thereof. Another parable He spoke to them: The kingdom of Heaven is like to leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, until the whole was leavened. All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the multitudes: and without parables He did not speak to them: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: 'I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.'
Praise be to Christ


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OFFERTORY:   Ps. 129: 1, 2
Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.

De profúndis clamávi ad Te, Dómine: Dómine, exáudi oratiónem meam: de profúndis clamávi ad Te, Dómine.
The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.

From the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my prayer: From the depths I have cried out to Thee, O Lord.
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SECRET
Hæc nos oblatio, Deus, mundet, quæsumus, et renovet, gubernet, et protegat. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum, Filium Tuum, Qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Secret for St. Martin of Tours
Sanctífica, quæsumus, Dómine Deus, hæc múnera, quæ in solemnitáte sancti Antístitis tui Martíni offérimus: ut per ea, vita nostra inter advérsa et próspera ubíque dirigátur. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus, Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Secret for God's Holy Church
Prótege nos, Dómine, tuis mystériis serviéntes: ut divínis rebus inhæréntes, et córpore tibi famulémur et mente. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus, Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
May this offering O Lord, we beseech Thee, cleanse and renew us, guide and protect us. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God
Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

Secret for St. Martin of Tours
Lord God, these gifts which we offer to Thee in the solemnity of Thy holy bishop Martin, that by them our life, everywhere, may go in the straight path, in adversity and in happiness. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

Secret for God's Holy Church
Protect us, O Lord, who assist at Thy mysteries, that, cleaving to things divine, we may serve Thee both in body and in mind. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, Forever and ever.
R.Amen.

PREFACE   of the Most Holy Trinity
Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Sursum corda.
R.Habemus ad Dominum.
Gratias agamus Domino Deo nostro.
R. Dignum et justum est.

Vere dignum et justum est, aequum et salutare, nos tibi semper, et ubique gratias agere: Domine sancta, Pater omnipotens, aeterne Deus. Qui cum unigenito Filio: tuo et Spiritu Sancto, unus es Deus, unus es Dominus: non in uninus singularitate personae, sed in unius Trinitae substantiae. Quo denim de tua Gloria, revelante te, credimus, hoc de Filio tuo, hod de Spiritu Sancto, sine differentia discretionis sentimus. Ut in confessione verare, sempitiernaeque Deitatis, et in personis proprietas, et in essential unitas, et in majestate adoretur aequalitas. Quam laudant Angeli atque Archangeli, Cherubim, quoque ac Seraphim: qui non cessant clamare quotodie, una voce dicentes:
SANCTUS, SANCTUS, SANCTUS...
The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Lift up your hearts.
R.We have lifted them up to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
R. It is meet and just.

It is truly meet and just, right and for our salvation, that we should at all times and in all places, give thanks unto Thee, O holy Lord, Father almighty, ever-lasting God: Who, together with Thine only-begotten Son, and the Holy Ghost, are one God, one Lord: not in the oneness of a single Person, but in the Trinity of one substance. For what we believe by Thy revelation 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 everlasting Godhead, distinction in persons, unity in essence, and equality in majesty may be adored. Which the Angels and Archangels, the Cherubim also and Seraphim do praise: who cease not daily to cry out with one voice saying:
HOLY, HOLY, HOLY...

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COMMUNION:    Mark 11: 24
Amen dico vobis, quidquid orántes pétitis, crédite quia accipiétis, et fiet vobis.
Amen, I say to you, whatsoever you ask when you pray, believe that you shall receive and it shall be done to you.

POSTCOMMUNION
Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Oremus.
Coeléstibus, Dómine, pasti delíciis, quæsumus, ut semper éadem, per quæ veráciter vívimus, appetámus. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Postcommunion for St. Martin of Tours
Orémus. Præsta quæsumus, Dómine Deus noster: ut, quorum festivitáte votiva sunt sacraménta, eórum intercessióne salutária nobis reddántur. Per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum, Filium Tuum, Qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.

Postcommunion for God's Holy Church
Orémus. Quæsumus, Dómine Deus noster, ut quos divína tribuis participatióne gaudére, humánis non sinas subjacére perículis. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fiiium tuum: Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spíritus Sancti, Deus.
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
Being fed with celestial delights, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that we may ever hunger after those things by which we truly live. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God,
For ever and ever.
R. Amen.

Postcommunion for St. Martin of Tours
Let us pray. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord, our God, that by the intercession of those on whose feast the mysteries are offered, they may be made efficacious for our salvation. Through the Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God
Forever and ever.
R. Amen.

Postcommunion for God's Holy Church
Let us pray. O Lord our God, we pray Thee that Thou suffer not to succumb to human hazards those whom Thou hast been pleased to make sharers of divine mysteries. Through the Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God
Forever and ever.
R. Amen.
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Proper of the Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost