Commemoration of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelic Doctor of the Church


   It is also the Feast of the brilliant holy Angelic Doctor of the Church Saint Thomas Aquinas. For more on sthis great saint, see our Doctors of the Church series at The Angelic Doctor

    Resources: We are grateful to Friends of Our Lady of Fatima for providing the Propers for the faithful. Sources: Saint Andrew Daily Missal and the Marian Missal , 1945


COLLECT
Oremus. Deus, qui Ecclesiam tuam beati Thomae Confessoris tui mira eruditione clarificas, et sancta operatione foecundas : da nobis, quaesumus ; et quae docuit, intellectu conspicere, et quae egit, imitatione complere. Per Dóminum nostrum Jesum Christum Fílium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
Let us pray. O God, Who dost enlighten Thy Church with the wonderful learning of blessed Thomas, Thy confessor, and dost render it fruitful by his holy works, grant us, we beseech Thee, both to understand that which he taught, and to follow his example in what he practised. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who livest and reignest with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God
Forever and ever.
R.Amen.


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SECRET
Sancti Thomae Confessoris atque Doctoris, nobis, Domine, pia non desit oratio : quae, et munera nostra conciliet ; et tuam nobis indulgentiam semper obtineat. Per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum, Filium Tuum, Qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus, Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
Peacefully look down, we beseech Thee, O Lord, upon these sacrifices, that they may both increase our devotion and contribute to our salvation. 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.


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POSTCOMMUNION
Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
Oremus.
Ut nobis, Domine, tua sacrificia dent salutem : beatus Thomas Confessor Tuus et Doctor egregious, quaesumus, precator accedat. Per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum, Filium Tuum, Qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti, Deus,
Per omnia saecula saeculorum.
R. Amen.
The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
May blessed Thomas Thy confessor and illustrious doctor intercede for us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that these Thy sacrifices may obtain for us salvation. 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.
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Commemoration of Saint Thomas Aquinas