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Commemoration of Saints Marcellinus, Peter, and Erasmus, Bishop and Martyrs

       June 2 is the feast of the marytrs Sts. Peter and Marcellinus, the latter a priest, suffered martyrdom under Diocletian. St. Erasmus, a bishop in the south of Italy, also suffered martyrdom in the same persecution.

    INTROIT:   Psalm 26: 7-9
        Exáudi, Dómine, vocem meam, qua clamávi ad Te, allelúja: tibi dixit cor meum: Quæsívi vultum tuum, vultum, Tuum Dómine requíram: ne avérstas fáciem tuam a me. Allelúja, allelúja. (Ps. 26: 1) Dóminus illuminátio mea, eat salus mea: quem timébo? v. Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.
        Repeat Exáudi, Dómine...
        Hear, O Lord, my voice with which I have cried to, Thee, alleluia. My heart hath said to Thee, l have sought Thy face,, O Lord, I will seek: turn not away Thy face from me, alleluia,, alleluia. (Ps. 26: 1) The Lord is my light, and my salvation: whom shall I fear? 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 Hear, O Lord...
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        COLLECT
        Collect for the Martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus
        Oremus. Deus, qui nos ánnua beatórum Mártyrum tuórum Marcellíni, Petri atque Erásmi solemnitáte lætíficas: præsta, quæsumus; ut, quorum gaudémus méritis, accendámur exémpiis. 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 the Martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter, and Erasmus
        O God, Who dost gladden us with the annual feast of Thy blessed martyrs, Marcellinus, Peter, and Erasmus, grant, we beseech Thee, that as we rejoice in their virtues, we may be quickened by their example. 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
        Secret for the Martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus
        Hæc hóstia, quæsumus, Dómine, quam sanctórum Mártyrum Tuórum natalítia recenséntes offérimus: et vincula nostræ pravitátis absólvat, et tuæ nobis misericórdiæ dona concíliet. 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 the holy Martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus
        May this sacrifice, which we offer in commemoration of Thy holy martyrs, O Lord, both loose the bonds of our base instincts and win us the gifts of Thy mercy. 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.

        POSTCOMMUNION
        Postcommunion for the holy martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus
        Sacro múnere satiáti, súpplices te Dómine deprecámur: ut quod débitæ servitútis celebrámus offício, salvatiónis tuæ sentiámus augméntum. 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 the holy Martyrs Sts. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus
        Regaled with Thy sacred gift, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that what we celebrate in the fulfillment of our bounden service, we may feel as the increase of Thy salvation. 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.
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