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ther of mercies, and God, whofe days are the God of all comforts, we without end, and whofe befeech thee, look down in mercies cannot be numbered; pity and compaffion upon this make us, we beseech thee, thy afflicted fervant. Thou deeply fenfible of the fhortwriteft bitter things againft nefs and uncertainty of huhim, and makeft him to poffefs man life; and let thy Holy his former iniquities: Thy Spirit lead us through this wrath lieth hard upon him, vale of mifery, in holiness and and bis foul is full of trouble: righteoufnefs, all the days of But, O merciful God, who our lives: That, when we haft written thy holy Word fhall have ferved thee in our for our learning, that we, generation, we may be gathrough patience and comfort thered unto our fathers, hayof thy holy Scriptures, might ing the teftimony of a good have hope; give him a right confcience; in the commuunderstanding of himfelf, and nion of the Catholic Church; of thy threats and promifes; in the confidence of a certain that he may neither caft away faith; in the comfort of a bis confidence in thee, nor reasonable, religious, and holy

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ChriftREAT and mighty God, G who bringeft down to the grave, and bringeft up again; we blefs thy wonderful goodnefs, for having turned our heaviness into joy and our mourning into gladness, Molt gracious Father, by reftoring this our brother we fly unto thee for to fome degree of his former mercy in behalf of this thy health. Bleffed be thy Name, fervant, here lying under the that thou didft not forfake fudden vifitation of thine him in his ficknefs; but didit im in bis ficknefs; but didit hand.If it be thy will, pre- vifit him with comforts from ferve bis life, that there may above; didft fupport him in be place for repentance: But, patience and fubmiffion to if thou haft otherwife ap- thy will; and, at laft, didft pointed, let thy mercy supply fend him feasonable relief. to him the want of the ufual Perfect, we beseech thee, opportunity for the trimming this thy mercy towards him; of bis lamp. Stir up in him and profper the means which fach forfow for fin and fuch fhall be made ufe of for his fer velit love to thee, as may cure: That being reftored In a fhort time, do the work to health of body, vigour of of many days. That among mind, and cheerfulness of The Brailes which thy Saints fpirit, be may be able to go and Holy Angels shall fing to to thine Houfe, to offer thee the honour of thy mercy an oblation with great gladthrough eternal ages, it may nefs; and to blefs thy holy be to thy unspeakable glory, Name for all thy goodness that thou haft redeemed the towards him, through Jefus foul of this thy fervant from Chrift our Saviour: To -eternal death, and made him whom with thee and the partaker of the everlafting Holy Spirit, be all honour bife, which is through Jefus and glory, world without Chrift our Lord. Amen. end. end. Amen. g god syd Corbusing to garbabhsbau nis119 & to soпbh.o odni, zulmong bae 1971 yili to s to homo o di, dmth to THE vlod but 4,9:3

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COMMUNION OF THE SICK.

Forafmuch as all mortal men are subject to many fudden perils, difeafes, and fickneffes, and ever uncertain what time they shall depart out of this life; therefore, to the intent they may be always in readiness to die, whenfoever it shall please. Almighty God to call them, the Minifters fhall diligently from time to time (but especially in the time of peftilence, or other infectious fickness) exhort their Parishioners to the often receiving of the Holy Communion of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Chrift, when it fhall be publickly adminiftered in the Church; that fo dong, they may, in cafe of fudden vifitation, have the less caule to be difquieted for lack of the fame. But if the fick 1 Perfon be not able to come to the Church, and yet is defirous to receive the Communion in his house; then he must give timely notice to the Minifter, fignifying also how many there are to communicate with him (which shall be two at the leaft ;) and all things neceffary being prepared, the Minister fhall there celebrate the Holy Communion, beginning with the Collect, Epifle, and Gofpel, here following:

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The Collect.. LMIGHTY everliving God, Maker of mankind, who doft correct thole whom thou doft love, and chaftife every one whom thou doft receive; we beseech thee to have mercy upon this thy fervant vifited with thine

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The Epifle. Heb. xii. 5.

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Y fon, defpife not thou

Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him.. For whom the Lord loveth, he chafteneth; and fcourgeth every fon whom he receiveth.

The Gospel. St. John v. 24.

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ently, and recover his bodily unto you, He that hear

health, if it be thy gracious will; and that whenfoever his foul fhall depart from the body, it may be without fpot prefented unto thee, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

eth my word, and believeth on him that fent me, hath everlafting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is paffed from death unto life.

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After which the Minister fhall proceed according to the Form before prefcribed for the Holy Communion, beginning at thefe words, Ye who do truly, &c.

At the time of the diftribution of the Holy Sacrament, the Minifter fball firft receive the Communion himself, and after minifter unto those who are appointed to communicate with the fick, and laft of all to the fick Perfon.

But if a man, either by reason of extremity of fickness, or for want of warning in due time to the Minifter, or for lack of company to receive with him, or by any other juft impediment, do not receive the Sacrament of Chrift's Body and Blood, the Minister shall instruct him, that if he do truly repent him of his fins, and fledfaftly believe that Jefus Chrift bath fuffered death upon the Crofs for him, and fhed his Blood for his redemption, earnestly remembering the benefits be bath thereby, and giving bim hearty thanks therefor, he doth eat and drink the Body and Blood of our Saviour Chrift profitably to his foul's health, although he do not receive the Sacrament with his mouth.

When the fick perfon is vifited and receiveth the Holy Commi nion all at one time, then the Minifter, for more expedition, fball cut off the Form of the Vifitation at the Pfalm, and go Fraight to the Communion.

In the times of contagious fickness or difeafes, when none of the Parifh or Neighbours can be gotten to communicate with the fick in their houfes, for fear of the infection; upon special request of the difeafed, the Minifter alone may communicate with him.

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Church, shall be faid or fung sits the following Anthem, taken oved from the 9th and goth Pfalms. U ORD, let me know my dend, and the number of

my days; that I'may be ceritfied how long I have to live.

Behold, thou haft made my days as it were a pan longand mine is even as 18thing in refpect of thee; and verily every man living is al Together wigs Smo together vanity

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For man walketh in a vain fhadow, and difquieteth himfelf in vain, he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell whe fhall gather them, 1001 2A

And now, Lord, what is my hope? Truly my hope is even in thee, on

insh Deliver me from all mine offences; and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish eve

When thou with rebukes doft chaften man for fin, thou makeft his beauty to confume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment: Every man therefore is but vanity.

Hear my prayer, O Lord; and with thine ears confider my callingo! Hold not thy peace at my tears. TUO ils

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