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it may become to all that receive it a perfect remedy, and may remain in their hearts, in the name of the fame Lord Jesus Christ, who is to come to judge the living and the dead, and the world by fire. R. Amen.

Then he puts fome of the falt in the child's mouth, faying:

N. Receive the falt of wisdom, and may it be to thee a propitiation unto life everlafling. R. Amen. Pr. Peace be with Pr. Pax tecum. R. thee. R. And with thy Et cum spiritu tuo,


Let us pray.

Deus patrum.


God of our forefathers, O God the author of all truth, we humbly befeech thee, graciously vouchfafe to look down on this thy fervant N. and as he [or fhe] has tafted this falt the first food, do not permit him [or her] to hunger any longer for want of heavenly Food; to the end that he [or fe] may always be fervent in fpirit, joyful in hope, and always obedient to thy name. Bring him [or her] O Lord, we befeech, to the laver of regeneration; that, with thy faithful, he [or fae] may deferve the eternal rewards, which thou haft promifed. Thro' Christ our Lord. R. Amen.


Exorcife thee, O unclean spirit, in the name of

the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft, that thou go out and depart from this fervant of God N. For it is he that commandeth thee, O curfed Fiend, who walked upon the fea, and ftretched forth his right hand to Peter, when finking. Therefore, curfed Devil, remember thy fentence; and give honour to the living and true God: give honour to Jefus Chrift his Son, and to the Holy Ghoft: and depart from this fervant of God N. For our God and Lord Jefus Chrift hath vouchsafed to call

him [or her] to his holy grace and bleffing, and to the font of baptifm. [Here he makes the fign of the crofs on the child's forehead.] And this fign of the erofs, which we make on his [or her] forehead, may'ft thou, curfed Devil, never dare to violate. Thro' the fame Jefus Christ our Lord. R. Amen. Then he lays his hand again on the child's head: Let us pray. Eternam.


Lord most holy, Father almighty, eternal God, the author of light and truth, I beseech thy everlasting and juft mercy in behalf of this thy Lervant N. that thou wouldst vouchfafe to enlighten him [or her] with the light of thy knowledge: cleanfe and fanctify him [or her]: give him [or her] true wildom; that being made worthy to receive thy baptifm, he [or fhe] may perfevere in firm hope, righteous defigns, and holy doctrine. Thro' Chrift our Lord. R. Amen.

When the child is brought into the Church. Pr. N. Come into the Church of God, that thou may't have part with Chrift to everlasting life. R. Amen.

When they are come into the Church the Godfather and Godmother fay the Apoftles Creed and the Lord's Prayer. Then follows this other



Exorcife thee, whatever unclean spirit thou art, in the name of God the Father almighty, and in the name of Jefus Chrift his Son, our Lord and judge, and by the power of the Holy Ghost, that thou depart from this hand-work of God N. which our Lord hath been pleased to call to his holy temple, to the end it may become the temple of the living God, and the Holy Ghoft may dwell therein. Thro' the fame Jefus Christ our Lord, who is to come to judge the living and the dead, and the world by fire. R. Amen.

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When he touches the ears and noftrils with fpittle. Pr. Ephetha, that is, be opened, to an odour of fweetnefs. And be thou, O Devil, put to flight, for the judgment of God against thee is at hand.

Pr. N. Doft thou renounce Satan? A. I renounce him. Pr. And all his works? A. I renounce them. Pr. And all his pomps? A. I renounce them.

Then he anoints the child on the breast, and between the shoulders, faying:

Pr. I anoint thee with the oil of falvation in

Chrift Jefus our Lord, that thou mayft have eternal life. R. Amen.

Pr. N. Doft thou believe in God the Father Almighty, the Creator of heaven and earth? A. I do. Pr. Doft thou believe in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord, who was born and fuffered for us? A. I do. Pr. Doft thou believe in the Holy Ghoft, the holy Catholick Church, the Communion of Saints, the forgiveness of fins, the refurrection of the body, and life everlafting? A. I do. Pr. N. Doft thou defire to be baptized? A. I do defire it..

Then he pours the water on the child, faying : Pr. N. I BAPTIZE THEE IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY GHOST. R. Amen.

Or if there be a doubt whether the child hath been baptized before or not, he fays:


When he anoints the head of the child with the holy Chrifi.

Pr. May the almighty God, the Father of our Lord Jefus Chrift, who hath given thee a new birth by water and the Holy Ghoft, and hath granted

thee the remiffion of all thy fins, may he, I say, anoint thee with the Chrifm of falvation, in the fame Jefus Christ our Lord, unto life everlasting. R. Amen.

Pr. Peace be with thee. R. And with thy fpirit.

Pr. Pax tibi. R. Et cum spiritu tuo.

When he puts the white garment on the child. Pr. Receive this white garment, which may'st thou carry spotlefs before the tribunal of our Lord Jefus Chrift, that thou may'ft have eternal life. R. Amen.

When he puts the burning taper in the child's band.

Pr. Receive this burning taper; and keep thy baptifm without reproof: obferve the commandments of God; that when the Lord fhall come to his nuptials, thou may'ft meet him, together with all his faints in his heavenly court, and may'ft have eternal life, and may'ft live for ever and ever. R. Amen.

Laftly be fays:

Pr. N. Go in peace, and may the Lord be with thee. R. Amen.

The Priest then puts the Godfather and Godmother in mind of the fpiritual affinity contracted by baptifm between them and the child baptized, as likewise the parents of the child, which makes marriage between them not only unlawful, but null and void. He also admonishes them to acquaint the parents not to let the child lie in the fame bed with them or the nurse, till it be a year old, left it should be overlaid; but to take care of it, and bring it early to be infructed in the Chriftian doctrine.

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The ADMINISTRATION Of the SACRAMENT of CONFIRMATION. The Bishop turning towards thofe that are to be confirmed, fays:

AY the Holy Ghoft defcend upon you, may the power of the Moft High preferve you from fin. R. Amen.

Bp. Man

V. Our help is in the name of the Lord. R. Who made both heaven and earth.

V. O Lord, hear my prayer. R. And let my cry come unto thee.

V. May the Lord be with you. R. And with thy fpirit.

V. Adjutorium noftrum in nomine Domini. R. Qui fecit cœlum &

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Let us pray. Almighty and eternal God, who haft been pleafed to bring forth thefe thy fervants to a new birth through water and the Holy Ghoft; and haft granted them the pardon of all their fins; fend down upon them thy fevenfold Holy Spirit the Comforter from heaven. R. Amen.

The fpirit of wisdom and understanding. R. Amen.

The fpirit of counsel and strength. R. Amen. The fpirit of knowledge and piety. R. Amen. Mercifully fill them with the fpirit of thy fear, and mark them with the fign of the cross of Chrift to everlafting life. Thro' unity of the fame. R. Amen.

When he applies the Holy Chrism, he fays to each



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