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THE INTRODUCTORY RITES

Greeting

Priest:
(Option A) The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
                  and the love of God, and the
                  communion of the Holy Spirit be
                  with you all.

(Option B) Grace to you and peace from God
                  our Father and the Lord Jesus
                  Christ.

(Option C) The Lord be with you.

People:     And with your spirit.


Penitential Act

Priest:      
Brethren (brothers and sisters), let us acknowledge our sins, and so prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries.

(Option A)
The Confiteor
I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and what I have failed to do,

(strike breast while saying:)

through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault:

Therefore I ask the blessed Mary ever-Virgin, all the Angels and Saints, and you my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God.

(Option B)
Priest:         Have mercy on us, O Lord.

People:       For we have sinned against you.

Priest:        
Show us, O Lord, your mercy.

People:       And grant us your salvation.

(Option C)
Priest:        You were sent to heal
                   the contrite of heart:
                   Lord have mercy -or-
                   Kyrie, eleison.

People:      Lord, have mercy -or- 
                   Kyrie, eleison.

Priest:       
You came to call sinners:
                   Christ have mercy -or-
                   Christe, eleison.

People:      Christ have mercy -or-
                   Christe, eleison.

Priest:       
You are seated at the
                   right hand of the Father
                   to intercede for us:
                   Lord, have mercy -or-
                   Kyrie, eleison.

People:      Lord, have mercy -or-
                   Kyrie, eleison.


Gloria
Hymn is either sung or said:

Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace to people of good will.
We praise you, we bless you,
we adore you, we glorify you,
we give you thanks for your great glory,
Lord God, heavenly King,
O God, almighty Father.
Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son,
Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,
you take away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us;
you take away the sins of the world,
receive our prayer;
you are seated at the right hand of
the Father, have mercy on us.
For you alone are the Holy One,
you alone are the Lord, you alone are the
Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit,
in the glory of God the Father.  Amen.


THE LITURGY OF THE WORD

Priest/Deacon:     The Lord be with you.

People:                  And with your spirit.

Priest/Deacon:     
A reading from
                               the holy Gospel
                               according to N.

People:                  Glory to you, O Lord.


Nicene Creed

I believe in one God,
the Father almighty, maker of heaven and
earth, of all things visible and invisible.
I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,
the Only Begotten Son of God,
born of the Father before all ages.
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made,
consubstantial with the Father;
through him all things were made.

For us men and for our salvation he came down
from heaven,


At the words that follow,
up to and including "became man,"
all bow.


and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.

For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on he third day in accordance with the Scriptures.

He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand
of the Father.

He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.

I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.  I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the ressurection of the dead and the life of the world to come.  Amen.

Apostles' Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty,
Creator of heaven and earth,
and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,

At the words that follow,
up to and including the Virgin Mary, all bow.


who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he shall come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting.  Amen.


THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST

Invitation to Prayer

Priest:        Pray, brethren (brothers and sisters),
                   that my my sacrifice and yours may
                   be acceptable to God, the almighty
                   Father.

People:       May the Lord accept the sacrifice at
                    your hands for the praise and glory
                    of his name, for our good and the
                    good of all his holy Church.

Preface Dialogue

Priest:
         The Lord be with you.

People:       And with your spirit.

Priest:
         Lift up your hearts.

People:       We lift them up to the Lord.

Priest:
         Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

People:       It is right and just.


Holy, Holy, Holy

Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of hosts.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.


Memorial Acclamation

Priest:        The mystery of faith.

People:
(Option A)   We proclaim your Death, O Lord,
                    and profess your Resurrection until
                    you come again.

(Option B)   When we eat this Bread and drink
                    this Cup, we proclaim your Death,
                    O Lord, until you come again.

(Option C)   Save us, Savior of the world, for by
                    your Cross and Resurrection you
                    have set us free.


Sign of Peace

Priest:
          The peace of the Lord be with you always.

People:        And with your spirit.

Deacon:
       Let us offer each other the sign of peace.


Invitation to Communion

Priest:           Behold the Lamb of God, behold him
                      who takes away the sins of the world.
                      Blessed are those called to the supper
                      of the Lamb.

All:                Lord, I am not worth that you
                      should enter under my roof, but
                      only say the word and my soul
                      shall be healed.


CONCLUDING RITES

Dismissal

Priest:
             The Lord be with you.

People:            And with your spirit.