(Usus Antiquior) Septuagesima Sunday (II Classis) – Sunday, 12 February 2017 : Gradual and Tract

Liturgical Colour : Violet
Gradual
Psalm 9 : 10-11, 19-20
Adjutor in opportunitatibus, in tribulatione : sperent in Te, qui noverunt Te : quoniam non derelinquis quaerentes Te, Domine.

Priest : Quoniam non in finem oblivio erit pauperis : patientia pauperum non peribit in aeternum : exsurge, Domine, non praevaleat homo.
English translation
The helper in due time, in tribulation. Let them trust in You, who know You for You have not forsaken those who seek You, o Lord.

Priest : For the poor man shall not be forgotten to the end, the patience of the poor shall not perish forever. Arise, o Lord, let not man be strengthened.
Tract
Psalm 129 : 1-4
De profundis clamavi ad Te, Domine : Domine, exaudi vocem meam.

Priest : Fiant aures Tuae intendentes in orationem servi Tui.

Priest : Si iniquitates observaveris, Domine : Domine, quis sustinebit?

Priest : Quia apud Te propitiatio est, et propter legem Tuam sustinui Te, Domine.
English translation
From the depths I have cried to You, o Lord. Lord, hear my voice.

Priest : Let Your ears be attentive to the prayer of Your servant.

Priest : If You shall observe iniquities, o Lord, Lord, who shall endure it?

Priest : For with You is propitiation, and by reason of Your Law I have waited for You, o Lord.

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