(Usus Antiquior) Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Candlemas (Double II Classis) – Tuesday, 2 February 2021 : Offertory, Secret Prayer of the Priest, Communion and Post-Communion Prayer

Liturgical Colour : White

Offertory

Psalm 44 : 3

Diffusa est gratia in labiis tuis : propterea benedixit te Deus in aeternum, et in saeculum saeculi.

English translation

Grace is poured abroad in your lips. Therefore, God had blessed you forever, and for ages of ages.

Secret Prayer of the Priest

Exaudi, Domine, preces nostras : et, ut digna sint munera, quae oculis Tuae majestatis offerimus, subsidium nobis Tuae pietatis impende. Per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum Filium Tuum, qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum. Amen.

English translation

Hear our prayers, o Lord, and, in Your loving kindness, help us, so that the gifts we offer may be found worthy in the eyes of Your majesty. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who with You lives and reigns in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.

Communion

Luke 2 : 26

Responsum accepit Simeon a Spiritu Sancto, non visurum se mortem, nisi videret Christum Domini.

English translation

Simeon received an answer from the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death until he had seen the Christ of the Lord.

Post-Communion Prayer

Quaesumus, Domine, Deus noster : ut sacrosancta mysteria, quae pro reparationis nostrae munimine contulisti, intercedente Beata Maria semper Virgine, et praesens nobis remedium esse facias et futurum. Per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum Filium Tuum, qui Tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum. Amen.

English translation

O Lord our God, we beseech You, by the intercession of Blessed Mary ever Virgin, make the sacred mysteries, which You have given for the preservation of our spiritual life, a healing remedy for us, both for the present and for the future. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who with You lives and reigns in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.

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