Officium Sancti Spiritus

Ad Matutinum

The Office of the Holy Spirit

At Matins

[Spiritus sancti gratia...]

[The grace of the Holy Ghost...]

V: Domine labia mea aperies.

V: Thou O Lord wilt open my lips.

R: Et os meum annunciabit laudem tuam.

R: And my mouth shall declare thy praise.

V: Deus in adiutorium meum intende.

V: Incline unto my aid O God.

R: Domine ad adiuvandum me festina.

R: O Lord make haste to help me.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper: et in saecula saeculorum. Amen. Alleluia.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
Even as it was in the beginning, and now, and ever: and world without end. Amen. Alleluia.

A Septuagesima usque ad Pascha loco Alleluia, dicitur: Laus tibi Domine rex aeternae gloriae.

From Septuagesima unto Easter instead of Alleluia, is said: Praise be unto thee O Lord King of eternal glory.

Hymnus:
Nobis sancti Spiritus gratia sit data,
De qua virgo virginum fuit obumbrata,
Cum per sanctum Angelum fuit salutata,
Verbum caro factum est, virgo foecundata.

Hymn:
The grace of the Holy Ghost free unto us befall:
Wherewith was overshadowed the maid of maidens all.
When the angel Gabriel his salutation said,
The Word itself flesh became and virgin fruitful made.

Ant: Veni sancte spiritus, reple tuorum corda fidelium: et tui amoris in eis ignem accende.

Ant: Come O Holy Ghost, replenish the hearts of thy faithful: and kindle in them the fire of thy love.

V: Emitte spiritum tuum, et creabuntur.

V: Send forth thy spirit, and they shall be created.

R: Et renovabis faciem terrae.

R: And thou shalt renew the face of the earth.

Oratio:
Adsit nobis, quaesumus Domine, virtus spiritus sancti: quae et corda nostra clementer expurget, et ab omnibus tueatur adversis. Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum filium tuum: Qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate spiritus sancti Deus, per omnia saecula saeculorum.

Prayer:
We beseech thee O Lord, that the virtue of the Holy Spirit may be present unto us: the which may mildly both purge our hearts, and also defend us from all adversities, through our Lord Jesus Christ thy Son: Who liveth and reigneth, God, with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end.

R: Amen.

R: Amen.

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