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Olsens Canon

Olvers Canon

All glory be to thee,


Almighty and everliving God, which by thy Almighty and everliving God, which by thy
holy Apostle hast taught us to make prayers holy Apostle hast taught us to make prayers
and supplications, and to give thanks for all and supplications, and to give thanks for all
men; We humbly beseech thee most
men; We humbly beseech thee most
mercifully to receive these our prayers,
mercifully receive these our prayers, which
which we offer unto thy divine Majesty;
we offer unto thy divine Majesty;
beseeching thee to inspire continually the
beseeching thee to inspire continually the
universal Church with the spirit of truth,
universal Church with the spirit of truth,
unity, and concord: and grant, that all they
unity, and concord: and grant, that all they
that do confess thy holy Name may agree
that do confess thy holy Name may agree
in the truth of thy holy Word, and live in
in the truth of thy holy Word, and live in
unity and godly love.
unity and godly love;
[We therefore humbly pray and beseech
Thee, most merciful Father, through Jesus
Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, that Thou
wouldst also vouchsafe to accept and bless
these gifts, these presents, these holy
unspotted Sacrifices, which in the first
place we offer Thee for Thy holy Catholic
Church. that thou vouchsafe to keep it in
peace, to guard, unite, and govern it
throughout the whole world; together with
thy servant N., our Bishop and all the
faithful guardians of the catholic and
apostolic faith;]
Most merciful Father, we humbly pray
thee, through Jesus Christ thy Son our
Lord, and we ask that thou accept and bless
these gifts, these presents, these holy and
unspoiled sacrifices. We offer them unto
thee, first, for thy holy catholic Church:
that thou vouchsafe to keep it in peace, to
guard, unite, and govern it throughout the
whole world; together with thy servant N.,
our Bishop and all the faithful guardians of
the catholic and apostolic faith.

We therefore humbly pray and beseech


Thee, most merciful Father, through Jesus
Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, that Thou
wouldst also vouchsafe to accept and bless
these gifts, these presents, these
holy unspotted Sacrifices, which in the first
place we offer Thee for Thy holy Catholic
Church, that thou vouchsafe to keep it in
peace, to guard, unite, and govern it
throughout the whole world; together with
thy servant N., our Bishop and all the
faithful guardians of the catholic and
apostolic faith;

Remember, O Lord, thy servants and


handmaids [N. and N.] and all who here

Remember, O Lord, thy servants and


handmaids [N. and N.] and all who here

around us stand, whose faith is known unto


thee and their steadfastness manifest, on
whose behalf we offer unto thee, or who
themselves offer unto thee, this sacrifice of
praise; for themselves, and for all who are
theirs; for the redemption of their souls, for
the hope of their salvation and safety; and
who offer their prayers unto thee, the
eternal God, the living and the true.

around us stand, whose faith is known unto


thee and their steadfastness manifest, on
whose behalf we offer unto thee, or who
themselves offer unto thee, this sacrifice of
praise; for themselves, and for all who are
theirs; for the redemption of their souls, for
the hope of their salvation and safety; and
who offer their prayers unto thee, the
eternal God, the living and the true.

United in one communion, we venerate the


memory, first of the glorious ever-Virgin
Mary, Mother of our God and Lord Jesus
Christ; of Joseph her spouse; as also of the
blessed Apostles and Martyrs, Peter and
Paul, Andrew, James, John, Thomas,
James, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew,
Simon and Thaddaeus; Linus, Cletus,
Clement, Xystus, Cornelius, Cyprian,
Lawrence, Chrysogonus, John and Paul,
Cosmas and Damian and of all thy Saints:
grant that by their merits and prayers we
may in all things be defended with the help
of thy protection.

United in one communion, we venerate the


memory, first of the glorious ever-Virgin
Mary, Mother of our God and Lord Jesus
Christ; of Joseph her spouse; as also of the
blessed Apostles and Martyrs, Peter and
Paul, Andrew, James, John, Thomas,
James, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew,
Simon and Thaddaeus; Linus, Cletus,
Clement, Xystus, Cornelius, Cyprian,
Lawrence, Chrysogonus, John and Paul,
Cosmas and Damian and of all thy Saints:
grant that by their merits and prayers we
may in all things be defended with the help
of thy protection.

O God, heavenly Father, which of thy


tender mercy didst give thine only Son
Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the Cross
for our redemption; who made there (by his
one oblation once offered) a full, perfect,
and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and
satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world
; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel
command us to celebrate a perpetual
memory of that his precious Death, until
his coming again:

[And here wee offre and present unto thee


(O Lorde) oure selfe, oure soules, and
bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively
sacrifice unto thee: humbly besechyng thee,
that whosoever shalbee partakers of thys
holy Communion, maye worthely receive
the most precious body and bloude of thy
sonne Jesus Christe: and bee fulfilled with
thy grace and heavenly benediccion, and
made one bodye with thy sonne Jesu
Christe, that he maye dwell in them, and
they in hym.

We beseech thee then, O Father, graciously


to accept this oblation from us thy servants,
and from thy whole family: order thou our
days in thy peace, and bid us to be
delivered from eternal damnation, and to be
numbered in the fold of thine elect through
Christ our Lord.

Therefore]
we beseech Thee, O Lord, graciously to
accept this oblation of our service, as also
of Thy whole family; and to dispose our
days in Thy peace, preserve us from eternal
damnation, and rank us in the number of
Thine Elect;

[and which oblation we bessech thee, O


merciful Father, to blesse and sancifie with
thy holy spirite and worde, that they maie
be made unto us the bodye and bloude of
thy moste derely beloved sonne Jesus
Christe.
Who,]
On the night in which he was betrayed unto
suffering and death, our Lord Jesus Christ
took bread; and when he had given thanks
unto thee, he brake it, and gave it to his
disciples, saying, Take, eat: This is my
Body, which is given for you. Do this for
the remembrance of me.

On the night in which he was betrayed unto


suffering and death, our Lord Jesus Christ
took bread; and when he had given thanks
unto thee, he brake it, and gave it to his
disciples, saying, Take, eat: This is my
Body, which is given for you. Do this for
the remembrance of me.

Likewise, after supper he took the cup of


wine; and when he had given thanks, he
gave it to them, and said, Drink ye all of
this: For this is my Blood of the new
Covenant, which is shed for you and for
many for the remission of sins. Do this, as
oft as ye shall drink it for the remembrance
of me.

Likewise, after supper he took the cup of


wine; and when he had given thanks, he
gave it to them, and said, Drink ye all of
this: For this is my Blood of the new
Covenant, which is shed for you and for
many for the remission of sins. Do this, as
oft as ye shall drink it for the remembrance
of me.

Wherefore, O Lord and heavenly Father,


according to the institution of thy dearly
beloved Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we
thy humble servants do celebrate and make
here before thy divine Majesty, with these
thy holy gifts, the memorial which thy Son
hath commanded us to make: having in
remembrance his blessed Passion, mighty
Resurrection, and glorious Ascension,

Wherefore, O Lord and heavenly Father,


according to the institution of thy dearly
beloved Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we
thy humble servants do celebrate and make
here before thy divine Majesty, with these
thy holy gifts, the memorial which thy Son
hath commanded us to make: having in
remembrance his blessed Passion, mighty
Resurrection, and glorious Ascension,

we await his coming in glory:


rendering unto thee most hearty thanks for
the innumberable benefits procured unto us
by the same; entirely desiring thy fatherly
goodness mercifully to accept this our
Sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, this
memorial of our redemption; most humbly
beseeching thee to grant, that by the Merits
and Death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and
through faith in his Blood, we and all thy

and awaiting his coming in glory:


rendering unto thee most hearty thanks for
the innumberable benefits procured unto us
by the same; entirely desiring thy fatherly
goodness mercifully to accept this our
Sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, this
memorial of our redemption; most humbly
beseeching thee to grant, that by the Merits
and Death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and
through faith in his Blood, we and all thy

whole Church may obtain remission of our


sins, and all other benefits of his Passion.
Vouchsafe to look upon these gifts with a
merciful and pleasant countenance; and to
accept them, even as thou didst vouchsafe
to accept the gifts of thy servant Abel the
Righteous, and the sacrifice of our
Patriarch Abraham; and the holy sacrifice,
the immaculate victim, which thy high
priest Melchisedech offered unto thee.

whole Church may obtain remission of our


sins, and all other benefits of his Passion;
Vouchsafe to look these gifts with a
propitious and serene countenance, and to
accept them, even as thou didst vouchsafe
to accept the gifts of Thy just servant Abel,
and the sacrifice of our patriarch Abraham,
and the holy sacrifice, the immaculate
victim, which thy high priest Melchisedech
offered unto thee.
[And although we be unworthy (through
our manyfolde synnes) to offre unto thee
any Sacryfice: Yet we beseche thee to
accepte thys our bounden duetie and
service, and commaunde these our prayers
and oblation, by the Ministery of thy holy
Angel, to be brought up into thy holy
Tabernacle before the syght of thy dyvine
majestie;]

Vouchsafe, O God, we beseech thee, in all


things to make this oblation blessed,
approved and accepted, a perfect and
worthy offering: Sanctify it by thy Holy
Ghost that it may become for thy people
the Body and Blood of thy dearly beloved
Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
And here we offer and present unto thee, O
Lord, our selves, our souls and bodies, to
be a reasonable, holy, and living sacrifice
unto thee; humbly beseeching thee that we,
and all others who shall be partakers of this
Holy Communion, may worthily receive
the most precious Body and Blood of thy
Son Jesus Christ, be filled with thy grace
and heavenly benediction, and made one
body with him, that he may dwell in us,
and we in him.
Remember also, O Lord, thy servants and
handmaids, [N. and N.], who have gone
before us sealed with the seal of faith, and
who sleep the sleep of peace. To them, O
Lord, and to all that rest in Christ, we

Remember also, Lord, Thy servants and


handmaidens (name) and (name) which are
gone before us with the sign of faith and
rest in the sleep of peace. To these, O Lord,
and to all such as rest in Christ, grant we

beseech thee to grant the abode of


refreshing, of light, and of peace through
the same Christ our Lord.

beseech Thee a place of refreshment, light,


and peace.

To us sinners also, thy servants, who hope


in the multitude of thy mercies, vouchsafe
to grant some part and fellowship with thy
holy Apostles and Martyrs; with John,
Stephen, Matthias, Barnabas, Ignatius,
Alexander, Marcellinus, Peter, Felicitas,
Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia,
Anastasia and with all thy Saints, within
whose fellowship, we beseech thee, admit
us, not weighing our merits, but pardoning
our offenses;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, through
whom, O Lord, thou dost ever create all
these good things; dost sanctify, quicken,
bless, and bestow them upon us;

To us also, Thy sinful servants, confiding in


the multitude of Thy mercies, vouchsafe to
grant some part and fellowship with Thy
holy Apostles and Martyrs, with John,
Stephen, Matthias, Barnabas, Ignatius,
Alexander, Marcellinus, Peter, Felicitas,
Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia,
Anastasia, and with all Thy Saints, into
whose company we beseech Thee to admit
us, not weighing our merits, but pardoning
our offenses;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, through
whom, O Lord, thou dost ever create all
these good things; dost sanctify, quicken,
bless, and bestow them upon us;

By whom, and with whom, and in whom,


in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honor
and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty,
world without end. AMEN.

By whom, and with whom, and in whom,


in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honor
and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty,
world without end. AMEN.