CONGREGATION OF THE CLERICS REGULAR OF ST.

PAUL — BARNABITES — — —

PROPER OF MASSES SACRAMENTARY

Rome 1981 – Bethlehem 2012
Updated to reflect the Official English translation of the Third Edition of the Roman Missal.

CONGREGATION OF THE CLERICS REGULAR OF ST. PAUL — BARNABITES — — —

PROPER OF MASSES SACRAMENTARY

Bethlehem 2012

The Barnabite Liturgical Calendar

JANUARY
24 Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor 25 CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL, APOSTLE 30 Saint Francis Xavier M. Bianchi, Priest
Memorial Feast Memorial

APRIL
30 Saint Pius V, Pope*
Optional Memorial

MAY
24 Our Lady Help of Christians 26 Saint Philip Neri, Priest *
Optional Memorial Memorial

JUNE
11 Saint Barnabas, Apostle, Titular Patron
of the Mother Church of the Congregation 30 COMMEMORATION OF PAUL, APOSTLE Titular and Principal Patron of the Congregation Memorial Feast

JULY
5 SAINT ANTHONY MARY ZACCARIA, PRIEST,
Father and Founder of the Congregation Solemnity

OCTOBER
11 Saint Alexander Sauli, Bishop
Memorial

NOVEMBER
4 Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop,
Secondary Patron of the Congregation Saturday before the third Sunday of November: MARY MOTHER OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE Memorial

Solemnity

__________________ NOTE: *Everything as found in the calendar of the Universal Church except for the following days.

January 24—Saint Francis de Sales

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JANUARY 24 SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES Bishop and Doctor Memorial
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Sir 15:5 The Lord opened his mouth in the midst of the assembly, and filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding, and clothed him in a robe of glory.

COLLECT O God, who for the salvation of souls willed that the Bishop Saint Francis de Sales become all things to all, graciously grant that, following his example, we may always display the gentleness of your charity in the service of our neighbor. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Through this saving sacrifice which we offer you, O Lord, kindle in our hearts that divine fire of the Holy Spirit with which you wonderfully inflamed the most gentle soul of Saint Francis de Sales. Through Christ our Lord.

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January 24—Saint Francis de Sales

PREFACE
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.

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t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, through Christ our Lord.

For, as on the festival of Saint Francis de Sales you bid your Church rejoice, so too, you strengthen her by the example of his holy life, teach her by his words of preaching, and keep her safe in answer to his prayers. And so, with the company of Angels and Saints, we sing the hymn of your praise, as without end we acclaim: 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.

January 24—Saint Francis de Sales

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
1 Cor 9:22 I have become all things to all, to save at least some.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Grant, we pray almighty God, that through the Sacrament we have received, we may imitate on earth the charity and meekness of Saint Francis de Sales and obtain like him the glory of heaven. Through Christ our Lord.

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January 25—Conversion of Saint Paul

JANUARY 25 CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL, APOSTLE Feast
Solemnity for the Angelic Sisters of Saint Paul

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Acts 9:15 This man is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before Gentiles, kings, and Israelites.

COLLECT God our Father, you taught the gospel to all the world through the preaching of your Apostle Paul. May we who celebrate his conversion to the faith follow him in bearing witness to your truth. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, may your Spirit who helped Paul the apostle to preach your power and glory fill us with the light of faith as we celebrate this Holy Eucharist. Through Christ our Lord.

January 25— Conversion of Saint Paul

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PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, through Christ our Lord. You showed the marvelous power of your grace when in your providence you selected the Apostle Paul to carry the Good News of salvation to the Gentiles. The former persecutor of Christians, who fought the Church, became a strong and faithful Apostle, so that Jesus Christ could complete in him his passion for the salvation of all. Therefore, with all the choirs of angels in heaven we proclaim your glory and join in their unending hymn of praise. 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.

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January 25— Conversion of Saint Paul

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
2 Tim 1:12 I know him in whom I have believed and I am confident that he is able to guard what has been entrusted to me until that day.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord God, may the Lord’s Supper in which we have participated, remembering the conversion of Saint Paul, strengthen our hearts with the power of your grace, so that we may act worthily as witnesses of Christ, who is God, and lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, for ever and ever.

January 30—Saint Francis Xavier M. Bianchi

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JANUARY 30 SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER M. BIANCHI Priest Memorial
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Cf. 2 Cor 12:9 I will boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me.

COLLECT O God, through Saint Frances Xavier Mary Bianchi, who was imbued with the sweetness of your charity, you wanted to attract your people to your love. By his example and intercession may we come to recognize and love you in our brothers and sisters. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, as we offer these gifts, may our hearts burn with the same love you granted Saint Francis Xavier Bianchi in his illness giving him strength to celebrate the sacred mysteries Through Christ our Lord.

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January 30—Saint Francis Xavier M. Bianchi

PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, through Christ our Lord. You give the Church this feast in honor of Saint Francis Xavier Bianchi; you inspire us by his holy life, instruct us by his preaching, and give us your protection in answer to his prayers. We join the angels and the saints as they sing their unending hymn of praise: 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.

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January 30—Saint Francis Xavier M. Bianchi

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Col 1:24 In my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his body, which is the church.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Merciful Father, may the communion we have received enable us to celebrate worthily the virtues of Saint Francis and to rejoice in your ineffable love. Through Christ our Lord.

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April 30—Saint Pius V

APRIL 30 SAINT PIUS V Pope Optional Memorial

Everything as in the Roman Missal
(page 823)

May 24—Our Lady Help of Christians

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MAY 24 OUR LADY HELP OF CHRISTIANS Optional Memorial
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Cf. Jdt 13:19 The courage that sustained you, will not vanish from the hearts of those who will recall the power of God for ever.

COLLECT Lord our God, you have established the Mother of your beloved Son as our Lady Help of Christians; grant that we may remain always under her protection and preserve your Church in the way of peace. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, we offer you these gifts of praise as we rejoice in this memorial of the Mother of your Son; grant that through the help of so great a Mother, we may find you coming to our rescue in every trial. Through Christ our Lord.

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May 24—Our Lady Help of Christians

PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, as we honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. Overshadowed by the Holy Spirit, she gave birth to the Savior of the world, who, moved by her prayers, initiated his miraculous signs in Cana of Galilee. Now, enthroned as queen at her Son’s right hand, she provides for all the needs of the Church as a Mother who cares for each of her children, entrusted to her by Christ Jesus while he hung upon the cross. Now with all the angels and saints we praise you forever: 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.

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May 24—Our Lady Help of Christians

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Deut 10:21 The Lord, who has done great things for you, is your praise and your God.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord our God, you have nourished us at your table as we honor the memory of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Grant that we may partake of the eternal banquet which we foretaste in this sacrament. Through Christ our Lord.

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May 26—Saint Philip Neri

MAY 26 SAINT PHILIP NERI Priest Memorial

Everything as in the Roman Missal
(page 837)

June 11—Saint Barnabas

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JUNE 11 SAINT BARNABAS Apostle Titular Patron of the Mother Church of the Congregation Memorial

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Acts 13:2-3 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

COLLECT God our Father, you chose Saint Barnabas, filled with faith and the Holy Spirit, and sent him to convert the nations. Grant that we will always proclaim faithfully by word and deed the Gospel of Christ that he witnessed with apostolic courage. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, bless and make holy these sacrificial gifts. Enkindle in us the same flame of love that moved Saint Barnabas to proclaim the Gospel to the nations. Through Christ our Lord.

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June 11—Saint Barnabas

PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God. Through the mysterious voice of your Spirit you selected Barnabas from among your faithful people, to be one of the apostles and Paul’s companion. You entrusted him to announce the truth of the Gospel, so that all peoples would receive the message of salvation. All this, Father, is a miracle of your grace and a gift of your love. And so with all the choirs of Angels in heaven we proclaim your glory and join in their unending hymn of praise. 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.

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June 11—Saint Barnabas

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Jn 15:15 I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing. I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord, in the glorious memory of the apostle St. Barnabas you have given us the pledge of eternal life. May we one day contemplate the mystery we have celebrated with faith in the splendor of the heavenly liturgy. Through Christ our Lord.

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June 30—Commemoration of Saint Paul

JUNE 30 COMMEMORATION OF SAINT PAUL, APOSTLE Titular and Principal Patron of our Congregation Feast
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
2 Tm 4:7 I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith.

COLLECT O Lord, keep alive in our Congregation the spirit of the Apostle Paul, so that, overflowing with the same spirit, we too will love you above all things and witness in the whole world, your Son, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS O Lord, you enable us to offer this sacrifice with joy. Shine on us the light of your Spirit that enlightened the Apostle Paul on the road to Damascus and made him an instrument of your glory. Through Christ our Lord.

June 30—Commemoration of Saint Paul

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PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, as we celebrate the glorious triumph of Paul the Apostle. He rejoiced like a hero as he traveled the world to preach Christ Crucified to all peoples. He proclaimed: “It is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me,” and ended his life, shedding his blood to bring to completion in his flesh what was lacking in the sufferings of Christ. Through Him the angels and all the choirs of heaven worship in awe before your presence. May our voices be one with theirs as they sing with joy the hymn of your glory. 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.

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June 30—Commemoration of Saint Paul

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Phil 1:21 For to me life is Christ, and death is gain.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord, you have fed us with the body and blood of your Son. Grant that Christ may be our life so that nothing may separate us from his love, and, faithful to the teaching of the Apostle Paul, we may love each other as brothers and sisters. Through Christ our Lord

July 5—Saint Anthony M. Zaccaria, Father and Founder of the Congregation

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JULY 5 SAINT ANTHONY M. ZACCARIA Priest Father and Founder of the Congregation Solemnity
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
1 Cor. 2:4 My message and my preaching had none of the persuasive

force of “wise” argumentation, but the convincing power of the Spirit.

COLLECT Lord, enable us to grasp in the spirit of St. Paul the sublime wisdom of Christ crucified. Richly endowed with such wisdom, Saint Anthony Mary Zaccaria preached incessantly in your Church the message of the cross. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS O Lord, let us approach your heavenly banquet with the same holiness of soul and body that Saint Anthony Mary so wondrously showed when he offered this most Holy Sacrifice. Through Christ our Lord.

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July 5—Saint Anthony M. Zaccaria, Father and Founder of the Congregation

PREFACE
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.

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t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God. You enabled our Father, Anthony Mary, to work in your vineyard with such zeal that in a short time he reached the perfection of holiness. He established in your Church new religious families, he kept large multitudes of your faithful from the illusions of this world, and taught them to love above all things our Lord Jesus Christ exalted on the cross and hidden in the Eucharist. Through Him the angels of heaven offer their prayer of adoration as they rejoice in your presence forever. May our voices be one with theirs in their triumphant hymn of praise.

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.

July 5—Saint Anthony M. Zaccaria, Father and Founder of the Congregation

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Eph. 5:1-2 Be imitators of God as his dear children. Follow the way of love, even as Christ loved you.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Let us pray, Lord, may this Sacrament we have received strengthen the faith in our hearts. Following the example of Saint Anthony Mary may we, through words and actions, give witness to such faith. Through Christ our Lord.

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October 11—SaintAlexander Sauli

OCTOBER 11 SAINT ALEXANDER SAULI Bishop Memorial
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Sir 50:1 This is the high priest, in whose time the house of God was renovated, in whose days the temple was reinforced.
Or:

Jer 3:15 I will appoint over you shepherds after my own heart, who will shepherd you wisely and prudently.

COLLECT O God, In the holy Bishop Alexander Sauli you have given to your Church a model of faithful religious observance and of tireless pastoral dedication. Grant, we pray, that your people may always be led by worthy pastors. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, accept the gifts we bring to your holy altar on this feast of Saint Alexander Sauli. May the power of your Spirit sanctify what we humbly offer. Through Christ our Lord.

October 11—SaintAlexander Sauli

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PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, through Christ our Lord. You give the Church this feast in honor of Saint Alexander Sauli; you inspire us by his holy life, instruct us by his preaching, and give us your protection in answer to his prayers. We join the Angels and the Saints as they sing their unending hymn of praise: 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.

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October 11—SaintAlexander Sauli

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Jn 10:11 I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord, all-powerful God, by the Eucharist we share at your holy table keep alive in us the ardor of charity. Following the example of Saint Alexander Sauli who gave himself totally to you may our lives be totally dedicated to your service. Through Christ our Lord

November 4—Saint Charles Borromeo

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NOVEMBER 4 SAINT CHARLES BORROMEO Bishop Secondary Patron of the Congregation Memorial
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
The Lord chose him to be his high priest and made him his shepherd to guide his people.

COLLECT Lord, look with kindness upon your family as we gather to commemorate Saint Charles Borromeo. With wisdom and kindness he taught us and formed us. May we now have the protection of his prayers. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Or: Father, keep in your people the spirit which filled Saint Charles Borromeo. Let your Church be continually renewed and show the image of Christ to the world by being conformed to his likeness, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

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November 4—Saint Charles Borromeo

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, look with kindness on the gifts we bring to your altar on the feast of Saint Charles. You made him an example of virtue and concern for the pastoral ministry. Through the power of this sacrifice may we abound in good works. Through Christ our Lord.

November 4—Saint Charles Borromeo

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PREFACE
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.

ather, it is our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you honor and praise as we celebrate the memory of Saint Charles Borromeo. In him, you gave our new family like a second Father to guide us on the path of the religious life to which you called us through Jesus Christ our Lord. Through him all the angels proclaim your glory; we too join in their unending hymn of praise. 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.

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November 4—Saint Charles Borromeo

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Jn 10:14 I am the good shepherd, and I know my sheep and mine know me.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Lord, may the holy mysteries we have received give us that courage and strength which made Saint Charles faithful in his ministry and constant in his love. Through Christ our Lord.

Saturday before the third Sunday of November—Mary, Mother of Divine Providence

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Saturday before the Third Sunday of November

MARY, MOTHER OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE Patroness of the Congregation Solemnity
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON
Is 49:15 Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb? Even should she forget, I will never forget you.
Or:

Jn 19:26-27 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son.” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother.”

COLLECT Lord our God, Your loving providence is always wise and unfailing; through the prayers of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of your Son, remove from us all that would harm us and grant us all that will be for our good. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Lord, in your goodness accept the gifts of your Church, so that, through the loving intercession of the Mother of your Son, we may receive your mercy and grace in our time of need. Through Christ our Lord.

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Saturday before the third Sunday of November—Mary, Mother of Divine Providence

PREFACE
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.

t is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation, always and everywhere to give you thanks, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God, through Christ our Lord. In the wisdom of your providence the Blessed Virgin Mary was overshadowed by the Holy Spirit and gave birth to the Savior of the world. In Cana of Galilee, Jesus, moved by her prayers, gave the first of his miraculous signs. Now, enthroned as queen at her Son’s right hand, she provides for all the needs of the Church as a Mother who cares for each of her children, entrusted to her by Christ Jesus while he hung upon the cross. Now with all the Saints and Angels, we praise you for ever: 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.

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Saturday before the third Sunday of November—Mary, Mother of Divine Providence

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COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Ps. 87:3; Lk 1:49 Glorious things are told of you, Virgin Mary, for the Almighty has done great things for you.

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION God of mercy, let this heavenly table continue to strengthen your faithful people, so that, through the intercession of the Mother of Divine Providence, we may seek your kingdom and its justice above all else and receive your help for our earthly needs. Through Christ our Lord.