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9. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife.

10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, nor his servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his.

The Six Precepts of the Church. 1. To hear Mass on Sundays, and all holidays of obligation. 2. To fast and abstain on the days commanded. 3. To confess our sins at least once a year. 4. To receive the blessed Eucharist at Easter. 5. To contribute to the support of our pastors.

6. Not to solemnise marriage at the forbidden times; nor to marry persons within the forbidden degrees of kindred, or otherwise prohibited by the Church : nor clandestinely.

Seven Sacraments.
Baptism . . . . . . Matt. xxviii. 19.
Confirmation . . . . . . Acts viïi. 17.
Eucharist . . . . . . Matt. xvi. 26.
Penance .

John xx. 23.
Extreme Unction . . . James v. 14.
Holy Orders · · · ·

Luke xxii. 19.
Matrimony . . . . . Matt. xix. 6.

The Three Theological Virtues.
Faith—Hope—and Charity.

The Four Cardinal Virtues.
Prudence—Justice-Fortitude—and Temperance.

The Seven Gifts of the Holy Ghost.--Isa. xi. 2, 3.
Wisdom,
Fortitude,

The fear of the Understanding, Knowledge,

Lord. Counsel,

Piety, and

Charity,

The Twelve Fruits of the Holy Ghost.
Longanimity,

Fidelity,
Goodness,

Modesty,
Peace,

Benignity, Continency, and Patience, Mildness,

Chastity.

Joy,

The Spiritual Works of Mercy. To counsel the doubtful, To forgive offences, To instruct the ignorant, To bear wrongs patiently, To admonish sinners, To pray for the living and the To comfort the afflicted, dead.

The Corporal Works of Mercy.
To feed the hungry,

To visit the sick,
To give drink to the thirsty, To visit the captive, and
To clothe the naked, To bury the dead.
To harbour the harbourless,

The Eight Beatitudes.—Matt. v. 1. Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

2. Blessed are the meek; for they shall possess the land.

3. Blessed are they that mourn ; for they shall be comforted. .

4. Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice ; for they shall be filled.

5. Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy. 6. Blessed are the clean of heart; for they shall see God.

7. Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God.

8. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice sake ; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

The Seven Deadly Sins, and the opposite Virtues.
Pride,

Humility.
Covetousness,

Liberality.
Lust,

Chastity.
Anger,

Meekness.
Gluttony,

Temperance.
Envy,

Brotherly love.
Sloth,

Diligence.

Contrary Virtues.

Sins against the Holy Ghost. Presumption of God's mercy-Despair - Impugning the known truth — Envy at another's spiritual good-Obstinacy in sin-Final impenitence.

Sins crying to Heaven for Vengeance. Wilful murder— The sin of Sodom-Oppression of the poor-Defrauding labourers of their wages.

Nine Ways of being accessory to another's Sin. By counsel—By command-By consent--By provocation -By praise or flattery-By concealment—By partaking—By silence-By defence of the ill done.

Three Eminent Good Works.
Alms-deeds, or works of mercy–Prayer—and Fasting.

The Evangelical Counsels.
Voluntary poverty—Chastity-and Obedience.

The Four last Things to be remembered.
Death—Judgment-Hell—and Heaven.

Subjects for Daily Meditation. Remember, Christian soul, that thou hast this day, and every

day of thy life, God to glorify,

Heaven to gain, Jesus to imitate,

Eternity to prepare for, The angels and saints to in- Time to profit of, voke,

Neighbours to edify, A soul to save,

The world to despise, A body to mortify,

Devils to combat, Sins to expiate,

Passions to subdue, Virtues to acquire,

Death perhaps to suffer, Hell to avoid,

And Judgment to undergo.

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Plenary Indulgences GRANTED TO THE FAITHFUL IN ENGLAND. I. CHRISTMAS-DAY, and the twelve days following, to the day of the Epiphany, inclusively. · Îl. The first week of Lent, beginning with the first Sunday, and ending with the second Sunday, inclusively.

III. Easter, i. e. from Palm-Sunday, inclusively, to LowSunday, inclusively.

IV. From Whit-Sunday, inclusively, to the end of the Octave of Corpus Christi.

V. The Feast of SS. Peter and Paul, and during the Octave.

VI. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of the Assumption of the B. V. Mary, to the 22d day of August, inclusively. But if the Festival of the Assumption fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

VII. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of St. Michael, to the Sunday following, inclusively. But if the Festival of St. Michael fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

VIII. From the Sunday, inclusively, preceding the Festival of All Saints, to the 8th day of November, inclusively. But if the Feast of All Saints fall on a Sunday, the Indulgence begins on that day.

The Conditions of II. IV. and VIII. are, 1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the holy communion.

3. That if their state and condition allow it, they give some alms to the poor, either on the eve or on the day of their communion.

4. That on the day of their communion, they offer up some prayers to God, for the whole state of the Catholic Church throughout the world ; for bringing back all straying souls to the fold of Christ ; for the general peace of Christendom ; and for the blessing of God upon this nation.

The Conditions of I. III. VI. and VII. are,1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the holy communion.

3. That they visit some chapel or oratory, where Mass is celebrated, and pray to God for the peace of his Church.

4. That they be in a readiness of mind to assist the poor with alms in proportion to their abilities; or to frequent catechism and sermons as often as they can do it without great inconvenience; or to afford their assistance to the sick, or to such as are near their end, out of the motive of Christian charity.

Note.-It is not required for the gaining of these four Indulgences, granted by Pope Benedict XIV., that these works of mercy, corporal or spiritual, or the assisting at catechism and sermons, be done on the same day with the communion; but only that persons be then in a disposition or readiness of mind to do these things, or some of them at least, when they have an opportunity.

The Conditions of V. are, 1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop.

2. That they worthily receive the holy communion.

3. That, for some space of time, on the day of their com. munion, they pray to God with a sincere heart, for the conversion of Infidels and Heretics, and for the free propagation of the Holy Faith.

LAY BAPTISM. Provided an infant is in danger of dying before a Priest can be procured, any other person, whether man, woman, or child, may baptise it in the following manner :

Whilst pouring common water on the head or face of the infant, pronounce the words, I baptise thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

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