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from sin, and drive away all pain of soul and body, that being restored to soundness of health, he may offer thee praise and thanksgiving, Who livest, and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

I anoint thee with oil [lay my hand upon thee), in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, beseeching the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all thy pain and sickness of body being put to flight, the blessing of health may be restored to thee.

XIV. THE COMMUNION OF THE SICK

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House of Deputies) concurring: That the following change be made in the Communion of the Sick, and that the proposed alteration be made known to the several Dioceses in order that it may be adopted by the next General Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article X of the Constitution.

(1) In the second sentence of the first rubric on

page 292 of the Prayer Book, omit the words in parentheses, “which shall be two at the least.'

(2) After the Gospel on page 293, insert the

following:
Or the following Collect, Epistle, and Gospel

may be used.

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The Collect.
LORD, Holy Father, by whose loving-

kindness our souls and bodies are renewed; Mercifully regard this thy servant, that, every cause of sickness being removed, he may be restored to soundness of health; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The Epistle. i St. John v. 13.
HESE things have I written unto you

that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

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The Gospel. St. John vi. 47. ESUS said, Verily, verily, I say unto you,

He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. I am that bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which

I will give for the life of the world. (3) Amend the third rubric, page 293, so that it

shall read as follows:
When circumstances render it expedient to

shorten the service, the following form shall
suffice: The Confession and the Absolution;

Lift up your hearts, etc., through the Sanctus; The Prayer of Consecretion, ending with these words, partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood; The Communion; The Lord's Prayer; The Blessing.

(4) Insert the following rubric immediately after

the last preceding rubric.
(When, by reason of contagious sickness or

other compelling circumstance, the Holy Com-
munion is administered to the sick with the
use of consecrated Bread and Wine reserved
at the Communion in the Church, the following
form shall suffice: The Confession and the
Absolution; The Prayer of Humble Access;
The Communion; The Lord's Prayer; The
Blessing.

(5) Omit the last three rubrics on page 293.

XV. THE ORDER FOR THE BURIAL OF

THE DEAD

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ESOLVED: The House of Bishops (the

House of Deputies) concurring: That the following change be made in the Order for the Burial of the Dead, and that the proposed alteration be made known to the several Dioceses in order that it may be adopted by the next General Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article X of the Constitution. (1) Transfer the first rubric on page 294 to the

end of the Office, omitting from it the word

"ensuing," and changing "the" to "this." (2) In the second rubric, page 294, change the

word “Corpse" to "Body;" and strike out the words “or sing," and the words “at the

entrance of the Churchyard.(3) Omit the references to chapter and verse at

the end of the opening Anthems.

(4) Insert after the first Sentence, page 294, the following: ET not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In

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