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Devotions to the body of Christ and the sacrament, continued.

Prayer, Corpus domini nostri.



A prayer invoking the body of Christ. The author asks that the body and blood of Christ which he has consumed may cleave to his inmost soul; that where the sacraments enter, no stain of sin may remain; that what we take with our lips we may receive with a pure heart and from a temporal gift it may become to us an eternal remedy.


Burnet Psalter image.  Aberdeen University Library 1998.

Corpus domini nostri Ihesu Christi quod sumpsi\ et sanguis eius quem potavi adhere\at visceribus meis. Et presta domine Ihesu\ Christe rex eterne glorie ut ibi nulla peccati macula re\maneat ubi veneranda tua introeant sacramen\ta quod ore sumpsimus domine pura mente capia\mus et de munere temporali fiat nobis reme\dium sempiternum. Amen.

Oracio de corpore Christi.\

Prayer, Gracias ago tibi domine.



A prayer to God. The author thanks God for restoring him with the life-giving sacraments. He asks that they may be administered to him not as condemnation and death but as the restoration of his mind and body; that they may be as a source of health to every man, strengthening a man's faith, increasing his hope, disposing him towards love, and diminishing and beating down all the powers of the enemy. The author asks that through participation in this rite, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary ...


Gracias ago tibi domine sancte pater omnipotens eter\ne deus qui me indignum famulum tu\um vitalibus tuis sacramentis refeci\sti unde et immensam clemenciam tuam imploro qua\tenus hoc salutare sacramentum corporis et san\guinis filii tui domini nostri Ihesu Christi quod ego in\dignus suscepi non sit michi ad dampnacionem et\ mortem, sed in mentis et corporis mei reparacionem\ sit utriusque hominis sospitatem ad tutelam fidei et\ spei augmentum caritatisque affectum ad evacuan\dam et conterendam omnem inimici virtutem. Per huius\ participacionem misterii tui. Et per intercessionem sanc\tissime genitricis dei semperque virginis Marie et\



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