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  • Excita, quæsumus, Domine potentiam tuam et veni: ut ab imminentibus peccatorum nostrorum periculis, te mereamur protegente eripi, te liberante salvari: Qui vivis et regnas cum Deo Patre in unitate Spiritu Sancti Deus, per ominia sæcula sæculorum.

    29 December -- St Thomas of Canterbury

  • As the Bishop hands on the chalice and paten:Accipe potestatem offerre sacrificium Deo, Missasque celebrare, tam pro vivis, quam pro defunctis.

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  • Iconibus et imaginibus rerum memorabilium quasi vivis, opera et industria Joan.


  • God was good, for had he had to go back for the holy materials it would have been too late, but he had them in his pocket, and he immediately administered Extreme Unction — ‘Si vivis,’ or ‘Si es capax,’ ‘If thou art alive’ — and said the prayers for the dying and the departing soul.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • Et dixit Israel ad Joseph, Moriar hac vice, postquam vidi faciem tuam: adhuc enim tu vivis.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Bruno, when confronted with the lapides of his church, chooses to ignore the more obvious reference used in the Duodecim candelae and prefers to see them as signifying the Church which is built from living stones (vivis lapidibus aedificatur) joined and united by charity. 30 The Lapis altaris is Christ and all his limbs and so it is appropriate to put relics in the altar. 31

    Hamilton: "A Liturgy of Reform"

  • _On the contrary, _ It is said in the Collect [* Postcommunion "pro vivis et defunctis"]: "May this Thy Sacrament not make us deserving of punishment."

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • (Postcommunion, Pro vivis et defunctis): "May this sacrament be a cleansing from crimes."

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • 'Famaque post cineres maior venit; et mihi nomen tunc quoque, cum vivis adnumerarer, erat, cum foret et Marsus, magnique Rabirius oris,

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors


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