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We hereby approve of this edition of the Roman Missal.
Given at Birmingham, this 25th day of September, 1845.
With regard to this edition of the Missal, it may be asserted, that unusual care has been bestowed on every part of it. Without attempting a new translation from the Latin, the entire version which is here given, has been diligently compared with the original; differences long existing in the Graduals and Offertories of Missals, for the use of the Laity, have been har
all those portions taken from Holy Scripture have been carefully collated with it, and the very words of the inspired Writers fully restored; the Masses, too, for the Passion, and those specially granted to England, have been inserted in their proper places. To many other improvements it is unnecessary to refer. If the devout reader's convenience and spiritual profit have been secured by any industry of the editors they will have been amply requited.