Amen. One has to keep in mind that they were never part of the Mass, nor were they ever included in the Missal. Prayers After Low Mass These prayers are usually recited after Low Mass. may be grounded in perfect faith, give us what our human weakness cannot attain, You may find the full text of the Leonine Prayers in both England and Latin here. Source: Leonine Sacramentary, Ascension, Fifth Century, Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Early Church, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1953. Following that reason, no reforms were ever made that did not use the word prohibited. that it may serve you in quiet freedom, of the tranquility we desired, Lastly, let a final word be said in praise of the detailed excellence of the As I commented above, there’s nothing that suggests they could not or cannot be said as an extra-liturgical devotion. It was recited after the (OF) Mass I went to this past weekend. I do not think there is anything keeping a priest from saying them after an OF Mass. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructis ventris tui, Jesus. by growing in pride, They are printed in the re-issue of the 1962 Missal by Baronius Press with the instruction that they apply after the Low Mass. in mercy, hear the prayers of your humble servants. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. one God, now and forever. O Lord, Don’t get me wrong; I prefer the 1962 missal, but the reforms were made and the prayers after Low Mass were suppressed. through Jesus Christ our Lord. 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On Sunday, April 24, 1994 St. John Paul II nevertheless encouraged Catholics to pray the St. Michael Prayer during his Regina Caeli message and prayers: The Leonine prayers have been included for use at the end of Low Mass. who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, I figured that since the Last Gospel was/is said in Latin. Although, everybody was given the opportunity to leave during the recessional if they so desired very few people actually did. you resist the proud where in human flesh, your only Son is with you; The Leonine Prayers for the Conversion of Russia by Rev. and preserve us by pardoning. As far as I know there was no rule to suppress them, it was simply left from the rubrics. I agree with you on that. Latin. through Jesus Christ our Lord. O God, If I’m allowed to guess, I’d say that these prayers were considered just “too Catholic” to appeal to our separated brethren. through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. But wouldn’t the Last Gospel fall into the non-Mass category as well, since, as some have pointed out, they are/were said after the “Ita Missa Est”? Almighty God, Amen. First, as I mentioned in an earlier post, they were never part of the Mass itself, but were, rather, an appendage to most Low Masses. The Leonine Prayers, OTOH, are just that: a defined series of prayers, and as such would work nicely for use as an extra-liturgical devotion. be gracious to us in our times. Grant that all who are brought O Lord, In the rules in force in 1962, the Leonine Prayers may be omitted on certain occasions.14 They were abolished in 1964 by the Instruction Inter Oecumenici 14. #116 Prophecy of the Leonine Prayers of Pope Leo XIII: Hell will Reduce them to Ashes Ecstasy July 7, 1880 "The Church will be deprived of its Leader who governs now. and us give your peace in our time; and with your gifts O God, our refuge and our strength, look down with mercy upon the people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of Saint Joseph her spouse, of the blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the saints, Although the congregational praying of them has been suppressed, anyone may pray these prayers after Mass, High or Low, in the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form--or whenever! Below are the official “Leonine Prayers,” which are still recited after Low Masses celebrated in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The original intention was the defense of the temporal sovereignty of the Holy See. Carry on your gracious work, At most places where there is a Latin Mass there are also leaflets of the Proper prayers of the day, and perhaps a Kyriale booklet. And not one of them said that the object of the prayers was to bring about Russia’s conversion to Catholicism. Please take a sheet containing the Proper of the Mass for today. They were not normally said after the EF High Mass. hear our prayers. Source: Leonine Sacramentary,  New Ancient Collects, #109. Only one Mass was Missa Cantata, the rest required the Leonine prayers, and it was real burden how to squeeze the Sunday Mass (especially with re required 3 Collects, Secrets and Postcommunions, reading the Lesson and Gospel twice, and making a decent sermon) into a 50 minutes frame; or a Weekday Mass into a 30 minutes frame. for the true amendment of our lives; 10. The reason at the time was given as the simplification of the Order of Mass, so that each part of the Mass texts clearly conveyed their function. I don’t see any reason why the prayer to St Michael the Archangel couldn’t be recited after mass. I now attend. No reason at all, as long as it’s done after Mass (i.e. For official apologetics resources please visit, The dismissal was returned to the end of Mass so that it would be a true dismissal, i.e., the very last text heard, as opposed to a dismissal, then the blessing, then the last gospel, then prayers after Mass recited at the altar.