The Earlier Rule - 83 

the Paraclete,
to give You thanks,
for everything
as it pleases You and Him,
Who always satisfies You in everything,
through Whom You have done so much for us.
Alleluia!

6Because of Your love,
we humbly beg
the glorious Mother, the most blessed, ever-virgin Mary,
Blessed Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael,
all the choirs of the blessed
seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations,
principalities, powers, virtues, Col 1:15
angels, archangels,
Blessed John the Baptist,
John the Evangelist,
Peter, Paul,
the blessed patriarchs and prophets,
the innocents, apostles, evangelists, disciples,
the martyrs, confessors and virgins,
the blessed Elijah and Henoch,
all the saints who were, who will be, and who are
to give You thanks for these things,
as it pleases You,
God true and supreme,
eternal and living,
with Your most beloved Son,
our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the Holy Spirit,
the Paraclete,
world without end.
Amen.
Alleluia! Rv 19:3 Rv 19:4

7All of us lesser brothers, useless servants, Lk 17:10
humbly ask and beg
those who wish to serve the Lord God

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Regula non bullata, Fontes Franciscani, p. 209-210


5Et quia nos omnes miseri et peccatores non sumus digni nominare te, suppliciter exoramus, ut Dominus noster Jesus Christus Filius tuus dilectus, in quo tibi bene complacuit, una cum Spiritu Sancto Paraclito gratias agat tibi, sicut tibi et ipsi placet, pro omnibus, qui tibi semper sufficit ad omnia, per quem nobis tanta fecisti. Alleluia.

6Et gloriosam matrem beatissimam Mariam semper Virginem, beatum Michaelem, Gabrielem et Raphaelem et omnes choros beato- rum seraphim, cherubim, thronorum, dominationum, principatuum, potestatum j, virtutum, angelorum, archangelorum, beatum Joannem Baptistam, Joannem Evangelistam, Petrum, Paulum et beatos patriarchas, prophetas, Innocentes, apostolos, evangelistas, discipulos, martyres, confessores, virgines, beatos Eliam et Enoch, et omnes sanctos, qui fuerunt et erunt et sunt, propter tuum amorem humiliter deprecamur, ut, sicut tibi placet, pro his tibi gratias referant summo vero Deo, aeterno et vivo, cum Filio tuo carissimo Domino nostro Jesu Christo et Spiritu Sancto Paraclito in saecula saeculorum. Amen. Alleluia.

7Et Domino Deo universos intra sanctam Ecclesiam catholicam et apostolicam servire volentes et omnes sequentes ordines, sacerdotes, diaconos, subdiaconos, acolythos, exorcistas, lectores, ostiarios et omnes clericos, universos religiosos et religiosas, omnes conversos et parvulos, pauperes et egenos, reges et principes, laboratores et agricolas, servos et dominos, omnes virgines et continentes et maritatas, laicos, masculos et feminas, omnes infantes, adolescentes, iuvenes et senes, sanos et infirmos, omnes pusillos et magnos, et omnes populos, gentes, tribus et linguas m, omnes nationes et omnes homines ubicumque terrarum, qui sunt et erunt, humiliter rogamus et supplicamus nos omnes fratres minores, servi inutiles n, ut omnes in vera fide et poenitentia perseveremus, quia aliter nullus salvari potest.

Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol. 1, p. 83

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