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          Facing East:

               Guardians of the watchtower  of the east, we do summon, stir, and
          call thee up  to protect us in  our rite. Come to  us now on the  cool
          breath of Autumn's sigh which 
          heralds the advent of Winter  and the close of harvest time.   Breathe
          into us the spirit of the pure joy of life.  So mote it be! 
          Responsorial:  So mote it be! 

                     AIR (invocation) 
          (Celebrant with the incense burner symbolizing the element of air) :

               "I am  everywhere.  I  fill the fleshy  pouches of your  lungs, I
          stir all  things from the smallest blade of grass to the tallest tree.
          I cool you with my breezes and 
          destroy you with my storms.  
          Without me you would die.  Am I not holy and worthy of praise? "

          Facing East:  

               "Guardians of the watchtower of the east, return now to the brisk
          Autumn  breezes which are brimming  with the excitement  of the year's
          climax.  Take with you our 
          blessings and thanks. Hail and 
          Responsorial:  Hail and farewell!