The lectionary for the third Sunday after the Epiphany

23 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,whose Son revealed in signs and miraclesthe wonder of your saving presence:Renew your people with your heavenly grace,and in all our weaknesssustain us by your mighty power;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10 All the people gathered together into the square before the Water Gate. They told the scribe Ezra to bring the … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday after the Epiphany

The lectionary for the second Sunday after the Epiphany

16 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,in Christ you make all things new:Transform the poverty of our natureby the riches of your grace,and in the renewal of our livesmake known your heavenly glory;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 62: 1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday after the Epiphany

The lectionary for the first Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

9 January 2022 The First Reading: Isaiah 43: 1-7 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

2 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,in the birth of your Sonyou have poured on us the new light of your incarnate Word,and shown us the fullness of your love:Help us to walk in this light and dwell in his lovethat we may know the fullness of his joy;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

St Patrick's Cathedral, Trim

Christmas services – Trim and Athboy

To enable everyone to worship safely and avoid over-crowding at Christmas services this year, Trim and Athboy Union of Parishes will operate a booking system as we did last year. For services in Trim, please contact Jennifer McKenna by phone or text at 086 401 8604 or email to jenniferamckenna@gmail.com. For services in Athboy, please contact David Douglas by phone or text at 087 274 … Continue reading Christmas services – Trim and Athboy

The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

19 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

RTÉ Service on Sunday 12 December, featuring the Dioceses of Meath & Kildare

A Service of the Word from members of the Dioceses of Meath and Kildare, led by Bishop Pat Storey, will be broadcast on RTÉ radio and television on Sunday 12 December. The service will look at the theme of worry and will be broadcast at 11am on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra and 11.10am on RTÉ One television. It will also be available afterwards via the … Continue reading RTÉ Service on Sunday 12 December, featuring the Dioceses of Meath & Kildare

The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

12 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

5 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent

28 November 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent