The lectionary for the fifth Sunday of Easter

2 May 2021 Collect Lord of all life and power,who through the mighty resurrection of your Sonovercame the old order of sin and deathto make all things new in him:Grant that we, being dead to sinand alive to you in Jesus Christ,may reign with him in glory;to whom with you and the Holy Spiritbe praise and honour, glory and might,now and in all eternity. Amen. … Continue reading The lectionary for the fifth Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

25 April 2021 Collect Almighty God,whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:Raise us, who trust in him,from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,that we may seek those things which are above,where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The First Reading: Acts 4: 5-12 The next day their rulers, elders, and scribes … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for the third Sunday of Easter

18 April 2021 Collect Almighty Father,who in your great mercy gladdened the discipleswith the sight of the risen Lord:Give us such knowledge of his presence with us,that we may be strengthenedand sustained by his risen lifeand serve you continually in righteousness and truth;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Acts 3: 12-19 When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, ‘You Israelites, why … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Easter

11 April 2021 Collect Almighty Father,you have given your only Son to die for our sinsand to rise again for our justification:Grant us so to put away the leavenof malice and wickednessthat we may always serve you in pureness of living and truth;through the merits of your SonJesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Acts 4: 32-35 Now the whole group of those who … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for the first Sunday of Easter

4 April 2021 Collect Almighty God,through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christyou have overcome deathand opened to us the gate of everlasting life:Grant that, as by your grace going before usyou put into our minds good desires,so by your continual help we may bring them to good effect;through Jesus Christ our risen Lordwho is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for Good Friday

2 April 2021 Collect Almighty Father,Look with mercy on this your familyfor which our Lord Jesus Christwas content to be betrayedand given up into the hands of sinnersand to suffer death upon the cross;who is alive and glorified with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 52: 13 – 53: 12 See, my servant shall prosper;he shall … Continue reading The lectionary for Good Friday

Lectionary for Maundy Thursday

1 April 2021 Collect God our Father,you have invited us to share in the supperwhich your Son gave to his Churchto proclaim his death until he comes:May he nourish us by his presence,and unite us in his love;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive … Continue reading Lectionary for Maundy Thursday

Lectionary for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

28 March 2021 Collect Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create and make in us new and contrite heartsthat we, worthily lamenting our sinsand acknowledging our wretchedness,may receive from you, the God of all mercy,perfect remission and forgiveness;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 50: 4-9a The Lord God has … Continue reading Lectionary for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

Lectionary for the fifth Sunday in Lent

21 March 2021 Collect Most merciful God,who by the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christdelivered and saved the world:Grant that by faith in him who suffered on the cross,we may triumph in the power of his victory;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create and make … Continue reading Lectionary for the fifth Sunday in Lent

Lectionary for the fourth Sunday in Lent

14 March 2021 Collect Lord Godwhose blessed Son our Saviourgave his back to the smitersand did not hide his face from shame:Give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present timewith sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday in Lent