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

A reflection for Good Friday

Reading: Isaiah 53:3-12 He was despised and rejected by others;a man of suffering and acquainted with infirmity;and as one from whom others hide their faceshe was despised, and we held him of no account. Surely he has borne our infirmitiesand carried our diseases;yet we accounted him stricken,struck down by God, and afflicted.But he was wounded for our transgressions,crushed for our iniquities;upon him was the punishment … Continue reading A reflection for Good Friday