Second Sunday of the Year

Second of the Year – LBW 2 Epiphany – Lord God, you showed your glory and led many to faith by the works of your Son. As he brought gladness and healing to his people, grant us these same gifts and lead us also to perfect faith in him, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Collect...

Second Sunday after Christmas

Second Sunday after Christmas – Almighty ever-living God, splendor of faithful souls, graciously be pleased to fill the world with your glory, and show yourself to all peoples by the radiance of your light. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,...

January 1, The Name of Jesus

The Name of Jesus God, who hast made thine only-begotten Son the Savior of mankind and didst give Him the name of Jesus, mercifully grant that we who worship his name on earth may joyfully behold him in heaven; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns forever and ever. ~Collect...

First Sunday after Christmas – Holy Family

First Sunday after Christmas (Holy Family) – Almighty God, you wonderfully created and yet more wonderfully restored the dignity of human nature. In your mercy, let us share the divine life of Jesus Christ who came to share our humanity, and who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,...

Fourth Sunday in Advent

Fourth Sunday in Advent Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord, your grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the message of an Angel, may by his Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of his Resurrection. Who lives and reigns with...

Third Sunday in Advent

Third Sunday in Advent – Almighty God, you once called John the Baptist to give witness to the coming of your Son and to prepare his way. Grant us, your people, the wisdom to see your purpose today and the openness to hear your will, that we may witness to Christ’s coming and so...

Second Sunday in Advent

Second Sunday in Advent – Almighty and merciful God, may no earthly undertaking hinder those who set out in haste to meet your Son, but may our learning of heavenly wisdom gain us admittance to his company. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever...

First Sunday in Advent

First Sunday in Advent – Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous deeds at his coming, so that, gathered at his right hand, they may be worthy to possess the heavenly Kingdom. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns...

Fifteenth Sunday

Fifteenth Sunday – LBW Pentecost 8 Almighty God, your Word is cast like seed upon the ground; Now let the dew of heav’n descend and righteous fruits abound. Let not our selfishness and hate this holy seed remove, but give it root in every heart to bring forth fruits of love. Let not the...

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year

A collect for the Fourteenth Sunday of the year – (LBW Pentecost 7) – O God, who in the abasement of your Son have raised up a fallen world, fill your faithful with holy joy, for on those you have rescued from slavery to sin you bestow eternal gladness. Through our Lord Jesus Christ,...