Sunday, Nineteenth of the Year

Nineteenth Sunday of the year (LBW 12 Pentecost) – Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we are to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve. Pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and...

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

August 6 – The Transfiguration of Our Lord Today we celebrate the occasion on which Christ, as he was beginning to teach his disciples that he must die and rise again, revealed himself in shining splendor to Peter, James, and John. Moses and Elijah were present, and are taken to signify that the Law...

Eighteenth Sunday

Eighteenth Sunday (LBW 11 Pentecost) – Gracious Father, your blessed Son came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world. Give us this bread, that he may live in us and we in him, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Collect of the Day, LBW

Seventeenth Sunday (LBW 10 Pentecost)

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year (LBW 10 Pentecost) – O God, your ears are open always to the prayers of your servants. Open our hearts and minds to you, that we may live in harmony with your will and receive the gifts of your Spirit; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~Collect of...

Independence Day (USA)

July 4 – Independence Day (USA) – Collect of the Day – God of justice, Father of truth, who guide creation in wisdom and goodness to fulfillment in Christ your Son, open our hearts to the truth of his Gospel, that your peace may rule in our hearts and your justice guide our lives....

The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity – (First Sunday after Pentecost) – Almighty God our Father, dwelling in majesty and mystery, renewing and fulfilling creation by your eternal Spirit, and revealing your glory through our Lord, Jesus Christ: Cleanse us from doubt and fear, and enable us to worship you, with your Son and the Holy Spirit,...

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

Easter 7 Graciously hear our supplications, O Lord, so that we, who believe that the Savior of the human race is with you in your glory, may experience, as he promised, until the end of the world, his abiding presence among us. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy...

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Easter 6 Grant, almighty God, that we may celebrate with heartfelt devotion these days of joy, which we keep in honor of the risen Lord, and that what we relive in remembrance we may always hold to in what we do. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you...

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Easter 4 Almighty ever-living God, lead us to a share in the joys of heaven, so that the humble flock may reach where the brave Shepherd has gone before. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. ~Collect of the Day, The Roman...

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday – O God, who have called us to participate in this most sacred Supper, in which your Only Begotten Son, when about to hand himself over to death, entrusted to the Church a sacrifice new for all eternity, the banquet of his love, grant, we pray, that we may draw from so...