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Friday, April 20, 2018

Third Friday of Easter 2018

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, putting off our old self with all its ways, we may live as Christ did, for through the healing paschal remedies you have conformed us to his nature. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen


Readings of the Day:
Acts 9:1-10
Psalm 117
John 6:52-59

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Thursday of the Third Week of Easter 2018

Collect:
Almighty ever-living God, let us feel your compassion more readily during these days when, by your gift, we have known it more fully, so that those you have freed from the darkness of error may cling more firmly to the teachings of your truth. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 8:26-40
Psalm 66
John 6:44-51

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter 2018

Collect:
Be present to your family, O Lord, we pray, and graciously ensure those you have endowed with the grace of faith an eternal share in the Resurrection of your Only Begotten Son. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 8:1B-8
Psalm 66
John 6:35-40

Monday, April 16, 2018

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter 2018

Collect:
O God, who open wide the gates of the heavenly Kingdom to those reborn of water and the Holy Spirit, pour out on your servants an increase of the grace you have bestowed, that, having been purged of all sins, they may lack nothing that in your kindness you have promised. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 7:51-8:1
Psalm 31
John 6:30-35

Monday of the Third Week of Easter 2018

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, putting off our old self with all its ways, we may live as Christ did, for through the healing paschal remedies you have conformed us to his nature. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 6:8-15
Psalm 119
John 6:22-29

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Third Sunday of Easter 2018

Collect:
May your people exult for ever, O God, in renewed youthfulness of spirit, so that, rejoicing now in the restored glory of our adoption, we may look forward in confident hope to the rejoicing of the day of resurrection. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
Psalm 4
1 John 2:1-5A
Luke 24:35-48

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Saturday of the Second Week of Easter 2018

Collect:
Set aside, O Lord, the bond of sentence written for us by the law of sin, which in the Paschal Mystery you canceled through the Resurrection of Christ your Son. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 6:1-7
Psalm 33
John 6:16-21