Pages

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Pentecost Sunday

Collect:
Almighty ever-living God, who willed the Paschal Mystery to be encompassed as a sign in fifty days, grant that from out of the scattered nations the confusion of many tongues may be gathered by heavenly grace into one great confession of your name. 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 2:1-11
Psalm 104
1 Corinthians 12:3B-7, 12-13
John 20:19-23

* As PENTECOST is the end of the Easter Season, it is also the end of posts until next fall. Please check back in November for updates. Daily postings will begin again at the beginning of the ADVENT SEASON. 
Thank you for joining us!


Saturday, May 30, 2020

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we, who have celebrated the paschal festivities, may be your gift hold fast to them in the way that we live our lives. 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 28:16-20, 30-31
Psalm 11
John 21:20-25

Friday, May 29, 2020

Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who by the glorification of your Christ and the light of the Holy Spirit have unlocked for us the gates of eternity, grant, we pray, that, partaking of so great a gift, our devotion may grow deeper and our faith be strengthened. 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 25:13B-21
Psalm 103
John 21:15-19

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
May your Spirit, O Lord, we pray, imbue us powerfully with spiritual gifts, that he may give us a mind pleasing to you and graciously conform us to your will. 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 22:30, 23:6-11
Psalm 16
John 17:20-26

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Graciously grant to your Church, O merciful God, that, gathered by the Holy Spirit, she may be devoted to you with all her heart and united in purity of intent. 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 20:28-38
Psalm 68
John 17:11B-19

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Father, you continually raise up your faithful to the glory of holiness. In your love kindle in us the fire of the Holy Spirit who so filled the heart of Philip Neri. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 20:17-22
Psalm  68
John 17:1-11A


Monday, May 25, 2020

Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
May the power of the Holy Spirit come to us, we pray, O Lord, that we may keep your will faithfully in mind and express it in a devout way of life. 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 19:1-8
Psalm 69
John 16:29-33

The Ascension of the Lord 2020

Collect:
Almighty ever-living God, who willed the Paschal Mystery to be encompassed as a sign in fifty days, grant that from out of the scattered nations the confusion of many tongues may be gathered by heavenly grace into one great confession of your name. 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 1:1-11
Psalm 47
Ephesians 1:17-23
Matthew 28:16-20


Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, whose Son, at his Ascension to the heavens, was pleased to promise the Holy Spirit to the Apostles, grant, we pray, that, just as they received manifold gifts of heavenly teaching, so on us, too, you may bestow spiritual gifts. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 18:23-28
Psalm 47
John 16:23B-28

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who restore us to eternal life in the Resurrection of Christ, raise us up, we pray, to the author of our salvation, who is seated at your right hand, so that, when our Savior comes again in majesty, those you have given new birth in Baptism may be clothed with blessed immortality. 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 18:9-18
Psalm 47
John 16:20-23


Thursday, May 21, 2020

Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who mad your people partakers in your redemption, grant, we pray, that we may perpetually render thanks for the Resurrection of the Lord. 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 18:1-8
Psalm 98
John 16:16-20

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, O Lord, that as we celebrate in mystery the solemnities of your Son's Resurrection, so, too, we may be worthy to rejoice at his coming with all the Saints. 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 17:15, 22-8:1
Psalm 148
John 16:12-15

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, almighty and merciful God, that we may in truth receive a share in 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 16:22-34
Psalm 138
John 16:5-11

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, O merciful God, that we may experience at all times the fruit produced by the paschal observances. 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 16:11-15
Psalm 149
John 15:26-16:4

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Sixth Sunday of Easter 2020

Collect:
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 relieve in remembrance we may always hold to in what we do. 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 8:5-8, 14-17
Psalm 66
1 Peter 3:15-18
John 14:15-21

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Almighty and eternal God, who through the regenerating power of Baptism have been pleased to confer on us heavenly life, grant, we pray, that those you render capable of immortality by justifying them may by your guidance attain the fullness of glory. 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 16:1-10
Psalm 100
John 15:18-21

Friday, May 15, 2020

Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant us, Lord, we pray, that, being rightly conformed to the paschal mysteries, what we celebrate in joy may protect and save us with perpetual power. 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 15:22-31
Psalm 57
John 15:12-17

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

~Today is also the Feast of St. Matthias.~

Collect:
O God, who assigned Saint Matthias a place in the college of Apostles, grant us, through his intercession, that, rejoicing at how your love has been allotted to us, we may  merit to be numbered among the elect. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in te unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 1:15-17, 20-26
Psalm 113
John 15:9-17

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, restorer and lover of innocence, direct the hearts of your servants towards yourself, that those you have set free from the darkness of unbelief may never stray from the light 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 15:1-6
Psalm 122
John 15:1-8

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who restore us to eternal life in the Resurrection of Christ, grant your people constancy in faith and hope, that ew may never doubt the promises of which we have learned from you. 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 14:19-28
Psalm 145
John 14:27-31A

Monday, May 11, 2020

Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
May your right hand, O Lord, we pray, encompass your family with perpetual help, so that, defended from all wickedness by the Resurrection of your Only Begotten Son, we may make our way by means of your heavenly gifts. 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 14:5-18
Psalm 115
John 14:21-26

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter 2020

Collect:
Almighty every-living God, you constantly accomplish the Paschal Mystery within us, that those you were pleased to make new in Holy Baptism may, under your protective care, bear much fruit and come to the joys of life eternal. 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 6:1-7
Psalm 33
1 Peter 2:4-9
John 14:1-12

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who in the celebration of Easter graciously give to the world the healing of heavenly remedies, show benevolence to your Church, that our present observance may benefit us for eternal life. 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 13:44-52
Psalm 98
John 14:7-14

Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, author of our freedom and of our salvation, listen to the voice of our pleading and grant that those you have redeemed by the shedding of your Son's Blood may have lift through you and, under your protection, rejoice for ever unharmed. 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 13:26-33
Psalm 2
John 14:1-6


Thursday, May 7, 2020

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who restore human nature to yet greater dignity than at its beginnings, look upon the amazing mystery of your loving kindness, and in those you have chosen to make new through the wonder of rebirth may you preserve the gifts of your enduring grace and blessing. 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 13:13-25
Psalm 89
John 13:16-20


Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, life of the faithful, glory of the humble, blessedness of the just, listen kindly t the prayers of those who call on you, that they who thirst for what you generously promise may always have their fill of your plenty. 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 12:24-13:5A
Psalm 67
John 12:44-50

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, celebrating the mysteries of the Lord's Resurrection, we may merit to receive the joy of our redemption. 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 11:19-26
Psalm 87
John 10:22-30

Monday, May 4, 2020

Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, perfect light of the blessed, by whose gift we celebrate the paschal mysteries on earth, bring us, we pray, to rejoice in the full measure of your grace for ages unending. 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 11:1-18
Psalm 42
John 10:11-18

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter 2020 - GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY

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

Reading of the Day: 
Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Psalm 23
1 Peter 2:20b-25
John 10:1-10

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Saturday of the Thirs Week of Easter 2020

~Today is also the Memorial of St. Athanasius.~

Collect:
Almighty ever-living God, who raised up the Bishop Saint Athanasius as an outstanding champion of your Son's divinity, mercifully grant, that, rejoicing in his teaching and his protection, we may never cease to grow in knowledge and love of you. 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 9:31-42
Psalm 116
John 6:60-69

Friday, May 1, 2020

Friday of the Third Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we, who have come to know the grace of the Lord's Resurrection, may through the love of the Spirit, ourselves rise to newness of life. 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.

Reading of the Day:
Acts 9:1-20
Psalm 117
John 6:52-59

Thursday of the Third Week of Easter 2020

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, April 29, 2020

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter 2020

~Today is also the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena.~

Collect:
O God, who set Saint Catherine of Siena on fire with divine love in her contemplation of the Lord's Passion and her service for your Church, grant, through her intercession, that your people, participating in the mystery of Christ, may ever exult in the revelation of his glory. 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

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter 2020

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 7:51-8:1B
Psalm 31
John 6:30-35

Monday, April 27, 2020

Monday of the Third Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that putting off our old self with all of 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 26, 2020

Third Sunday of Easter 2020

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 2:14, 22-33
Psalm 16
1 Peter 1:17-21
Luke 24:13-35

Saturday of the Second Week of Easter 2020

~Today is also the Feast of St. Mark.~

Collect:
O God, who raised up Saint Mark, your Evangelist, and endowed him with the grace to preach the Gospel, grant, we pray, that we may so profit from his teaching as to follow faithfully in the footsteps of Christ. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
1 Peter 5:5B-14
Psalm 89
Mark 16:15-20

Friday, April 24, 2020

Friday of the Second Week of Lent 2020

Collect:
O God, hope and light of the sincere, we humbly entreat you to dispose our hearts to offer you worthy prayer and ever to extol you by dutiful proclamation of your praise. 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 5:34-42
Psalm 27
John 6:1-15

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Thursday of the Second Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who for the salvation of the world brought about the paschal sacrifice, be favorable to the supplications of your people, so that Christ our High Priest, interceding on our behalf, may by his likeness to ourselves bring us reconciliation, and by his equality with you free us from our sins. 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 5:27-33
Psalm 34
John 3:31-36

Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
As we recall year by year the mysteries by which, through the restoration of its original dignity, human nature has received the hope of rising again, we earnestly beseech your mercy, Lord, that what we celebrate in faith we may possess in undending love. 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 5:17-26
Psalm 34
John 3:16-21


Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Enable us, we pray, almighty God, to proclaim the power of the risen Lord, that we, who have received the pledge of his gift, may come to possess all he gives when it is fully revealed. 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 4:32-37
Psalm 93
John 3:7B-15

Monday, April 20, 2020

Monday of the Second Week of Easter 2020

Collect:
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we, who have been renewed by paschal remedies, transcending the likeness of our earthly parentage, may be transformed in the image of our heavenly  maker. Through 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 4:23-31
Psalm 2
John 3:1-8

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Divine Mercy Sunday 2020

~Today we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. A link has been added about this special feast.~


Collect:
God of everlasting mercy, who in the very recurrence of the paschal feast kindle the faith of the people you have made your own, increase, we pray, the grace you have bestowed, that all may grasp and rightly understand in what font they have been washed, by whose Spirit they have been reborn, by whose Blood they have been redeemed. 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 2:42-47
Psalm 118
1 Peter 1:3-9
John 20:19-31

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Saturday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who by the abundance of your grace give increase to the peoples who believe in you, look with favor on those you have chosen and clothe with blessed immortality those reborn through the Sacrament of Baptism. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 4:13-21
Psalm 118
Mark 16:9-15

Friday, April 17, 2020

Friday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
Almighty ever-living God, who gave us the Paschal Mystery in the covenant you established for reconciling the human race, so dispose our minds, we pray, that what we celebrate by professing the faith we may express in deeds. 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 4:1-12
Psalm 118
John 21:1-14

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Thursday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
"O God, who have united the many nations in confessing your name, grant that those reborn in the font of Baptism may be one in the faith of their hearts and the homage of their deeds. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who live and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings:
Acts 3:11-26
Psalm 8
Luke 24:35-48


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Wednesday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who gladden us year by year with the solemnity of the Lord's Resurrection, graciously grant that, by celebrating these present festivities, we may merit through them to reach eternal joys. Through our Lord, Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 3:1-10
Psalm 105
Luke 24:13-35


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Tuesday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
O God, who have bestowed on us paschal remedies, endow your people with heavenly gifts, so that, possessed of perfect freedom, they may rejoice in heaven over what gladdens then now on earth. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 2:36-41
Psalm 33
John 20:11-18


Monday, April 13, 2020

Monday of the Octave of Easter 2020

Collect:
"Grant, Almighty God, that we may withstand the trials of this world with invincible firmness of purpose, just as you did not allow your Martyr Pope Saint Martin the First to be daunted by threats or broken by suffering. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen."

Readings of the Day:
Acts 2:14, 22-33
Psalm 16
Matthew 28:8-15

Sunday, April 12, 2020

EASTER SUNDAY 2020

Collect:
O God, who on this day, through your Only Begotten Son, have conquered death and unlocked for us the path to eternity, grant, we pray, that we who keep the solemnity of the Lord's Resurrection may, through the renewal brought by your Spirit, rise up in the light of life. 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.

Easter Sequence:
Christians, to the Paschal Victim
Offer your thankful praises!
A Lamb the sheep redeems;
Christ, who only is sinless,
Reconciles sinners to the Father.
Death and life have contended in that combat stupendous:
The Prince of life, who died, reigns immortal.
Speak, Mary, declaring
What you saw, wayfaring.
“The tomb of Christ, who is living,
The glory of Jesus’ resurrection;
bright angels attesting,
The shroud and napkin resting.
Yes, Christ my hope is arisen;
to Galilee he goes before you.”
Christ indeed from death is risen, our new life obtaining.
Have mercy, victor King, ever reigning!
Amen. Alleluia.

Readings of the Day:
Acts 10:34, 37-43
Psalm 118
Colossians 3:1-4
1 Corinthians 5:6-8
Easter Sequence
John 20:1-9

Saturday, April 11, 2020

HOLY SATURDAY 2020

"We wait in darkness for the coming of the LIGHT..."

Collect:
O God, who make this most sacred night radiant with the glory of the Lord's Resurrection, stir up in your Church a spirit of adoption, so that, renewed in body and mind, we may render you undivided service. 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 Easter Vigil:
Genesis 1:1-2:2
Psalm 104
Genesis 22:1-18
Psalm 16
Exodus 14:15-15:1
Exodus 15
Isaiah 54:5-14
Psalm 30
Isaiah 55:1-11
Isaiah 12
Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:14
Psalm 19
Ezekiel 36:16-28
Psalm 42
Romans 6:3-11
Psalm 118
Matthew 28:1-10