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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Saturday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

 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

Friday, April 16, 2021

Friday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

 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 reign 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 15, 2021

Thursday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

 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 5:27-33
Psalm 34
John 3:31-36

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

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 unending 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 13, 2021

Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

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 12, 2021

Monday of the Second Week of Easter 2021

 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 11, 2021

Second Sunday of Easter 2021 - Divine Mercy Sunday

 ~Today we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday.~

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 4:32-35
Psalm 118
1 John 5:1-6
John 20:19-31