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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent 2021

 Collect:

Look kindly, Lord, we pray, on the devotion of your people, that those who by self-denial are restrained in body may by the fruit of good works be renewed in mind. 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:
Jonah 3:1-10
Psalm 51
Luke 11:29-32

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent 2021

 Collect:

Look upon your family, Lord, that, through the chastening effects of bodily discipline, our minds may be radiant in your presence with the strength of our yearning for 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:
Isaiah 55:10-11
Psalm 34
Matthew 6:7-15

Monday, February 22, 2021

Monday of the First Week of Lent 2021

~Today is also the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter.~ 

Collect: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that no tempests may disturb us, for you have set us fast on the rock of the Apostle Peter's confession of faith. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings of the Day:
1 Peter 5:1-4
Psalm 23
Matthew 16:13-19

Sunday, February 21, 2021

First Sunday of Lent 2021

 Collect:

Grant, almighty God, through the yearly observances of holy Lent, that we may grow in understanding of the riches hidden in Christ and by worthy conduct pursue their effects. 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:
Genesis 9:8-15
Psalm 25
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:12-15

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Saturday after Ash Wednesday 2021

Collect
Almighty ever-living God, look with compassion on our weakness and ensure us your protection by stretching forth the right hand of your majesty. 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:
Isaiah 58:9-14
Psalm 86
Luke 5:27-32

Friday, February 19, 2021

Friday after Ash Wednesday 2021

Collect:
Show gracious favor, O Lord, we pray, to the works of penance we have begun, that we may have strength to accomplish with sincerity the bodily observances we undertake. 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:
Isaiah 58:1-9
Psalm 51
Matthew 9:14-15

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Thursday after Ash Wednesday 2021

Collect:
Prompt our actions with your inspiration, we pray, O Lord, and further them with your constant help, that all we do may always begin from you and by you be brought to completion. 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:
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Psalm 1:1-6
Luke 9:22-25