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    A Lectionary and Additional Collects
for Holy Communion
(Book of Common Prayer)
         
    Christmas Day  
    Psalm 98
Hebrews 1.1-12
Isaiah 9.2-7
John 1.1-14
 
         
    Saint Stephen's Day  
    Psalm 119.161-168
Acts 7.55-60
2 Chronicles 24.20-22
Matthew 23.34-39
 
         
    Saint John the Evangelist's Day  
    Psalm 92.11-14
1 John 1.1-10
Exodus 33.18-23
John 21.19b-25
 
         
    The Holy Innocents' Day  
    Psalm 123
Revelation 14.1-5
Jeremiah 31.10-17
Matthew 2.13-18
 
         
    The Sunday after Christmas Day  
    Psalm 45.1-7
Galatians 4.1-7
Isaiah 62.10-12
Matthew 1.18-25
 
         
    The Circumcision of Christ  
A Collect for New Year's Day   O Eternal Lord God, who hast brought thy servants to the beginning of another year: Pardon, we humbly beseech thee, our transgressions in the past, and graciously abide with us all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
         
    Psalm 98
Romans 4.8-13
or Ephesians 2.11-18
Genesis 17.3b-10
Luke 2. 15-21
 
         
    Christmas II  
The Collect   Almighty God who didst wonderfully create man in thine own image, and didst yet more wonderfully restore him: Grant, we beseech thee, that as thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ was made in the likeness of men, so we may be made partakers of the divine nature; through the same thy Son, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, one God, world without end. Amen.
         
    Psalm 93
2 Corinthians 8.9
Exodus 24.12-18
John 1.14-18
 
         

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