A.D. 2021 December 26

Today
Month

Stephen, Deacon and Martyr

Acclamations

Celebrant: For unto us a child is born.
People: Unto us a son is given.

Collects

O Lord of glory, whose servant Stephen looked up to heaven and prayed for his persecutors: Grant that in all our sufferings here upon earth we may love and forgive our enemies, looking steadfastly unto Jesus Christ our Lord, who sitteth at thy right hand and maketh intercession for us; and who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year C

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

Because thou didst give Jesus Christ thine only Son to be born [as at this time] for us; who, by the operation of the Holy Ghost, was made very man of the substance of the Virgin Mary his mother; and that without spot of sin, to make us clean from all sin.

Liturgical Colours

Red

References

The First Sunday of Christmas

Acclamations

Celebrant: For unto us a child is born.
People: Unto us a son is given.

Collects

Almighty God, who hast poured upon us the new light of thine incarnate Word: Grant that the same light, enkindled in our hearts, may shine forth in our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year C

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

Because thou didst give Jesus Christ thine only Son to be born [as at this time] for us; who, by the operation of the Holy Ghost, was made very man of the substance of the Virgin Mary his mother; and that without spot of sin, to make us clean from all sin.

Liturgical Colours

White or Gold

References

The Second Day of Christmas

Lessons

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Liturgical Colours

White or Gold