A.D. 2019 June 24
The Nativity of John the Baptist (Midsummer Day)
Celebrant: Blessed be God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
People: And blessed be his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen.
Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Savior by preaching repentance: Make us so to follow his teaching and holy life, that we may truly repent, boldly rebuke vice, patiently suffer for the sake of truth, and proclaim the coming of Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year C
Daily Office Lectionary
Because you sent your beloved Son to redeem us from sin and death, and to make us heirs in him of everlanting life; that when he shall come again in power and great glory to judge the world, we may without shame or fear rejoice to behold his appearing.
The Monday in the Second Week After Pentecost
Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.