A.D. 2020 March 19

Today
Month

Joseph, Husband of the Virgin Mary and Guardian of Jesus

Acclamations

Celebrant: Blessed be God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
People: And blessed be his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen.

Collects

O God, who from the family of your servant David raised up Joseph to be the guardian of your incarnate Son and the husband of his virgin mother: Give us grace to imitate his uprightness of life and his obedience to your commands; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year A

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

Because in the mystery of the Word made flesh, you have caused a new light to shine in our hearts, to give the knowledge of your glory in the face of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Liturgical Colors

White or Gold

References

The Thursday in the Third Week of Lent

Collects

Heavenly Father, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you: Look with compassion upon the heartfelt desires of your servants, and purify our disordered affections, that we may behold your eternal glory in the face of Christ Jesus; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Liturgical Colors

Purple