A.D. 2020 March 22

Today
Month

The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare Sunday)

Acclamations

Celebrant: Bless the Lord who forgives all our sins.
People: His mercy endures for ever.

Collects

Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year A

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

You bid your faithful people cleanse their hearts, and prepare with joy for the Paschal feast; that, fervent in prayer and in works of mercy, and renewed by your Word and Sacraments, they may come to the fullness of grace which you have prepared for those who love you.

Liturgical Colors

Purple (Rose optional)

References

James De Koven, Priest, 1879

Liturgical Colors

White or Gold

References