A.D. 2020 December 21

Today
Month

Thomas the Apostle

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

Everliving God, you strengthened your apostle Thomas with firm and certain faith in your Son’s resurrection: Grant us so perfectly and without doubt to believe in Jesus Christ, our Lord and our God, that our faith may never be found wanting in your sight; through 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 B

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

Through the great shepherd of your flock, Jesus Christ our Lord, who after his resurrection sent forth his apostles to preach the Gospel and to teach all nations, and promised to be with them always, even to the end of the ages.

Liturgical Colors

Red

References

The Fourth Monday of Advent

Collects

Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and as we are sorely hindered by our sins from running the race that is set before us, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.

Lessons

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Liturgical Colors

Purple

O Rex Gentium

Antiphons

O King of the nations, and their desire,
the cornerstone making both one:
Come and save the human race,
which you fashioned from clay.

Liturgical Colors

Purple

References