A.D. 2021 May 31

Today
Month

The Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth and Zechariah

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

Almighty God, by whose grace Elizabeth rejoiced with the blessed virgin Mary and greeted her as the mother of the Lord: look with favor on your lowly servants, that, with Mary, we may magnify your holy Name and rejoice to acclaim her Son as our Savior; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of 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

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 Monday in the First Week After Pentecost

Collects

O God, the protector of all those who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy, that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal that we lose not the things eternal; grant this, heavenly Father, for the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, 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

Green

Memorial Day (United States)

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 King and Judge of the nations: We remember before you with grateful hearts the men and women of our armed forces, who in the day of decision ventured much for the liberties we now enjoy; grant that we may not rest until all the people of this land share the benefits of true freedom and gladly accept its disciplines; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, now and for ever. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year B

Prefaces

Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who rose victorious from the dead and comforts us with the blessed hope of everlanting life. For to your faithful people, O Lord, life is changed, not ended; and when our mortal body lies in death, there is prepared for us a dwelling place eternal in the heavens.

or

For the sacrifice of your Son on the Cross, all who turn to him in the tribulation of war will find their peace with him in paradise.

Liturgical Colors

White or Gold

References