A.D. 2022 December 18

Today
Month

The Fourth Sunday in Advent (Annunciation Sunday)

Acclamations

Celebrant: Surely the Lord is coming soon.
People: Amen. Come Lord Jesus!

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

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year A

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

Because you sent your beloved Son to redeem us from sin and death, and to make us heirs in him of everlasting 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.

Liturgical Colors

Purple

O Radix Jesse

Antiphons

O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples;
before you kings will shut their mouths,
to you the nations will make their prayer:
Come and deliver us, and delay no longer.

Liturgical Colors

Purple

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