A.D. 2021 October 23

Today
Month

Saint James of Jerusalem, Brother of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and Martyr

Collects

Grant, O God, that, following the example of your servant James the Just, brother of our Lord, your Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and enmity; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Lessons

Revised Common Lectionary — Year B

Daily Office Lectionary — Year One

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Prefaces

For in the multitude of your saints, you have surrounded us with a great cloud of witnesses, that we might rejoice in their fellowship, and run with endurance the race that is set before us; and, together with them, receive the crown of glory that never fades away.

Liturgical Colors

Red

References

The Saturday in the Twenty-First Week After Pentecost

Collects

Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations: Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may persevere with steadfast faith in the confession of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Daily Office Lectionary — Year One

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Liturgical Colors

Green