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Advent

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come...

2nd in Advent

Blessed Lord, who hast caused all Holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the...

3rd in Advent

O Lord Jesu Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee: Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the...

4th in Advent

O Lord, raise up (we pray thee) thy power, and come among us, and with great might succour us; that whereas, though our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily...

Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas)

ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us thy only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him; and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through...

Circumcision of Christ

ALMIGHTY God, who madest thy blessed Son to be circumcised, and obedient to the law for man; Grant us the true Circumcision of the Spirit; that, our hearts, and all our members, being mortified from all worldly and carnal lusts, we may in all things obey...

Epiphany

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1st after Epiphany

O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to receive the prayers of thy people which call upon thee; and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same; through Jesus Christ...

2nd after Epiphany

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth; Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Epistle Romans 12:6-16a Gospel ...

3rd after Epiphany

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities, and in all our dangers and necessities stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Epistle Romans 12:16b-21 Gospel S. Matthew 8:1-13...

4th after Epiphany

O GOD, who knowest us to be set in the midst of so many and great dangers, that by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright: Grant to us such strength and protection, as may support us in all dangers, and carry us through all...

5th after Epiphany

O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Epistle Colossians...

6th after Epiphany

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Septuagesima

O LORD, we beseech thee favourably to hear the prayers of thy people; that we, who are justly punished for our offences, may be mercifully delivered by thy goodness, for the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth...

Sexagesima

O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in anything that we do: Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen . Epistle 2 Corinthians 11:19-31 Gospel S. Luke 8:4-15 Last...

Quinquagesima

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Ash Wednesday

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Lent

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1st in Lent

O LORD, who for our sakes did fast forty days and forty nights: give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued by the Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness and true holiness, to thy honour and glory, who livest...

2nd in Lent

ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves: keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which...

3rd in Lent

WE beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of they Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Epistle Ephesians 5.1-14 Gospel...

4th in Lent

GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. Epistle Galatians 4.21-31 Gospel ...

5th in Lent

WE beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Epistle Hebrews 9.11-15 Gospel S. John...

Sunday before Easter

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility: Mercifully...

Good Friday

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Easter Even

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Easter

ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: We humbly beseech thee, that as by thy special grace preventing us thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy...

Easter Monday

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Easter Tuesday

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1st after Easter

ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits...

2nd after Easter

ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life: Give us grace that we may always most thankfully receive his inestimable benefit, and also daily endeavour ourselves to follow...

3rd after Easter

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4th after Easter

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5th after Easter

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Ascension

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After Ascension

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Whitsunday

GOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by the sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the...

Monday in Whitsun

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Tuesday in Whitsun

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Trinity

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hast given unto us thy servants grace, by the confession of a true faith to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of thy Divine Majesty to worship the Unity; We beseech thee, that thou wouldst...

1st after Trinity

O GOD, the strength of all them that put their trust in thee, mercifully accept our prayers; and because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do no good thing without thee, grand us the help of thy grace, that in keeping of thy commandments...

2nd after Trinity

O LORD, who never failest to help and govern them who thou dost bring up in thy stedfast fear and love; Keep us, we beseech thee, under the protection of thy good providence, and make us to have a perpetual fear and love of thy holy Name; through Jesus...

3rd after Trinity

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