The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: 1 Kings 17:8–16
Epistle: Hebrews 9:24–28
Holy Gospel: Mark 12:38–44

Collect of the Day 
Almighty and ever-living God, You have given exceedingly great and precious promises to those who trust in You. Grant us so firmly to believe in Your Son Jesus that our faith may never be found wanting; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


All Saints' Day

First Reading: Revelation 7:9–17
Epistle: 1 John 3:1–3
Holy Gospel: Matthew 5:1–12

Collect of the Day 
Almighty and everlasting God, You knit together Your faithful people of all times and places into one holy communion, the mystical body of Your Son, Jesus Christ. Grant us so to follow Your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living that, together with them, we may come to the unspeakable joys You have prepared for those who love You; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Ecclesiastes 5:10–20
Epistle: Hebrews 4:1–13
Holy Gospel: Mark 10:23–31

Collect of the Day 
O God, Your divine wisdom sets in order all things in heaven and on earth. Put away from us all things hurtful and give us those things that are beneficial for us; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 2:18–25
Epistle: Hebrews 2:1–13
Holy Gospel: Mark 10:2–16

Collect of the Day 
Merciful Father, Your patience and loving-kindness toward us have no end. Grant that by Your Holy Spirit we may always think and do those things that are pleasing in Your sight; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


St. Michael and All Angels

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Old Testament: Genesis 28: 10-17
Epistle: Revelation 12: 7-12
Holy Gospel: John 1: 47-51

Collect of the Day

Everlasting God, you have ordained and constituted in a wonderful order the ministries of angels and mortals: Mercifully grant that, as your holy angels always serve and worship you in heaven, so by your appointment they may help and defend us here on earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.



The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Jeremiah 11:18–20
Epistle: James 3:13—4:10
Holy Gospel: Mark 9:30–37

Collect of the Day 
O God, whose strength is made perfect in weakness, grant us humility and childlike faith that we may please You in both will and deed; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 35:4–7a
Epistle: James 2:1–10, 14–18
Holy Gospel: Mark 7:31–37

Collect of the Day 
O Lord, let Your merciful ears be open to the prayers of Your humble servants and grant that what they ask may be in accord with Your gracious will; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Epistle: Ephesians 5:22–33
Holy Gospel: Mark 7:1–13

Collect of the Day
Almighty and merciful God, defend Your Church from all false teaching and error that Your faithful people may confess You to be the only true God and rejoice in Your good gifts of life and salvation; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.