The Fifth Sunday of Easter

First Reading: Acts 11:1–18
Holy Gospel: John 16:12–22

Collect of the Day
O God, You make the minds of Your faithful to be of one will. Grant that we may love what You have commanded and desire what You promise, that among the many changes of this world our hearts may be fixed where true joys are found; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Epistle: Revelation 7:9–17
Holy Gospel: John 10:22–30

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, merciful Father, since You have wakened from death the Shepherd of Your sheep, grant us Your Holy Spirit that when we hear the voice of our Shepherd we may know Him who calls us each by name and follow where He leads; through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Third Sunday of Easter

Old Testament Reading: Acts 9: 1-22
Epistle Reading: Revelation 5: 1-7
Holy Gospel Reading: John 21: 1-14

Collect of the Day
O God, through the humiliation of Your Son You raised up the fallen world. Grant to Your faithful people, rescued from the peril of everlasting death, perpetual gladness and eternal joys; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Second Sunday of Easter

First Reading: Acts 5:12–32
Holy Gospel: John 20:19–31

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, grant that we who have celebrated the Lord’s resurrection may by Your grace confess in our life and conversation that Jesus is Lord and God; through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Resurrection of Our Lord

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Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 65:17–25
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15:19–26
Holy Gospel: Luke 24:1–12

Collect of the Day
Almighty God the Father, through Your only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ, You have overcome death and opened the gate of everlasting life to us. Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of our Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by Your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


Palm Sunday

Old Testament Reading: Deut. 32:36–39
Epistle Reading: Phil. 2:5–11
Holy Gospel: Luke 23:1–56

Collect of the Day
Almighty and everlasting God, You sent Your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, to take upon Himself our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross. Mercifully grant that we may follow the example of His great humility and patience and be made partakers of His resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Fifth Sunday in Lent

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 43:16–21
Epistle: Philippians 3:8–14
Holy Gospel: Luke 20:9–20

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, by Your great goodness mercifully look upon Your people that we may be governed and preserved evermore in body and soul; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 12:1–6
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:16–21
Holy Gospel: Luke 15:1–3, 11b–32

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, our heavenly Father, Your mercies are new every morning; and though we deserve only punishment, You receive us as Your children and provide for all our needs of body and soul. Grant that we may heartily acknowledge Your merciful goodness, give thanks for all Your benefits, and serve You in willing obedience; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The First Sunday in Lent

Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 26:1–11
Epistle: Romans 10:8b–13
Holy Gospel: Luke 4:1–13

Collect of the Day
O Lord God, You led Your ancient people through the wilderness and brought them to the promised land. Guide the people of Your Church that following our Savior we may walk through the wilderness of this world toward the glory of the world to come; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.