The Third Sunday in Advent

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 61:1–4, 8–11
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24
Holy Gospel: John 1:6–8, 19–28

Collect of the Day
Lord Jesus Christ, we implore You to hear our prayers and to lighten the darkness of our hearts by Your gracious visitation; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.