[A work in progress…]
Collects of the Day
The following prayers / collects were originally composed or chosen to go with the historic lectionary, a series of lessons that developed in the early church. It was a one-year series, that is, the same lessons would be read on the same Sundays, each year. For the historic lectionary on an interactive calendar, see www.sanctus.org.
Trinity 1 [Pentecost 2] Rich Man and Lazarus Tr inity 2 [Pentecost 3] Invitation: The Great Supper Trinity 3 [Pentecost 4] Evangelism: The Lost Sheep Trinity 4 [Pentecost 5] Christian Unity and Peace Trinity 5 [Pentecost 6] Discipleship: Following Christ Trinity 6 [Pentecost 7] Christian Faith and Love, Sin and Righteousness T rinity 7 [Pentecost 8] Providence: Jesus Feeds Four Thousand Trinity 8 [Pentecost 9] Beware of False Prophets Trinity 9 [Pentecost 10] Stewardship: The Wise Steward Trinity 10 [Pentecost 11] Renewed Obedience: Jesus Cleanses the Temple T rinity 11 [Pentecost 12] Humility: The Pharisee and the Tax Collector Trinity 12 [Pentecost 13] Jesus Heals the Sick Trinity 13 [Pentecost 14] Charity: The Good Samaritan Trin ity 14 [Pentecost 15] Thanksgiving: The Ten Lepers Trinity 15 [Pentecost 16] Contentment: The Lilies of the Field Trinity 16 [Pentecost 17] Death and Burial: The Young Man of Nain Trinity 17 [Pentecost 18] Christian Freedom: Healing on the Sabbath Trinity 18 [Pentecost 19] Law and Gospel: The Great Commandment Trinity 19 [Pentecost 20] Absolution: Jesus Forgives the Paralytic Trinity 20 [Pentecost 21] Perseverance in Faith Trinity 21 [Pentecost 22] Spiritual Armor T rinity 22 [Pentecost 23] Forgive as Forgiven: The Unmerciful Servant Trinity 23 [Pentecost 24] Citizenship: Render to Caesar and to God Trinity 24 [Pentecost 25] Death, a Sleep: Jairus’ Daughter Trinity 25 [Pentecost 26] Signs of the End Trinity 26 [Pentecost 27] Last Judgment Trinity 27 or Trinity Last [Pentecost Last] Heaven’s Eternal Joy
Summer and Fall Commemorations
June 11, St. Barnabas, Apostle June 24, Nativity of St. John the Baptist June 25, Presentation of the Augsburg Confession (Lutheran) June 29, St. Peter and St. Paul, Apostles July 2, The Visitation Nation, July 4 (US) / July 1 (Canada) July 22, St. Mary Magdalene July 25, St. James, Apostle July 29, Sts. Mary and Martha of Bethany August 15, St. Mary, Mother of our Lord August 24, St. Bartholomew, Apostle August 28, St. Augustine of Hippo, Bishop September 14, Holy Cross Day September 21, St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist September 29, St. Michael and All Angels October 18, St. Luke, Evangelist October 23, St. James of Jerusalem, Brother of our Lord, Martyr October 28, St. Simon and St. Jude, Apostles October 31, Reformation November 1, All Saints Day
Scroll through all our Easter prayers at this link:
Holy Saturday / Easter Eve
Historic Collects for Easter
Modern numbering of Sundays is used. (Old numbering in parentheses.) Mozarabic Collects for Easter
Modern numbering of Sundays is used. (Old numbering in parentheses.) Other Classic Prayers for Easter
Easter Evening / Emmaus
The Good Shepherd – Misericordias Domini, Second Sunday after Easter (Old Lectionary), Fourth Sunday of Easter (New Lectionary).
Scroll through all our Epiphany prayers at this link:
Observed by some traditions on the Sunday after January 1.
, a home liturgy for Epiphany or New Year Chalking the Door
Observed by some traditions on the Sunday after the Epiphany.
Scroll through all our Christmas prayers at this link:
https://acollectionofprayers.com/tag/christmas/ Highlighted prayers:
General Prayer/Prayer of the Church/Prayers of the People