Propers

The collects (prayers), Epistle readings (from the epistles — or letters — of the Apostles) and Gospel readings (from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) appointed to be read on each Sunday and feast day of the year, according to the Book of Common Prayer (1928 edition)

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. LORD, we pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Ephesians iv. 1. I THEREFORE, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye…

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. O LORD, we beseech thee, let thy continual pity cleanse and defend thy Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without thy succour, preserve it evermore by thy help and goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Ephesians iii. 13. I DESIRE that ye faint not at my tribulations for…

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. KEEP, we beseech thee, O Lord, thy Church with thy perpetual mercy; and, because the frailty of man without thee cannot but fall, keep us ever by thy help from all things hurtful, and lead us to all things profitable to our salvation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Galatians vi.…

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Galatians v. 16. I SAY then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye…

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly promises; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord.…

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve; Pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy; forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we…

The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. O GOD, who declarest thy almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity; Mercifully grant unto us such a measure of thy grace, that we, running the way of thy commandments, may obtain thy gracious promises, and be made partakers of thy heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. 1…

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. LET thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy humble servants; and, that they may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall please thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. 1 Corinthians xii. 1. CONCERNING spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you…

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. GRANT to us, Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without thee, may by thee be enabled to live according to thy will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. 1 Corinthians x.…

The Eighth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. O GOD, whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth; We humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Romans viii. 12. BRETHREN, we are debtors, not to…