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Collects And Readings

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The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
The Sunday between 21 and 27 August Year A

Collect One

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.

Collect Two

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading - Exodus 1: 8 - 2: 10

The Psalm - Psalm 124

The Second Reading - Romans 12: 1-8

The Gospel Reading - Matthew 16: 13-20

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
as we are strengthened by these holy mysteries,
so may our lives be a continual offering,
holy and acceptable in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Saint Bartholomew Year A

Collect One

O almighty and everlasting God,
who didst give to thine apostle Bartholomew
grace truly to believe and to preach thy Word;
Grant, we beseech thee, unto thy Church,
to love that Word which he believed,
and both to preach and receive the same;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty and everlasting God,
who gave to your apostle Bartholomew
grace truly to believe and to preach your word:
Grant that your Church may love that word which he believed
and may faithfully preach and receive the same;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading - Isaiah 43: 8-13

The Psalm - Psalm 145: 1-7

The Second Reading - Acts 5: 12-16

The Gospel Reading - Luke 22: 24-30

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Post Communion Prayer

God of our salvation,
you have fed us at the table of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Lead us in his way of service,
that your kingdom may be known on earth,
your saving power among all nations.
Grant this for his name’s sake.