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The Collect for Proper 16: The Sunday closest to August 24

Grant, O merciful God,that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit,may show forth your power among all peoples,to the glory of your Name;through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for ever and ever. Amen.(BCP 232-3) Historical introduction:  This Collect, originally composed for …

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The Collect for Proper 13: The Sunday closest to August 3

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church;and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help,protect and govern it always by your goodness;through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for ever and ever. Amen.(BCP 232) The Gelasian sacramentary from the early 8th …

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The Collect for The First Sunday after The Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord

Father in heaven,who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Sonand anointed him with the Holy Spirit:Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made,and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior;who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one …

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The Collect for Proper 16: The Sunday closest to August 24

Grant, O merciful God,that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit,may show forth your power among all peoples,to the glory of your Name;through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for ever and ever. Amen.(BCP 232-3) Marion Hatchett states that this Collect, originally …

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