God's mercy

The Collect for Proper 24: The Sunday closest to October 19

Almighty and everlasting God,in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations:Preserve the works of your mercy,that your Church throughout the world may perseverewith steadfast faith in the confession 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 235) This …

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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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The Collect for the Feast of the Transfiguration (transferred from August 6)

Note:  The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Lake St. Louis, celebrates its title feast on the first Sunday of August (for more information about the transference of feasts, see BCP 16) O God, who on the holy mount revealed to chosen witnesses your well-beloved Son,wonderfully transfigured, in raiment white and glistening:Mercifully grant that we, being delivered …

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The Collect for Proper 11: The Sunday closest to July 20

Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom,you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking:Have compassion on our weakness,and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare not,and for our blindness we cannot ask;through the worthiness of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord,who lives and reigns with you and …

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