Week of Christmas 1 (Dec. 27/09 – Jan.2/10)

Morning (MP) & Evening Prayer (EP)

Readings beginning St. John the Evangelist, December 27th, 2009
Scripture readings: according to BCP (1962) or as appointed by the A.C.C.C.

Sunday, December 27th
St. John the Apostle & Evangelist

MP: Exodus 33:9 – end; John 13:21-35
EP: Isaiah 6:1-8; I John 5:1-12

Monday, December 28th
The HOLY INNOCENTS

MP: *Baruch 4:21-27; Revelation 6:9-11
EP: Jeremiah 31:1-17; Matthew 18:1-10
*Baruch may be found in the Old Testament  Apocrypha (cf Article VI, BCP p.701)

Tuesday, December 29th
In the Octave of Christmas/St. Thomas Becket,
Archbishop of Canterbury (1170)

MP: Ruth 1:1-18; John 1:14-18
EP: Ruth 1:19 – 2:13; Matthew 11:2-6

Wednesday, December 30th
In the Octave of Christmas

MP: Ruth 2:14 – end; John 3:16-21
EP: Ruth 3; Matthew 16:13-20

Thursday, December 31st
Eve of the Circumcision (New Year’s Eve)

MP: Ruth 4:1-17; John 6:41-58
EP: Micah 4:8 – 5:4; Luke 22:24-30

Friday, January 1st, 2010
The Octave Day of Christmas & the Circumcision

of Christ, being New Year’s Day
MP: Genesis 17:1-13; Romans 2:17 – end
EP: Deuteronomy 30; Colossians 2:8-15

Saturday, January 2nd
MP: Isaiah 63:1-6; Matthew 1:18 – end
EP: Isaiah 63:7 – end; I Thessalonians 1

Sunday, January 3rd
Second Sunday after Christmas

MP: Isaiah 41:21 – end; I John 1:1 – 2:6
EP: Isaiah 55; Luke 2:22-40

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