Week of Christmas 1 (Dec. 26/10-Jan.1/11)

Morning (MP) & Evening Prayer (EP)
Readings beginning St. Stephen’s Day, December 26th, 2010
Scripture readings: according to BCP (1962) or as appointed by the A.C.C.C.

Sunday, December 26th
St. Stephen the Protomartyr/Eve of St. John
MP: Genesis 4:1-10; Acts 6
EP: 2 Chronicles 24:15-22; Acts 7:59 – 8:8

Monday, December 27th
ST. JOHN THE APOSTLE & EVANGELIST/Eve of the HOLY INNOCENTS
MP: Exodus 33:9 – end; John 13:21-35
EP: Isaiah 6:1-8; I John 5:1-12

Tuesday, December 28th
THE HOLY INNOCENTS
MP: *Baruch 4:21-27; Revelation 6:9-11
EP: Jeremiah 31:1-17; Matthew 18:1-10
*Baruch is found in the Old Testament Apocrypha (cf. Article VI, BCP p.701

Wednesday, December 29th
In the Christmas Octave; comm. St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr (1170)
MP: Ruth 1:1-18; John 1:14-18
EP: Ruth 1:19 – 2:13; Matthew 11:2-6

Thursday, December 30th
In the Christmas Octave; comm. St. Sylvester, Bishop of Rome (335)
MP: Ruth 2:14 – end; John 3:16-21
EP: Ruth 3; Matthew 16:13-20

Friday, December 31st
In the Christmas Octave/Eve of the CIRCUMCISION
MP: Ruth 4:1-17; John 6:41-58
EP: Micah 4:8 – 5:4; Luke 22:24-30

Saturday, January 1st
THE OCTAVE DAY OF CHRISTMAS & THE CIRCUMCISION OF CHRIST, being New Year’s Day
MP: Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 1:18-25
EP: Isaiah 7:10-14; I John 4:7 – end

Sunday, January 2nd
2nd Sunday after Christmas
MP: Genesis 4:1-10; Acts 6
EP: 2 Chronicles 24:15-22; Acts 7:59 – 8:8

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