Week of Christmas (Dec.25/11-Jan.1/12)

Morning (MP) & Evening Prayer (EP)  
Readings beginning Christmas Day, December 25th, 2011
Scripture readings: according to BCP (1962) or as appointed by the A.C.C.C.

Sunday, December 25th      
CHRISTMAS DAY/Eve of St. Stephen
MP: Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 1:18-25
EP: Isaiah 7:10-14; I John 4:7 – end

Monday, 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

Tuesday, December 27th   
St. John the Apostle & Evangelist/Eve of Holy Innocents
MP: Exodus 33:9 – end; John 13:21-35
EP: Isaiah 6:1-8; I John 5:1-12

Wednesday, 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, p.701 BCP)

Thursday, December 29th  
In the Octave of Christmas; 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

Friday, December 30th           
In the Octave of Christmas
MP: Ruth 2:14 – end; John 3:16-21
EP: Ruth 3; Matthew 16:13-20

Saturday, December 31st     
In the Octave of Christmas; comm. St. Sylvester, Bishop of Rome (335)/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

Sunday, January 1st, 2012  
Circumcision of Our Lord/New Year’s Day
MP: Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 1:18-25
EP: Isaiah 7:10-14; I John 4:7 – end

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