Today's Readings

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Year C RCL 7/31/2016 A.D. (Proper 13)

The Collect

Contemporary

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.


Hosea 11:1-11
First Lesson

Psalm 107:1-9, 43 Page 746, BCP
The Psalm

Colossians 3:1-11
The Epistle

Luke 12:13-21
Gospel


The Sunday Lectionary is a three year cyclical lectionary. The year which will begin with Advent in 2015 will be Year C. The year which ended November 22, 2015 was Year B.

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