Today's readings are: Isaiah 29:17-24,  Psalm 146, 2 Corinthians 3:4-11, Mark 7:31-37
 
The Introit is Psalm 68:1, 2, 7a, 10b, 19; antiphon: Psalm 68: 5b, 6a, 35b

The Collect of the Day
 Almighty and merciful God, by Your gift alone Your faithful people render true and laudable service. Help us steadfastly to live in this life according to Your promises and finally attain Your heavenly glory; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The daily readings for this week are: August 22: 1 Kings 2:1–27; 1 Cor. 13:1–13; 23: 1 Kings 3:1–15; 2 Cor. 1:1–22; 24: 1 Kings 5:1–18; 2 Cor. 1:23–2:17; 25: 1 Kings 7:51–8:21; 2 Cor. 3:1–18; 26: 1 Kings 8:22–30, 46–63; 2 Cor. 4:1–18; 27: 1 Kings 9:1–9; 10:1–13; 2 Cor. 5:1–21; 28: 1 Kings 11:1–26; 2 Cor. 6:1–18.