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Christmas Eve 2022


The Sermon and readings for Christmas Eve
Β Genesis 3:8-16, Isaiah 7:10-14, Isaiah 9:2, 6-7, Isaiah 60:1-6, Luke 1:26-35, 38, Luke 2:1-7, Luke 2:8-20
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The Nativity of Our Lord

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Today's Readings:.: Exodus 40:17–21, 34–38; Titus 3:4–7; John 1:1–14

The Introit is:Β Ps. 98:1–4; antiphon: Is. 9:6.

The Collect of the Day: Almighty God, grant that the birth of Your only-begotten Son in the flesh may set us free from the bondage of sin; 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: December 25: Is. 49:1–18; Matt. 1:1–17; 26: Is. 49:22–26; 50:4–51:8, 12–16; Matt. 1:18–25; 27: Is. 51:17–52:12; Matt. 2:1–12; 28: Is. 52:13–54:10; Matt. 2:13–23; 29: Is. 55:1–13; Luke 1:1–25; 30: Is. 58:1–59:3, 14–21; Luke 1:26–38; 31: Is. 60:1–22; Luke 1:39–56

Fourth Sunday of Advent

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Today's Readings: Deuteronomy 18:15–19, Philippians 4:4–7, John 1:19–28

The Introit is:Β Psalm 19:1, 4–6; antiphon: Is. 45:8a

The Collect of the Day: Stir up Your power, O Lord, and come and help us by Your might, that the sins which weigh us down may be quickly lifted by Your grace and mercy; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

The daily readings for this week: December 18: Is. 34:1–2, 8–35:10; Rev. 6:1–17; 19: Is. 40:1–17; Rev. 7:1–17; 20: Is. 40:18–41:10; Rev.Β 
8:1–13; 21: Is. 42:1–25; Rev. 9:1–12; 22: Is. 43:1–24; Rev. 9:13–10:11; 23: Is. 43:25–44:20; Rev. 11:1–19;Β 
24: Is. 44:21–45:13, 20–25; Rev. 12:1–17Β 
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Third Sunday of Advent

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Today's Readings: Isaiah 40:1–8, 1 Corinthians 4:1–5, Matthew 11:2–10

The Introit is:Β Psalm 85:1–2, 6, 8; antiphon: Phil. 4:4–5

The Collect of the Day: Lord Jesus Christ, we implore You to hear our prayers and to lighten the darkness of our hearts by Your gracious visitation; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The daily readings for this week: December 11: Is. 28:14–29; 1 John 5:1–21; 12: Is. 29:1–14; Jude 1–25; 13: Is. 29:15–30:14; Rev. 1:1–20; 14: Is. 30:15–26; Rev. 2:1–29; 15: Is. 30:27–31:9; Rev. 3:1–22; 16: Is. 32:1–20; Rev. 4:1–11; 17: Is.Β 
33:1–24; Rev. 5:1–14.

Second Sunday of Advent

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Today's Readings: Malachi 4:1–6, Romans 15:4–13, Luke 21:25–36

The Introit is:Β Psalm 80:1, 3, 14, 17; antiphon: Is. 62:11b; 30:30, 29

The Collect of the Day: Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of Your only-begotten Son, that by His coming we may be enabled to serve You with pure minds; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The daily readings for this week: December 4: Is. 10:12–27a, 33–34; 2 Peter 1:1–21; 5: Is. 11:1–12:6; 2 Peter 2:1–22; 6: Is. 14:1–23; 2 Peter 3:1–18; 7: Is. 24:1–13; 1 John 1:1–2:14; 8: Is. 24:14–25:12; 1 John 2:15–29; 9: Is. 26:1–19; 1 John 3:1–24; 10: Is. 26:20–27:13; 1 John 4:1–21.

First Sunday of Advent

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Today's Readings: Jeremiah 23:5–8, Romans 13:11–14, Matthew 21:1–9

The Introit is:Β Psalm 25:4–5, 21–22; antiphon: Ps. 25:1–3a

The Collect of the Day: Stir up Your power, O Lord, and come, that by Your protection we may be rescuedΒ 
from the threatening perils of our sins and saved by Your mighty deliverance; for YouΒ 
live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The daily readings for this week: November 27: Is. 1:1–28; 1 Peter 1:1–12; 28: Is. 2:1–22; 1 Peter 1:13–25; 29: Is. 5:1–25; 1 Peter 2:1–12; 30: Is. 6:1–7:9; 1 Peter 2:13–25; December 1: Is. 7:10–8:8; 1 Peter 3:1–22; 2: Is. 8:9–9:7; 1 Peter 4:1–19; 3: Is. 9:8–10:11; 1 Peter 5:1–14.

Last Sunday in the Church Year

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Today's Readings:Β Isaiah 65:17–25, 1 Thessalonians 5:1–11, Matthew 25:1–13

The Introit is:Β Psalm 39:4–5, 7–8; antiphon: Is. 35:10

The Collect of the Day: O Lord, absolve Your people from their offenses that from the bonds of our sins which by reason of our frailty we have brought upon ourselves, we may be delivered by Your bountiful goodness; 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: November 20: Dan. 1:1–21; Matt. 28:1–20; 21: Dan. 2:1–23; Rev. 18:1–24; 22: Dan. 2:24–49; Rev. 19:1–21; 23: Dan. 3:1–30; Rev. 20:1–15; 24: Dan. 4:1–37; Rev. 21:1–8; 25: Dan. 5:1–30; Rev. 21:9–27;Β 
26: Dan. 6:1–28; Rev. 22:1–21.

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