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50 days before Easter
by: Rev. Andrew Richard
Collect of the Day:
O Lord, mercifully hear our prayers and having set us free from the bonds of our sins deliver us from every evil; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 31:1, 5, 9, 16 (antiphon: v. 2b-3) — An extended Kyrie
146 (antiphon: v. 2) — “The Lord opens the eyes of the blind.”
Old Testament Reading:
Isaiah 35:3-7 — Jesus fulfills this prophecy in today’s Gospel reading
Psalm 77:14-15 — God works wonders, the foremost being redemption
1 Corinthians 13:1-13 — The love of Christ never fails and never ends
Psalm 100:1-3 — Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
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