Lectionary: Holy Days

Arranged by calendar year.

Lectionary Home | Year A | Year B | Year C | Holy Days |

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Contemporary Collects

The Lectionary (Found on pp. 921 - 925, BCP.)
Confession of St. Peter, January 18
Acts 4:8-13
Psalm 23
1 Peter 5:1-4
Matthew 16:13-19 

Conversion of St. Paul, January 25
Acts 26:9-21
Psalm 67
Galatians 1:11-24
Matthew 10:16-22

The Presentation, February 2
Malachi 3:1-4
Psalm 84 or 84:1-6
Hebrews 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40

St. Matthias, February 24
Acts 1:15-26
Psalm 15
Philippians 3:13b-21
John 15:1,6-16

St. Joseph, March 19
2 Samuel 7:4,8-16
Psalm 89:1-29 or 89:1-4,26-29
Romans 4:13-18
Luke 2:41-52

The Annunciation, March 25
Isaiah 7:10-14
Psalm 40:1-11 or 40:5-10 or Canticle 3 or 15
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:26-38

St. Mark, April 25
Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 2 or 2:7-10
Ephesians 4:7-8,11-16
Mark 1:1-15 or Mark 16:15-20

St. Philip & St. James, May 1
Isaiah 30:18-21
Psalm 119:33-40
2 Corinthians 4:1-6
John 14:6-14

The Visitation, May 31
Zephaniah 3:14-18a
Psalm 113 or Canticle 9
Colossians 3:12-17
Luke 1:39-49

St. Barnabas, June 11
Isaiah 42:5-12
Psalm 112
Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3
Matthew 10:7-16

Nativity of St. John the Baptist, June 24
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 85 or 85:7-13
Acts 13:14b-26
Luke 1:57-80

St. Peter & St. Paul, June 29
Ezekiel 34:11-16
Psalm 87
2 Timothy 4:1-8
John 21:15-19

Independence Day, July 4
Deuteronomy 10:17-21

Psalm 145 or 145:1-9
Hebrews 11:8-16
Matthew 5:43-48
The Psalm and Lessons "For the Nation," page 930, may be used instead.

St. Mary Magdalene, July 22
Judith 9:1,11-14
Psalm 42:1-7
2 Corinthians 5:14-18
John 20:11-18

St. James, July 25
Jeremiah 45:1-5
Psalm 7:1-10
Acts 11:27--12:3
Matthew 20:20-28

The Transfiguration, August 6
Exodus 34:29-35
Psalm 99
2 Peter 1:13-21
Luke 9:(18-27)28-36

St. Mary the Virgin, August 15
Isaiah 61:10-11
Psalm 34 or 34:1-9

Galatians 4:4-7
Luke 1:46-55

St. Bartholomew, August 24
Deuteronomy 18:15-18
Psalm 91 or 91:1-4
1 Corinthians 4:9-15
Luke 22:24-30

Holy Cross Day, September 14
Isaiah 45:21-25
Psalm 98 or 98:1-4
Philippians 2:5-11 or Galatians 6:14-18
John 12:31-36a

St. Matthew, September 21
Proverbs 3:1-6
Psalm 119:33-40
2 Timothy 3:14-17
Matthew 9:9-13

St. Michael &All Angels, September 29
Genesis 28:10-17
Psalm 103 or 103:19-22
Revelation 12:7-12
John 1:47-51

St. Luke, October 18
Ecclesiasticus 38:1-4,6-10,12-14
Psalm 147 or 147:1-7
2 Timothy 4:5-13
Luke 4:14-21

St. James of Jerusalem, October 23
Acts 15:12-22a
Psalm 1
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Matthew 13:54-58

St. Simon & St. Jude, October 28
Deuteronomy 32:1-4
Psalm 119:89-96
Ephesians 2:13-22
John 15:17-27

All Saints' Day, November 1
Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 44:1-14
Psalm 149
Revelation 7:2-4, 9-17
Matthew 5:1-12

Or

Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 2:7-11
Psalm 149
Ephesians 1:(11-14)15-23
Luke 6:20-26(27-36)

Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday of November
Deuteronomy 8:1-3,6-10(17-20)
Psalm 65 or 65:9-14
James 1:17-18,21-27
Matthew 6:25-33

St. Andrew, November 30
Deuteronomy 30:11-14
Psalm 19 or 19:1-6
Romans 10:8b-18
Matthew 4:18-22

St. Thomas, December 21
Habakkuk 2:1-4
Psalm 126
Hebrews 10:35--11:1
John 20:24-29

St. Stephen, December 26
Jeremiah 26:1-9,12-15
Psalm 31 or 31:1-5
Acts 6:8--7:2a,51c-60
Matthew 23:34-39

St. John, December 27
Exodus 33:18-23
Psalm 92 or 92:1-4,11-14
1 John 1:1-9
John 21:9b-24

Holy Innocents, December 28
Jeremiah 31:15-17
Psalm 124
Revelation 21:1-7
Matthew 2:13-18