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Lent 2 2018

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Canaanite Women (Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry, Folio 164r) (1412-1416).
The Brothers Limbourg (fl. 1385-1416). Miniature

THE COLLECT.

ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Lent 1 2018

February 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Jésus assisté par les anges / Jesus Ministered to by Angels (1886-1894). James Tissot (1836-1902). Watercolour on wove paper

THE COLLECT.

O LORD, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights: Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued to the Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness and true holiness, to thy honour and glory; who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

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Ash Wednesday 2018

February 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

THE COLLECT.

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all them that are penitent: Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we worthily lamenting our sins, and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Quinquagesima 2018

February 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

Christ and the pauper. Healing of the blind man (2009). A. N. Mironov (b. 1975). Oil on canvas.

THE COLLECT.

O LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth: Send thy Holy Spirit, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee. Grant this for thine only Son Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen.

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Sexagesima 2018

February 4, 2018 at 5:00 am

Parable of the Sower (ign.). H. L. Robert (ign.). Illustration (Original medium unknown)

THE COLLECT.

O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do: Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Septuagesima 2018

January 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard. (11th c.). Ign. Codex Aureus Epternacensis

THE COLLECT.

O LORD, we beseech thee favourably to hear the prayers of thy people; that we, who are justly punished for our offences, may be mercifully delivered by thy goodness, for the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

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Epiphany 2 2018

January 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

Noces de Cana. (1866). Gustave Doré (1832-1883). Woodcut.

THE COLLECT.

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Advent Quiet Day 2017: Hurry Up and Wait

January 8, 2018 at 4:01 pm

Advent Quiet Day at St. George’s:
Hurry Up and Wait

“Now it is high time” “Judge nothing before the time”

Father Douglas Chard, Priest in Charge of the Parish of Lockeport and Barrington, will conduct an Advent Quiet Day from 10 am until 3:30 pm in the Round Church on Saturday, December 2nd. The Quiet Day will include three addresses as well as times for quiet reflection. A light lunch will be served.

 

The schedule for the day will be as follows:

10am: Holy Communion
11am: First Talk: Advent as Beginning: approaching the mystery (followed by silence)
12noon: Mid-Day Prayers in the Church, followed by lunch in the Sunday School Room
1pm: Second Talk: Advent as the End: the goal of Christian believing (followed by silence)
2pm: Third Talk: Advent as the Way: longing and confidence (followed by silence)
3pm: Evening Prayer

All parishioners and friends are encouraged to make this Quiet Day the beginning of their observance of the holy season of Advent.

The text of Father Chard’s addresses is available here (PDF)

The Epiphany of our Lord 2018

January 7, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Adoration of the Magi. (c. 1440-60). Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi (1395-1455). Tempera on panel.

THE COLLECT.

O GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles: Mercifully grant, that we, who know thee now by faith, may be led onward through this earthly life, until we see the vision of thy heavenly glory; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, one God, world without end. Amen.

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The Sunday after Christmas Day 2017

December 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Dream of St. Joseph. (19th c.). Antonio Ciseri (1821-1891). Oil on canvas

THE COLLECT.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us thy only begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us thy only begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Propers for The Sunday after Christmas Day

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