Easter 1 2019

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas. (1308). Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319). The Maesta Altarpiece THE COLLECT. ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our…

Easter Sunday 2019

Icon of Christ’s Descent into Hades and the Resurrection THE COLLECT. ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life: We…

Palm Sunday 2019
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Palm Sunday 2019

The Entry into Jerusalem (Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry, Folio 34v) (1412-1416). The Brothers Limbourg (fl. 1385-1416). Miniature THE COLLECT. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind,…

Lent 5 2019

The Crucifixion (1924). David Jones (1895-1974). Wood engraving. THE COLLECT. WE beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both…

Lent 4 2019

Jerusalem (1575). Attrib. Georg Braun (1540-1622). Illustration from Civitates orbis terrarium. THE COLLECT. GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the…

Lent 3 2019

Woodcut for “Die Bibel in Bildern”. (1860). Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872). Woodcut. THE COLLECT. WE beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants and stretch forth the right…

Lent 2 2019

Christ and the Canaanite Woman. (1617). Pieter Pietersz Lastman (1583-1633). Oil on panel. THE COLLECT. ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in…

Lent 1 2019

Temptation of Christ. (1872). Vasily Surikov (1848-1916). Illustration. 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…

Quinquagesima 2019

Christ healing the blind men o the road to Jericho. (ign.). Pieter Norbert van Reysschoot (1738-1795). THE COLLECT. O LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth: Send…

Sexagesima 2019

The Sower. (pub. 1864). Sir John Everett Millais, Bt (1829-1896). Wood engraving on paper. THE COLLECT. O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do: Mercifully…

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