These readings are from the Anglican Church of Canada’s adaptation of the Revised Common Lectionary. On Sundays and feast days there is a link to the full readings.
The Fourth Sunday of Advent (Violet or Blue)
Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Morning Prayer: Ps 45, 46; Bar 4:36—5:9; (Gal 3:23—4:7); Mt 1:18–25; Coll 272
Holy Eucharist: During the Day: Propers 271; 2 Sam 7:1–11, 16; Canticle 18 (Lk 1:47–55) or Ps 89:1–4, 19–26; Rom 16:25–27; Lk 1:26–38; Preface of Advent In the Evening: Propers 273; Is 9:2–7; Ps 96; Tit 2:11–14; Lk 2:1–14 (15–20); Preface of Christmas OR Is 62:6–12; Ps 97; Tit 3:4–7; Lk 2: (1–7) 8–20 OR Is 52:7–10; Ps 98; Heb 1:1–4, (5–12); Jn 1:1–14
Evening Prayer: 1st Evensong of Christmas: Ps 89:1–29; Is 59:15b–21; Phil 2:5–11; Coll 273
Note: The Advent wreath is removed before the rst liturgy of Christmas, unless it contains a white “Christmas” candle, which is now lit. The Christmas cycle begins at Evensong today and concludes after Evensong on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Proper 1). The Ferial Of ce and Eucharist begin on the Monday after the Baptism of the Lord.Link to full text for this day.
Lectionary citations are reprinted from Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings, copyright © 2005 Consultation on Common Texts, admin. by Augsburg Fortress. Reproduced by permission.
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