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YEAR A 2016/2017 – Time After Epiphany

Sat – Jan 7 1 Kings 10:1-13 Ephesians 3:14-21 Psalm 72

Sunday Jan 8 – Baptism of Our Lord

Readings

Isaiah 42:1-9

Psalm 29 (3)

Acts 10:34-43

Matthew 3:13-17

Prayer of the Day

O God our Father, at the baptism of Jesus you proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with

the Holy Spirit. Make all who are baptized into Christ faithful to their calling to be our daughters and sons,

and empower us all with your Spirit, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with

you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. A voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, | the Beloved,

with whom I | am well pleased." Alleluia. (Matt. 3:17)

Color: White

Mon – Jan 9 Genesis 35:1-15 Acts 10:44-48 Psalm 89: 5-27

Tue – Jan 10 Jeremiah 1:4-10 Acts 8:4-13 Psalm 89: 5-27

Wed – Jan 11 Isaiah 51:1-16 Matthew 12:15-21 Psalm 89: 5-27

Thu – Jan 12 Isaiah 22:15-25 Galatians 1:6-12 Psalm 40:1-11

Fri – Jan 13 Genesis 27:30-38 Acts 1:1-5 Psalm 40:1-11

Sat – Jan 14 1 Kings 19:19-21 Luke 5:1-11 Psalm 40:1-11

Sunday Jan 15 – Second Sunday After Epiphany

Readings

Isaiah 49:1-7

Psalm 40:1-11 (8)

1 Corinthians 1:1-9

John 1:29-42

Prayer of the Day

Holy God, our strength and our redeemer, by your Spirit hold us forever, that through your grace

we may worship you and faithfully serve you, follow you and joyfully find you, through Jesus Christ,

our Savior and Lord.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. In the | Word was life,

and the life was the light | of all people. Alleluia. (John 1:4)

Color: Green

Mon – Jan 16 Exodus 12:1-13, 21-28 Acts 8:26-40 Psalm 40:6-17

Tue – Jan 17 Isaiah 53:1-12 Hebrews 10:1-4 Psalm 40:6-17

Wed – Jan 18 Isaiah 48:12-21 Matthew 9:14-17 Psalm 40:6-17

Or

Wednesday Jan 18

Confession of Peter

Readings

Acts 4:8-13

Psalm 18:1-6, 16-19 (2)

1 Corinthians 10:1-5

Matthew 16:13-19

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you inspired Simon Peter to confess Jesus as the Messiah and Son of the living God. Keep

your church firm on the rock of this faith, so that in unity and peace it may proclaim one truth and follow

one Lord, your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,

now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (Acts 1:8)

Color: White

Thu – Jan 19 1 Samuel 1:1-20 Galatians 1:11-24 Psalm 27:1-6

Fri – Jan 20 1 Samuel 9:27—10:8 Galatians 2:1-10 Psalm 27:1-6

Sat – Jan 21 1 Samuel 15:34—16:13 Luke 5:27-32 Psalm 27:1-6

Sunday Jan 22 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Isaiah 9:1-4

Psalm 27:1, 4-9 (1)

1 Corinthians 1:10-18

Matthew 4:12-23

Prayer of the Day

Lord God, your loving kindness always goes before us and follows after us. Summon us into your light,

and direct our steps in the ways of goodness that come through the cross of your Son, Jesus Christ,

our Savior and Lord.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus preached the good news | of the kingdom

and cured every sickness a-| mong the people. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:23)

Color: Green

Mon – Jan 23 Judges 6:66-24 Ephesians 5:6-14 Psalm 27:7-14

Tue – Jan 24 Judges 7:12-22 Philippians 2:12-18 Psalm 27:7-14

Wed – Jan 25 Genesis 49:1-2, 8-13,

21-26

Luke 1:67-79 Psalm 27:7-14

Or

Wednesday Jan 25

Conversion of Paul

Readings

Acts 9:1-22

Psalm 67 (3)

Galatians 1:11-24

Luke 21:10-19

Prayer of the Day

O God, by the preaching of your apostle Paul you have caused the light of the gospel to

shine throughout the world. Grant that we may follow his example and be witnesses to the truth

of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

Color: White

Thu – Jan 26 Deuteronomy 16:18-

20

1 Peter 3:8-12 Psalm 15

Fri – Jan 27 Deuteronomy 24:17--

25:4

1 Timothy 5:17-24 Psalm 15

Sat – Jan 28 Micah 3:1-4 John 13:31-35 Psalm 15

Sunday Jan 29 – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Micah 6:1-8

Psalm 15 (1)

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

Matthew 5:1-12

Prayer of the Day

Holy God, you confound the world's wisdom in giving your kingdom to the lowly and the pure in heart.

Give us such a hunger and thirst for justice, and perseverance in striving for peace, that in our words and

deeds the world may see the life of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Rejoice and be glad,

for your reward in great in heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:12)

Color: Green

Mon – Jan 30 Ruth 1:1-18 Philemon 1-25 Psalm 37:1-17

Tue – Jan 31 Ruth 2:1-16 James 5:1-6 Psalm 37:1-17

Wed – Feb 1 Ruth 3:1-13; 4:13-22 Luke 6:17-26 Psalm 37:1-17

Thu – Feb 2 Deuteronomy 4:1-14 1 John 5:1-5 Psalm 112:1-9[10]

Or

Thursday Feb 2

Presentation of Our Lord

Readings

Malachi 3:1-4

Psalm 84 (1) or Psalm 24:7-10 (7)

Hebrews 2:14-18

Luke 2:22-40

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and ever-living God, your only-begotten Son was presented this day in the temple. May we be

presented to you with clean and pure hearts by the same Jesus Christ, our great high priest, who lives

and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. My eyes have seen | your salvation,

which you have prepared in the presence | of all peoples. Alleluia. (Luke 2:30-31)

Color: White

Fri – Feb 3 Isaiah 29:1-12 James 3:13-18 Psalm 112:1-9[10]

Sat – Feb 4 Isaiah 29:13-16 Mark 7:1-8 Psalm 112:1-9[10]

Sunday Feb 5 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]

Psalm 112:1-9 [10] (4)

1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16]

Matthew 5:13-20

Prayer of the Day

Lord God, with endless mercy you receive the prayers of all who call upon you. By your Spirit show us

the things we ought to do, and give us the grace and power to do them, through Jesus Christ,

our Savior and Lord. Amen.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus says, I am the light of the world;

whoever follows me will have the light of life. Alleluia. (John 8:12)

Color: Green

Mon – Feb 6 2 Kings 22:3-20 Romans 11:2-10 Psalm 119:105-112

Tue – Feb 7 2 Kings 23:1-8, 21-25 2 Corinthians 4:1-12 Psalm 119:105-112

Wed – Feb 8 Proverbs 6:6-23 John 8:12-30 Psalm 119:105-112

Thu – Feb 9 Genesis 26:1-5 James 1:12-16 Psalm 119:1-8

Fri – Feb 10 Leviticus 26:34-46 1 John 2:7-17 Psalm 119:1-8

Sat – Feb 11 Deuteronomy 30:1-9a Matthew 15:1-9 Psalm 119:1-8

Sunday Feb 12 – Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 or Sirach 15:15-20

Psalm 119:1-8 (1)

1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Matthew 5:21-37

Prayer of the Day

O God, strength of all who hope in you, because we are weak mortals we accomplish nothing good

without you. Help us to see and understand the things we ought to do, and give us grace and power to

do them, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You are the light of the world.

A city set upon a hill cannot be hid. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:14)

Color: Green

Mon – Feb 13 Exodus 20:1-21 James 1:2-8 Psalm 119:9-16

Tue – Feb 14 Deuteronomy 23:21-

24:4, 10-15

James 2:1-13 Psalm 119:9-16

Wed – Feb 15 Proverbs 2:1-15 Matthew 19:1-12 Psalm 119:9-16

Thu – Feb 16 Exodus 22:21-27 1 Corinthians 10:23—11:1 Psalm 119:33-40

Fri – Feb 17 Leviticus 6:1-7 Galatians 5:2-6 Psalm 119:33-40

Sat – Feb 18 Leviticus 24:10-23 Matthew 7:1-12 Psalm 119:33-40

Sunday Feb 19 – Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18

Psalm 119:33-40 (33)

1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23

Matthew 5:38-48

Prayer of the Day

Holy God of compassion, you invite us into your way of forgiveness and peace. Lead us to love our

enemies, and transform our words and deeds to be like his through whom we pray, Jesus Christ, our

Savior and Lord. Amen.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. In those who obey the word of Christ,

the love of God has reached perfection. Alleluia. (1 John 2:5)

Color: Green

Mon – Feb 20 Proverbs 25:11-22 Romans 12:9-21 Psalm 119:57-64

Tue – Feb 21 Genesis 31:1-3, 17-50 Hebrews 12:14-16 Psalm 119:57-64

Wed – Feb 22 Proverbs 3:27-35 Luke 18:18-30 Psalm 119:57-64

Thu – Feb 23 Exodus 6:2-9 Hebrews 8:1-7 Psalm 2

Fri – Feb 24 Exodus 19:9b-25 Hebrews 11:23-28 Psalm 2

Sat – Feb 25 1 Kings 21:20-29 Mark 9:9-13 Psalm 2

Sunday Feb 26 – Transfiguration of Our Lord

Last Sunday after Epiphany

Readings

Exodus 24:12-18

Psalm 2 (7) or Psalm 99 (9)

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9

Prayer of the Day

O God, in the transfiguration of your Son you confirmed the mysteries of the faith by the witness of

Moses and Elijah, and in the voice from the bright cloud declaring Jesus your beloved Son,

you foreshadowed our adoption as your children. Make us heirs with Christ of your glory, and bring us

to enjoy its fullness, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the

Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This is my | Son, my Chosen,

lis- | ten to him! Alleluia. (Luke 9:35)

Color: White

Mon – Feb 27 Exodus 33:7-23 Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55 Acts 7:30-34

Tue – Feb 28 1 Kings 19:9-18 Romans 11:1-6 Psalm 78:17-20,