CW Beheading of John the Baptist

The Beheading of John the Baptist

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Lesser Festival Eucharistic Lectionary
Jeremiah 1.4-10
Psalm 11
Hebrews 11.32 – 12.2
Matthew 14.1-12

Holy Communion
1 Thessalonians 2.1-8
Psalm 139.1-9
Matthew 23.23-26

Morning Prayer
Psalm 106* (or 103)
Micah 7.8-end
Mark 7.1-13

Evening Prayer
Psalm 107*
2 Samuel 12.1-25
Acts 9.1-19a

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Proverbs 17.1-15
Luke 7.1-17


Almighty God,
who called your servant John the Baptist
to be the forerunner of your Son in birth and death:
strengthen us by your grace
that, as he suffered for the truth,
so we may boldly resist corruption and vice
and receive with him the unfading crown of glory;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

Merciful Lord,
whose prophet John the Baptist
proclaimed your Son as the Lamb of God
who takes away the sin of the world:
grant that we who in this sacrament
have known your forgiveness and your life-giving love
may ever tell of your mercy and your peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

BCP: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

BCP Holy Communion

2 Chronicles 24.17-21
Psalm 92.11-end
Hebrews 11.32-12.2
Matthew 14.1-12

BCP Collect

O God, who didst vouchsafe to thy servant John Baptist to be in birth and death the forerunner of thy Son: Grant that as he was slain for truth and righteousness, so we may contend for the same unto the end; for the love of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord.


Aug 29 2023


12:00 am - 12:00 am

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