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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.

Liturgical Year A: Nov 27, 2022 to Dec 2, 2023
Liturgical Year B: Dec 3, 2023 to Nov 30, 2024

Lenten Ember Day (Violet)
Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr, 156 - Mem (Violet or Red)
Day of discipline and self-denial

Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Morning Prayer: Ps 95 (Invitatory), 40, 54; Gen 40:1-23; 1-Cor 3:16-23; Coll 286 or Coll 395 (Ember) (Mem: 432/3 or FAS 89)

Holy Eucharist: Feria: As Sunday, except: Ezek 18:21-28; Ps 130; Mt 5:20-26 (Mem: 432/3 or FAS 89)

Or

Polycarp: Common of Martyr 432/3 or FAS 89; 2 Macc 6:18-28, 31; Ps 116:10-17; Mt 20:20-23; Preface of a Martyr

Or

Ember: Propers 395; Is 44:1-8; Ps 87; 1-Pet 2:4-10; Jn 17:6-19; Preface of Lent (Mem: 432/3 or FAS 89)

Evening Prayer: Ps 51; (Dt 10:12-22); Mk 2:13-22; Coll 286 or Coll 395 (Ember) (Mem: 432/3 or FAS 89)

Ember Day: Please see the Ember Day entry in the General Remarks for the BAS.

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Lectionary citations are reprinted from Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings, copyright © 2005 Consultation on Common Texts, admin. by Augsburg Fortress. Reproduced by permission.