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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

Second Sunday in Lent (Violet)
Freedom Sunday

Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Morning Prayer: Ps 24, 29; Gen 41:14-45; Rom 6:3-14; Coll 288

Holy Eucharist: Propers 288; Gen 17:1-7, 15-16; Ps 22:22-30; Rom 4:13-25;
Mk 8:31-38 or Mk 9:2-9; Preface of Lent

Evening Prayer: Ps 8, 84; (Jer 1:1-10); Jn 5:19-24; Coll 288

Freedom Sunday: In 2019 the General Synod designated the Sunday closest to National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (February 22) as "Freedom Sunday". This occasion offers Canadian Anglicans an opportunity to learn about human trafficking and slavery in Canada today. Further liturgical information may be found online on the Anglican Church of Canada website at www.anglican.ca/ht. Freedom Sunday may be observed by special intentions in the prayers of the people.

Link to full text for this day.

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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.