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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.

Maundy Thursday (White in the evening or Red)

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Morning Prayer: Ps 102; Jer 20:7-11; 1 Cor 10:14-17; 11:27-32; Coll 304

Holy Eucharist: Propers 304; Ex 12:1-4 (5-10)11-14; Ps 116:1, 10-17; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Jn 13:1-17, 31b-35; Preface of Holy Week; no dismissal

Evening Prayer: Ps 142, 143; (Lam 2:10-18); Jn 17:1-11 (12-26); Coll 304

At the daily office today, Coll 304 will be more suitable when altered as follows:"has left us a meal...." After the liturgy, it is customary to"strip" the altars in preparation for Good Friday. This removal of ornaments and cloths from the church may be accompanied by the reading of Mt 26:30-46 and/or Ps 22.

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