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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

Third Sunday of Advent (Violet or Rose or Blue)

Sunday, December 15th, 2019

Morning Prayer: Ps 63:1-8, (9-11), 98; Am 9:11-15; 2 Th 2:1-3, 13-17; Coll 270

Holy Eucharist: Propers 270; Is 35:1-10; Ps 146:4-9 or C 18 (Lk 1:47-55); Jas 5:7-10; Mt 11:2-11; Preface of Advent

Evening Prayer: Ps 103; (Is 13:6-13); Jn 5:30-47; Coll 270

Gaudete Sunday: In some places this day is known as"Gaudete" Sunday and rose-coloured vestments are worn.

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.