The Marriage at Cana
Maerten de Vos
between 1596 and 1597
Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium
Public Domain

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer

The Collect

Almighty and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

Romans 12:6-16John 2:1-11


Biennial Bible Reading Plan

Psalter Lessons, Holy Days, and Commemorations

17-JanAnthony of EgyptPsalm 17 (Coverdale)Psalm 17
18-JanThe Confession of the Apostle PeterPsalm 18 (Coverdale)Psalm 18
19-Jan Psalm 19 (Coverdale)Psalm 19
20-JanFabian, marytrPsalm 20 (Coverdale)Psalm 20
21-JanAgnes of Rome, martyrPsalm 21 (Coverdale)Psalm 21
22-JanVincent of Saragossa, martyrPsalm 22 (Coverdale)Psalm 22
23-Jan Psalm 23 (Coverdale)Psalm 23

Lessons From the Old and New Testaments

Sunday, January 17, 2021Genesis 21The 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany
Monday, January 18, 2021Genesis 22John 19
Tuesday, January 19, 2021Genesis 23John 20
Wednesday, January 20, 2021Genesis 24John 21
Thursday, January 21, 2021Genesis 25Matthew 1
Friday, January 22, 2021Genesis 26Matthew 2
Saturday, January 23, 2021Genesis 27Matthew 3

Optional Readings

These readings are taken from the Apocrypha/Deuterocanon (A), the Pseudegrapha (P), and the writings of Flavius Josephus (J)
Sunday, January 17, 2021Jubilees 17 (P)Antiquities 1.12.2-1.12.4
Monday, January 18, 2021Jubilees 18Antiquities 1.13.1-1.13.4
Tuesday, January 19, 2021No readingsAntiquities 1.14.1
Wednesday, January 20, 2021Jubilees 19 (P)Antiquities 1.16.1-1.16.3
Thursday, January 21, 2021No readingsAntiquities 1.15.1; 1.17.1-1.18.1
Friday, January 22, 2021Jubilees 20-25 (P)Antiquities 1.18.2-1.18.3
Saturday, January 23, 2021Jubilees 26 (P)Antiquities 1.18.4-1.18.8