Jesus feeding a crowd with 5 loaves of bread and two fish
Bernardo Strozzi
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1662 Book of Common Prayer

The Collect

GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

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The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

Galatians 4:21-31John 6:1-14


  • Melville Scott, The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels

Biennial Bible Reading Plan

Psalter Lessons, Holy Days, and Commemorations

14-Mar Psalm 74 (Coverdale)Psalm 74
15-Mar Psalm 75 (Coverdale)Psalm 75
16-Mar Psalm 76 (Coverdale)Psalm 76
17-MarPatrickPsalm 77 (Coverdale)Psalm 77
18-MarCyril of JerusalemPsalm 78 (Coverdale)Psalm 78
19-MarJoseph, Guardian of Our LordPsalm 79 (Coverdale)Psalm 79
20-Mar Psalm 80 (Coverdale)Psalm 80

Lessons From the Old and New Testaments

Sunday nearest March 16Exodus 28Sunday Lessons
MondayExodus 29Romans 4
TuesdayExodus 30Romans 5
WednesdayExodus 31Romans 6
ThursdayExodus 32Romans 7
FridayExodus 33Romans 8
SaturdayExodus 34Ecclesiastes 12

Daily Prayers

  • Morning Prayer for the Week of the Fourth Sunday in Lent
  • Evening Prayer for the Week of the Fourth Sunday in Lent
The editor of this site uses the lessons appointed from this post for Evening Prayer.

Optional Readings

These readings are taken from the Apocrypha/Deuterocanon (A), the Pseudegrapha (P), and the writings of Flavius Josephus (J)