Readings & Collects for Proper 25 (Daily Office Lectionary Year Two)


Collect for Proper 25
Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


AM Psalm 63:1-8(9-11), 98; PM Psalm 103
Ecclus. 18:19-33; 1 Cor. 10:15-24; Matt. 18:15-20


St. James of Jerusalem

Grant, O God, that following the example of your servant James the Just, brother of our Lord, your Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and enmity; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and ever.

AM: Psalm 119:145-168; Jeremiah 11:18-23; Matthew 10:16-22
PM: Psalm 122, 125; Isaiah 65:17-25; Hebrews 12:12-24
Eph. 5:1-8; Psalm 37:27-33;
Luke 13:10-17


AM Psalm 45; PM Psalm 47, 48
Ecclus. 24:1-12; Rev. 11:14-19; Luke 11:27-36


AM Psalm 119:49-72; PM Psalm 49, [53]
Ecclus. 28:14-26; Rev. 12:1-6; Luke 11:37-52


AM Psalm 50; PM Psalm [59, 60] or 33
Ecclus. 31:12-18,25-32:2; Rev. 12:7-17; Luke 11:53-12:12


St. Simon & St. Jude

O God, we thank you for the glorious company of the apostles, and especially on this day for Simon and Jude; and we pray that, as they were faithful and zealous in their mission, so we may with ardent devotion make known the love and mercy of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

AM: Psalm 66; Isaiah 28:9-16; Ephesians 4:1-16
PM: Psalm 116, 117; Isaiah 4:2-6; John 14:15-31


AM Psalm 55; PM Psalm 138, 139:1-17(18-23)
Ecclus. 35:1-17; Rev. 13:11-18; Luke 12:32-48