Readings & Collects for the week of Christmas Day (Daily Office Lectionary Year One)

The Collect
Almighty God, you have given us your only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him and as at this time to be born of a pure virgin: grant that we, who have been born again and made your children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by your Holy Spirit; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever

Christmas Day
December 25

Ps 2, 85 Ps. 110:1-5(6-7), 132
Zech. 2:10-13 1 John 4:7-16 John 3:31-36

St. Stephen
December 26

Ps. 28,30 Ps. 118
2 Chronicles 24:17-22
Acts 6:1-7
Wisdom 4:7-15
Acts 7:59–8:8

St. John
December 27

Ps. 97,98 Ps. 145
Proverbs 8:22-30
John 13:20-35
Isaiah 44:1-8
1 John 5:1-12

Holy Innocents
December 28

Ps. 2,26 Ps. 19, 126
Isaiah 49:13-23
Matthew 18:1-14
Isaiah 54:1-13
Mark 10:13-16

Dec. 29
Ps. 18:1-20 Ps. 18:21-50
Isa. 12:1-6 Rev. 1:1-8 John 7:37-52

Dec. 30

Ps. 20, 21  Ps. 23, 27
Isa. 25:1-9 Rev. 1:9-20 John 7:53–8:11

Dec. 31

Ps. 46, 48
Isa. 26:1-9 2 Cor. 5:16–6:2 John 8:12-19

Eve of Holy Name

Ps. 90
Isa. 65:15b-25 Rev. 21:1-6