Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

O Lord, you have taught us that without love whatever we do is worth nothing: Send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts your greatest gift, which is love, the true bond of peace and of all virtue, without which whoever lives is accounted dead before you. Grant this for the sake of your only Son Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 119:33-40

THE EPISTLE:
1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 5:38-48

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Isaiah 58:1-9a, [9b-12]

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 112:1-9, (10)

THE EPISTLE:
1 Corinthians 2:1-12, [13-16]

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 5:13-20

Sermon

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Fr. George Choyce

Fr. George Choyce

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Micah 6:1-8

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 15

THE EPISTLE:
1 Corinthians 1:18-31

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 5:1-12

Sermon

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

OLD TESTAMENT:
Isaiah 9:1-4

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 27:1, 5-13

THE EPISTLE:
1 Corinthians 1:10-18

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 4:12-23

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

The Holy Name

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Eternal Father, you gave to your incarnate Son the holy name of Jesus to be the sign of our salvation: Plant in every heart, we pray, the love of him who is the Savior of the world, our Lord Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Numbers 6:22-27

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 8

THE EPISTLE:
Galatians 4:4-7

THE GOSPEL:
Luke 2:15-21

Sermon

Third Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Isaiah 35:1-10

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 146:4-9

THE EPISTLE:
James 5:7-10

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 11:2-11

Sermon

Deacon Turner Guidry

Deacon Turner Guidry

Second Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Isaiah 11:1-10

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

THE EPISTLE:
Romans 15:4-13

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 3:1-12

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

First Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Isaiah 2:1-5

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 122

THE EPISTLE:
Romans 13:11-14

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 24:36-44

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Malachi 4:1-2a

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 98

THE EPISTLE:
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

THE GOSPEL:
Luke 21:5-19

Sermon

Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin

Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin

All Saints' Day

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord: Give us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those ineffable joys that you have prepared for those who truly love you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Daniel 7:1-3,15-18

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 149

THE EPISTLE:
Ephesians 1:11-23

THE GOSPEL:
Luke 6:20-31

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove