Third Sunday of Easter, April 26

The Collect: O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 2:14a,36-41 read from the New International Version Bible

Psalm 116:1-3,10-17 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 Peter 1:17-23 read from the New Living Translation Bible

Gospel: Luke 24:13-35 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible

Closing Prayer: On April 29 we celebrate the life of Catherine of Siena. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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