Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Aug. 2

The Collect: Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Genesis 32:22-31 Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 55:1-5 both will be read from the Christian Standard Bible

Track 1 Psalm 17: 1-7, 16 Track 2: Psalm 145: 8-9, 15-22 both will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Romans 9:1-5 read from the Douay-Rheims Bible

Gospel: Matthew 14:13-21 read from the English Standard Version Anglicised

Closing Prayer: On August 8th we celebrate the life of Dominic, Priest and Friar. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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