Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, April 2

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from The New International Version Bible.

The Collect and Psalm will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

The Collect: Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of his suffering, and also share in his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm: Psalm 31:9-16

Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11

Gospel: Matthew 26:14-27:66

Closing Prayer: On April 6 we celebrate the life of Daniel G. C. Wu Priest and Missionary among Chinese Americans. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.