19 December 2012

Ember Wednesday

Today is Ember Wednesday—traditionally observed as a day for fasting.

The readings include Luke 1:26-38 and Isaiah 7:10-15.

The collect:  Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God: that the coming festival of our redemption may obtain for us the comfort of Thy help in this life; and in the life to come the reward of eternal joy; through Jesus Christ...

The Brotherhood Prayer Book

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