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At the Close of Day on Saturday,

    August 12th, Ordinary Time, Anno Domini 2017

Invitatory and Pslams

O God, make speed to save me; *
    O Lrod, make haste to help me (Psalm 70:1).
Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit; *
    as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Psalm 134

Behold now, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, *
    you that stand by night in the house of the Lord.
Lift up your hands in the holy place and bless the Lord; *
    the Lord who made heaven and earth bless you out of Zion. (BCP)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
    as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

A Reading from Jeremiah 14:9

Lord, you are in the midst of us, and we are called by your Name: Do not foresake us, O Lord our God.

Canticle 15, Magnificat

Luke 1:46-55 ~ The Song of Mary

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior; *
    for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.
From this day all generations will call me blessed: *
    the Almighty has done great things for me,
    and holy is his Name.
He has mercy on those who fear him *
    in every generation.
He has shown the strength of his arm, *
    he has scattered the proud in their conceit.
He has cast down the mighty from their thrones, *
    and has lifted up the lowly.
He has filled the hungry with good things, *
    and the rich he has sent away empty.
He has come to the help of his servant Israel, *
    for he has remembered his promise of mercy,
The promise he made to our fathers, *
    to Abraham and his children for ever.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
    as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.

Prayers

Prayers for ourselves and others may follow. It is appropriate that prayers of thanksgiving for the blessings of the day, and penitence for our sins, be included.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
    hallowed be thy Name,
    thy kingdom come,
    thy will be done,
        on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
    as we forgive those
        who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
    but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
    and the power, and the glory,
    for ever and ever. Amen.

The Collect

We give thanks, O God, for revealing your Son Jesus Christ to us by the light of his resurrection: Grant that as we sing your glory at the close of this day, our joy may abound in the morning as we celebrate the Paschal mystery; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The almighty and merciful Lord, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, bless us and keep us. Amen.


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Resources for today's Psalms

Psalm 134

Psalm 136

Resources for Mark 9:30-41

Resources on the Lord's Prayer

Companion Devotionals

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