First Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Jeremiah 33:14-16

The Response: 
Psalm 25:1-9 

The New Testament:
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13

The Gospel: 
Luke 21:25-36


The Rt. Rev. José Antonio McLoughlin

The Rt. Rev. José Antonio McLoughlin