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William Law, Priest, 1761

Special Collect. Eternal God, you called William Law to proclaim your glory, in a life of priestly prayer and pastoral zeal: keep the leaders of your Church faithful to you and bless your people through their ministry; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen More information on William Law

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The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Collect for the day. Father in heaven, you sent your angel to the Blessed Virgin Mary, to announce the incarnation of your Son: pour your grace into our hearts and bring us through his cross and passion, to the glory of his resurrection; who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,… Continue reading The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr, 1556

Merciful Lord, you strengthened your Church, by the steadfast courage of your bishop and martyr Thomas Cranmer: make us faithful in our sufferings, that with him we may receive the crown of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen More information on Thomas Cranmer

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Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 687

Almighty God, the light of the Faithful and shepherd of souls. You set Cuthbert, to be a bishop in the Church, to feed your sheep by his word and guide them by his example: give us grace to keep the faith he taught and to follow in his footsteps; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen… Continue reading Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 687

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Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1711

link to information onThomas Ken Special collect. Almighty God, the light of the faithful and shepherd of souls, you set Thomas Ken to be a bishop in the Church, to feed your sheep by his word and guide them by his example: give us grace to keep the faith he taught and to follow in… Continue reading Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1711

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Cyril of Jerusalem

Information on Cyril of Jerusalem Collect for the day. God our Father, you enlightened your Church by the teaching of your servant Cyril of Jerusalem: enrich it with your heavenly grace and raise up faithful witnesses, who by their life and teaching, may proclaim the truth of your salvation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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George Herbert, Priest, 1632

information on george herbert, priest, 1632 Special Collect. Everlasting God, you are the king of glory and the king of peace; grant that after the example of George Herbert, we may speak your praise, do all as in your sight and strive to set the peace of heaven within the hearts of all your people;… Continue reading George Herbert, Priest, 1632

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Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna and Martyr, 156

Some information onPolycarp, bishop of smyrna and martyr, 156 Special collect for a Martyr Bishop. Merciful Lord, you strengthened your Church, by the steadfast courage of your bishop and martyr Polycarp: make us faithful in our sufferings, that with him we may receive the crown of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Missionaries & Martyrs of Africa

Lord God, by the faithful witness of the missionaries and martyrs of Africa, you established your Church in this continent; grant that by service and sacrifice, we may prove worthy of our inheritance; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Weekly Collect 17 February 2019

Lord God, you have given your Holy Spirit to the Church, that He may lead us into all truth: bless with His grace and presence, the members of St Mary's Vestry. Keep us in faith and united in love, that we may advance your glory and the peace and unity of your Church; through Jesus… Continue reading Weekly Collect 17 February 2019