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These readings are from the Anglican Church of Canada’s adaptation of the Revised Common Lectionary. On Sundays and feast days there is a link to the full readings.

Twenty–first Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 30) (Green) OR The Feast of Dedication (White)

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Morning Prayer: Ps 63:1–8 (9–11); 98; Hag 1:1—2:9; Acts 18:24—19:7; Coll 388 OR Dedication: Ps 132; 1 Kg 8:1–13; Jn 10:22–30; Coll 668

Holy Eucharist: Propers 388; Dt 34:1–12; Ps 90:1–6, 13–17 (or Lev 19:1–2,15–18; Ps 1); 1 Thess 2:1–8; Mt 22:34–46; Preface of the Lord’s Day OR Dedication Propers 668

Evening Prayer: Ps 103; (Sir 18:19–33); Lk 10:25–37; Coll 388 OR Dedication: Ps 29, 46; 1 Kg 8: 54–62; Heb 10:19–25; Coll 668

Note: When the date of the dedication or consecration of a church or chapel is known, the Feast of Dedication may be celebrated on that day or the Sunday closest to it. When the date is not known, or when its anniversary falls on Sundays in Advent, Lent, Easter, or on Feasts of Our Lord and other Feasts taking precedence of Sundays, the Feast of Dedication may be celebrated on 25 October or the Sunday before All Saints’ Day. The commemoration of James Hannington and his Companions, Martyrs, is not observed in 2017 or may be transferred to an open Day.

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