THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
In the name of the Father, (+) and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
In the morning: Psalms 67, 150
In the evening: Psalms 46, 93
Read hymn “Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding”
One or more of the following lessons:
In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus
In the evening: Magnificat
Prayer of the Day
Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of your only-begotten Son, so that by his advent we may be enabled to serve you with purified minds; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Pray for the whole Church of God
For her reconciliation and unity For her health and peace For the unity of the Church
For her renewal in the Spirit
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.