The African Episcopal Church

The Third Sunday of Resurrectiontide

The Third Sunday of ResurrectiontideSunday, April 14, 2024 The Collect:O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, […]

The Second Sunday of Resurrectiontide

The Second Sunday of ResurrectiontideSunday, April 7, 2024 The Collect:Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who […]

Resurrection Sunday

Resurrection SundaySunday, March 31, 2024 The Collect:O God, who for our redemption gave your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; […]

Passion Sunday -or- Palm Sunday

Passion Sunday -or- Palm SundaySunday, March 24, 2024 The Collect:Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may […]

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

The Fifth Sunday in LentSunday, March 17, 2024 The Collect:Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed […]

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

The Fourth Sunday in LentSunday, March 10, 2024 The Collect:Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy […]

The Third Sunday in Lent

The Third Sunday in LentSunday, March 3, 2024 The Collect:Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which […]

The Second Sunday in Lent

The Second Sunday in LentSunday, February 25, 2024 The Collect:O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who […]

The First Sunday in Lent

The First Sunday in LentSunday, February 18, 2024 The Collect:Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one find you mighty to save; through Jesus […]

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

The Last Sunday after the EpiphanySunday, February 11, 2024 The Collect:O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to […]