Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Occasion: 
Proper 13
Sunday, August 02, 2020
Year (cycle): 
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The Collect: 

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 
Genesis 32:22-31 [Alternate: Isaiah 55:1-5]
Psalm: 
Psalm 17: 1-7, 16 [Alternate: Psalm 145: 8-9, 15-22]
Epistle: 
Romans 9:1-5
Gospel: 
Matthew 14:13-21

The Old Testament, New Testament and Gospels readings are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicized Edition, copyright 1989, 1995, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.