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The Great Vigil of Easter

Saturday, March 30, 2013
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At The Liturgy of the Word

At least two of the following Lessons are read, of which one is always the Lesson from Exodus. After each Lesson, the Psalm or Canticle listed, or some other suitable psalm, canticle, or hymn may be sung. A period of silence may be kept; and a suitable Collect, such as those on pages 288-291 of the Prayer Book, may be said.

Genesis 1:1-2:4a [The Story of Creation], Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26
Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18, 8:6-18, 9:8-13 [The Flood], Psalm 46
Genesis 22:1-18 [Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac], Psalm 16
Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21 [Israel's deliverance at the Red Sea], Exodus 15:1b-13, 17-18
Isaiah 55:1-11 [Salvation offered freely to all], Isaiah 12:2-6
Baruch 3:9-15, 3:32-4:4 or Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6 [Learn wisdom and live], Psalm 19
Ezekiel 36:24-28 [A new heart and a new spirit], Psalm 42, 43
Ezekiel 37:1-14 [The valley of dry bones], Psalm 143
Zephaniah 3:14-20 [The gathering of God's people], Psalm 98

At The Eucharist

Romans 6:3-11 
Psalm 114
Luke 24:1-12