Herman of Alaska: Missionary 1837

Tuesday, August 09, 2016Wednesday, August 09, 2017Thursday, August 09, 2018
The Collect: 

Holy God, we bless your Name for Herman, joyful north star of Christ’s Church, who came from Russia to bring the Good News of Christ’s love to your native people in Alaska, to defend them from oppressors and to proclaim the Gospel of peace; and we pray that we may follow his example in proclaiming the Gospel; through the same Jesus Christ, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, throughout all ages. Amen.

First Lesson: 
Sirach 1:1-10
Psalm 148:7-14
2 Timothy 1:3-7
Luke 9:46-48