Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah: First Indian Anglican Bishop, Dornakal, 1945

Monday, January 02, 2017Tuesday, January 02, 2018Wednesday, January 02, 2019
The Collect: 

Rite I:
Loving God, who dost raise from every nation, people, tribe, and tongue witnesses to thy glory: May we who celebrate thy servant Samuel Azariah be strengthened by his witness to thy love without concern for class or caste, that people of all languages and cultures might be drawn into thy loving embrace, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and for ever. Amen.

Rite II:
Loving God, who raises from every nation, people, tribe, and tongue witnesses to your glory: May we who celebrate your servant Samuel Azariah be strengthened by his witness to your love without concern for class or caste, that people of all languages and cultures might be drawn into your loving embrace, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and for ever. Amen.

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.