Common of a Missionary

Rite 1 Prayer: 

Almighty and everlasting God, we thank thee for thy servant N., whom thou didst call to preach the Gospel to the people of__________ (or to the___________ people). Raise up, we beseech thee, in this and every land evangelists and heralds of thy kingdom, that thy Church may proclaim the unsearchable riches of our Savior Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

or

Almighty God, who willest to be glorified in thy saints, and didst raise up thy servant N. to be a light in the world: Shine, we pray thee, in our hearts, that we also in our generation may show forth thy praise, who hast called us out of darkness into thy marvelous light; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Rite 2 Prayer: 

Almighty and everlasting God, we thank you for your servant N., whom you called to preach the Gospel to the people of__________  (or to the___________ people). Raise up in this and every land evangelists and heralds of your kingdom, that your Church may proclaim the unsearchable riches of our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

or

Almighty God, whose will it is to be glorified in your saints, and who raised up your servant N. to be a light in the world: Shine, we pray, in our hearts, that we also in our generation may show forth your praise, who called us out of darkness into your marvelous light; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 

Exodus 3:7–12

Isaiah 2:2–5

Isaiah 49:1–6

Isaiah 49:22–23

Isaiah 52:7–10

Isaiah 60:1–7

Jeremiah 1:4–8

Ezekiel 36:22–27

Micah 4:1–5

Wisdom 13:1–5

Psalm: 

67

98 or 98:1–4

96 or 96:1–7

97 or 97:1–9

100

102:12–22

New Testament: 

Acts 1:1–9

Acts 17:22–31

Romans 10:12–17

1 Corinthians 9:19–23

1 Corinthians 12:1–11

Ephesians 2:13–18

1 Thessalonians 2:2b–12

2 Timothy 1:8–14

1 John 1:1–4

Revelation 22:1–6

Gospel: 

Matthew 5:13–16

Matthew 9:35–38

Matthew 28:16–20

Mark 1:14–20

Mark 4:1–9

Luke 8:11–15

Luke 10:1–9

John 1:29–34

John 4:34–38

John 17:5–13

Preface: 

Preface of Pentecost

Preface of Apostles

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