Common of a Pastor

Rite 1 Prayer: 

O heavenly Father, Shepherd of thy people, we give thee thanks for thy servant N., who was faithful in the care and nurture of thy flock; and we pray that, following his example and the teaching of his holy life, we may by thy grace grow into the stature of the fullness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

or

O God, our heavenly Father, who didst raise up thy faithful servant N. to be a [bishop and] pastor in thy Church and to feed thy flock: Give abundantly to all pastors the gifts of thy Holy Spirit, that they may minister in thy household as true servants of Christ and stewards of thy divine mysteries; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Rite 2 Prayer: 

Heavenly Father, Shepherd of your people, we thank you for your servant N., who was faithful in the care and nurture of your flock; and we pray that, following his example and the teaching of his holy life, we may by your grace grow into the stature of the fullness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

or

O God, our heavenly Father, who raised up your faithful servant N., to be a [bishop and] pastor in your Church and to feed your flock: Give abundantly to all pastors the gifts of your Holy Spirit, that they may minister in your household as true servants of Christ and stewards of your divine mysteries; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 

Exodus 28:15,21,29–30

Deuteronomy 15:7–11

Deuteronomy 26:16–19

1 Kings 8:54–62

Proverbs 3:1–2, 5–8

Ecclesiastes 3:1–11

Isaiah 49:8–13

Ezekiel 34:11–16

Amos 5:14–15

Malachi 2:4–7

Psalm: 

23

42 or 42:1–5

84 or 84:7–11

110 or 110:1–4

112

115 or 115:1–2, 9–13

New Testament: 

Acts 20:17–35

Romans 12:4–13

1 Corinthians 12:27–31

Galatians 5:22–6:2

Ephesians 2:19–22

Ephesians 3:14–21

1 Thessalonians 5:13b–24

2 Timothy 1:3–7

1 Peter 5:1–4

1 John 4:13–21

Gospel: 

Matthew 11:1–6

Matthew 24:42–47

Matthew 25:14–21

Mark 9:33–37

Mark 10:13–16

Luke 5:27–31

Luke 12:35–44

Luke 14:1,7–14

John 15:12–17

John 21:15–17

Preface: 

Preface of a Saint

Preface of the Dedication of a Church