Florence Nightingale: Nurse, Social Reformer, 1910

Florence Nightingale
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The Collect: 

Rite I:
O God, who didst give grace to thy servant Florence Nightingale to bear thy healing love into the shadow of death: Grant unto all who heal the same virtues of patience, mercy, and steadfast love, that thy saving health may be revealed to all; through Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Rite II:
O God, who gave grace to your servant Florence Nightingale to bear your healing love into the shadow of death: Grant to all who heal the same virtues of patience, mercy, and steadfast love, that your saving health may be revealed to all; through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

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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.