Frances Joseph Gaudet: Educator and Prison Reformer, 1934

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The Collect: 

Rite I:
Merciful God, who didst raise up thy servant Frances Joseph Gaudet to work for prison reform and the education of the forgotten and oppressed: Encourage us by her example and prayers to work for those denied the fullness of life, that all may experience thy perfect freedom; through Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Rite II:
Merciful God, who raised up your servant Frances Joseph Gaudet to work for prison reform and the education of the forgotten and oppressed: Encourage us by her example and prayers to work for those denied the fullness of life, that all may experience your perfect freedom; through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and 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.

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