Herman of Alaska: Missionary to the Aleut, 1837

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The Collect: 

Rite I:
Holy God, we bless thy Name for Herman, joyful North Star of Christ’s Church, who didst bring the Good News of Christ’s love to thy people in Alaska; and we pray that, following his example and admonition, we may love thee, God, above all; through Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Spirit liveth and reigneth, throughout all ages. Amen.

Rite II:
Holy God, we bless your Name for Herman, joyful North Star of Christ’s Church, who brought the Good News of Christ’s love to your people in Alaska; and we pray that, following his example and admonition, we may love you, God, above all; through Jesus Christ, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, throughout all ages. 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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