Lectionary

YEAR B READINGS

18th November (2nd before Advent)

Colour Red or Green

Daniel 12: 1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10: 11-14 [15-18] 19-25; Mark 13: 1-8

25th November (Sunday before Advent – Christ the King)

Daniel 7: 9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1: 4b-8; John 18: 33-37

YEAR C READINGS

2nd December (1st of Advent)

Colour: Purple

Jeremiah 33: 14-16; Psalm 25: 1-9; 1 Thessalonians 3: 9-end; Luke 21: 25-36

9th December (2nd of Advent)

Colour: Purple

Baruch 5 or Malachi 3: 1-4; Benedictus; Philippians 1: 2-11; Luke 3: 106

16th December (3rd of Advent)

Colour: Purple

Zephaniah 3: 14-end; Isaiah 12: 2-end or Psalm 146: 4-end; Philippians 4: 4-7; Luke 3: 7-18

24th December (Christmas Eve)/ 25th December CHRISTMAS DAY

Colour: Purple/ Gold or White

Isaiah 52: 7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1: 1-4 [5-12]; John 1: 1-14

30th December (1st of Christmas)

Colour: White

1 Samuel 2: 18-20, 26; Psalm 148 [or 148: 7-end]; Colossians 3: 12-17; Luke 2: 41-end

6th January (Epiphany)

Colour: Gold or White

Isaiah 60: 1-6; Psalm 72 [1-9] 10-15; Ephesians 3: 1-12; Matthew 2: 1-12

13th January (Baptism of Christ/2nd of Epiphany)

Colour: White

Isaiah 43: 1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8: 14-17; Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22

20th January (3rd of Epiphany)

Colour: White

Isaiah 62: 1-5; Psalm 36: 5-10; 1 Corinthians 12: 1-11; John 2: 1-11

27th January (4th of Epiphany)

Colour: White

Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19 [or 19: 1-6]; 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a; Luke 4: 14-21

3rd February (5th Before Lent)

Colour: Green

Ezekiel 43: 27-44:4; Psalm 48; 1 Corinthians 13; Luke 2: 22-40

OR

3rd February (Presentation of Christ in the Temple)

Colour: Gold or White

Malachi 3: 1-5; Psalm 24 [1-6] 7-end; Hebrews 2: 14-end; Luke 2: 22-40

10th February (4th Before Lent) Proper 1

Colour: Green

Isaiah 6: 1-8 [9-end]; Psalm 138; 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11

17th February (3rd Before Lent)

Colour: Green

Ezekiel 43: 27- 44:4; Psalm 48; 1 Corinthians 13; Luke 2: 22-40

24th February (2nd Before Lent)

Colour: Green

Genesis 2: 4b-9, 15-end; Psalm 65; Revelation 4; Luke 8: 22-25

3rd March (Sunday next Before Lent)

Colour: Green

Exodus 34: 29-end; Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3: 12- 4: 2; Luke 9: 28-36 [37-43a]

10th March (1st of Lent)

Colour: Purple

Deuteronomy 26: 1-11; Psalm 91: 1, 2, 9-end [or 91: 1-11]; Romans 10: 8b-13; Luke 4: 1-13

17th March (2nd of Lent)

Colour: Purple

Genesis 15: 1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3: 17 – 4:1; Luke 13: 31-end

24th March (3rd of Lent)

Colour: Purple

Isaiah 55: 1-9; Psalm 63: 1-9; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13; Luke 13: 1-9

31st March (4th of Lent)

Colour: Purple

Joshua 5: 9-12; Psalm 32; 2 Corinthians 5: 16-end; Luke 15: 1-3, 11b - end

OR

31st March (Mothering Sunday)

Colour: Purple

Exodus 2: 1-10 or Samuel 1: 20-end; Psalm 34: 11-20 or 127: 1-4; 2 Corinthians 1: 3-7 or Colossians 3: 12-17; Luke 2: 33-35 or John 19: 25b-27

7th April (5th of Lent – Passiontide)

Colour: Purple

Isaiah 43: 16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3: 4b-14; John 12: 1-8

14th April (Palm Sunday)

Colour: Red

Liturgy of the Palms: Luke 19: 28-40; Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-end [or 118: 19-24]

Liturgy of the Passion: Isaiah 50: 4-9a; Psalm 31: 9-16 [or 31: 9-18]; Philippians 2: 5-11; Luke 22: 14-end of 23 or Luke 23: 1-49

21st April (EASTER DAY)

Colour: Gold or white

Acts 10: 34-43* or Isaiah 65: 17-end; Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24 or 118: 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15: 19-26 or Acts 10: 34-43*; John 20: 1-18 or Luke 24: 1-12

* Acts must be used as either 1st or 2nd reading