Friday 2 February 2018 (other days)
The Presentation of the Lord
Behold, he comes to his holy temple, our Lord and Master: come, let us adore him.
Liturgical Colour: White.
About the author of the Second Reading in today's Office of Readings:
|Second Reading: St Sophronius of Jerusalem (c.560 - 638)|
|Liturgical colour: white|
|Mid-morning reading (Terce)||Isaiah 8:14 ©|
The Lord is the sanctuary and the stumbling-stone and the rock that brings down the two Houses of Israel; a trap and a snare for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
|Noon reading (Sext)||Isaiah 42:13 ©|
The Lord advances like a hero,
his fury is stirred like a warrior’s.
He gives the war shout, raises the hue and cry,
marches valiantly against his foes.
|Afternoon reading (None)||Isaiah 12:5-6 ©|
Sing of the Lord, for he has done marvellous things, let them be made known to the whole world. Cry out for joy and gladness, you dwellers in Zion, for great in the midst of you is the Holy One of Israel.
Scripture readings taken from The Jerusalem Bible, published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. For on-line information about other Random House, Inc. books and authors, see the Internet web site at http://www.randomhouse.com.
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