Christmas Day [1] White

When:
25th December 2023 all-day
2023-12-25T00:00:00+00:00
2023-12-26T00:00:00+00:00

Monday 25 December 2023

Christmas Day [1] White
Christmas
Year B/2

EUCHARIST
Any of these propers may be used at midnight or during the day: Those listed under C should be used at least once during the Christmas season:

A
Isaiah 9:2-7
Psalm 96
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

B
Isaiah 62:6-12
Psalm 97
Titus 3:4-7
Luke 2: (1-7) 8-20

C
Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 98
Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12)
John 1:1-14

DAILY PRAYER: Incarnation
Micah 4:1-5; 5:2-4
1 John 4:7-16
John 3:31-36

COLLECT
The following Collect is provided for celebrations of Christmas in the Early Morning on 25 December. It is suitable for use at any or all the celebrations on Christmas Day and is to be used at Morning Prayer. It may be used for other celebrations during the week after Christmas if optional commemorations [6] are not kept on 29, 30 and 31 December.

O God our Father,
the light of whose Word has come among us
in the Holy Child of Bethlehem:
grant that the radiance of that true light,
which enlightens our minds by faith,
may shine brightly through our words and deeds;
through the same Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.

The following Collect is provided for celebrations of Christmas during the day on 25 December. Also for use at Evening Prayer and may be used for other celebrations during the week after Christmas if optional commemorations [6] are not kept on 29, 30 and 31 December.

O God,
who wonderfully created
and yet more wonderfully restored
the dignity of our human nature:
grant that we may share in the divinity of Christ,
who humbled himself to share in our humanity;
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end.