Advent Ember Days Readings
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
after December 13 (St. Lucy's Day) in the week of the Third Sunday in Advent

Day Psalms First Lesson Second Lesson
Wednesday 1, 15 Jer 23:9-15 Luke 12:35-48
Friday 40:1-6 Jer 23:23-32 2 Cor 5:5-21
Saturday 42, 43 Mal. 2:1-9 Matt. 9:35-10:15

O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to offer themselves for this ministry; that thereby mankind may be drawn to thy blessed kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Day Psalms First Lesson Second Lesson
Wednesday 92 Jer 23:16-22 Matt. 28:16-20
Friday 51 Jer 26:1-7
2 Tim. 3:14-4:8
Saturday 103 Mal. 3:1-6 Heb 4:14-5:10