Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

21 September
Red
Collect

O Almighty God,

whose blessed Son called Matthew the tax collector

to be an apostle and evangelist:

give us grace to forsake the selfish pursuit of gain and the possessive love of riches

that we may follow in the way of your Son Jesus Christ,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Lectionary

Principal Service

Proverbs 3.13-18

Psalm 119.65-72

2 Corinthians 4.1-6

Matthew 9.9-13

Second Service

Ecclesiastes 5.4-12

Matthew 19.16- end

Evening Psalm

Psalm 119.33-40, 89-96

Third Service

1 Kings 19.15-end

2 Timothy 3.14- end

Morning Psalms

Psalms 49, 117

Common of Apostles and Evangelists (here).