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St. Peter’s Antiochian Orthodox Church Fort Worth, Texas A Western Rite Parish in the Diocese of Wichita & Mid-America of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

The 2nd Sunday after Christmas Octave Day of St. Stephen

2 January A.D. 2011 Masses at 8:30am and 10:45am Vespers at 4pm

Processional Hymn #389 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear Introit Wisdom 18:14-15 St. Peter’s Choir While all things were in quiet silence, and that night was in the midst of her swift course, thine almighty Word, O Lord, leaped down from heaven out of thy royal throne. Ps. 93:1. The Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel: the Lord hath put on his apparel, and girded himself with strength. V. Glory… Collect for Purity The Kyrie The Gloria Collect for the Day

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Almighty God, who hast poured upon us the new light of thine incarnate Word; Grant that the same light enkindled in our hearts may shine forth in our lives. Through… The Lesson from the Prophet Isaiah 61:1-3 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified. And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations. Gradual Ps. 45:3,.2 St. Peter’s Choir Thou art fairer than the children of men: full of grace are thy lips. V. My heart is inditing of a good matter, I speak of the things which I have made unto the King: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer. Alleluia, alleluia. V. Ps. 92:1. The Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel: the Lord hath put on his apparel, and girded himself with strength. Alleluia. The Continuation of the Holy Gospel According to Matthew St. Matthew 2:19-23 At that time: when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child’s life. And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and


came into the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee: And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene. Sermon Nicene Creed

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Offertory Ps.,91:1,2. St. Peter’s Choir God hath made the round world so sure, that it cannot be moved: ever since the world began, hath thy seat, O God, been prepared, thou art from everlasting. The Mass of the Faithful Sanctus (Holy, Holy,…) Agnus Dei

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Communion Antiphon Lord, may I be worthy to commune with Thee in these Thy most Holy Mysteries. I will not kiss Thee as did Judas but confess Thee as the thief saying, “Lord, remember me when Thou comest into Thy kingdom.” Communion Hymns #158 Here, While the Cherubim Within the Veil #53 I Know A Rosetree Springing #394 Love Came Down at Christmas Communion Matt. 2:20 St. Peter’s Choir Take the young Child and his Mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young Child’s life.


Prayer of Thanksgiving Missal, page 25 Postcommunion Prayer Grant, O Lord, that by the operation of these thy mysteries we may be cleansed from all our sins, and obtain that which we have asked according to they will. Through‌ Processional Out

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Announcements: Welcome, visitors. Please sign the guest book in the narthex of the church and join us for coffee in the parish hall after the mass. Numbered 2011 offering envelopes are available in Booth Hall. Please sign your name on the list by the number of the box you select. Updated prayer lists and daily Bible readings for January are available on the narthex table. Two types of Western Rite Calendars are available at St. Monica’s Books & Gifts, as well as a limited number of the Eastern Rite calendars published by Conciliar Press. The January issue of The Fisherman will be posted on our website early this week and available in the narthex next Sunday. Please make your reservation for the Winter Wonderland Progressive Dinner on January 15 by signing up in the parish hall. __________________________________________________________ Ms Mary Jane Lopez, choir director Mr. Joe Breedlove, organist The Rev. Dn. Robert Weber The Rev. Fr. Michael Moore The Vy. Rev. Fr. Anthony Miller, rector


This Week at St. Peter’s: Monday, January 3 Classes resume at St. Peter’s Classical School 10am Bible Study Wednesday, January 5

Noon

Mass

10am 7pm

The Epiphany of Our Lord Shawl Ministry Group Mass

5pm

Vespers

Thursday, January 6

Saturday, January 8

St. Sophia’s Winter Wonderland Progressive Dinner Saturday, January 15 6:30pm Wine & Hors D’ oeuvres at home #1 Tenderloin w/green beans, salad & potato bar at the church Dessert & coffee at home #2 $40 per person



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