General Synod 2007

APPENDIX A:  Propers For New Persons On The Calendar

Liturgical Propers for Emily Ayckbowm


Those who lead many to righteousness shall shine like the stars forever. Daniel 12:3


O God, by whose grace Emily Ayckbowm
became a light in your Church:
may we like her devote ourselves
to the fulfillment of your will
in a life of adoration and service;
through Jesus Christ your Son,
our Lord, who lives and reigns
with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


I John 4:7-12
Psalm 34:1-8
Refrain: Taste and see that the Lord is good.
Matthew 25: 31-40

Prayer over the Gifts

Eternal God, grant that we who hear your word may be always faithful to our vocation and ministry for the Church of God. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Proper Preface of a Saint

Prayer after Communion

Loving God, may we, like Emily, see the face of your Son in all whom we meet, worshipping and serving you until that day when we see you face to face. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Liturgical Propers for Florence Li Tim-Oi

Psalm 116:11 (BAS) I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord.

Loving God, giver of all good gifts,
fill us with your grace,
that we, like your servant Li Tim-Oi,
first woman to be ordained an Anglican priest,
may entrust you with our destiny.
May we, with her same forbearance in the face
of adversity, witness to you in all things;
through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever. Amen.


Psalm 116:1-12
Refrain: Common Refrain 7: Behold, I come to do your will, O God.
Galatians 3:23-28
Luke 10:1-9

Prayer over the Gifts
God of mercy,
accept all we offer you this day.
May we who celebrate this Eucharist
be constant in our service to you
and to each other,
as we follow Jesus Christ,
the One in whom we have our life. Amen.

Proper Preface of a Saint

Prayer after Communion
Gracious God,
you gather us to be your holy people,
the body of Christ in the world.
Increase in us the virtues of patience and devotion that,
like Li Tim-Oi, we may live always in your radiance.
We pray in Jesus’ name.


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