Notable Feast Days this Week

October 22 - Donatus of Ireland, 876
October 23 - St. James of Jerusalem, Apostle / Brother of Jesus (Anglican, Easter, and Lutheran Calendars)
October 23 - Ignatius, Bishop of Constantinople, 877
October 24 - Elesbaan of Ethiopia, 6th century
October 25 - Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe (Lutheran)
October 26 - Cedd, Bishop of the East Saxons, 664
October 27 - Frumentius, Apostle of the Ethiopians, 380
October 28 - Simon and Jude, Apostles (Western)​

Revised Common Lectionary

Job 42:1-6, 10-17
Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22
Jeremiah 31:7-9

Psalm 126
Hebrews 7:23-28
Mark 10:46-52

Daily Readings (RCL)
Liturgical Color - Green

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost October 28, 2018 (Year B)
God's Mercy
"The Lord has delivered me from all my fears (Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22); there is nothing he cannot do (Job 42:1-6, 10-17). His mercy, grace and power (Mark 10:46-52) are shown through his sacrifice for our sins (Hebrews 7:23-28)."
-Thomas Oden, Ancient Christian Devotional
Scripture Readings
I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together...

Psalm 34 Commentary
CalvinSpurgeon, Aquinas 
When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dreamed. Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” The Lord has done great things for us...

Commentary on Psalm 126
Benedict XVI
Job 42:1-6, 10-17
Job is restored

Jeremiah 31:7-9
The remnant of Israel is gathered

Hebrews 7:23-28

Christ, our high priest of mercy

Mark 10:46-52

Christ heals blind Bartimaeus

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

The Entire Bible in One Year
Lesser Feast Day (Saturday, October 28th) - St. Simon and St. Jude, Apostles
Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 26:1-16, Psalm 11, 1 John 4:1-6, John 14:21-27
Practicing Prayer
Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.  -The Book of Common Prayer
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Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost (Year B)

Hymns related to Psalm 34 and Psalm 126 from

Psalm 34 | by Hope Creative | Chord Chart 

Psalm 34 (Refrain + Cantor) | by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet | Vocal Score

Psalm 126 | by Isaac Wardell | Leadsheet

Psalm 34 | Metrical Options | Psalm 126 | Metrical Options 

Psalm 34 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 126 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet
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