June 11th FEAST of ST. BARNABAS - APOSTLE
THE COLLECT: O Almighty God, Who dost gladden us with the life and intercession of Blessed Barnabas, Thine Apostle, mercifully grant that we, who ask Thy favour through him, may obtain what we ask by the gift of Thy grace. We ask this through Jesus Christ, Thine only begotten Son, Our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Spirit, God, for ages unending. Amen.
THE EPISTLE: Acts 11:21-26; 13:1-3
THE GRADUAL: (Ps. 18) Through all the earth their voice resounds, and to the ends of the world their message. The Heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims His handiwork. Alleluia, alleluia. I have chosen thee out of all the world, that ye should bear fruit, and that thy fruit shouldst remain. Alleluia.
THE GOSPEL: Matt.10:16-22
THE SECRET: Make holy the Sacramental gifts we offer, unto Thee, O Lord, and, through the intercession of Blessed Barnabas, Thine Apostle, cleanse us from the stains of our sins. We ask this…
POST-COMMUNION: We humbly beseech Thee, O Almighty God, that through the intercession of Blessed Barnabas, Thine Apostle, Thou wilt grant those whom Thou doth refresh with Thy Sacrament, fittingly to serve Thee with lives pleasing unto Thee. We ask this…