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The Lessons

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Proper: First Part - The Holy Eucharist - Rite One

The People sit.

One or two Lessons, as appointed, are read, the Reader first saying:
A Reading (Lesson) from  .

A citation giving chapter and verse may be added.

After each Reading, the Reader may say:
The Word of the Lord.

People
Thanks be to God.

Or the Reader may say:
Here endeth the Reading (Epistle).

Silence may follow.

A Psalm, hymn, or anthem may follow each Reading.

Then, all standing, the Deacon or a Priest reads the Gospel, first saying:
The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to  .

People
Glory be to thee, O Lord.

After the Gospel, the Reader says:
The Gospel of the Lord.

People
Praise be to thee, O Christ.

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