The Word was made flesh and dwelt amongst us. O come, let us worship. Alleluia
Readings (Click the links to see the readings)
Thursday 31 December
1 John 2.18-21 | Psalm 96.10-13 | John 1.1-18 |
New Year's Eve Ecclesiastes 3.1-13 | Psalm 46 or Psalm 62 | James 3.13-18 | Luke 12.35-40 |
What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. … He was the true light that enlightens everyone coming into the world" (John 1.3-5,9). Indian soldiers light candles to celebrate Diwali, placing them on the India-Bangladesh border fence near the city of Siliguri, 17 October 2009. (Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri)
The Wexford Carol. Yo-Yo Ma (Cello) and Alison Krauss (Soprano).
Let the just rejoice
Let the just rejoice,
God of all time,
May the Lord, who has called out of darkness into his marvellous light, bless us and fill us with peace. Amen.