The Christian Year p 16 The Seasons – Temporale p 9 ..lh9.6 In a compact cycle of readings such as this, some passages have necessarily had to be abbreviated. When opportunity allows, the passages may be read in full. ..lh3 ..lh9.6 Propers for Evening Prayer on the eve of a feast and marked with the symbol 3 are used only when observed as a Class I celebration. ..lh3 ..lh9.6 The number printed after the collect indicates the attributed origin (see page 710). p 14 Advent p 9 ..lh6 ..lh9.6 The Office is of TUESDAY, except Midday Prayer, which follows the daily Sunday to Saturday order, with the following optional propers. ..lh6 ..lh9.6 MIDDAY PRAYER IN ADVENT ..lh3 ..lh9.6 DOXOLOGY TO HYMN ..lh3 ..lh9.6 To you, O Christ, all glory be, Whose advent sets your people free; Whom, with the Father, we adore, And Holy Spirit, evermore. Amen. ..lh6 ..lh9.6 THE PSALMS Psalm 119 should be used. ..lh6 ..lh9.6 THE READING An appropriate alternative reading may be used. ..lh3 ..lh9.6 RESPONSE ..lh3 ..lh9.6 John said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness,    make straight the way of the Lord. All flesh shall see the salvation of our God. ..lh3 ..lh9.6 After me will come one who ranks before me;    he will baptise with the Holy Spirit and with fire; And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed. ..lh3 ..lh9.6 One who is mightier than I is coming;    I bear witness that this is the Chosen One of God. All flesh shall see the salvation of our God,    and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed. ..lh6 ..lh9.6 THE COLLECT for Advent Sunday may be used each day of Advent at Midday Prayer. ..lh6 ..lh9.6 THE BLESSING ..lh3 ..lh9.6 May the Lord Jesus, when he comes, find us watching and waiting. Amen. ..lh10 ..lh10 ! ..ta