Today's Readings: OT  Isaiah 11:1-5; Epistle Romans 12:9-16; Holy Gospel  Luke 1:39-45

The Introit is: 1 Samuel 2:1-2, 7-8; antiphon: Luke 1:46b-47

The Collect of the Day: Almighty God, You chose the virgin Mary to be the mother of Your Son and made known through her Your gracious regard for the poor and lowly and despised. Grant that we may receive Your Word in humility and faith, and so be made one with Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

The daily readings for this week: July 2: Joshua 7:1–26; Acts 10:34–48; 3: Joshua 8:1–28; Acts 11:1–18; 4: Joshua 10:1–25; Acts 11:19–30; 5: Joshua 23:1–16; Acts 12:1–25; 6: Joshua 24:1–31; Acts 13:1–12; 7: Judg. 2:6–23; Acts 13:13–41; 8: Judg. 3:7–31; Acts 13:42–52.