The Fifth Sunday of Easter
The reading from Acts must be used as either the first or second reading.
For those who require an Old Testament reading on the Sundays of Easter:
Baruch 3.9-15,32 – 4.4 or
If an Old Testament reading is used, the reading from Acts must be used as the second reading.
2 Samuel 7.4-13
Mark 15.46 – 16.8
O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord.