Saint Mark the Evangelistadmin | 25 April 2012
The collect for today, The Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist, from The Book of Common Prayer (Canadian, 1962):
O ALMIGHTY God, who hast instructed thy holy Church with the heavenly doctrine of thy Evangelist Saint Mark: Give us grace, that, being not like children carried away with every blast of vain doctrine, we may be established in the truth of thy holy Gospel; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Artwork: Palma il Giovane (c. 1548-1628), Martyrdom of St Mark. Oil on canvas, Santa Maria in Porto, Ravenna. Photograph taken by admin, 20 May 2010.