Readings:

Psalm 84
Exodus 1:15-21
I Thessalonians 5:16-25
Matthew 5:13-16

Preface of God the Holy Spirit

[Common of a Saint]
[Common of a Prophetic Witness]
[For Rogation Days II]
[For Labor Day]


PRAYER (traditional language)
Gracious God, we give thanks for the life and witness of Emily Malbone Morgan, who gathered women to devote themselves to intercession, social justice, Christian unity, and simple lives: Make us, with her, companions in prayer and in faithful living, dedicated to the Holy Cross of our Savior, Jesus Christ; who with thee and the Holy Spirit liveth and reigneth, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

PRAYER (contemporary language)
Gracious God, we give thanks for the life and witness of Emily Malbone Morgan, who gathered women to devote themselves to intercession, social justice, Christian unity, and simple lives: Make us, with her, companions in prayer and in faithful living, dedicated to the Holy Cross of our Savior, Jesus Christ; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Thei commemoration adopted provisionally at General Convention 2009. Readings were revised at the 2012 General Convention,.and collects at the 2015 General Convention.

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EMILY MALBONE MORGAN

PROPHETIC WITNESS, 1937
 

Emily Malbone Morgan [Dec. 10, 1862-Feb. 27, 1937] was the founder of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross (SCHC). Biographical sketches of her life are online at Project Canterbury, and also at Wikipedia.