Old Testament: Jeremiah 26:1-9,12-15
Epistle: Acts 6:8-7:2a,51c-60
Gospel: Matthew 23:34-39
We give you thanks, O Lord of glory, for the example of the first martyr Stephen, who looked up to heaven and prayed for his persecutors to your Son Jesus Christ, who stands at your right hand; where he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.