Old Testament: Song of the Three Young Men 2–4,11–20a (Apocrypha)
Psalter: Psalm 25:3–10
Gospel: Matthew 18:21–35
O Lord, we beseech you mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom you have given a fervent desire to pray, may, by your mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.