[Timothy, Titus, and Silas are remembered and] celebrated on the day after the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul because of their close connections with him. Though they were all young and inexperienced, they were entrusted with missions and matters that helped form the very life and history of the Church. Faithfulness, love and devotion to Christ saw them through situations they could not have imagined. Read more…
Holy Women, Holy Men
Just and merciful God, in every generation you raise up prophets, teachers and witnesses to summon the world to honor and praise your holy Name: We thank you for sending Timothy, Titus and Silas, whose gifts built up your Church by the power of the Holy Spirit. Grant that we too may be living stones built upon the foundation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and for ever. Amen. (source: Holy Women, Holy Men)
I have placed the “Provisional Collect” from the SCLM here. The official collect for this commemoration may be accessed here. Today, I will explore what it means to be a “living stone” built on the foundation of Jesus Christ. And you? ~Fr. Dan
For further reading
- Timothy, Titus, and Silas, Companions of Saint Paul (Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music ~SCLM)
- The Lectionary Readings for the Commemoration (Lectionary Page)
- What is a Collect?