9 March: Gregory of Nyssa

Vespers:

O holy Priest and Bishop, * thou worker of so many mighty works, and good shepherd to Christ’s flock, pray for us unto the Lord our God.

V. The Lord loved him, and adorned him.
R. He clothed him with a robe of glory.

Matins:

Well done, good and faithful servant: * thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things, saith the Lord.

V. The Lord guided the righteous in right paths.
R. And shewed him the kingdom of God.

Collect:

Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God: that the reverend solemnity of Blessed Gregory of Nyssa, thy Confessor and Bishop, may both increase our devotion and set forward our salvation. Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost ever one God, world without end. Amen.