ALMYGHTYE and everlastyng God, we humbly beseche thy Majestie, that as thy onelye begotten sonne was this day presented in the Temple in the substaunce of our fleshe; so graunte that we maie bee presented unto thee with pure and cleare myndes; By Jesus Christ our Lorde.
Collect for the Purificacion of Saint Mary the Virgin 1549 BCP
Almighty and everliving God,
clothed in majesty,
whose beloved Son was this day presented in the temple
in the substance of our mortal nature:
May we be presented to you with pure and clean hearts,
by your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Collect for The Presentation of Christ in the Temple CofI BCP 2004
Note the change in emphasis of the name of the feast, despite the similarity of the collects.
There will be no Eucharist at St. John’s on Wednesday 5th owing to the Diocesan Clergy Conference.