MERCYFULL Lorde, we beseche thee to caste thy bryght beames of lyght upon thy Churche: that it beeyng lyghtened by the doctryne of thy blessed Apostle and Euangelyste John may attayne to thy euerlastyng gyftes; Through Jesus Christe our Lorde.
Collect for Sayncte John Evangelistes Daye 1549 BCP
cast your bright beams of light upon the Church;
that, being enlightened by the teaching
of your blessed apostle and evangelist Saint John,
we may so walk in the light of your truth
that we may at last attain to the light of everlasting life
through Jesus Christ your incarnate Son our Lord.
Collect Two for St. John the Evangelist's Day CofI BCP 2004