An extended preface for Year C, Proper 10 (for use with Eucharistic Prayers A, B & E)

We thank you now and always, heavenly Father,
for you have rescued us from the power of darkness
and given us a place in the kingdom of your beloved Son
Jesus Christ, our Lord.

He is your word of truth made flesh
the ground of faith and sign of hope.

He has won our redemption,
and now his Gospel of salvation
bears fruit in the church and all the world.

In your love you have granted us
a share in his eternal inheritance;

therefore with angels and archangels
and all the saints in light,
we give you praise and honour, saying: