Monday Week 5 of Easter
Like branches of one tree, we are held together by our faith in Christ. Because we are all part of this one living plant, we come together in thanksgiving and praise.
Acts 9:26-31 + Psalm 22 + 1 John 3:18-24 + John 15:1-8 1st Reading: Acts (9:26-31) Barnabas introduces Paul the convert to the church in Jerusalem When Saul had come to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the disciples; and they were all afraid of him, for they did not believe that he was a disciple….
Saturday Week 4 of Easter
Friday Week 4 of Easter
Thursday Week 4 of Easter
1st Reading: 1 Peter (5:5-14) Peter’s homily includes mention of Mark among the Christians in Rome (“Babylon” When the chief shepherd appears, you will win the crown of glory that never fades away. In the same way, you who are younger must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you must clothe yourselves…
(Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen) 1st Reading: Acts (11:19-26) Barnabas goes to Antioch and sees the grace of God at work Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. But among them…
(Saint George, martyr; Saint Adalbert, bishop and martyr) 1st Reading: Acts (11:1-18) By a special inspiration Peter baptised the first pagan converts The apostles and believers in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, “Why did you…
The Fourth Sunday of Easter is often called Good Shepherd Sunday, because the readings are about the care we receive from Christ, our true shepherd, a care Christians are invited to copy. Today is also the day of prayer for vocations.
Acts 4:8-12 ** Psalm 118 ** 1 John 3:1-2 ** John 10:11-18 1st Reading: Acts (4:8-12) Only by the power of the risen Jesus can we be saved Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to the Jewish leaders, “Rulers of the people and elders, if we are questioned today because of a good deed…
Saturday Week 3 of Easter
Friday Week 3 of Easter
Thursday Week 3 of Easter
Wednesday Week 3 of Easter
Tuesday Week 3 of Easter
1st Reading: Acts (6:8-15) Stephen’s preaching angers the crowd: Is he speaking against Moses? Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people. Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen as it was called, Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and others of those from Cilicia and Asia, stood…
We’re two weeks into the Easter season now, but the Good News of the season continues to reverberate in the Liturgy. Joyfully we worship God who raised our Saviour from the dead.
Acts 3:13-15 + Psalm Ps 4 + 1 John 2:1-5 + Luke 24:35-48 1st Reading: Acts (3:13-15) Peter blames the people for the death of Jesus, and calls them to repentance Peter said to the people: “The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, the God of our ancestors has…
Saturday Week 2 of Easter