Daily Readings

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  • Second Sunday of Easter April 11, 2021
    Reading I Acts 4:32-35 The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common. With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great favor was accorded them all. There was […]
  • Saturday in the Octave of Easter April 10, 2021
    Reading I Acts 4:13-21 Observing the boldness of Peter and John and perceiving them to be uneducated, ordinary men, the leaders, elders, and scribes were amazed, and they recognized them as the companions of Jesus. Then when they saw the man who had been cured standing there with them, they could say nothing in reply. […]
  • Friday in the Octave of Easter April 9, 2021
    Acts 4:1-12 After the crippled man had been cured, while Peter and John were still speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple guard, and the Sadducees confronted them, disturbed that they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. They laid hands on Peter and John […]
  • Thursday in the Octave of Easter April 8, 2021
    Reading I Acts 3:11-26 As the crippled man who had been cured clung to Peter and John, all the people hurried in amazement toward them in the portico called “Solomon’s Portico.” When Peter saw this, he addressed the people, “You children of Israel, why are you amazed at this, and why do you look so […]
  • Wednesday in the Octave of Easter April 7, 2021
    Reading I Acts 3:1-10 Peter and John were going up to the temple area for the three o’clock hour of prayer. And a man crippled from birth was carried and placed at the gate of the temple called “the Beautiful Gate” every day  to beg for alms from the people who entered the temple. When […]
  • Tuesday in the Octave of Easter April 6, 2021
    Reading I Acts 2:36-41 On the day of Pentecost, Peter said to the Jewish people, “Let the whole house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.” Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and they asked Peter and the […]
  • Monday in the Octave of Easter April 5, 2021
    Reading I Acts 2:14, 22-33 On the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, and proclaimed: “You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem. Let this be known to you, and listen to my words. “You who are children of Israel, hear these words. Jesus the Nazorean […]
  • Easter Sunday The Resurrection of the Lord April 4, 2021
    Reading I Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea,  beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached,  how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power. He went about doing good and healing all those oppressed by the devil,  for God […]
  • Holy SaturdayAt the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter April 3, 2021
    Reading I Gn 1:1—2:2 In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light,"" and there was light. God saw how good the light was. God then separated the […]
  • Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion April 2, 2021
    Reading I Is 52:13—53:12 See, my servant shall prosper,     he shall be raised high and greatly exalted. Even as many were amazed at him --     so marred was his look beyond human semblance     and his appearance beyond that of the sons of man-- so shall he startle many nations,     because of […]