30Apr 30 April, 2017. 3rd Sunday of Easter

Saint Pius V, pope

1st Reading: Acts 2:14, 32-33

At Pentecost, Peter announces the resurrection of Jesus

Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowds, “Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this …

23Apr 23 April, 2017. 2nd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday; Saint George; Saint Adalbert of Prague

1st Reading: Acts 2:42-47

The early Christians shared what they owned and broke bread together

The whole community devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread …

16Apr 16 April, 2017. Easter Sunday

1st Reading: Acts 10:34, 37-43

Peter and the other apostles are witnesses to the resurrection

Then Peter said to the [household of Cornelius]: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, That message spread throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after …

09Apr April 9, 2017. Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

First Reading: Isaiah 50:4-7

The Suffering Servant shall not be put to shame

The Lord God has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he …

02Apr Presider’s Page for 2 April (Fifth Sunday of Lent)

Opening Comment
In just over ten days time, the Easter Triduum will begin, on Holy Thursday evening. The time when baptism is celebrated is now very close. We ask God’s help for all the adults and children preparing for baptism this Easter, and pray that we may be fit and ready to renew our baptismal vows at the same feast.

02Apr 02 April, 2017. 5th Sunday of Lent

Saint Francis of Paula, hermit

First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14

During the exile, God’s people were like a pile of dried bones

Therefore prophesy, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: I am going to open your graves, and …

01Apr 1st April, 2017. Saturday of Lent Week 4

Saint Ceallach or Celsus

1st Reading: Jeremiah 11:18-20

The Just One is led like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter

It was the Lord who made it known to me, and I knew; then you showed me their evil …

01Apr Mass Readings for April, 2017

Mass Readings for the month of April, 2017

(as listed in the Liturgical Calendar for Ireland, 2017, edited by Patrick Jones)

01 April. Saturday of Lent Week 4

02 April. 5th Sunday of Lent

03 April. Monday of Lent

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