28May 28 May, 2017. The Ascension of the Lord

See Presider’s Page, for Opening Comment, Alternative Opening Prayer (from 1998 ICEL Missal), Prayers of the Faithful, etc.

1st Reading: Acts 1:1-11

Ascension concludes Jesus’ ministry on earth and prepares for the gift of the Spirit at Pentecost

14May 14 May, 2017. 5th Sunday of Easter

See Presider’s Page, for Opening Comment, Alternative Opening Prayer (from 1998 ICEL Missal) Prayers of the Faithful, etc.

Saint Matthias, apostle

1st Reading: Acts 6:1-7

To deal with new needs of the community, seven Deacons are appointed

Now during …

07May 07 May, 2017. 4th Sunday of Easter

See Presider’s Page, for Opening Comment, Alternative Opening Prayer (from 1998 ICEL Missal) Prayers of the Faithful, etc.

1st Reading: Acts 2:14, 36-41

Peter’s message to the Jewish public, at Pentecost

Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice …

06May 06 May, 2017. Saturday, Week 3

1st Reading: Acts 9:31-42

During Peter’s ministry in Lydda he restores Tabitha to life

Meanwhile the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and was built up. Living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of …

05May 05 May, 2017. Friday, Week 3 of Easter

Blessed Edmund Rice, religious and educator

1st Reading: Acts 9:1-20

On the road to Damascus, Saul converts to the Way

Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked …

04May 04 May, 2017. Thursday, Week 3 of Easter

Saint Conleth, bishop

1st Reading: Acts 8:26-40

Philip’s joyful spreading of the faith

Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This …

03May 03 May, 2017 (Wednesday) Ss Philip and James, Apostles

1st Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-8

Paul lists the original witnesses of the resurrection, including himself

Now I would remind you, brethren, in what terms I preached to you the gospel, which you received, in which you stand, by which you …

02May 02 May, 2017. Tuesday, Week 3 of Easter

Saint Athanasius, bishop and doctor of the Church

1st Reading: Acts 7:51-8:1

Stephen’s temple-criticism stirs up the mob, who put him to death by stoning

Stephen said to the crowd: “You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you are …

01May Mass Readings for May, 2017

Mass Readings for May, 2017

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

01 May. Monday of Easter, Week 3

02 May. Tuesday of Easter, Week 3

03 May. Wednesday of Easter, Week 3.




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