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 …

29Apr 29 April, 2017. Saint Catherine of Siena, co-patron of Europe

1st Reading: 1 John 1:5, 2:2

The message we have heard from him and proclaim to you

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him there is no …

28Apr 28 April, 2017. Friday, Week 2 of Easter

Saint Peter Chanel, priest and martyr

1st Reading: Acts 5:34-42

Gamaliel wisely advises his colleagues not to condemn the apostles

But a Pharisee in the council named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, respected by all the people, stood up …

27Apr 27 April, 2017. Thursday, Week 2 of Easter

Saint Asicus, bishop

1st Reading: Acts 5:27-33

What Peter and the apostles told the Jewish council

When they had brought them, they had them stand before the council. The high priest questioned them, saying, “We gave you strict orders not …

26Apr 26 April, 2017. Wednesday, Week 2 of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 5:17-26

The Temple police arrest the apostles, but without violence

Then the high priest took action; he and all who were with him (that is, the sect of the Sadducees), being filled with jealousy, arrested the apostles …

25Apr 25 April, 2017. Saint Mark, Evangelist

1st Reading: 1 Peter 5:5-14

St Peter 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 …

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