16May May 16 2021 The Ascension of the Lord – Word Communications Day

May 16 2021
The Ascension of the Lord

Word Communications Day

1st Reading: Acts 1:1-11

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

In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all … Read the rest

15May May 15 2021 Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 15 2021
Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Optional Memorial: St Carthage (or Mochuta), bishop Waterford & Lismore – native of Kerry; loved chanting the Psalms; founded a monastery at Rahan 595; Arrived in Lismore, died in 638.
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14May May 14 2021 Friday (Sixth Week of Easter) Feast: St Matthias, Apostle

May 14 2021
Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Feast: St Matthias, Apostle

St Matthias, apostle

1st Reading: Acts 1:15-17; 20-26

Matthias is selected to take the place of Judas Iscariot

In those days Peter stood up among the … Read the rest

13May May 13 2021 Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 13 2021
Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Optional Memorial: Our Lady of Fatima

1st Reading: Acts 18:1-8

The early days of Paul’s mission in Corinth, and the friends he found there

After this Paul left Athens and … Read the rest

12May May 12 2021 Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 12 2021
Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 17:15, 22-18:1

Paul’s clever sermon in the Areopagus, to lead the Greeks to the true God

Those who were guiding Paul brought him as far as Athens; … Read the rest

11May May 11 2021 Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 11 2021
Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 16:22-34

By their courage, Paul and Barnabas win new converts, in the Philippi jail

The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates had them stripped of … Read the rest

10May May 10 2021 Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter

May 10 2021
Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 16:11-15

When Paul reaches Philippi, Lydia becomes his first European convert

We set sail from Troas and took a straight course to Samothrace, the following day to … Read the rest

09May Presider’s Page for 9 May (Sixth Sunday of Easter)

We gather in the love of God, redeemed in the death and resurrection of Jesus. We are people with a mission, challenged to grow in love each day. We ask God for divine help with this mission, today and during the coming week.

09May May 9 2021 Sixth Sunday of Easter


You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another. "If the world hates you, be aware that it hated me before it hated you.

08May May 8 2021 Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter


"If they persecuted me, they will persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also. But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they do not know him who sent me."




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