21May May 21 2021 Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 21 2021
Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Optional Memorial: Ss Christopher Magallánes, priest and Companions, martyrs

1st Reading: Acts 25:13-21

Paul, in prison at Caesarea, explains his predicament to king Agrippa

After several days had passed, King … Read the rest

20May May 20 2021 Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 20 2021
Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Optional Memorial: St Bernardine of Siena, priest

1st Reading: Acts 22:30; 23:6-11

Paul is cross-examined by the Jewish Council, in Jerusalem

The next day, wanting to find out what Paul … Read the rest

19May May 19 2021 Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 19 2021
Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 20:28-38

Paul’s final advice to the church leaders: shepherd the church of God

[Paul said to the leaders of the church]
” Keep watch over yourselves and … Read the rest

18May May 18 2021 Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 18 2021
Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Optional Memorial: St John 1, pope and martyr

1st Reading: Acts 20:17-27

Paul’s testament to church leaders, on his way to Jerusalem

From Miletus Paul sent a message to Ephesus, … Read the rest

17May May 17 2021 Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 17 2021
Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 19:1-8

In Ephesus, followers of John the Baptist become full members of the church

While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul passed through the interior regions and came … Read the rest

16May Presider’s Page for 16 May (Ascension Day)

The Ascension of the Lord is celebrated today, ‘World Communications Day’. As he left his disciples, Jesus sent them out to spread the Good News. This is our task too. We ask for the grace we need.

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


So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and proclaimed the good news everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by the signs that accompanied it.

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


"I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf; for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God. I came from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and am going to the Father."

14May May 14 2021 Friday (Sixth Week of Easter) Feast: St Matthias, Apostle


"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.”

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


Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, "Are you discussing among yourselves what I meant when I said, 'A little while, and you will no longer see me, and again a little while, and you will see me'? Very truly, I tell you, you will weep and mourn, but the world will rejoice; you will have pain, but your pain will turn into joy."




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