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Liturgical Readings

April 8, 2001 through June , 2001

Sunday, April 8
Passion (Palm) Sunday

Luke 19:28-40; (procession) Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalms 22:8-9,17-18a,19-20,23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14-23:56 or 23:1-49

Monday, April 9
Isaiah 42:1-7; Psalms 27:1-3,13-14; John 12:1-11

Tuesday, April 10
Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalms 71:1-4a,5-6ab,15,17; John 13:21-33,36-38

Wednesday, April 11
Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalms 69:8-10,21bcd-22,31,33-34; Matthew 26:14-25

Thursday, April 12
Holy Thursday

Isaiah 61:1-3a,6a,8b-9; Psalms 89:21-22,25,27; Revelation 1:5-8; Luke 4:16-21
(eve) Exodus 12:1-8,11-14; Psalms 116:12-13,15-16bc,17-18; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15;

Friday, April 13
Good Friday

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalms 31:2,6,12-13,15-17,25; Hebrews 4:14-16;5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42;

Saturday, April 14
Holy Saturday

No Daily Mass Celebrated
Readings for Vigil Mass for Easter Sunday
(1) Genesis 1:1-2:2; or 1:1,26-31a
Psalms 104: 1-2a,5-6,10,12-14,24,35c; or Psalms 33:4-7,12-13,20,22;
(2) Genesis 22:1-18; or 22:1-2,9a,10-13,15-18
Psalms 16:5,8-11;
(3) Exodus 14:15-15:1;
(Responsorial) Exodus 15:1-6,17-18;
(4) Isaiah 54:5-14;
Psalms 30:2,4-6,11-12a,13b;
(5) Isaiah 55:1-11;
(Responsorial) Isaiah 12:2-3,4bcd,5-6;
(6) Baruch 3:9-15,32-4:4;
Psalms 19:8-11;
(7) Ezekiel 36:16-17a,18-28;
Psalms 42:3,5bcd;43:3-4; (baptism)
(Responsorial) Isaiah 12:2-3,4bcd,5-6; or Psalms 51:12-15,18-19;
(8) Romans 6:3-11;
Psalms 118:1-2,16ab-17,22-23;
(9) Luke 24:1-12

Sunday, April 15
Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34a,37-43; Psalms 118:1-2,16ab-17,22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; John 20:1-9; or Luke 24:1-12; or afternoon Luke 24:13-35;

Monday, April 16
Monday of Easter Week

Acts 2:14,22-32; Psalms 16:1-2a,5,7-11; Matthew 28:8-15

Tuesday, April 17
Tuesday of Easter Week

Acts 2:36-41; Psalms 33:4-5,18-20,22; John 20:11-18

Wednesday, April 18
Wednesday of Easter Week

Acts 3:1-10; Psalms 105:1-4,6-9; Luke 24:13-35

Thursday, April 19
Thursday of Easter Week

Acts 3:11-26; Psalms 8:2a,5-9; Luke 24:35-48

Friday, April 20
Friday of Easter Week

Acts 4:1-12; Psalms 118:1-2,4,22-27a; John 21:1-14

Saturday, April 21
Saturday of Easter Week

Acts 4:13-21; Psalms 118:1,14-15,16ab-21; Mark 16:9-15

Sunday, April 22
Second Sunday of Easter

Acts 5:12-16; Psalms 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; Revelation 1:9-11a,12-13,17-19; John 20:19-31

Monday, April 23
Optional Memorial: Saint George, martyr

Acts 4:23-31; Psalms 2:1-9; John 3:1-8

Tuesday, April 24
Optional Memorial: Saint FidelIsaiah of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr

Acts 4:32-37; Psalms 93:1-2,5; John 3:7b-15

Wednesday, April 25
Feast: Saint Mark, evangelist

1 Peter 5:5b-14; Psalms 89:2-3,6-7,16-17; Mark 16:15-20

Thursday, April 26
Acts 5:27-33; Psalms 34:2,9,17-20; John 3:31-36

Friday, April 27
Acts 5:34-42; Psalms 27:1,4,13-14; John 6:1-15

Saturday, April 28
Optional Memorial: Saint Peter Chanel, priest and martyr

Acts 6:1-7; Psalms 33:1-2,4-5,18-19; John 6:16-21

Sunday, April 29
Third Sunday of Easter

Acts 5:27b-32,40b-41; Psalms 30:2,4-6; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 or 21:1-14

Monday, April 30
Optional Memorial: Saint Pius V, pope

Acts 6:8-15; Psalms 119:23-24,26-27,29-30; John 6:22-29

Tuesday, May 1
Optional Memorial: Saint Joseph the Worker

Acts 7:51-8:1a; Psalms 31:3cd-4,6ab,7b,8a,17,21ab; John 6:30-35

Wednesday, May 2
Optional Memorial: Saint Athanasius, bishop and doctor

Acts 8:1b-8; Psalms 66:1-3a,4-7a; John 6:35-40

Thursday, May 3
Feast: Saints Philip and James, apostles

1 Corinthians 15:1-8; Psalms 19:2-5 ; John 14:6-14

Friday, May 4
Acts 9:1-20; Psalms 117:1-2; John 6:52-59

Saturday, May 5
Acts 9:31-42; Psalms 116:12-17; John 6:60-69

Sunday, May 6
Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 13:14,43-52; Psalms 100:1-2,3,5; Revelation 7:9,14b-17; John 10:27-30

Monday, May 7
Acts 11:1-18 Psalms 42:2-3;43:3-4 John 10:1-10

Tuesday, May 8
Acts 11:19-26 Psalms 87:1-7 John 10:22-30

Wednesday, May 9
Acts 12:24-13:5a Psalms 67:2-3,5-6,8 John 12:44-50

Thursday, May 10
Acts 13:13-25 Psalms 89:2-3,21-22,25,27 John 13:16-20

Friday, May 11
Acts 13:26-33 Psalms 2:6-11 John 14:1-6

Saturday, May 12
Optional Memorial: Saints Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs

Acts 13:44-52 Psalms 98:1-4 John 14:7-14

Sunday, May 13
Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 14:21b-27 Psalms 145:8-13 Revelation 21:1-5a John 13:31-33a,34-35

Monday, May 14
Feast: Saint Matthias, apostle

Acts 1:15-17,20-26 Psalms 113:1-8 John 15:9-17

Tuesday, May 15
Optional Memorial (in the U.S.): Saint Isidore the Farmer

Acts 14:19-28 Psalms 145:10-13ab,21 John 14:27-31a

Wednesday, May 16
Acts 15:1-6 Psalms 122:1-5 John 15:1-8

Thursday, May 17
Acts 15:7-21 Psalms 96:1-3,10 John 15:9-11

Friday, May 18
Optional Memorial: Saint John I, pope and martyr

Acts 15:22-31 Psalms 57:8-12 John 15:12-17

Saturday, May 19
Acts 16:1-10 Psalms 100:2,3,5 John 15:18-21

Sunday, May 20
Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 15:1-2,22-29 Psalms 67:2-3,5-6,8 Revelation 21:10-14,22-23 John 14:23-29

Monday, May 21
Acts 16:11-15 Psalms 149:1-6a,9b John 15:26-16:4a

Tuesday, May 22
Acts 16:22-34 Psalms 138:1-3,7c-8 John 16:5-11

Wednesday, May 23
Acts 17:15,22-18:1 Psalms 148:1-2,11-14 John 16:12-15

Thursday, May 24
Solemnity: Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:1-11 Psalms 47:2-3,6-9 Ephesians 1:17-23 or Hebrews 9:24-28;10:19-23 Luke 24:46-53

Thursday, May 24
In the archdioceses and dioceses of the US states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington only
Acts 18:1-8 Psalms 98:1, 2-3, 3-4 John 16:16-20

Friday, May 25
Optional Memorial: Saint Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor

Acts 18:9-18 Psalms 47:2-7 John 16:20-23a

Saturday, May 26
Obligatory Memorial: Saint Philip Neri, priest

Acts 18:23-28 Psalms 47:2-3,8-10 John 16:23b-28

Sunday, May 27
Seventh Sunday of Easter

Acts 7:55-60 Psalms 97:1-2,6-7,9 Revelations 22:12-14,16-17,20 John 17:20-26

Sunday, May 27
In the archdioceses and dioceses of the US states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington only
Solemnity: Ascension of the Lord
Acts 1:1-11 Psalms 47:2-3,6-9 Ephesians 1:17-23 or Hebrews 9:24-28;10:19-23 Luke 24:46-53

Monday, May 28
Acts 19:1-8 Psalms 68:2-5ac,6-7ab John 16:29-33

Tuesday, May 29
Acts 20:17-27 Psalms 68:10-1,20-21 John 17:1-11a

Wednesday, May 30
Acts 20:28-38 Psalms 68:29-30,33-36c John 17:11b-19

Thursday, May 31
Feast: Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

Zepheniah 3:14-18 or Romans 12:9-16b (Responsorial) Isaiah 12:2-3,4bcd,5-6 Luke 1:39-56

Friday, June 1
Acts 25:13b-21 Psalms 103:1-2,11-12,19-20ab John 21:15-19

Saturday, June 2
Optional Memorial: Saints Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs

Acts 28:16-20,30-31 Psalms 11:4-5,7 John 21:20-25

Sunday, June 3
Pentecost

Acts 2:1-11 Psalms 104:1ab,24ac,29bc-30,31,34 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7,12-13 or Romans 8:8-17 John 20:19-23 or John 14:15-16,23b-26