Easter Sunday

Resurrection by Raffaelino del Garbo, 1510

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of Our Lord
Acts 10:34a,37-43  +  Colossians 3:1-4  +  John 20:1-9
March 27, 2016

“For they did not yet understand the Scripture that he had to rise from the dead.” Continue reading

Holy Saturday


Holy Saturday
Hebrews 4:1-13
March 26, 2016

No Mass may be celebrated today until darkness has fallen.  Then the Vigil of the Lord’s Resurrection may begin.  Throughout most of this day, the Church meditates on the death that God suffered for us.  The Church celebrates the Sacred Liturgy during the early part of the day through the Liturgy of the Hours.  Consider the New Testament passage that the Church proclaims today in the Office of Readings, from the Letter to the Hebrews. Continue reading

Good Friday


Good Friday
Isaiah 52:13—53:12  +  Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9  +  John 18:1—19:42
March 25, 2016

“We had all gone astray like sheep, each following his own way; but the LORD laid upon him the guilt of us all.” Continue reading

Holy Thursday


Holy Thursday
Exodus 12:1-8,11-14  +  1 Corinthians 11:23-26  +  John 13:1-15
March 24, 2016

“Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father.” Continue reading