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June 6, 2021: Corpus Christi

Exodus 24: 3-8; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14: 12-16, 22-26. In the first reading, Moses uses the blood of young bulls to seal the covenant between God and the Israelites. In the Letter to the Hebrews, the author explains that Christ is the high priest, and the new mediator of the covenant. In  the Gospel, Jesus […]

May 30, 2021: The Most Holy Trinity

Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28: 16-20. Moses speaks to the people and has them consider all the ways God has cared for them and revealed himself to them. That is why they must keep his statutes and commandments. Paul tells the Romans that all who are led by the Spirit of God are […]

May 23, 2021: Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 or Galatians 5:16-25; John 29:19-23 or John 15:26-27, 16:12-15. In the first reading, the Holy Spirit descends upon the disciples who were all in one place together. They began proclaiming the Gospel in different language and all could understand them. Saint Paul encourages the Galatians to live by the […]

May 16, 2021: The Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26; 1 John 4:11-16; John 17:11b-19. Peter exercises leadership in the early Church as it prays for the Lord to direct their hearts in choosing a replacement for Judas Iscariot. John writes, If we love one another, God remains in us. In the Gospel, Jesus prays that his disciples will be protected […]

May 9, 2021: Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 10:25-26, 34-45, 44-48; 1 John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17. In the first reading, as Peter visits Cornelius and tells him whoever fears [God] and acts uprightly is acceptable to him, the Holy Spirit falls upon all who were listening. John writes, Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God. God’s love was […]

May 2, 2021: The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 9:26-31; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8. Barnabas helps Saul enter into the community of the disciples by reporting on Saul’s vision of the Lord and his bold proclamation in Jesus’ name. The First Letter of John instructs the community on love of neighbor, and on keeping the commandments as proof of belief in Christ. […]

April 25, 2021: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 4:8-12; 1 John 3:1-2; John 10:11-18. In the first reading, Peter proclaims to the elders that the cripple who has been healed and saved was done so in the name of Jesus. This is the Jesus that they had crucified and whom God raised from the dead. The First Letter of John says that […]

April 18, 2021: Third Sunday of Easter

Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; 1 John 2:1-5a; Luke 24:35-48.  Peter tells the people they have put to death God’s servant, Jesus, and exhorts them, Repent, therefore and be converted, that your sins may be wiped away. John writes to his community in the hope that they do not sin, but if they should he tells them […]

April 4, 2021: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; John 20: 1-9. In the first reading, Saint Peter speaks to the crowd, telling them of all that he witnessed in the ministry and execution of Jesus Christ. He proclaims the Good News that everyone who believes in [Jesus Christ] will receive forgiveness of sins through […]