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Easter
Year B
First reading Psalm Second reading Gospel
Easter Vigil
April 1, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
Old Testament Readings and Psalms
  • Genesis 1:1-2:4a and Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26
  • Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13 and Psalm 46
  • Genesis 22:1-18 and Psalm 16
  • Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21 and Exodus 15:1b-13, 17-18
  • Isaiah 55:1-11 and Isaiah 12:2-6
  • Baruch 3:9-15, 3:32-4:4 or Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6 and Psalm 19
  • Ezekiel 36:24-28 and Psalm 42, 43
  • Ezekiel 37:1-14 and Psalm 143
  • Zephaniah 3:14-20 and Psalm 98
New Testament Reading and Psalm
  • Romans 6:3-11 and Psalm 114
Gospel
  • Mark 16:1-8
Resurrection of the Lord
April 1, 2018
Easter Day
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 10:34-43
or
Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
or
Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
or
Mark 16:1-8
Easter Evening
April 1, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 114 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 Luke 24:13-49
Second Sunday of Easter
April 8, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 133 1 John 1:1-2:2 John 20:19-31
Third Sunday of Easter
April 15, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48
Fourth Sunday of Easter
April 22, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18
Fifth Sunday of Easter
April 29, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 8:26-40 Psalm 22:25-31 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8
Sixth Sunday of Easter
May 6, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 10:44-48 Psalm 98 1 John 5:1-6 John 15:9-17
Ascension of the Lord
May 10, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47
or
Psalm 93
Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53
Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 13, 2018
(If Ascension not observed here)
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 Psalm 1 1 John 5:9-13 John 17:6-19
Day of Pentecost
May 20, 2018
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:1-21
or
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:22-27
or
Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Italicized readings, complementary to the standard reading, may be used with, or in place of it.
* During Eastertide a reading from Acts is often substituted for the lesson from the Hebrew Bible. On the Day of Pentecost, if the Old Testament passage from Ezekiel is chosen for the first reading, the passage from Acts is used as the second reading.
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