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Easter
Year A
First reading Psalm Second reading Gospel
Easter Vigil
April 12, 2020
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
  • Matthew 28:1-10
Resurrection of the Lord
April 12, 2020
Easter Day
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 10:34-43
or
Jeremiah 31:1-6
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4
or
Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
or
Matthew 28:1-10
Easter Evening
April 12, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 114 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 Luke 24:13-49
Second Sunday of Easter
April 19, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Psalm 16 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31
Third Sunday of Easter
April 26, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
Fourth Sunday of Easter
May 3, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 23 1 Peter 2:19-25 John 10:1-10
Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 10, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
Sixth Sunday of Easter
May 17, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:8-20 1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14:15-21
Ascension of the Lord
May 21, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47
or
Psalm 93
Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53
Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 24, 2020
(If Ascension not observed here)
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 1:6-14 Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 John 17:1-11
Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
May 31, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*1 Samuel 2:1-10 Psalm 113 Romans 12:9-16b Luke 1:39-57
Day of Pentecost
May 31, 2020
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:1-21
or
Numbers 11:24-30
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13
or
Acts 2:1-21
John 20:19-23
or
John 7:37-39
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 Numbers is chosen for the first reading, the passage from Acts is used as the second reading.