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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR FOR
APRIL, 2012.
(For Canada.)


HOLY WEEK

Sunday, April 1, 2012
Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday)
Gospel: Mk. 11:1-10 Or Jn. 12:12-16
First Reading: Is. 50:4-7
Second Reading: Phil. 2:6-11
Gospel: Mk. 14:1-15:47

Monday, April 2, 2012
Monday of the Holy Week
Reading: Is. 42:1-7
Gospel: Jn. 12:1-11

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Tuesday of the Holy Week
Reading: Is. 49:1-6
Gospel: Jn. 13:21-33, 36-38

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Wednesday of the Holy Week
Reading: Is. 50:4-9a
Gospel: Mt. 26:14-26

Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Chrism Mass
Reading: Is. 61:1-3a, 6a, 8b-9
Gospel: Lk. 4:16-21

EASTER TRIDUUM

Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday)
Evening Mass Of The Lord's Supper
First Reading: Ex. 12:1-8, 11-14
Second Reading: 1 Cor. 11:23-26
Gospel: Jn. 13:1-15

Friday, April 6, 2012
Good Friday
First Reading: Is. 52:13-53:12
Second Reading: Heb. 4:14-16, 5:7-9
Gospel: Jn. 18:1-19:42

Saturday, April 7, 2012
Holy Saturday
The Resurrection Of The Lord
Easter Vigil
First Reading: Gen. 1:1-2:2 (Shorter: Gen. 1:1, 26-31a)
Second Reading: Gen. 22:1-18 (Shorter: Gen. 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18)
Third Reading: Ex. 14:15-31, 15:20
Fourth Reading: Is. 54:5-14
Fifth Reading: Is. 55:1-11
Sixth Reading: Bar. 3:9-15, 3:32-4:4
Seventh Reading: Ezek. 36:16-17a, 18:28
Epistle: Rom. 6:3-11
Gospel: Mk. 16:1-8

TRIDUUM (Octave begins)

Sunday, April 8, 2012
Easter Sunday
First Reading: Acts 10:34a, 36-43
Second Reading: Col. 3:1-4 Or 1 Cor. 5:6b-8
Gospel: Jn. 20:1-18

Monday, April 9, 2012
Reading: Acts 2:14, 22-33
Gospel: Mt. 28:8-15

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Reading: Acts 2:36-41
Gospel: Jn. 20:11-18

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Reading: Acts 3:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 24:13-35

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Reading: Acts 3:11-26
Gospel: Lk. 24:35-48

Friday, April 13, 2012
Reading: Acts 4:1-12
Gospel: Jn. 21:1-14

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Reading: Acts 4:13-21
Gospel: Mk. 16:9-15

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Second Sunday of Easter Of Divine Mercy
First Reading: Acts 4:32-35
Second Reading: 1 Jn. 5:1-6
Gospel: Jn. 20:19-31

OCTAVE OF EASTER (ENDS)

EASTER SEASON

Monday, April 16, 2012
Reading: Acts 4:23-31
Gospel: Jn. 3:1-8

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Reading: Act. 4:32-37
Gospel: Jn. 3:7b-15

Or Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Reading: Acts 5:17-26
Gospel: Jn. 3:16-21

Or Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Reading: Acts 5:27-33
Gospel: Jn. 3:31-36

Friday, April 20, 2012
Reading: Acts 5:34-42
Gospel: Jn. 6:1-15

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Reading: Acts 6:1-7
Gospel: Jn. 6:16-21

Or Saint Anselm

Sunday, April 22, 2012
Third Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
Second Reading: 1 Jn. 2:1-5
Gospel: Lk. 24:35-48

Monday, April 23, 2012
Reading: Acts. 6:8-15
Gospel: Jn. 6:22-29

Or Saint George

Or Saint Adalbert

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Reading: Acts 7:51-8:1a
Gospel: Jn. 6:30-35

Or Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Saint Mark, Evangelist
Reading: 1 Peter 5:5b-14
Gospel: Mk. 16:15-20

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Reading: Acts 8:26-40
Gospel: Jn. 6:44-51

Or Our Lady of Good Counsel

Friday, April 27, 2012
Reading: Acts 9:1-20
Gospel: Jn. 6:52-59

Saturday, April 28, 2012
Reading: Acts 9:31-42
Gospel: Jn. 6:53, 60-69

Or Saint Peter Chanel, priest, martyr

Or Saint Louis Grinion de Montfort, priest

Sunday, April 29, 2012
Fourth Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 4:7-12
Second Reading: 1 Jn. 3:1-2
Gospel: Lk. Jn. 10:11-18

Monday, April 30, 2012
Reading: Acts 11:1-18
Gospel: Jn. 10:1-10

Or Blessed Marie of the Incarnation, religious

Or Saint Pius V, pope



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