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Catholic Doors Ministry
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THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR FOR
MAY, 2012.
(For Canada.)


Monday, May 1, 2012
(International Workers' Day)
Saint Joseph the worker
Reading: Acts 11:19-26
Gospel: Jn. 10:22-30

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Saint Athanasius
Reading: Acts 12:24-13:5a
Gospel: Jn. 12:44-50

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Saint Philip and Saint James
Reading: 1 Cor. 15:1-8
Gospel: Jn. 14:6-14

Friday, May 4, 2012
Reading: Acts 13:26-33
Gospel: Jn. 14:1-6

Or Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis, religious

Saturday, May 5, 2012
Reading: Acts 13:44-52
Gospel: Jn. 14:7-14

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Fifth Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 9:26-31
Second Reading: 1 Jn. 3:18-24
Gospel: Jn. 15:1-8

Monday, May 7, 2012
Reading: Acts 14:5-18
Gospel: Jn. 14:21-26

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Reading: Acts 14:19:28
Gospel: Jn. 14:27-31a

Or Blessed Catherine of St. Augustine

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Reading: Acts 15:1-6
Gospel: Jn. 15:1-8

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Reading: Acts 15:7-21
Gospel: Jn. 15:9-11

Friday, May 11, 2012
Reading: Acts 15:22-31
Gospel: Jn. 15:12-17

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Reading: Acts 16:1-10
Gospel: Jn. 15:18-21

Or St. Nereus and St. Achilleus, martyrs

Or St. Pancras, martyr

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Sixth Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48
Second Reading: 1 Jn. 4:7-10
Gospel: Jn. 15:9-17

Monday, May 14, 2012
Saint Matthias, apostle
Reading: Acts 1:15-17, 20-25
Gospel: Jn. 15:9-17

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Reading: Acts 16:22-34
Gospel: Jn. 16:5-11

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Reading: Acts 17:15, 22; 18:1
Gospel: Mk. 16:12-15

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Reading: Acts 18:1-8
Gospel: Jn. 16:16-20

Friday, May 18, 2012
Reading: Acts 18:9-18
Gospel: Jn. 16:20-23a

Or Saint John I, pope and martyr

Saturday, May 19, 2012
Reading: Acts 18:23-28
Gospel: Jn. 16:23b-28

Vigil Mass
First Reading: Gen. 11:1-9
or Ex. 19:3-8a, 16-20
or Ezek. 37:1-14
or Joel 2:28-32
Second Reading: Rom. 8:22-27
Gospel: Jn. 7:37-39

Sunday, May 20, 2012
(The Pope's Pastoral Works)
(World Communication Day)
Ascension of the Lord
First Reading: Acts 1:1-11
Second Reading: Ephes. 4:1-13 Or Ephes. 4:1-7, 11-13
Gospel: Mk. 16:15-20

Monday, May 21, 2012
Reading: Acts 19:1-8
Gospel: Jn. 16:29-33

Or Saint Eugène de Mazenod, bishop

Or Saint Christopher Magallanes, priest, martyr

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Reading: Acts 20:17-27
Gospel: Jn. 17:1-11a

Or. Saint Rita of Cascia

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Reading: Acts 20:28-38
Gospel: Jn. 17:11b-19

Thursday, May 24, 2012
Reading: Acts 22:30, 23:6-11
Gospel: Jn. 17:20-26

Or Blessed Louis Zéphirin Moreau

Friday, May 25, 2012
Reading: Acts 24:27; 25:13b-21
Gospel Jn. 21:15-19

Or Saint Bede the Venerable, priest, doctor

Or Saint Gregory VII, pope

Or Saint Mary Magdalen de Pazzi

Saturday, May 26, 2012
Reading: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31
Gospel: Jn. 21:20-25

Vigil of Pentecost
First Reading: Gen. 11:1-9
or Ex. 19:3-8a, 16-20
or Ezek. 37:1-14
or Joel 2:28-32
Second Reading: Rom. 8:22-27
Gospel: Jn. 7:37-39

Sunday, May 27, 2012
Pentecost Sunday
First Reading: Acts 2:1-11
Second Reading: 1 Cor. 12:3b-7, 12-13
Gospel: Jn. 20:19-23

Easter Season Ends

Ordinary Time


Monday, May 28, 2012
Reading: 1 Pet. 1:3-9
Gospel: Mk. 10:17-27

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Reading: 1 Pet. 1:10-16
Gospel: Mk. 10:28-31

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Reading: 1 Pet. 1:18-25
Gospel: Mk. 10:32-45

Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Lecture 572
First Reading: Zep 3:14-18a or Rom 12:9-16
Gospel: Lk 1:39-56



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