CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 22 April 2017

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Fifth week in ordinary time, Ash Wednesday, days after Ash Wednesday

FEBRUARY 7 – FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Gloria, Creed, preface of the Sunday (green). 
Readings: Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11.
(Mass of Eve of Lunar New Year permitted in evening.)

FEBRUARY 8 – first day of the lunar new year.
Mass of the day (green).
Readings: 
Genesis 1:27-31; John 1:1-12.

FEBRUARY 9 –  TUESDAY: FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME.
Mass of the day (green).
Readings: 
1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30; Mark 7:1-13.

FEBRUARY 10 –  ASH WEDNESDAY.
Mass of the day. Lenten preface IV (violet).
Readings: 
Joel 2:12-18; 2 Corinthians 5:20—6:2; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18.
(Not a day of fast or abstinence in Hong Kong)

FEBRUARY 11 – THURSDAY AFTER ASH WEDNESDAY.
Mass of the day, Lenten preface (violet).
Readings: 
Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Luke 9:22-25.

FEBRUARY 12 –FRIDAY AFTER ASH WEDNESDAY.
Mass of the day, Lenten preface (violet).
Readings:
 Isaiah 58:1-9a; Matthew 9:14-15.

FEBRUARY 13 – SATURDAY AFTER ASH WEDNESDAY.
Mass of the day, Lenten preface (violet).
Readings: 
Isaiah 58:9b-14; Luke 5:27-32.