CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 9 September 2017

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Passion Sunday

APRIL 1– PASSION SUNDAY.
Mass of the Sunday, Creed, preface of Palm Sunday (red).
Readings: 
Isaiah 50:4-7;
Philippians 2:6-11;
Mark 14:1—15:47.

APRIL 2 – MONDAY: HOLY WEEK.
Mass of the day (purple).
Passion preface II. 
Readings:
Isaiah 42:1-7; 
John 12:1-11.

APRIL 3– TUESDAY: HOLY WEEK.
Mass of the day (purple).
Passion preface II.
Readings:
Isaiah 49:1-6; 
John 13:21-33, 36-38.

ARPIL 4 – WEDNESDAY: HOLY WEEK.
Mass of the day (purple). Passion preface II.
Readings:
Isaiah 50:4-9a; 
Matthew 26:14-25.

 

TRIDUUM

APRIL 5 – HOLY THURSDAY.
Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Gloria, proper preface and prayers (white).
Readings: 
Exodus 12:1-8,11-14; 
1 Corinthians 11:23-26; 
John 13:1-15.

APRIL 6 – GOOD FRIDAY. Liturgy of the Passion (red).
Readings: Isaiah 52:13—53:12;
Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9; 
John 18:1—19:42. 

 

Day of fast and abstinence.

APRIL 7 – EASTER VIGIL.
Mass of Easter Vigil. Preface of Easter (white).
Readings: 
Genesis 1:1—2:2; 
Genesis 22:1-18; 
Exodus 14:15—15:1; 
Isaiah 54:5-14; 
Isaiah 55:1-11; 
Baruch 3:9-15, 32—4:4; 
Ezekiel 36:16-17a, 18-28; 
Romans 6:3-11; Mark 16:1-7.

General: 
That many young people may hear the call of Christ and follow him in the priesthood and religious life. 

Mission: 
That the risen Christ may be a sign of certain hope for the men and women of the African continent.