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Octave of Easter: Friday 26th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 21:1a, 3-6, 12-14 Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples. It was by the Sea of Tiberias and it happened like this: Simon Peter said, ‘I'm going fishing.’ They replied, ‘We'll come with you.’ They went out and got into the boat but caught nothing that night. When it was already…

Octave of Easter: Thursday 25th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodLuke 24:36-43 The disciples were still talking about all this when Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you!’ In a state of alarm and fright, they thought they were seeing a ghost. But he said, ‘Why are you so agitated, and why are these doubts stirring…

Octave of Easter: Wednesday 24th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 20:11-17 Two of the disciples of Jesus were on their way to a village called Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking together about all that had happened. Jesus himself came up and walked by their side; but their eyes were prevented from recognising him. He said to them,…

Octave of Easter: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 20:11-17 Mary was standing outside near the tomb, weeping. Then, as she wept, she stooped to look inside, and saw two angels in white sitting where the body of Jesus had been, one at the head, the other at the feet. They said, ‘Woman, why are you weeping?’ ‘They have taken…

Octave of Easter: Monday 22nd April 2019

Daily Word Of GodMatthew 28:8-13, 15 Filled with awe and great joy the women came quickly away from the tomb and ran to tell his disciples. And suddenly, coming to meet them, was Jesus. ‘Greetings,’ he said. And the women came up to him and, clasping his feet, they did him homage. Then Jesus said…

Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection, 21st April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 20:1-9 It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb and came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved. ‘They…

Saturday Easter Vigil 20th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodLuke 24:1-12 On the first day of the week, at the first sign of dawn, the women went to the tomb with the spices they had prepared. They found that the stone had been rolled away from the tomb, but on entering they could not find the body of the Lord Jesus.…

Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, 19th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 18:1, 19:1, 4-6, 16-17a, 18-19, 25, 28-30 Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron valley where there was a garden into which he went with his disciples. Pilate then had Jesus taken away and scourged. Pilate came outside again and said to them, ‘Look, I am going to bring…

Holy Week Thursday, 18th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 13:4-9, 12-15 Jesus got up from table, removed his outer garments and, taking a towel, wrapped it round his waist; he then poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel he was wearing. He came to Simon Peter, who said…

Holy Week Wednesday, 17th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodMatthew 26:17-18, 20-25 On the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus to say, ‘Where do you want us to make the preparations for you to eat the Passover?’ He said, ‘Go to a certain man in the city and say to him, “The Master says: My time is…