Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

Friday within Easter Octave : Friday 17th April 2020

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 Continue Reading

Thursday within Easter Octave : Thursday 16th April 2020

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 Continue Reading

Wednesday within Easter Octave : Wednesday 15th April 2020

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 Continue Reading

Tuesday within Easter Octave : Tuesday 14th April 2020

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 Continue Reading

Monday within Easter Octave : Monday 13th April 2020

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 Continue Reading

Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection : Sunday 12th April 2020

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 have taken the Lord out of the tomb,’ she said, Continue Reading