An in-depth look at the Easter readings

An in-depth look at the Easter readings

First Reading – Acts 10:34a, 37-43Responsorial Psalm – Ps. 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23Second Reading – Col. 3:1-4 or 1 Cor. 5:6b-8Gospel Reading – Jn. 20:1-9 “Christians, to the Paschal Victim offer your thankful praises! A Lamb the sheep redeems; Christ, who only is sinless, reconciles sinners to the Father. Death and life have contended in that combat stupendous: the Prince of life, …

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, April 21st, 2019

Saint of the Day for Sunday, April 21st, 2019

St. Anselm Facts Feast day: April 21Birth: 1033Death: 1109 St. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury and Confessor APRIL 21,A.D. 1109 IF the Norman conquerors stripped the English nation of its liberty, and many temporal advantages, it must be owned that by their valor they raised the reputation of its arms, and deprived their own country of its greatest men, both in church and …

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Saint of the Day for Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Saint of the Day for Saturday, April 20th, 2019

St. Marian Facts Feast day: April 20 When St. Mamertinus was Abbot of the monastery which St. Germanus had founded at Auxerre, there came to him a young man called Marcian (also known as Marian), a fugitive from Bourges then occupied by the Visigoths. St. Mamertinus gave him the habit, and the novice edified all his piety and obedience. The Abbot, wishing to test him, gave him the lowest possible post – …

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