This Week’s Readings & Observances

4th Sunday of Easter / April 21, 2024


First Reading:

“There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven

    given to the human race by which we are to be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

Psalm:  The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone. (Ps 118)

Or: Alleluia.

Second Reading:

Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed.  We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. (1 Jn 3:2)


Jesus said:  “I am the good shepherd.  A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” (Jn 10:11)

Excerpts from the Lectionary for Mass ©2001, 1998, 1970 CCD.

The English translation of Psalm Responses from Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.


Readings for the week of April 21, 2024

Sunday:           Acts 4:8-12/Ps 118: 1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29 (22)/Jn 3:1-2/Jn 10:11-18  

Monday:          Acts 11:1-18/Ps 42:2-3; 43:3, 4/Jn 10:1-10

Tuesday:          Acts 11:19-26/Ps 87:1b-3, 4-5, 6-7/Jn 10:22-30

Wednesday:    Acts 12:24—13:5a/Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6 and 8/Jn 12:44-50

Thursday:        1 Pt 5:5b-14/Ps 89:2-3, 6-7, 16-17/Mk 16:15-20

Friday:             Acts 13:26-33/Ps 2:6-7, 8-9, 10-11ab/Jn 14:1-6

Saturday:         Acts 13:44-52/Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4/Jn 14:7-14

Next Sunday:  Acts 9:26-31/Ps 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32 (26a)/1 Jn 3:18-24/Jn 15:1-8

Observances for the week of April 21, 2024

Sunday:           4th Sunday of Easter; World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Monday:          Earth Day

Tuesday:          St.  George, Martyr; St. Adalbert, Bishop and Martyr

Wednesday:    St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest and Martyr; Administrative Professionals’ Day

Thursday:        St. Mark, Evangelist

Friday:             Arbor Day


Next Sunday:  5th Sunday of Easter


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