Wed 18 May

Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide, or Saint John I, Pope, Martyr First readingActs 15:1-6They were to go up to Jerusalem and discuss the problem with the apostles and elders Some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, ‘Unless you have yourselves...

Tue 17 May

Tuesday of the 5th week of EastertideFirst readingActs 14:19-28They gave an account of how God had opened the door of faith to the pagans Some Jews arrived from Antioch and Iconium, and turned the people against the apostles. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside...

Mon 16 May

Monday of the 5th week of EastertideFirst readingActs 14:5-18We have come with good news to turn you to the living God Eventually with the connivance of the authorities a move was made by pagans as well as Jews to make attacks on the apostles and to stone them. When...

Sun 15 May

5th Sunday of EasterFirst readingActs 14:21-27They gave an account to the church of all that God had done with them Paul and Barnabas went back through Lystra and Iconium to Antioch. They put fresh heart into the disciples, encouraging them to persevere in the faith....

Sat 14 May

Saint Matthias, ApostleFirst readingActs 1:15-17,20-26’Let someone else take his office’ One day Peter stood up to speak to the brothers – there were about a hundred and twenty persons in the congregation: ‘Brothers, the passage of scripture had to be...

Fri 13 May

Friday of the 4th week of Eastertide, or Our Lady of Fátima First readingActs 13:26-33God has fulfilled his promise by raising Jesus from the dead Paul stood up in the synagogue at Antioch in Pisidia, held up a hand for silence and began to speak:‘My brothers, sons of...