Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 8th April

Thursday of Easter week
Readings of the day

First Reading: Acts 3, 11-26
Psalm: 8, 2a & 5.6-7.8-9

Gospel: Lk 24, 35-48

The disciples of Jesus recounted what had taken place along the way, and how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of bread. While they were still speaking about this, he stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” But they were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 7th April

Wednesday of Easter Week
Readings of the day

First Reading: Acts 3, 1-10
Psalm: 104 (105), 1-2.3-4.6-7.8-9

Gospel: Lk 24, 13-35

That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them, but their eyes were prevented from recognising him… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th April

Tuesday of Easter Week
Readings of the day

First Reading: Acts 2, 36-41
Psalm: 32 (33), 4-5.18-19.20 & 22

Gospel: Jn 20, 11-18

Mary Magdalene stayed outside the tomb weeping. And as she wept, she bent over into the tomb and saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet where the body of Jesus had been… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 5th April

Monday of Easter Week
Readings of the day

First Reading: Acts 2, 14.22-33
Psalm: 15 (16), 1-2a & 5.7-8.9-10.11

Gospel: Mt 28, 8-15

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to his disciples. And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them. They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage… Read more »

The Gospel on Easter Sunday: 4th April

Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of the Lord – Solemnity
Readings of the day

First Reading: Acts 10, 34a,37-43
Psalm: 117(118), 1-2,16ab-17,22-23
Second Reading: Col 3, 1-4 or 1 Cor 5, 6b-8

Gospel: Jn 20, 1-9 (or Mk 16, 10-7)

On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb… Read more »

The Gospel on the Easter Vigil: 3rd April

Holy Saturday – Vigil Mass
Readings of the day

First Reading: Gen 1, 1 – 2, 2
Psalm: 103 (104), 1-2a.5-6.10.12.13-14.24.35c
Second Reading: Gen 22,1-18
Psalm: 15 (16), 5.8.9-10.11
Third Reading: Ez 14, 15 – 15,1
Psalm: Ez 15, 1-2.3-4.5-6.17-18
Fourth Reading: Is 54, 5-14
Psalm: 29 (30), 2.4.5-6.11.12a.13b
Fifth Reading: Is 55, 1-11
Psalm: Is 12, 2-3.4bcd… Read more »

The Gospel on Good Friday: 2nd April

Good Friday
Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 52, 13 – 53, 12
Psalm: 30 (31), 2.6.12-13.15-16.17. 25
Second Reading: Hebrews 4, 14-16. 5, 7-9

Gospel: Jn 18, 1 – 19, 42
The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to St John  

Jesus went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to where there was a garden, into which he and his disciples entered… Read more »

The Gospel on Maundy Thursday: 1st April

Maundy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Readings of the day

First Reading: Ez 12, 1-8.11-14
Psalm: 115 (116), 12-13.15-16bc.17-18
Second Reading: 1 Cor 11, 23-26

Gospel: Jn 13, 1-15

Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 31st March

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 50, 4-9a
Psalm: 68 (69), 8-10.21bcd-22.31 & 33-34

Gospel: Mt 26, 14-25

One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver,
and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 30th March

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 49, 1-6
Psalm: 70 (71), 1-2.3-4a.5-6ab.15 & 17

Gospel: Jn 13, 21-33.36-38

Reclining at table with his disciples, Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, «Amen, amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me.» The disciples looked at one another, at a loss as to whom he meant. One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus’ side… Read more »