Life and Soul

Mass Readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week III

Sunday, May 8: The Ascension of the Lord
Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23 or Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23; Lk 24:46-53
Monday, May 9: Weekday of Easter
Acts 19:1-8; Ps 68; Col 3:1; Jn 16:29-33
Tuesday, May 10: Weekday of Easter
Acts 20:17-27; Ps 68; Jn 17:1-11A
Wednesday, May 11: Weekday of Easter
Acts 20:28-38; Ps 68; Jn 17:11B-19
Thursday, May 12: Weekday of Easter or Ss Nereus and Achilleus; St Pancras
Acts 22:30; 23:6-11; Ps 16; Jn 17:20-26
Friday, May 13: Weekday of Easter or Our Lady of Fatima
Acts 25:13B-21; Ps 103; Jn 21:15-19
Saturday, May 14: St Matthias
Acts 1:15-17, 20-26; Ps 113; Jn 15:9-17

Extraordinary Form

Sunday, May 8: External Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord
Acts 1:1-11; Mk 16:14-20
Monday, May 9: St Gregory Nazianzen
Ecclus 39:6-14; Mt 5:13-19
Tuesday, May 10: St Antoninus
Ecclus 44:16-27,45:3-20; Mt 25:14-23
Wednesday, May 11: SS Philip and James
Wis 5:1-5; Jn 14:1-13
Thursday, May 12: SS Nereus, Achilleus, Domitilla and Pancras
Wis 5:1-5; Jn 4:46-53
Friday, May 13: St Robert Bellarmine
Wis 7:7-14; Mt 5:13-19
Saturday, May 14: Vigil of Pentecost
Acts 19:1-8; Jn 14:15-21

Compiled by Gordon Dimon of the LMS


Prayer of the Week

God our Father, you gave Robert Bellarmine wisdom and goodness to defend the faith of your Church. By his prayers may we always rejoice in the profession of our faith. Amen.