A Paschal Witness

Readings are from

The New Revised Standard Version translation

 

PASSION SUNDAY - PALM SUNDAY
Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist
 

Liturgy of the Palms Readings:
Luke 19: 28-40
Psalm 118: 1-2 and 19-29
 

Liturgy of the Passion Readings:
Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Psalm 31: 9-16
Philippians 2: 5-11
Luke: 22: 14- 23:56 in dialogue or Luke 23: 1-49

 

Passion Narrative in Dialogue
Gospel - Matthew's Witness

Gospel - Mark's Witness
Gospel - Luke's Witness
Gospel - John's Witness

 

WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK
Holy Eucharist

Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Psalm 70
Hebrews 12: 1-3
John 13: 21-32

 

MAUNDY THURSDAY
Institution of the Last Supper and Stripping of the Altar

Exodus 12: 1-14
Psalm 116: 1-2 and 12-19
1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
John 13: 1-17 and 31b-35

 

GOOD FRIDAY
Solemn Liturgy and Communion

Isaiah 52: 13 - 53: 12
Psalm 22
Hebrews 10: 16-25 or Hebrews 4: 14-16; and 5: 7-9
John 18: 1 - 19: 42 in dialogue

 

HOLY SATURDAY
Great Vigil of Easter, Baptism and Communion

The following readings and psalms are provided for use at the Easter Vigil.

A minimum of three Old Testament readings should be chosen.

The reading from Exodus 14 should always be used.
 

Old Testament Readings
Genesis 1: 1- 2: 4a
Psalm 136: 1-9 and 23-26
Genesis 7: 1-5 and 11-18; and 8: 6-18; and 9: 8-13
Psalm 46
Genesis 22: 1-18
Psalm 16
Exodus 14: 10-31; and 15: 20-21 [This reading is always selected]
Exodus 15: 1b-13 and 17-18
Isaiah 55: 1-11
Isaiah 12: 2-6
Baruch 3: 9-15 and 32- 4: 4 or Proverbs 8: 1-8 and 19-21; and 9: 4b-6
Psalm 19
Ezekiel 36: 24-28
Psalm 143
Zephaniah 3: 14-20
Psalm 98
 

New Testament Readings:
Romans 6: 3-11
Psalm 114
Luke 24: 1-12

 

EASTER DAY
Holy Eucharist

Acts 10: 34-43 or Isaiah 65: 17-25
Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
1 Corinthians 15: 19-26 or Acts 10: 34-43
John 20: 1-18 or Luke 24: 1-12

 

Ashes to Easter

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