Terce in Paschal Time

Eastertide at Terce, Weekdays until the Ascension – Short Lesson Faith will be reckoned to us who believe in him that raised from the dead Jesus our Lord, who was put to death for our trespasses and raised for our justification. ~Romans 4:24-25

Saint Catherine of Siena, Teacher

April 29 – St. Catherine of Siena, teacher Catherine grew up as an intelligent, cheerful and intensely religious person. She entered the Dominican Third Order at 18 and spent the next three years in seclusion, prayer and austerity. Gradually a group of followers gathered around her – men and women, priests and religious. Her...

Lauds in Eastertide

Eastertide at Lauds on Tuesday – Short Lesson God raised Jesus from the dead; and for many days he appeared to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people. And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers, this...

Sext in Paschal Time

Paschal Time at Sext before the Ascension – Short Lesson In fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. ~1 Corinthians 15:20-22

Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter – You will show me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy, and in your right hand are pleasures forevermore. ~Psalm 16: 11

Saint Mark, Evangelist

April 25 – St. Mark, Evangelist – Most of what we know about Mark comes directly from the New Testament. He is usually identified with the Mark of Acts 12:12. Paul and Barnabas took him along on the first missionary journey, but for some reason Mark returned alone to Jerusalem. It is evident, from...

Lauds in Eastertide

Friday at Lauds in Eastertide – Short Lesson – The God of our fathers raised Jesus whom you killed by hanging him on a tree. God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. And we are witnesses to these things, and so...

Toyohiko Kagawa, Renewer of Society

April 23 – Toyohiko Kagawa, Renewer of Society – Kagawa was born in Kobe to Kame and Junichi Kagawa. Following the death of his parents at age four, he met missionaries of the (Southern) Presbyterian Church, U.S., and was baptized. He pursued theological study at Meiji Gakuin in Tokyo and Kobe Theological Seminary. During...

Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Archbishop

April 21 – St. Anselm of Canterbury, Archbishop – Aosta c. 1033 – Canterbury 21 April 1109 – also called of Aosta for his birthplace, and of Bec for his home monastery, was a Benedictine monk, a philosopher, and a prelate of the church who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093...