Apr. 13 Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Martin I, Weekday

St. Martin was born in Todi, Italy. He was elected pope in 649 during the period of the last Christological controversy. For his defense of Christ as true God and… Read More

Apr. 12 Monday of the Second Week of Easter, Weekday

According to the Roman Martyology, today is the feast of St. Julius, a Roman who was chosen Pope on the 6th of February in 337. He ruled the Church until… Read More

Apr. 11 Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy), Solemnity

“I shall sing forever the Lord’s mercy.” (Ps 89 [88]) This Sunday is popularly known as Mercy of God Sunday. Between 1930 and 1938 Christ appeared to Sister Faustina, a… Read More

Apr. 10 Saturday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

“Lastly, He showed himself to the Eleven themselves while they were at table. He reproached them for their incredulity and obstinacy…. And He said to them, ‘Go out to the… Read More

Apr. 9 Friday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

“Children, have you any fish?” They answered him, “No.” He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they… Read More

Apr. 8 Thursday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

“Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you!'” The Gospel tells of an appearance of Jesus in the Cenacle on the very day of His… Read More

Apr. 7 Wednesday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

Today the Gospel relates the story of the disciples and Jesus on the road to Emmaus. Through the holy Eucharist we are drawn deeper and deeper into the saving death… Read More

Apr. 6 Tuesday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

The first eight days of the Easter season form the Easter octave and are celebrated as solemnities of the Lord. Each day is another little Easter. The Alleluia verse is… Read More

Apr. 5 Monday in the Octave of Easter, Solemnity

The Lord has risen from the dead, as he foretold. Let there be happiness and rejoicing for he is our King forever, alleluia. According to Moses and the prophets, Christ… Read More

Apr. 4 Easter Sunday, Solemnity

Easter is the feast of feasts, the unalloyed joy and gladness of all Christians. Read More
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