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April 2020

Daily Readings Thursday 2nd April 2020

Apr 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 2 April 2020 Thursday of the 5th week of Lent  (optional commemoration of Saint Francis of Paola, hermit) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Hebrews 9: 15 Christ is mediator of a New Covenant, so that by means of his death, those who are called may receive the promise of an eternal inheritance. Collect: Be near, O Lord, to those who plead before you, and look kindly on those who place their hope in your mercy, that, cleansed from the…

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Daily Readings Friday 3rd April 2020

Apr 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 3 April 2020 Friday of the 5th week of Lent - Proper Readings  (see also Lazarus) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 30: 10, 16, 18 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am in distress. Deliver me from the hands of my enemies and those who pursue me. O Lord, let me never be put to shame, for I call on you. Collect: Pardon the offences of your peoples, we pray, O Lord, and in your goodness…

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Daily Readings Saturday 4th April 2020

Apr 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Saturday 4 April 2020 Saturday of the 5th week of Lent  (optional commemoration of Saint Isidore, Bishop, Doctor) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 21: 20, 7 O Lord, do not stay afar off; my strength, make haste to help me! For I am a worm and no man, scorned by everyone, despised by the people. Collect: O God, who have made all those reborn in Christ a chosen race and a royal priesthood, grant us, we pray, the…

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Daily Readings Sunday 5th April 2020 – Palm Sunday

Apr 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 5 April 2020 Palm Sunday Liturgical Colour: Red. This gospel is read at the procession with palms before Mass: Gospel: Matthew 21:1-11 Blessings on him who comes in the name of the Lord! When they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, ‘Go into the village facing you, and immediately you will find an ass tied, and a colt with her: untie them and bring them to…

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Daily Readings Monday 6th April 2020

Apr 6
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Monday 6 April 2020 Monday of Holy Week Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 34: 1-2; 139: 8 Contend, O Lord, with my contenders; fight those who fight me. Take up your buckler and shield; arise in my defence, Lord, my mighty help. Collect: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, though in our weakness we fail, we may be revived through the Passion of your Only Begotten Son. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy…

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Daily Readings Tuesday 7th April 2020

Apr 7
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 7 April 2020 Tuesday of Holy Week Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 26: 12 Do not leave me to the will of my foes, O Lord, for false witnesses rise up against me and they breathe out violence. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, grant us so to celebrate the mysteries of the Lord’s Passion that we may merit to receive your pardon. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of…

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Daily Readings Wednesday 8th April 2020

Apr 8
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 8 April 2020 Wednesday of Holy Week Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Phil 2: 10, 8, 11 At the name of Jesus, every knee should bend of those in heaven and on the earth and under the earth, for the Lord became obedient to death, death on a cross: therefore Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Collect: O God, who willed your Son to submit for our sake to the yoke of the Cross,…

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Daily Readings Thursday 9th April 2020 – Maundy Thursday

Apr 9
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 9 April 2020 Maundy Thursday - Evening Mass  (see also Chrism Mass) Liturgical Colour: White. Here are the readings for the evening Mass of the Lord's Supper: Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Gal 6: 14 We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection, through whom we are saved and delivered. Collect: O God, who have called us to participate in this most sacred Supper, in which your Only Begotten Son,…

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Daily Readings Friday 10th April 2020 – Good Friday

Apr 10
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 10 April 2020 Good Friday Liturgical Colour: Red. There is no Mass today. The readings given here are used in the afternoon celebration of the Lord's Passion. Collect: Remember your mercies, O Lord, and with your eternal protection sanctify your servants, for whom Christ your Son, by the shedding of his Blood, established the Paschal Mystery. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever. or O God, who by the Passion…

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Daily Readings Saturday 11th April 2020 – Easter Vigil

Apr 11
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 11 April 2020 Holy Saturday Liturgical colour: White. There is no Mass on Holy Saturday itself. Here are the readings for the evening Easter Vigil. First Reading: Genesis 1:1-2:2 God saw all that he had made, and indeed it was very good In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was a formless void, there was darkness over the deep, and God’s spirit hovered over the water. God said, ‘Let there be light’, and…

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