31 Mar 2024

Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Sunday), Cycle B Click here for all content for this cycle Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Sunday), Cycle B


Acts of the Apostles 10:34a, 37-43  Peter tells the story of salvation from the top, beginning in Galilee.

Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23  On this Easter day, as on the first one, we rejoice in the day that God has made.

Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8  The old yeast of malice and wickedness is past. Sincerity and truth now abound.

John 20:1-9 or Mark 16:1-7  In Mark’s Easter story the disciples are directed to return to Galilee, where they began.

More resources for the month available in Seasonal notes.

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Homilist’s overview of March

Liturgical themes and feasts

This month concludes our Lenten observance, contains the high holy days of the Triduum (28-30), and ushers us to Easter Sunday (31). We'll perform scrutinies for our Elect (3, 10, 17) and welcome them into the church in sacraments of Initiation.

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The inner word

What’s in your heart?

We are witnesses of all that Jesus did, says the Acts of the Apostles. What is our response?

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Featured Exploring the word

The circle is unbroken

"Come, let us build the ship of the future.” With these remarkable words an Irish ballad invites us to participate in the world we are making with each new decision and every new day. Where do you want to be tomorrow, or a year from now?

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Homily stories

The ins and outs of joy

On the occasion of his 50th birthday, a man’s spouse decided to host a surprise celebration. The spouse booked a private dining room and sent invitations to select friends. No one knew who else was invited and all were told to keep it secret.

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Homily stories

A basket case

I‘ve always had a hard time with Easter. Maybe it’s that I don’t do well when I eat too much candy, which I inevitably do on Easter Sunday. But I find Easter a difficult day to celebrate.

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Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

Brothers and sisters, let us acknowledge our sins, and so prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries.

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God made us for joy. God is joy, and the joy of living reflects the original joy that God felt in creating us.

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Browse the library

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Take Five weekly

31 Mar 2024

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