Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter
May 9, 2013

Psalter: Proper

Color: White


Daily Readings:

  • First Reading

    Acts 18:1-8
    1 After this he left Athens and went to Corinth.
    2 And he found a Jew named Aq'uila, a native of Pontus, lately come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them;
    3 and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them, and they worked, for by trade they were tentmakers.
    4 And he argued in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded Jews and Greeks.
    5 When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedo'nia, Paul was occupied with preaching, testifying to the Jews that the Christ was Jesus.
    6 And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to them, "Your blood be upon your heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
    7 And he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God; his house was next door to the synagogue.
    8 Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with all his household; and many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 98:1-4
    1 O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory.
    2 The LORD has made known his victory, he has revealed his vindication in the sight of the nations.
    3 He has remembered his steadfast love and faithfulness to the house of Israel. All the ends of the earth have seen the victory of our God.
    4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!

  • Gospel

    John 16:16-20
    16 "A little while, and you will see me no more; again a little while, and you will see me."
    17 Some of his disciples said to one another, "What is this that he says to us, `A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little while, and you will see me'; and, `because I go to the Father'?"
    18 They said, "What does he mean by `a little while'? We do not know what he means."
    19 Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him; so he said to them, "Is this what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, `A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little while, and you will see me'?
    20 Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.


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