Easter – Acting as Apostles

Msgr. LoPinto raising the Wood of the Cross at this year’s Good Friday Service.

First Reading

Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019

Acts 10:34A, 37-43


During the Easter Season, the first reading will change from selections from the Old Testament to passages from the “Acts of the Apostles”. This is an inspired decision which will become clearer as the season progresses. The Acts of the Apostles was written by St. Luke and shares the characteristics we have seen in his Gospel. This week, I ask you to especially notice the number of references to Luke, the Old Testament and other sections of Acts itself. I will quote only a few, but reading this book with a well indexed and footnoted Bible is particularly rewarding. Continue reading “Easter – Acting as Apostles”