19 May – PENTECOST

VIGIL

Readings: 

 Gen 11:1-9: It was named Babel because there the Lord confused the  language of the whole earth.

or  Ex 19:3-8,16-20: The Lord God appeared before all the people on Mount Sinai.

or Ezek 37:1-14: Dry bones of Israel, I shall put my spirit in you, and you will live.

or Joel 3:1-5: I will pour out my spirit on all people.

Ps 103:1-2, 24, 27-30, 35: R. Lord, send out your Spirit and renew the face of the earth.

Rom 8:22-27: The Spirit himself pleads for us in a way that could never be put into words.

Alleluia, alleluia! Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful

and kindle in them the fire of your love. Alleluia!

Jn 7:37-39: From his breast shall flow fountains of living waters.

DAY

Mass of the Day, Gloria, Pentecost Sequence is sung,

Readings: 

Acts 2:1-11: They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak different languages.

Ps 103:1, 24, 29-31, 34: R. Lord, send out your Spirit and renew the face of the earth.

Gal 5:16-25 (Yr B): The fruit of the Spirit.

or 1 Cor 12:3-7, 12-13 (Yr A): In the one Spirit we were all baptised, making one body.

Alleluia, alleluia! Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Alleluia!

Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 (Yr B): The Spirit of truth will guide you into all the truth.

or  Jn 20:19-23 (Yr A): As the Father sent me, so I send you: Receive the Holy Spirit.