Entrance Antiphon: Like newborn infants, you must long for the pure, spiritual milk, that in him you may grow to salvation, alleluia. (1 Pt 2:2)
Receive the joy of your glory, giving thanks to God, who has called you into the heavenly kingdom, alleluia. (4 Esdr 2: 36-37)

Collect: God of everlasting mercy,
who in the very recurrence of the paschal feast
kindle the faith of the people you have made your own,
increase, we pray, the grace you have bestowed,
that all may grasp and rightly understand
in what font they have been washed,
by whose Spirit they have been reborn,
by whose Blood they have been redeemed.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

First Reading: Acts 2:42–47

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, his love is everlasting.  



Second Reading: 1 Peter 1:3–9

Gospel: John 20:19-31

Prayer over the offerings: Accept, O Lord, we pray,
the oblations of your people
(and of those you have brought to new birth),
that, renewed by confession of your name and by Baptism,
they may attain unending happiness.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: Bring your hand and feel the place of the nails, and do not be unbelieving but believing, alleluia. (Cf. Jn 20: 27)

Prayer after Communion: Grant, we pray, almighty God,
that our reception of this paschal Sacrament
may have a continuing effect
in our minds and hearts.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: At the Lamb’s High Feast

Entrance Antiphon (Option 1): from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Entrance Antiphon (Option 2): from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Ye Sons and Daughters

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic Hymn is appropriate after communion (Especially Godhead Here in Hiding or Adoro Te Devote for the 2nd Sunday of Easter).

Recessional Hymn: There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

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