2022 is Year C in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 2 in the weekday cycle.
Resources for April 2022:
Sunday, April 3
The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent for Year C remind us God sees us in our weakness and suffering and saves us. Consider how God can take what seems not good in our lives and transform it.
Monday, April 4
April 4 is the feast day of St. Isidore of Seville: a bishop and a scholar who wrote a huge encyclopedia. He is the patron saint of the internet, computer users, programmers, and students.
Sunday, April 10
The readings for Palm Sunday (Passion Sunday) for Year C tell of the death of Jesus Christ, who showed us the true meaning of love and the nature of God. So this weekend we reflect on Jesus’ love for us…
Thursday, April 14
On Holy Thursday, Catholics remember the last supper of Jesus Christ with his apostles. This marks the establishment of the sacrament of the Eucharist and the priesthood.
Friday, April 15
On Good Friday, Catholics remember the death by crucifixion of Jesus Christ. This is a solemn day of fast and abstinence.
Saturday, April 16
Holy Saturday is the day between Good Friday and Easter. It is a mix of both sorrow for the suffering of Jesus Christ and expectation of his rising.
Saturday, April 16
St. Bernadette was a young French girl to whom Our Lady of Lourdes appeared in a series of apparitions in 1858. Although her reports of the apparitions were initially not believed and she was ridiculed, eventually led to a shrine…
Sunday, April 17
Easter is the most significant celebration in the church year. Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Easter is actually an octave, lasting eight days.
Thursday, April 21
April 21 is the feast day of St. Anselm of Canterbury: philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church.
Saturday, April 23
St. George lived in the late 3rd and early 4th century. He was a Roman soldier. He is known for his bravery. He lived during the time of the Emperor Diocletian. Diocletian persecuted and executed many Christians. St. George openly…
Sunday, April 24
The readings for Divine Mercy Sunday for Year C tell of Jesus Christ’s incredible love for us and his willingness to display his care for us. This is a time to reflect on all God has done to show us…