Lent 2015 – Daily Mass Readings – March

The full readings may be found at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website.

MARCH

1 Sun. SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT – Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10 (26) Pss II

2 Mon. Lenten Weekday – Dn 9:4b-10; Lk 6:36-38 (230)

3 Tue. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Katharine Drexel, Virgin] Is 1:10, 16-20; Mt 23:1-12 (231)

4 Wed. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Casimir] Jer 18:18-20; Mt 20:17-28 (232)

5 Thu. Lenten Weekday – Jer 17:5-10; Lk 16:19-31 (233)

6 Fri. Lenten Weekday – Gn 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a; Mt 21:33-43, 45-46 (234)

7 Sat. Lenten Weekday – [Saints Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs] Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 (235)

8 Sun. THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT – Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 (29), or, for Year A, Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2, 5-8; Jn 4:5-42 or 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 (28) Pss III

9 Mon. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Frances of Rome, Religious] 2 Kgs 5:1-15b; Lk 4:24-30 (237)

10 Tue. Lenten Weekday – Dn 3:25, 34-43; Mt 18:21-35 (238)

11 Wed. Lenten Weekday – Dt 4:1, 5-9; Mt 5:17-19 (239)

12 Thu. Lenten Weekday – Jer 7:23-28; Lk 11:14-23 (240)

13 Fri. Lenten Weekday – Hos 14:2-10; Mk 12:28-34 (241)

14 Sat. Lenten Weekday – Hos 6:1-6; Lk 18:9-14 (242)

15 Sun. FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT – 2 Chr 36:14-16, 19-23; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21 (32) or, for Year A, 1 Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Eph 5:8-14; Jn 9:1-41 or 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38 (31) Pss IV

16 Mon. Lenten Weekday – Is 65:17-21; Jn 4:43-54 (244)

17 Tue. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Patrick, Bishop] Ez 47:1-9, 12; Jn 5:1-16 (245)

18 Wed. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop and Doctor of the Church] Is 49:8-15; Jn 5:17-30 (246)

19 Thu. SAINT JOSEPH, SPOUSE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYSolemnity 2 Sm 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16; Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22; Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Lk 2:41-51a (543) Pss Prop

20 Fri. Lenten Weekday – Wis 2:1a, 12-22; Jn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30 (248)

21 Sat. Lenten Weekday – Jer 11:18-20; Jn 7:40-53 (249)

22 Sun. FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT – Jer 31:31-34; Heb 5:7-9; Jn 12:20-33 (35) or, for Year A, Ez 37:12-14; Rom 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45 or 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45 (34) Pss I

23 Mon. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop] Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 or 13:41c-62; Jn 8:1-11 (251)

24 Tue. Lenten Weekday – Nm 21:4-9; Jn 8:21-30 (252)

25 Wed. THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORDSolemnity Is 7:10-14; 8:10; Heb 10:4-10; Lk 1:26-38 (545) Pss Prop

26 Thu. Lenten Weekday – Gn 17:3-9; Jn 8:51-59 (254)

27 Fri. Lenten Weekday – Jer 20:10-13; Jn 10:31-42 (255)

28 Sat. Lenten Weekday – Ez 37:21-28; Jn 11:45-56 (256)

29 Sun. PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD – Mk 11:1-10 or Jn 12:12-16 (37); Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1—15:47 or 15:1-39 (38) Pss II Holy day of obligation

30 Mon. Monday of Holy Week – Is 42:1-7; Jn 12:1-11 (257)

31 Tue. Tuesday of Holy Week – Is 49:1-6; Jn 13:21-33, 36-38 (258)

Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2015 Liturgical Calendar.

2015 Auction & Gala – Thank Yous

On behalf of St. Paul the Apostle and the Dinner Auction Committee, we warmly thank our generous underwriters and donors – and everyone who helped make this night a success.

Valentine ($5,000+)
Moran Yacht & Ship (Dinner underwriter, wave runner gift)
Sheehan Buick GMC (Car underwriter)
Cupid ($3,000+)
Left, Stephen
Ludwick family
Cherub ($2,000+)
Feijoo, Maria & Tony
Sweetheart ($1,000+)
Bonefish Mac’s, LHP / McLaughlin family
Coppola, Carl & Marlene
Desjean, Bob & Cathie
Gallo, Bill & Susan
Left, Rose & John
Palmiotto, Robert & Lorena
Ranivilu Art Gallery / Brewer family
Tata, Barbara
Todd, Dr. & Mrs. Murray
Chocolate ($500+)
Body & Soul Boutique
Gentile, Sal & Denise
Hays, Herbert & Margaret
The Gold Shop
Candy ($250+)
Balistreri Realty / Balistreri, James
Chick-fil-A, LHP
Host Interiors / McQueston, Sonia
Marcinka, Diana
Regenbogen, Brett
Bergamini family
WQAM Sports Radio / Watson, Julie
JR Dunn Jewelers
Special Thanks
Black Dog Printing
Clark, Jim
Coffin, Debbie (Florist)
Graham, Jeff
Hugh’s Catering
Latz, Gordon (Auctioneer)
Reidy, Eugene (Disc Jockey

Lent 2015 – Daily Mass Readings – February

The full readings may be found at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website.

FEBRUARY

18 Wed. ASH WEDNESDAY – Jl 2:12-18; 2 Cor 5:20 – 6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 (219) Pss IV Holy day of obligation

19 Thu. Thursday after Ash Wednesday – Dt 30:15-20; Lk 9:22-25 (220)

20 Fri. Friday after Ash Wednesday – Is 58:1-9a; Mt 9:14-15 (221)

21 Sat. Saturday after Ash Wednesday – [Saint Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church] Is 58:9b-14; Lk 5:27-32 (222)

22 Sun. FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT – Gn 9:8-15; 1 Pt 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15 (23) Pss I

23 Mon. Lenten Weekday – [Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr] Lv 19:1-2, 11-18; Mt 25:31-46 (224)

24 Tue. Lenten Weekday – Is 55:10-11; Mt 6:7-15 (225)

25 Wed. Lenten Weekday – Jon 3:1-10; Lk 11:29-32 (226)

26 Thu. Lenten Weekday – Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25; Mt 7:7-12 (227)

27 Fri. Lenten Weekday – Ez 18:21-28; Mt 5:20-26 (228)

28 Sat. Lenten Weekday – Dt 26:16-19; Mt 5:43-48 (229)

Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2015 Liturgical Calendar.

Lenten Schedule & Regulations

Prepare ye the way of the Lord.

Wednesdays:
~ Novena after morning and evening Masses
~ Men’s Rosary Cenacle at 7:30 p.m.
Mondays:
~ Women’s Rosary Cenacle at 9:30 a.m.
Fridays:
~ Stations of the Cross at 12 noon
First Fridays:
~ Holy Hour and Morning Prayer
Parish Mission:
~ February 28 to March 4

All Catholics age 14 and older, as a minimal obligation, are bound to abstain from eating meat on all the Fridays of Lent. Further, all Catholics ages 18 to 59 are bound to fast Good Friday.