4th Sunday after Paschal Sunday (EF)


This past Sunday was the 4th Sunday after Paschal Sunday. The introit and offertory both rejoice in the Resurrection, whereas the communion looks forward to the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.


Cantate Domino canticum novum, alleluia; quia mirabilia fecit Dominus, alleluia; ante conspectum gentium revelavit justitiam suam, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
— Missale Romanum (1962); cf. Ps. 97:1,2

Ant. Sing to the Lord a new song, alleluia; for the Lord has done wonderful things, alleluia; He has revealed His justice in the sight of the Gentiles, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

V. His right hand and His holy arm have won the victory.

V. Glory be...


Jubilate Deo, universa terra, psalmum dicite nomine ejus: venite, et audite, et narrabo vobis, omnes qui timetis Deum, quanta fecit Dominus animae meae, alleluia.
— Missale Romanum (1962); cf. Ps. 65:1,2,16

Ant. Shout for joy to God, all the earth. Sing a psalm to His name: come and listen, and I will tell all you who fear God what things the Lord has done for my soul, alleluia.


Dum venerit Paraclitus Spiritus veritatis, ille arguet mundum de peccato, et de justitia, et de judicio, alleluia, alleluia.
— Missale Romanum (1962); cf. Jn. 16:8

When the Paraclete, the Spirit of Truth, shall come, He shall convince the world of sin, and of justice, and of judgment, alleluia, alleluia.