March 25 - Good Friday: In the Cross is our Salvation.

March 24th, 2016

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First Reading  Isaiah 52:13—53:12
Because of hisaffliction he shall see the light in fullness of days

Responsorial  Psalm 31:2, 6, 12-13, 15-16, 17, 25
Father, into your hands I commend my spirit. 

Second Reading Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
he became the source ofeternal salvation for all who obey him.

Gospel Reading
John 
18:1—19:42

As we look up to thecross today and contemplate Jesus dying to make the full payment for our sins,let us thank him, and let us promise him that our whole lives will be oneunbroken song of thanksgiving to him who gave his life to make full payment forthe immeasurable debt we owe to God. This will give us strength to carry ourlittle crosses with love and faith