Readings: Gn 1:1-2:2; Resp Ps 104 or Ps 33; Gn 22:1-18; Resp Ps 16; Ex 14:15-15:1; Resp Ps (Ex 15); Is 54:5-14; Resp Ps 30; Is 55:1-11; Resp Ps (Is 12); Ba 3:9-15, 32:4:4; Resp Ps 19; Ezk 36:16-17a, 18-28; Resp Ps 42-43 when Baptism is celebrated, Resp Ps (Is 12) or Ps 51 when is not celebrated; Rm 6:3-11; Resp Ps 118; Mk 16:1-7
THE EASTER VIGIL, THE MOTHER OF ALL VIGILS
CHRIST YESTERDAY AND TODAYTHE BEGINNING AND THE ENDTHE ALPHAAND THE OMEGAALL TIME BELONGS TO HIMAND ALL AGESTO HIM BE GLORY AND POWERTHROUGH EVERY AGE FOR EVER.AMEN. God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good. LORD, SEND OUR YOUR SPIRIT, AND RENEW THE FACE OF THE EARTH. The sacrifice of Abraham, our father in faith. YOU ARE MY INHERITANCE, O LORD. The Israelites marched on dry land through the midst of the sea. LET US SING TO THE LORD; HE HAS COVERED HIMSELF IN GLORY. With enduring love, the Lord your redeemer takes pity on you. I WILL PRAISE YOU, LORD, FOR YOU HAVE RESCUED ME. Come to me that you may have life. I will renew you with an everlasting covenant. YOU WILL DRAW WATER JOYFULLY FROM THE SPRINGS OF SALVATION. Walk toward the splendor of the Lord. LORD, YOU HAVE THE WORDS OF EVERLASTING LIFE. I shall sprinkle clean water upon you and I shall give you a new heart. CREATE A CLEAN HEART IN ME, O GOD. GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO. Christ, raised from the dead, dies no more. ALLELUIA, ALLELUIA, ALLELUIA. DO NOT BE AMAZED!YOU SEEK JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE CRUCIFIED.HE HAS BEEN RAISED!