Readings - Sunday, 28 May 2023 – Pentecost, Year A.

Note: It is intended that the reading from Acts be read as either the first or the second reading. Although alternatives are given for both the first and second readings, the Acts reading should not to be omitted on this day.

First Reading:
Acts 2:1-21 The coming of the Holy Spirit
OR Numbers 11:24-30 Seventy elders of Israel receive the Spirit

Psalm 104:24-34,35b - Psalm 104:24-34,35b Antiphon: (You) send out your Spirit, and (you) renew the face of the earth. (Ps 104:30 NKJV alt.)

Responsive Psalm:
Psalm 104:24-34,35b_standard
Psalm 104:24-34,35b_widescreen

Second Reading:
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 The gifts of the Spirit
OR, if not read as the first reading Acts 2:1-21 The coming of the Holy Spirit

John 20:19-23 Jesus gives his Spirit to the apostles
OR John 7:37-39 Jesus promises streams of life-giving water

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