Scripture Reflections for Holy Saturday at the Easter Vigil

Year A, Lectionary 41

We await the light amidst the darkness in this Easter Vigil. We hear the history of God among us through scripture and how we enter in the new reality of resurrection. As we approach the darkness of the tomb we are introduced to the light of resurrection and the new life in the risen Christ. We are to praise God and move forward without fear having met Jesus.

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Genesis 1:1-31, 2:1-2
Psalm 104:1-2, 5-6, 10, 12-14, 24, 35 or
Psalm 33:4-7, 12-13, 20, 22
Genesis 22:1-18
Psalm 16:5, 8-11
Exodus 14:15-31, 15:1
Exodus 15:1-6, 17-18
Isaiah 54:5-14
Psalm 30:2, 4-6, 11-13
Isaiah 55:1-11
Isaiah 12:2-6
Baruch 3:9-15, 32-38, 4:1-4
Psalm 19:8-11
Ezekiel 36:16-28
Psalm 42:3, 5; 43:3-4 or Isaiah 12:2-6 or Psalm 51:12-15, 18-19
Romans 6:3-11
Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
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