is risen, Alleluia.
Family: He is truly risen, Alleluia.
Father: The Lord
is risen from the grave, Alleluia.
Family: Who hung upon the Cross for us, Alleluia.
Father: Let us pray. O God,
through Thine only-begotten Son
Thou hast overcome death on this day
and hast opened unto us the gate of everlasting
pursue with Thine aid the good
resolves Thou hast
and by Thy constant help make them lastingly
Through the same Jesus
Christ, Thy Son,
who is living and reigning forever and ever.
Family: Alleluia, Alleluia.
Father: This is the day the Lord
has made, Alleluia.
Family: Let us be glad and rejoice in it, Alleluia.
Father: To God
the Father let us sing, to God
the Son, our
Family: And let us equally adore the Spirit, God
Father: Praise the Lord, for He is good,
Family: Sing praise to our Lord, for He is
it is fitting to praise Him.
Sing to the Lord
sing praise with the harp to our God,
Who covers the heavens with clouds,
who provides rain for the earth;
Who makes grain sprout on the mountains
and herbs for the service of men;
Who gives food to the cattle,
and to the young ravens when they cry to
In the strength
of the steed He delights not,
nor is He pleased with the fleshness of men.
is pleased with those who fear Him,
and with those who hope
for His kindness.
Father: Now when the Sabbath
Magdalen and Mary, the mother of Jesus,
bought sweet spices that coming they
might anoint Jesus.
And very early in the morning,
the first day of the week,
they came to the sepulchre,
the sun being now risen.
And they said to one another:
Who shall roll us back the stone from the door of
And looking they saw the stone rolled back,
for it was very great.
And entering into the sepulchre
they saw a young man
sitting on the right
clothed with a white robe;
and they were astonished.
Who saith to them: Be not affrighted.
You seek Jesus
who was crucified.
He is risen! He is not here!
Behold the place where they laid Him.
But go tell His disciples, and Peter,
that He goes before you into Galilee
where you shall see him, as He told you. [Mark
[From The Story of the Redemption
for Children, copyright
by the Gregorian Institute of America, Toledo, Ohio.]
They placed Him in a tomb
Dead, all helpless, and alone.
morn, before the light,
He rose alive in glory
McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville,
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