Period 5 - Pentecost

The period after Pentecost commemorates the ministry of the Apostles. On Pentecost, the Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles and strengthens them to minister throughout the world as Christ commissioned them. The fast of the Apostles begins on June 16th and ends on June 29th, the feast of St. Peter & St. Paul. June 30th, is the feast of the Holy Apostles.

Golden Friday (Friday after Pentecost)

Evening
  • St. Luke 22: 24 - 30
Morning
  • St. Matthew 9: 36 - 10: 1 - 15
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 12: 1-9
  • Psalms 1
  • Isaiah 43: 1-7
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 3: 1- 20
  • I Corinthians 12: 28 - 13: 10
  • St. Matthew 19: 23 - 30

First Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Luke 8: 4-15
Morning
  • St. Matthew 11: 20 - 24
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 41: 38-40
  • Exodus 12: 31-40
  • Joshua 5: 9-12
  • Jeremiah29: 10-16
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 17: 10-15
  • II Corinthians 5: 14 - 6:10
  • St. John 6: 26-35

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Luke 6:12-23
Morning
  • St. Mark 3: 7 -19
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Leviticus 19: 1-8
  • II Samuel 5: 1-10
  • Daniel 6: 25-28
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 4: 23 - 31
  • Ephesians 2: 11-22
  • St. Matthew 10: 5 - 16

Third Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Mark 6:4-13
Morning
  • St. Luke 9:1-11
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 42: 18-25
  • Jeremiah 3: 1 - 5
  • Daniel 3:21-30
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 13:26-39
  • Galatians 6:10-18
  • St. John 6:35-46

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Matthew 14: 14 - 23
Morning
  • St. Luke10: 17-24
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Deuteronomy 33: 23-29
  • Psalms 15
  • Isaiah 65: 8-12
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 6: 1-7
  • I Corinthians 16 : 14 - 22
  • St. Luke 10 : 1 - 16

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Luke 9: 10 - 17
Morning
  • St. Matthew 17 : 20 - 28
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Exodus 23: 14-19
  • Psalms 16
  • Isaiah 40: 27-31
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 9:10-18
  • II Corinthians 5: 14-20
  • St. Luke 9:10-17

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Luke 17: 1-10
Morning
  • St. Mark 6: 30- 52
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Exodus 3-: 34-38
  • Psalms 20
  • Isaiah 14: 22-27
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 1:15 - 20
  • I Corinthians 8: 1-6
  • St. Matthew 15: 32-39

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Matthew 12: 30-37
Morning
  • St. Matthew 12: 38-50
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Leviticus 16: 29-34
  • Hosea 5: 1-5
  • Isaiah 57: 15-19
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 4:32-37
  • Ephesians 2: 11-22
  • St. Mark 3:20-30

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Mark 4:1-23
Morning
  • St. Matthew 13: 10-23
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Exodus 3:9-15
  • Jeremiah 7:21-25
  • Isaiah 52:1-6
Holy Qurbana
  • I Peter 2: 4 -10
  • Hebrews 4: 14-5: 5
  • St. John 6 : 47 - 59

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Matthew 13: 24-35
Morning
  • St. Matthew 13: 36-43
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Psalms 22 : 1 - 21
  • Deuteronomy 4: 1-6
  • Proverbs 13: 1-7
  • Isaiah 24:1-5
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 28:11-22
  • I Corinthians 6: 1-11
  • St. Luke 14: 7-11

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Luke 9:12-17
Morning
  • St. Matthew 16: 13-20
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Exodus 15: 23-27
  • Job 42: 7-17
  • Psalms 112: 1-10
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 28:23-30
  • Romans 10: 5-21
  • St. Matthew 18: 1-11

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Matthew 18: 15- 35
Morning
  • St. Mark 9:33-50
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Leviticus 19: 13-18
  • Joshua 23: 7-14
  • Malachi 4:1-6
Holy Qurbana
  • St.James 2: 14-26
  • 1 Corintians 14 :34-39
  • St Mark 6: 7-13

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Evening
  • St. Mark 9:33-50
Morning
  • St. Luke 21:29-38
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Leviticus 17:1-7
  • Isaiah 65:1-7
  • Psalms 139
Holy Qurbana
  • St.James 2:14-26
  • 1 Corintians 14:34-39
or
  • St.John. 17:13-26

Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul (June 29)

Evening
  • St. Matthew 16: 13-20
Morning
  • St. John 21: 15 - 25
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 12: 1-9
  • Daniel 1: 8- 21
  • Isaiah 43: 1- 7
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 1:12-14
  • I Corinthians 12: 28 - 13: 10
  • St. Matthew 20: 1-16

Feast of the 12 Apostles (June 30)

Evening
  • St. Matthew 9: 36 - 10: 5
Morning
  • St. Matthew 10: 11- 15 19: 27 - 30
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 12: 1-9
  • Daniel 1: 8 - 21
  • Isaiah 43: 1-7
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 1: 12-14
  • I Corinthians 12: 28-13: 10
  • St. Luke 6: 12-26