April

MAR THOMA SYRIAN CHURCH OF MALABAR
(LECTIONARY)
CHRISTIAN YEAR - 2017

APRIL

Date Lessons Epistle-Gospels Evening

2 Sunday

The Restoring Christ (36th Sunday)
CH. 242

Job. 42:10-17

Eph. 2:1-10

Jer. 30:1-10
  Phil. 2:5-11 St.Mark. 10:46-52 Ps. 126

7 Friday

40th Friday: Spirituality that overcomes the Temptation
CH. 256 Num. 21:1-9 1 Pet. 1:13-22  

 

Heb. 12:1-13 St.Mat. 4:1-11  
9 Sunday

Hosanna - Christ the Lord of Peace (Theological Seminary Day)

CH. 132

Zech. 9:1-12

Col. 1:15-23 Isa. 5:1-20
  Heb. 5:1-10 St.Mark. 11:1-11 St.Mat.21:17-22

10 Monday

Hasha - Passion Week
CH. 144 Lev. 2:1-16   Isa. 63:7-19
  Acts. 13:26-43   Heb. 2:1-18
  St.Mat. 21:23-46 St.Mat. 22:1-14 St.Mat.22:15-23

11 Tuesday

 
CH. 172 Isa. 52:1-15   Zech. 21:1-16
  Acts. 13:44-52   Ephe. 2:1-10
  St.Mat. 22:34-23:12 St.Mat. 23:13-22 St.Mat.24:1-28

12 Wednesday

Foretaste of Eternal Life
CH. 236 Isa. 28:14-29 St.Mat. 25:1-13 Lev. 16:1-28
  Col. 1:9-22   1 John 4:7-20
  St.Mat. 24:29-51   St.John.6:60-70

13 Thursday

Passover Thursday. Holy Qurbana: Christ the Bread of Life
CH. 100 Exo. 12:1-17   Gen. 22:1-14
  Heb. 9:1-15 1 Cor. 11:23-34 Heb. 5:1-14
  St.Mat.26:1-16 St.Mat.26:17-30 1 Cor.11:23-34
St.Mat.26:31-46

14 Friday

Good Friday - Cross-Selfgiving Love of Christ
CH. 143,137,146,147 First Service   Second Service
  Isa. 53:1-12   Zech. 13:1-9
  1 Pet. 1:1-25   Gal. 3:1-22
  St.Mat. 26:47-75   St.Mat. 27:1-44
  Third Service   Evening
  Numb. 29:1-9   Dan. 2:26-45
  Heb. 3:1-19   2 Thes. 2:1-12
  St.Mat. 27:45-56   St.Mat.27:57-61
15 Saturday Holy Staurday: Hope for the New Life
CH. 213 Ezek. 37:1-14 Rom. 6:1-11  
  1 Pet. 3:17-22 St.Mat. 27:62-66  
16 Sunday Kemtho - End of Great Lent. Resurrection: Celebration of New Life in Christ
CH. 156,158 Isa 60:1-22 1 Cor. 15:20-28 Exo. 15:1-11
  1 Cor. 15:42-58 St.Luke. 24:1-12 Ps.108:1-4,14-17

23 Sunday

New Sunday - Christ Lord and God to us (1st Sunday after Easter)
CH. 49 Gen. 3:13-17 Col. 1:15-23 Ps. 40
  Col. 3:1-11 St.John 20:24-29 Rev. 1:1-8

30 Sunday

Imitation to Christ’s Hospitality. 2nd Sunday after Easter

CH. 255

Gen. 18:1-10 Heb. 13:1-8 Gen. 47:1-12
  Rom. 12:9-16 St.John 21:1-14 Ps. 15