Acts 2: 14. 22-33
Peter preaches about the death and resurrection of Jesus and shows how these events are prophesied in the psalms.

1 Peter 1: 17-21
Faith and hope are gifts from God; and love, the greatest gift, is given us by the death and resurrection of the Lamb of God.

Luke 24: 13-35
Jesus joins two disciples on the road and, after opening the scriptures to them, he then further reveals himself to them in the Eucharist.

Acts 2: 42-47
The early Christians lived together in a model community, being examples of holy and generous living, and attracting many converts.

1 Peter 1: 3-9
Peter encourages the young Church through difficult times by reminding them of the joy of their love and faith in Christ, despite their not having seen him directly as the apostles had done.

John 20: 19-31
The risen Jesus appears to the apostles and fills them with the Spirit.  He appears again when Thomas is present and removes his doubts.  Life is promised to all believers.

Isaiah 50: 4-7
The text, known as on the ‘suffering servants’ songs, reflects on the acceptance of suffering as the price of fidelity to God. 

Philippians 2: 6-11
Jesus has humbled himself to accept death on a cross.  He is truly divine, acclaimed by God and by all creation. 

Matthew 26: 14-27:66
Matthew tells of Jesus’ suffering and death on the cross.

Acts 10:34. 37-43
Peter proclaims that he and the disciples are witnesses to Christ’s resurrection: they have eaten and drunk with him. 

Colossians 3: 1-4
Our life, hidden with Christ in God, will be revealed in glory when Christ himself is revealed. 

John 20: 1-9
Mary Magdalene, and then Peter and John, are slow to realise the implications of the empty tomb: Jesus has indeed risen.

Ezekiel 37: 12-14
The Lord gives new life to his people through his spirit living in them. 

Romans 8: 8-11
The Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead is living in us and giving us life. 

John 11: 1-45
Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead, proclaiming himself as the resurrection and the life.