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St. Thomas More Catholic Church celebrates Mass weekly in Paradise each Sunday at 1 p.m. 

Mass times for Holy Days of Obligation are published on the web once announced. 

The 2020 Holy Days (remaining): Easter Sunday April 12; Thursday, May 21 Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Sunday, Nov. 1 All Saints;  Tuesday, Dec. 8 The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Friday, Dec. 25 Christmas-The Nativity of the Lord

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T: 530-877-4501

E: office@stmparadise.org

CHURCH LOCATION:

767 Elliott Rd. Paradise, CA 95969

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday to Thursday  9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Closed Friday.

Weekly Readings

HOLY WEEK

Sunday

April 5

 Palm Sunday

1st Reading: Isaiah 50:4-7

Psalm 22 My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?

2nd Reading: Philippians 2:6-11

Gospel:Matthew 26:14 - 27:66

Monday

April 6

1st Reading: Isaiah 42:1-7

Psalm 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation.

Gospel: John 12:1-11

Tuesday

April 7

1st Reading:Isaiah 49:1-6

Psalm 71 I will sing of your salvation.

Gospel: John 13:21-33, 36-38

Wednesday

April 8

1st Reading: Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm 69 Lord, in your great love, answer me.

Gospel: Matthew 26:14-25

Thursday

April 9

EVENING MASS of the LORD'S SUPPER

1st Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14

Psalm116  Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ.

2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Gospel: John 13:1-15

Friday

April 10

CELEBRATION of the LORD'S PASSION

1st Reading: Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12

Psalm31 Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.

2nd Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9

Gospel: John 18:1 - 19:42

Saturday

April 11

EASTER VIGIL

1st Reading: Genesis 1:1 -- 2:2

Psalm104 Lord, send out your Spirit and renew the face of the earth. 

2nd Reading: Genesis 22:1-18 / Ps 16 You are my inheritance, O Lord. 

3rd Reading: Exodus 14:15 -- 15:1 / Ps (Ex 15) Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory.

4th Reading: Isaiah 54:5-14 / Ps 30 I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me. 

5th Reading: Isaiah 55:1-11 /Ps (Is 12) You will draw water joyfully from the springs of  salvation.

Epistle Romans 6:3-11

Gospel: Matthew 28: 1-10