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The prophet Ezekiel, depicted by Michelangelo, had a powerful vision for his people

The Eleventh Sunday of the Year – Ez 17:22-24; 2 Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 (Year B)

The Last Supper by the Spanish Renaissance painter Vicente Juan Masip

The Solemnity of the Most
Holy Body and Blood of Christ –
Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16 & 22-26 (Year B)

The Holy Trinity, a fresco created by Luca Rossetti da Orta in 1738-9

The Solemnity of the Holy Trinity Deut 4:32-34 & 39-40; Rom 8:4-17; Mt 28:16-20 (Year B)

Penetecost (1732) by French painter Jean II Restout

The Solemnity of Pentecost, Acts 2:1-11; 1 Cor 12:3-7 & 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 (year b)

A detail from Rembrandt's depiction of the Ascension (1636)

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 (Year B)

Pope Francis takes a cap from a girl scout during his visit to Regina Pacis parish church in Ostia in the outskirts of Rome (PA)

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Acts 10:25-26, 33-35 & 44-48; 1 jn 4:7-10; jn 15:9-17

'In St Paul we see conversion and repentance as the first fruit of the Resurrection'

Fifth Sunday of Easter, Acts 9:26-31; 1 jn 3:18-24; jn 15:1-8 (Year B)

A mosaic of the Good Shepherd in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Acts 4:8-12 1 Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18 (Year B)

A detail from Christ at Emmaus, painted by Rembrandt in 1648

Third Sunday of Easter Acts 3: 3-15, 17-19, 1 John 2: 1-5, Luke 24, 35-48 (year b)

The Incredulity of St Thomas by Caravaggio

Second Sunday of Easter, Acts 4:32-35; 1 jn 5:1-6; jn 20:19-31 (Year B)