05 May, 2019

Third Sunday of Easter

In the face of Peter's triple denial of him, the risen Jesus three times asks Peter, "Do you love me?" No amount of personal sin can eradicate from Peter's heart the awareness of the fact that he does love Jesus. Peter was made for this love and nothing can make him forget it.

1st Reading:

Acts 5:27-32,40-41

Psalm:

Psalm 29(30):2,4-6,11-13

2nd Reading:

Apocalypse 5:11-14

Gospel:

John 21:1-19

12 May, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Easter

On this Good Shepherd Sunday, the Risen Christ consoles us: "The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me." In particular, this weekend we remember the need for every Christian to pray daily for an increase of vocations to the Priesthood.

1st Reading:

Acts 13:14,43-52

Psalm:

Psalm 99(100):1-3,5

2nd Reading:

Apocalypse 7:9,14-17

Gospel:

John 10:27-30

19 May, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Easter

At the Last Supper, Jesus tells the Eleven: "As I have loved you, you also must love one another. By this love you have for one another, everyone will know that you are my disciples." Through this communion of love, "God lives among men."

1st Reading:

Acts 14:21-27

Psalm:

Psalm 144(145):8-13a

2nd Reading:

Apocalypse 21:1-5

Gospel:

John 13:31-33,34-35

26 May, 2019

Sixth Sunday of Easter

At the Last Supper, Jesus makes a promise: "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him and make our home with him." The same is offered to us when we refuse to let our hearts be troubled, but cling instead to the name of Christ.

1st Reading:

Acts 15:1-2,22-29

Psalm:

Psalm 66(67):2-3,5-6,8

2nd Reading:

Apocalypse 21:10-14,22-23

Gospel:

John 14:23-29