Gospel Reflection for May 12, 2019, 4th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 13.14, 43-52; Revelation 7.9, 14-17;  John 10.27-30 “The Father and I are one.” – John 10.30 John’s gospel uses shepherding imagery to describe Jesus’ relationship with those who believe in him. Jesus’ first words in Sunday’s gospel are plain but theologically loaded. “My sheep hear my voice,” Jesus says. Hearing his wordsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 12, 2019, 4th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for April 17, 2016, 4th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 13.14, 43-52; Revelation 7.9, 14-17; John 10.27-30 “The Father and I are one.” (John 10.30) In chapter 10, John gospel makes an extended comparison between Jesus and shepherds who pasture, protect, and water their flocks and by night sleep in the opening of the sheepfold and become its gate. Sunday’s short gospelContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 17, 2016, 4th Sunday of Easter”