6th SUNDAY OF EASTER (B) May 9, 2021
ACTS 10: 25-26, 34-35, 44-48; Psalm 98; 1 JOHN 4: 7-10; JOHN 15: 9-17
Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for persons on the run. “Faith Book” is also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
From today’s Gospel reading:
“I have called you friends,
because I have told you everything I have heard
from my Father.
It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you
and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain....”
We are friends of Christ already. He has accomplished that for us – “I call you friends.” With the help of his Spirit, we can act that way and each day resemble him more and more. As his friends, we will “bear fruit that will remain.” We pray today, “Jesus, teach us to love one another and help us live that love so people will know that we are your friends.”
So, we ask ourselves:
FAITH BOOK ARCHIVE: