Sunday, April 25, 2021
The readings for the 4th Sunday in Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) for Year B demonstrate that Jesus Christ cares for us as a shepherd cares for his flock. The first reading (Acts 4:8-12) tells us that our salvation comes from Jesus. The psalm (Psalm 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29) sings “The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone.” The second reading (1 John 3:1-2) reminds us that we are God’s beloved children. And in the gospel (John 10:11-18) Jesus explains that he is the good shepherd who knows his sheep and will do anything to save them.
Our relationship with Jesus is a good topic for this weekend. Here are some ideas: