Sunday, April 28, 2024
The readings for the 5th Sunday in Easter for Year B remind us of our dependence on God and each other. In the gospel Jesus explains that he is the vine and we must depend on him. Topics for this weekend could include community and humility.
Mass Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year B)
- First Reading – Acts 9:26-31: “When Saul arrived in Jerusalem he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.””
- Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 22: “I will praise you, Lord, in the assembly of your people.”
- Second Reading – 1 John 3:18-24: “Those who keep his commandments remain in him, and he in them, and the way we know that he remains in us is from the Spirit he gave us.”
- Gospel –John 15:1-8: “I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.”