Sunday, February 6, 2022
The readings for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C speak about being called by God and sent to do His work. In the first reading (Isaiah 6:1-2A, 3-8) the prophet receives a vision and knows he must respond. The psalm (Psalm 138:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 7-8) is a song of praise. In the second reading (1 Corinthians 15:1-11) Paul explains that he is preaching the gospel through the grace of God. In the gospel (Luke 5:1-11) Jesus tells Simon to put in his nets and Simon has a tremendous catch. Then Jesus calls Simon Peter, James, and John to follow him.
Discipleship is a clear theme here, as is the first reaction of unworthiness. Here are some ideas: