Sunday, May 15, 2022
The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter for year C tell us that suffering can be a part of discipleship, but we can look to the future with hope. In the first reading (Acts 14:21-27) Paul and Barnabas speak of the hardships which much be endured for the Kingdom of God. The psalm (Psalm 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13) is a song of praise. In the second reading (Revelation 21:1-5A) John describes his vision of heaven. And in the gospel (John 13:31-33A, 34-35) before he is betrayed by Judas, Jesus tells his disciples that they must love as he loves.
We can considers the difficulties of discipleship this weekend, Heaven is also a topic to consider. Here are some ideas and resources: