Sunday, April 23, 2023
The readings for the 3rd Sunday in Easter for Year A encourage us to truly walk the path of discipleship. In the first reading (Acts 2:14, 22-33) Peter boldly proclaims the Good News. The psalm (Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11) reminds us that God will guide us along the path of life. The second reading (1 Peter 1:17-21) explains that Jesus Christ died so we could have new life. And in the gospel (Luke 24:13-35) two disciples encounter the risen Jesus on the road to Emmaus.
So discipleship, fellowship, and letting God lead are themes for this weekend. Here are some ideas: