Sunday, May 7, 2023
The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter for year A tell us that we are called to follow Jesus and serve him, even though we don’t know where that might lead us. The first reading (Acts 6:1-7) tells how the first deacons were chosen. The psalm (Psalm 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19) reminds us that God “loves justice and right”. In the second reading (1 Peter 2:4-9) Peter calls the people to be “a holy priesthood”. And in the gospel (John 14:1-12) Jesus tells us to have faith in him.
We can consider how we might serve the Lord and what our vocation might be. Here are some ideas and resources: