6th Sunday of Easter
May 6, 2018
About Pope Francis' Intention for May

"That the lay faithful may fulfill their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today."

Consider the first people Jesus called to follow Him: fishermen, a tax collector, a zealot…all ordinary laymen. Consider how many of the saints were, essentially, ordinary people! You are baptized into the Body of Christ for a purpose, and countless saints have gone before you in faithful service to Jesus, living out His call to be “the salt of the earth…the light of the world…a city on a mountain” which “cannot be hidden.” (Matthew 5:13-16) read more...
Readings
6th Sunday of Easter

First Reading

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 98:1, 2-3, 3-4

Second Reading
1 John 4:7-10

Gospel
John 15:9-17
Singing Our Faith
The hymn "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" draws us into Sunday's gospel, where Jesus gives his commandment to love one another. read more...

Universal Prayer
We pray for the monthly intention of Pope Francis, and for a deeper understanding of Jesus' commandment to love one another. read more...
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