Fifth Sunday of Easter
 May 19, 2019
Readings

First Reading
Acts 14:21-27

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 145:8-13

Second Reading
Revelation 21:1-5a

Gospel
John 13:31-33a, 34-35
Singing Our Faith
This Sunday’s opening hymn leads us into the celebration of the Mass by describing exactly what we’ve been hearing about in Revelation for the past several weeks. “Death and sorrow, earth’s dark story, to the former days belong.”—this one line expresses the intention found in Sunday’s revelation reading, “...for the old order has passed away." read more...
Universal Prayer
We pray for a renewed understanding of love in our world: that mutual charity will abound; that morality, dignity, and objective truth will be honored; and that each person will recognize in whose image they have been created. read more...
New for All Ages: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings – By God’s goodness and compassion, the doors of His kingdom have been opened to all who have faith, Jew or Gentile.In His Church, we know ourselves as His “faithful ones,” as those Jesus calls “My little children” in today’s Gospel. We live by the new law, the “new commandment” that He gave in His final hours.

Spiritual Growth for Eastertide

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