A reflection for the Sunday after Ascension Day

Reading: John 17: 1-11 After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true … Continue reading A reflection for the Sunday after Ascension Day

Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

3 May 2020 Collect Almighty God,whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:Raise us, who trust in him,from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,that we may seek those things which are above,where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. The First Reading: Acts 2: 42-47 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

A reflection for the third Sunday in Easter

Reading: Luke 24:13-35 Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him. And he said to them, ‘What are you … Continue reading A reflection for the third Sunday in Easter

Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter

26 April 2020 Collect Almighty Father,who in your great mercy gladdened the discipleswith the sight of the risen Lord:Give us such knowledge of his presence with us,that we may be strengthenedand sustained by his risen lifeand serve you continually in righteousness and truth;through Jesus Christ our Lord. The First Reading: Acts 2: 14a, 36–41 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed … Continue reading Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter