Lectionary for the seventh Sunday of Easter: Sunday after the Ascension Day

16 May 2021 Collect O God the King of Glory,you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christwith great triumph to your kingdom in heaven:Mercifully give us faith to knowthat, as he promised,he abides with us on earth to the end of time;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The First Reading: Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26 … Continue reading Lectionary for the seventh Sunday of Easter: Sunday after the Ascension Day

Reflection for for the sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogation Sunday

Acts 10: 44-48 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, ‘Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people … Continue reading Reflection for for the sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogation Sunday

Lectionary for the sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogation Sunday

9 May 2021 The First Reading: Acts 10: 44-48 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, ‘Can anyone withhold … Continue reading Lectionary for the sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogation Sunday

The lectionary for the fifth Sunday of Easter

2 May 2021 Collect Lord of all life and power,who through the mighty resurrection of your Sonovercame the old order of sin and deathto make all things new in him:Grant that we, being dead to sinand alive to you in Jesus Christ,may reign with him in glory;to whom with you and the Holy Spiritbe praise and honour, glory and might,now and in all eternity. Amen. … Continue reading The lectionary for the fifth Sunday of Easter

A reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 10: 11-18 ‘I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away—and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. The hired hand runs away because a hired hand does not care for the sheep. I … Continue reading A reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter

The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

25 April 2021 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. Amen. The First Reading: Acts 4: 5-12 The next day their rulers, elders, and scribes … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter