Good Shepherd Sunday

Sunday, April 25

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 4:8-12; Ps 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29; 1 Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18

A favorite image often found in church art is that of the Good Shepherd. Walking in green pastures with a shepherd’s staff and sheep grazing behind him, Jesus leads the way. On his shoulder rests a lost sheep that has been found, now being carried to a place of safety and rest. The fourth Sunday of Easter is Good Shepherd Sunday and our attention is drawn to the connection of the death and resurrection of Jesus with the imagery of the Good Shepherd. “I am the ...

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