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Fourth Sunday of Easter (A)

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Start:
May 11, 2014
Venue:
Schoenstatt Shrine and Pastoral Centre
Phone:
01204572077
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Manchester Road, Kearsley, Bolton, United Kingdom, BL4 8QQ

I am the gate of the sheepfold

This Sunday is traditionally called ‘Good Shepherd Sunday’, because of the Gospel references to Jesus as the Good Shepherd. It is also the day of prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood. On this Sunday we hear one of the great ‘I am’ statements of Jesus fromSaint John’s Gospel today ‘I am the gate of the sheepfold’. Through Jesus we enter into life and safety, and we ‘go through Jesus, the gate’ by baptism. This image is implied in all today’s readings: the people listening to Peter find this gateway and enter through it: Peter writes to remind us that we have come back to the Good Shepherd, who heals us by his wounds.



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