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Daily Mass: Peter relates how the Gentiles received the Holy Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

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Peter defends his actions, showing how God’s grace and the gift of the Holy Spirit is now accessible to all people.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 4th Week of Easter

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Study, Pray, Serve: 4th Sunday of Easter

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Here are some of the key themes for the readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter.

1st Reading – Acts of the Apostles 13:14,43-52

  • While in Antioch, Paul and Barnabas preach Good News to the Gentiles who are delighted.
  • As they quote from the prophet Isaiah, they incur the wrath of the Jews and are expelled.

Psalm – 100:1-3,5

  • “We are his people, the sheep of his flock.”
  • We rejoice at the kindness and faithfulness of the Lord, who protects us.

2nd Reading – Revelation 7:9,14b-17

  • John has a vision of a great multitude who have survived the time of great distress and are before the throne of the Lamb.
  • The Lamb will shepherd them, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Gospel – John 10:27-30

  • Jesus teaches that his sheep hear his voice and follow him for they know him.
  • United with the Father, no one can the sheep out of the Lord’s hand.

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of Easter

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