Bulletin Shorts for the Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter – 01 May 2022

Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41.  Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 13.  Revelation 5:11-14.  John 21-1-19.

Serving Breakfast.  In this third appearance of the risen Lord to his followers, Jesus prepares breakfast on the shore for the disciples toiling in the sea.  What an image!  Jesus cooks.  Jesus feeds them so they can go out and feed and tend the flock.

  • What will this weekly meal of Communion enable me to be?
  • What will this meal empower me to do?
  • How can I then do the mercy work of giving drink to the thirsty and food to the hungry?

Use this prayer card to be ever mindful of the Works of Mercy.

Prayer Card - The Works of Mercy

This post was first published on the worship pages of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois website.
Sunday Prayer Shaping Life and Belief
Written by Eliot Kapitan.
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