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'In other words I loved and I followed Christ.' Sunday Reflections, 4th Sunday of Easter, Year A

The Good Shepherd Early Italian Christian Sculptor [ Web Gallery of Art ] This Sunday is often called 'Good Shepherd Sunday' and is also World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA)             Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel   John 10:1-10  ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada) Jesus said: ‘Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. They will not follow a stranger, but they will run from hi