Weekly Reflection: 5th Sunday of Easter

5th Sunday of Easter MAY 13/14, 2017 BB P.155      The Gospel readings for the last few Sundays before Pentecost are taken from Jesus’ final words with his disciples. In these intimate conversations, Jesus prepares his followers for his death and resurrection and also for his ultimate triumph. Jesus died, […]

Weekly Reflection: 4th Sunday of Easter

REFLECTION Fourth Sunday of Easter May 6-7, 2017             There tends to be little need for shepherds in Abingdon.  Nor have I seen any sheep wandering around Bel Air.  However, Jesus’ audience knew well the customs and terms of shepherding.  Yet we need to know what they knew to understand […]

Weekly Reflection: 3rd Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter April 29 and 30, 2017             In 1965, the Animals sang, “We gotta get out of this place, if it’s the last thing we ever do.” This sentiment is at the heart of our scripture lessons today. Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil wrote those lyrics to […]