May 1 - Sixth Sunday of Easter: Our real home is in heaven

April 26th, 2016

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First Reading  Acts of theApostles 15:1-2,22-29
The early Church community determines, with the help of the Holy Spirit, not toimpose the requirement of circumcision on Gentile Christians

Responsorial Psalm  Psalm 67:2-3,5,6,8
A prayer that all the nations sing praise to God.

Second Reading  Revelation 21:10-14,22-23
The vision of the splendor of the heavenly Jerusalem is described.

Gospel Reading
John 14:23-29

Our real home is inheaven "gleaming with the splendour of God" (Rev 21:11). However Godhas made his abode in our hearts as well: "If anyone loves me and keeps myword, I and my Father will come to dwell in him" (Jn 14:23)