14 Apr 2024

Third Sunday of Easter, Cycle B Click here for all content for this cycle Third Sunday of Easter, Cycle B


Acts of the Apostles 3:13-15, 17-19  Ignorance excuses us before we hear the gospel. Now we’re responsible for what we do.

Psalm 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9  The Lord offers security and peace to those who are faithful.

1 John 2:1-5a  Even sin cannot separate us from God because of the one who is our Advocate.

Luke 24:35-48  The original disciples are given evidence so that they may be witnesses to what they know.

More resources for the month available in Seasonal notes.

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Homilist’s overview of April

Liturgical themes and feasts

The Easter Season begins, a time to continue the celebration of new life and possibility in our world. We observe Divine Mercy Sunday (7), followed immediately by the relocated Solemnity of the Annunciation (8, shifted due to Holy Week). Good Shepherd Sunday (21) also shares the observance of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

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The inner word

What’s in your heart?

Today's readings outline the ways to know and love God and become witnesses of the Lord's saving truth.

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Featured Exploring the word

Tell what you know

Last week in John’s gospel Thomas took the rap for demanding tangible signs of the Resurrection of Jesus. This week in Luke’s account Jesus spontaneously offers concrete evidence of his presence to quell his disciples’ unuttered questions.

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Homily stories

Knowledge is power

George was an avowed atheist and loved challenging believers. 

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Homily stories

Our God has wounds

When my kids were little, if they fell down and hurt themselves, they would usually run to my wife or me to show us their “boo-boo.” And we would swoop them up in hugs and kisses and tend to their bruised egos as well as their skinned knees.

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Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

My brothers and sisters, to prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries, let us call to mind our sins.

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I wish not merely to be called Christian, but also to be Christian.

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Browse the library

Browse our library for additional Third Sunday of Easter, Cycle B material. 

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Take Five weekly

14 Apr 2024

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