Love of neighbor, grounded in the love of God, is first and foremost a responsibility for each individual member of the faithful. - Pope Benedict XVI

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Readings & Psalms

Diocese of Monterey

April 21, 2013 | Sacred Heart Church


The Good Shepherd not only knows us but has given his life for us. We belong to the Shepherd. His life is the source of our life. One part of this relationship is firm—God’s part. The Father has entrusted us to the Son, and the Son will not let go of our hand. The other part of this relationship depends on us, of course. In today’s Gospel, Jesus assumes our open-hearted good will. “My sheep hear my voice . . . and they follow me.” This hearing and following is a daily undertaking that implies responsibility. Take Paul and Barnabas, for example. They moved ever closer to the reality that salvation was also meant for those members of the flock who did not yet know God’s saving power. The Gentiles were the sheep known by the Shepherd. […]

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