- Good Shepherd Sunday
Good Shepherd Sunday is the Fourth Sunday of
Easterin the new liturgical calendar; that is, the Sunday three weeks after Easter Sunday. The name derives from the gospelreadings on this day which are taken from the 10th chapter of John. In this reading Christis described as the Good Shepherdwho, by dying on the Cross, lays down his life for his sheep. In the Traditional (pre-1970) Latin Liturgy (see Tridentine Mass), this Mass is said on the Second Sunday after Easter, i.e., the Sunday after the Octave of Easter ("Quasimodo" or "Low" Sunday).
In recent times the feast day has also become known as Vocations Sunday, a day on which prayers should be said for vocations to the
priesthoodand religious life.
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