The Vine

Jesus-Apostles-vine-branch2This coming Sunday is the 5th Sunday in Easter (Year B) and the reading is from the Gospel of John 15:1-8. You can read a complete commentary here. Our gospel (vv.1-8) is the first portion of the remarkable “Vine and Branches” metaphor (John 15:1-17) from the Farewell Discourse following the Last Supper (John 14-16). Next Sunday we will hear vv.9-17. The Farewell Discourse is the centerpiece of the three sections that comprise the events of the Last Supper: Continue reading