Lectionary readings for the Third Sunday of Easter is no. 48.
The Gospel reading is from John: Jesus’ post-Resurrection appearance to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberius.
From the archives, here is a full updated outline with the following foci:
Central Idea: Christ is our King, but Peter and the Apostles are his princes. Doctrine: The primacy of Peter and his successors. Practical Application: Love for the pope and one’s bishop.
For a second complete updated outline, click here. The foci are:
Central idea: The Resurrection of Christ. Doctrine: The apostles and disciples as witnesses of the Resurrection. Practical application: How children of God work.
The Homiletic Directory offers the following Catechism points and themes for the Third Sunday of Easter:
- CCC 642-644, 857, 995-996: the apostles and disciples as witnesses of the Resurrection
- CCC 553, 641, 881, 1429: the risen Christ and Peter
- CCC 1090, 1137-1139, 1326: the heavenly liturgy