Today Father Martin presided at the Parish Mass and led our Intercessions whilst Father Mervyn read the Gospel, preached and concelebrated. In his sermon based on the Gospel Father reminded us that today is a Sunday when we particularly pray for vocations. He said that the Shepherd in Palestine led his sheep rather than walked behind the flock as in the Uk. At night the shepherd lay across the entrance to the sheepfold acting as the gate; the shepp couldn’t get out and no wild animal could get in. In both cases the shepherd protected the sheep and that is what Jesus the Good Shepherd has done for us'; he had died for us and had risen again.
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