Gospel Reflection: John 20: 19-31

Here’s a prayer reflection on John 20:19-31, the suggested gospel reading for the Sunday after Easter.  It was written by Anne Osdieck.

Gospel Reflection

He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:22

The Lord God formed us out of clay
and blew into our nostrils
the breath
of life.

Breathe upon us, again, O God.
Guide your Holy Spirit
into our lives.

Spread in us this year
your Easter

Let forgiveness
become our

~ written by Anne Osdieck, and posted on The Sunday Website of Saint Louis University. http://liturgy.slu.edu/