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John in the Lectionary

John in the Revised Common Lectionary

Liturgical Date Gospel Reading
Common to Years A, B, and C
Nativity of the Lord – Proper III John 1:1-14

Second Sunday after Christmas Day

John 1:(1-9), 10-18
Holy Week:

Monday of Holy Week

John 12:1-11
Tuesday of Holy Week John 12:20-36
Wednesday of Holy Week John 13:21-32
Maundy Thursday John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Good Friday John 18:1-19:42
Holy Saturday (alternate) John 19:38-42
Resurrection of the Lord  (alternate) John 20:1-18
Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31
Unique to Year A
Second Sunday after the Epiphany John 1:29-42

Second Sunday in Lent

John 3:1-17 or Matthew 17:1-9
Third Sunday in Lent John 4:5-42
Fourth Sunday in Lent John 9:1-41
Fifth Sunday in Lent John 11:1-45

Fourth Sunday of Easter

John 10:1-10
Fifth Sunday of Easter John 14:1-14
Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:15-21
Seventh Sunday of Easter John 17:1-11
Day of Pentecost John 20:19-23 or John 7:37-39
Unique to Year B
Third Sunday of Advent John 1:6-8, 19-28

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

John 1:43-51

Third Sunday in Lent

John 2:13-22
Fourth Sunday in Lent John 3:14-21
Fifth Sunday in Lent John 12:20-33

Fourth Sunday of Easter

John 10:11-18
Fifth Sunday of Easter John 15:1-8
Sixth Sunday of Easter John 15:9-17
Seventh Sunday of Easter John 17:6-19
Day of Pentecost John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Trinity Sunday John 3:1-17

Proper 12 (17)

John 6:1-21
Proper 13 (18) John 6:24-35
Proper 14 (19) John 6:35, 41-51
Proper 15 (20) John 6:51-58
Proper 16 (21) John 6:56-69

All Saints Day

John 11:32-44
Reign of Christ – Proper 29 (34) John 18:33-37
Unique to Year C
Second Sunday after the Epiphany John 2:1-11

Fifth Sunday in Lent

John 12:1-8

Third Sunday of Easter

John 21:1-19
Fourth Sunday of Easter John 10:22-30
Fifth Sunday of Easter John 13:31-35
Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9
Seventh Sunday of Easter John 17:20-26
Day of Pentecost John 14:8-17, (25-27)
Trinity Sunday John 16:12-15

Thanksgiving Day

John 6:25-35

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