The earth is full of the mercy of the Lord, alleluia; by the word of the Lord, the heavens were established, alleluia, alleluia.
V. Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous! Praising befits those who are upright.
Ps. 32: 5, 6; V. 1There is an echo of the 2nd. Sunday of Easter, with the acknowledgement of God's mercy throughout the world. As this is known as "Good Shepherd Sunday", is it not true that mercy is part f being a Good Shepherd?