AlleluiaR. Alleluia, alleluia.
I am the good shepherd, says the Lord;
I know my sheep, and mine know me.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.
Jesus said: "My sheep hear my voice;
"I know them, and they follow me.
"I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish.
"No one can take them out of my hand.
"My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can take them out of the Father's hand.
"The Father and I are one."