I have to say that I was somewhat shocked as I went through the Lectionary looking at how St John's Gospel is treated.
I had assumed, I suppose, that because it was not one of the synoptics, and therefore had a higher proportion of unique material, that less of it would be
I will now reflect on all the information I have collated, read Bugnini's account of the changes (which I have in full thanks to the the Thirsty Gargoyle ) and will post my initial reflections over the next day or two. I will be most interested in other peoples' views, too.
Here I list all the passages that are omitted (my friend the Gargoyle thinks the word cut is too prejudicial, so I bow to his judgement) from St John's Gospel.
Where they are not featured in another Gospel read during the three years, they are in bold.
12 Stayed with his mother and his brethren (Only in St John)
1-13 Nicodemus (Only in St John)
1-4 Disciples baptising more than John (Only in St John)
1 - 18 Cure of the man by the Pool (Only in St John)
46 The Jewish leaders plot: Caiaphas: it is better that one man die; a high priestly prophesy. (Only in St John)
17-19 The crowd bear witness to raising of Lazarus: the pharisees: ‘all the people are following him’ (Only in St John)