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5th SUNDAY OF LENT (B) 
March 17, 2024

Jeremiah 31: 31-34;  Psalm 51; 
Hebrews 5: 7-9; John 12: 20-33

by Jude Siciliano, OP


Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for persons on the run. “Faith Book” is also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.

 

From today’s Gospel reading:


Some Greeks who had come to worship
at the Passover Feast came to Philip,
who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and
asked him, “Sir, we would like to see Jesus.”

 

Reflection:


Jesus and his disciples hadn’t preached to these Greeks. They didn’t proselytize them; they came of their own free will.  What was the attraction?  They and we are attracted by the One who, in his hour, is a completely faithful servant to God, who shows total generosity, willing to give up everything for us, without holding back anything in reserve.

 

So, we ask ourselves:

Click here for a link to this Sunday’s readings:

https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/031724-YearB.cfm

 


FAITH BOOK ARCHIVE:

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