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April 5, 2014

Fifth Sunday in Lent – Cycle A

Filed under: Homilies — Tags: , , — komonchak @ 6:27 pm

FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT – MARCH 28, 1993 – BLESSED SACRAMENT

With the scriptural readings we have heard today, we are already placed before the great mystery which we will celebrate two weeks from today, the triumph of Christ over death. Rarely do the Mass readings concentrate so clearly and so exclusively on a single theme, and today’s is the one around which our faith centers: resurrection.

It centers around resurrection, first, because Christianity arose out of a conviction that Jesus of Nazareth, the one who had been crucified, had been made Lord and Messiah in the Spirit that raised him from the dead. (more…)

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