Lazarus Freed from the Tomb

Fifth Sunday of Lent-A On this weekend before we recall Jesus’ passion and death on Palm Sunday, St. John invites us to ponder another story of faith.  Two weeks ago, at the well outside Shechem, we drank in the words of Jesus, the living water coming from heaven offered to the Samaritan woman.  A woman … Continue reading Lazarus Freed from the Tomb

The Rich Man’s Torment

The past two weeks the Gospel message was presented by the use of parables. The first was the Prodigal Son followed by the story of the embezzling manager of the rich master.  Today’s teaching is also in the form of a parable, staring the poor beggar Lazarus. Not the same Lazarus who was the brother … Continue reading The Rich Man’s Torment