REFLECTION: There is comfort, strength in the story of Lazarus’ death

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace As we try to listen deeply now to our Scripture lessons today, I think it's important that we understand how in John's Gospel, he uses what he calls seven signs, or miracles -- big miracles or signs that make it clear who Jesus really is … Continue reading REFLECTION: There is comfort, strength in the story of Lazarus’ death

LENT 2014: Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 6th

by Jim Dinn Ezekiel 37:12-14 | Romans 8:8-11 | John 11:1-45 The account of the raising of Lazarus offers little interest for twentieth century non-believers. Such readers are curious about the death experience and hunger for details about what, if anything, lies beyond death. They are fascinated by stories of near-death experiences. They wonder about … Continue reading LENT 2014: Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 6th