Sunday

18 Mar 2018

Fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle B Click here for all content for this cycle Fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

SUNDAY SUMMARY

Jeremiah 31:31-34  The new covenant of flesh is on its way, to be written in our hearts.

Psalm 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15  Our hearts are made clean, by the mercy of God, to house the Holy Spirit.

Hebrews 5:7-9  A very human Jesus cries to God and is saved from death.

John 12:20-33  Jesus recognizes that his hour of suffering and glory has arrived.

The inner word

The inner word

What’s in your heart?

God has written God’s law on our hearts. In a way, this message brings great comfort: The ways of God already dwell within.

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Exploring the word

Exploring the word

Telling time

A-B-C. 1-2-3. These are among the first lessons a child learns in our culture. Our earliest formal training reveals something about what society deems valuable and necessary to know. We have to master our alphabet so that we can participate in the world of ideas symbolically represented all around us in the form of written words.

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In other words

In other words

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

There were some Greeks in town who had come up to worship at the Feast. They approached Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee: “Sir, we want to see Jesus. Can you help us?”

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Homily stories

Homily stories

The word at work: The hour is at hand

One of the secrets of successful businesspeople is, invariably, balance between their personal and professional lives. They’ll say that their weekends are sacrosanct or maybe it’s the nine-hour day. Whatever their terms, the rest of us in less rarified air often fail miserably at balance.

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Homily stories

Homily stories

Holy Family reunion

Talk shows have become a staple of American daytime television, for better or worse. Some try to gear themselves toward helping people help themselves. At the other end of the spectrum are those shows that try to show people at their titillating worst.

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Homily stories

Homily stories

The word at home: Secrets of the heart

Most parents want their children to grow up to be good and moral people. So parents can find some consolation in today’s reading from Jeremiah, “I will place my law within them and write it upon their hearts.”

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Prayers

Prayers

Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

As our Lord Jesus Christ prayed to the Father, we pray for our salvation.

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Quotes

Quotes

I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible.

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