28&29 March 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent 

First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14 
Second Reading: Romans 8:8-11
Gospel: John 11:1-45   



On the Fifth Sunday of Lent, just before we begin to enter Holy Week, we are summoned to Bethany. If we had been friends of Mary, Lazarus, and Martha, and found out that Lazarus was gravely ill, we probably would have dropped everything to be with them. This was what was so surprising about the behavior of Jesus. Although he was their close friend, he chose to stay away, that God’s glory would be manifested. This is a persistent theme in John’s Gospel. Right to the very end, Jesus’ works were meant to give glory to the Father. As our Lenten journey reaches a crescendo, let us be mindful that, as people who have “put on Christ” in baptism, we are also called, by our attitudes and actions, to give glory to God.    

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There will be a online broadcast of Children’s Mass with readings designed for kids.  To view, click on the link of the Archdioceses of Singapore Youtube channel: Online Mass 

Let the children come to Jesus! Let Jesus come to the children!


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