“You raised your friend from death, O Lord, to assure us that we, too, will rise.” Today is Lazarus Saturday, 8 days before Pascha, the great feast of the Lord’s own Resurrection; it’s a sign that what happened to the Lord applies to us as well. We have hope in this good news!
Jesus said: “I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die” (Jn 11:25) For the Fifth Sunday of Lent praying the Missal of Paul VI, we are told once again the source of our total fulfillment […]
Before Your own death, O Christ, You raised from death Lazarus, who was four days dead, and You have shaken the dominion of death. Through the one man whom You loved, You have foretold the deliverance of all from corruption. We therefore worship You and cry: Blessed are You, O Savior! Have mercy on us! […]
The raising of Lazarus from the dead not only restores Lazarus to life, a life with his family and friends, but he begins a new life on earth because of his relationship with Jesus. The gaze of his friend Jesuson Lazarus is one of profound emotion and penetrating teaching. There’s no question that something unique […]