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273. God’s Timing (John 11:1-16)

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Meditations, The Better Part

“Rather, my dear brothers, let us be ready for all that God’s will may bring, with an undivided heart, firm faith, and rugged strength.” – St. Cyprian John 11:1-16: There was a man named Lazarus who lived in the village of Bethany with the two sisters, Mary and Martha, and he was ill. It was the same Mary, the sister of the sick man Lazarus, who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped... Read More

274. The Force of Faith – the Power of Love (John 11:17-44)

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Meditations, The Better Part

“Since Christ is our peace, we shall be living up to the name of Christian if we let Christ be seen in our lives by letting peace reign in our hearts.” – St. Gregory of Nyssa John 11:17-44: On arriving, Jesus found that Lazarus had been in the tomb for four days already. Bethany is only about two miles from Jerusalem, and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to sympathize with them over... Read More

A Holy Week Meditation

A Holy Week Meditation During the Monday through Wednesday liturgies of Holy Week, we listen to the three gospel passages that afford us the opportunity to meditate on the parts of Christ’s body that were “pierced for our sins” (Isaiah 53:5): his hands, his feet, and his heart. In Monday’s Gospel, we contemplate Jesus reclining at table with Lazarus whom he had raised from the dead. There... Read More

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