The Fifth Sunday of Lent: The Raising of Lazarus

“[D]eath is a reality; but it is not the final word. Christ is the final Word – namely, the life-giving Word. Christ brings Lazarus back to life. He desires to do the same for us.” - Bishop Barron A blessed Fifth Sunday of Lent. Today’s Gospel tells the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. In a way, we are all Lazarus, dead in sin. Jesus comes to save us from death caused by our sin. He creates us anew and redeems us. With Him we can have life eternal. In which areas of our lives do we need Jesus to free us from our sins so that we can find new life with Christ?

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