Christ the Wellspring of Living Water: Reflecting on the First Scrutiny

Posted March 5, 2018 7:40 am by frchrislemieux71

Christ the Wellspring of Living Water: Reflecting on the First Scrutiny

Today we celebrate the First Scrutiny in many of our parishes.  With the elect recently entered into our Book of Elect and preparing themselves in these remaining weeks of Lent to enter into the waters of baptism, seeking to die to self and live for Christ – today through Jesus’ Gospel encounter with the woman at the well; they (we) are reminded of our need for God who is Himself the wellspring and from Whom we have our thirst quenched and who gives us what we need to truly live.  As an adult convert, I recall as a Catechumen Elect,

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