Archbishop Follo: Christ: the Grain of Wheat Sown in the Sky
Roman Rite – Fifth Sunday of Lent – Year B – March 18, 2018
Jer 31.31-34;Ps 51; Eb 5.7-9; Jn 12.20-33
Dt 6,4a; 26, 5-11; Ps 105; Eph 5.15-20; Jn 11.1-53
Sunday of Lazarus – Fifth of Lent
1) See Christ, grain of wheat.
In the few days that separate us from Easter when we “see” the Risen One, let us continue with the actions that the Church recommends for Lent: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving (= mercy). “Fasting is the soul of prayer and mercy is the life of fasting. Let no one divide them because they cannot be separated. He who has only