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And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother. When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him; but Mary sat at home.
In the desert of Lent, we fast from food but feast on the Word of God. The ancient practice of lectio divina, or sacred reading, invites us to chew on the words of Scripture and savor them.
John’s Gospel for the Fifth Sunday of Lent exalts Jesus, who has power over life and death.… Read the rest