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Fifth Sunday of Lent

As I reflect on John’s Gospel, I am vividly aware of the cold, strong wind blowing the snow outside amidst another Maritime winter storm, while simultaneously sensing the warmth of love in this gospel reading along with all of its complexity.  I remind myself that all the gospels are rooted in the words and actions of Jesus of Nazareth and portray his interactions and ministry while living among the disciples and others. This reading today is poignant as it comes six days before Jesus is going to die, the final week of his human life in Jerusalem. It is Passover time and people have come from all over the world to the city of Jerusalem. Two Greeks have “come to see Jesus”.  Did they hear of his miracles? Maybe they want to be his followers?  

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Movie Recommendation: THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is an entertaining sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. It continues the story of the lives and loves of a group of people living in Jaipur India and features most of the original cast such as Judi Dench and Maggie Smith as well as newcomers such as Richard Gere. If you enjoyed the first Marigold movie you will likely enjoy this one. 

Must see!

For anyone who did not yet see Sister Marie Azzarello’s second interview, the link to get to it is http://saltandlighttv.org/perspectives/pw-consecrated-life-sr-marie-azzarello.php

This is an excellent interview, one we can be pleased and proud to proclaim! It is 25 minutes of unrehearsed, positive responses to excellent questions.

 

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