Sunday, April 3, 2022
The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent for Year C remind us God sees us in our weakness and suffering and saves us. The first reading (Isaiah 43:16-21) tells us to look at the past and see that a new way is possible. The psalm (Psalm 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6) tells of sorrow turning to joy. In the second reading (Philippians 3:8-14) Paul explains that we must let go of what we valued to pursue life in Christ. And in the gospel (John 8:1-11) Jesus confronts the crowd who are about to stone the woman caught in adultery.
Consider how God can take what seems not good in our lives and transform it. Here are some ideas: