Fifth Sunday of Lent

How often have we – in some way or other – echoed that request of the Greeks who had come to worship at the Passover feast: “Sir, we would like to see Jesus.” As you read this Gospel passage more closely, you might wonder why Jesus does not directly respond to this statement. His response is more indirect as the text indicates. This statement might find us recalling when we have made a similar statement and it was not answered in the manner that we would expect or maybe even not at all. Times like these can remind us of the weakness of our ...