Readings of the day: RB 61:6-14Mass: Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11; Resp. Psalm 80; Matthew 17:9a, 10-13 The Prophet Elijah ELIJAH WILL INDEED COME AND RESTORE ALL THINGS;BUT I TELL YOU THAT ELIJAH HAS ALREADY COME, AND THEY DID NOT RECOGNIZE HIM BUT DID TO HIM WHATEVER THEY PLEASED. Christian life demands, so to speak, the ‘martyrdom’ of daily fidelity to the Gospel, the courage, that is, to let Christ grow within us and let him be the One who guides our thoughts and our actions.(Pope Benedict XVI, General Audience, August 29, 2012) Lord, make us turn to you;let us see your face and we shall be saved.(Resp. Psalm 80) MARANATHA.