The Transfiguration and the Cross

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All three synoptic gospels have accounts of the temptations and of Jesus’ transfiguration. What is important to note about todays’ gospel is that all three evangelists precede the account of the Transfiguration with Jesus saying ‘if any want to be a follower of mine they must deny themselves, pick up their cross and follow me’ (Lk 9:23). 

March 17, 2019 Read More

Feast of the Transfiguration

Daily Lectio
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 54 The Reception of Letters and Gifts in the Monastery
Mass: Da 7:9-10, 13-14; Resp Ps 97; 2 P 1:16-19; Mk 9:2-10


MOUNT TABORMOUNT OF THE TRANSFIGURATION
Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high mountain apa
August 06, 2018 Read More

Second Sunday of Lent

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Resp Ps 116; Rm 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10


This is my beloved Son.Listen to him.
Today’s Gospel prompted me to pull out picture postcards from a 2000 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. One of my favorite excursio
February 25, 2018 Read More

Transfiguration - Transformed in Love

Chapter Talks

The gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent is always the Transfiguration; it parallels the First Sunday   What immediately precedes the Temptations of Jesus is his baptism in the Jordan.  As Jesus comes up out of the waters he hears the voice of his Abba, ‘You are my beloved Son’.  Michael Casey in his book, Fully Human Fully Divine, transl
February 25, 2018 Read More
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