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Lord Save Me (XIX OT — A)
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 22:00 | No Comment
Lord Save Me (XIX OT — A)

The Sunday Readings

Reading I:  1 Kings 19:9.11-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 85
Reading II: Romans 9:1-5
Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:22-33

The first reading from the Elijah cycle is about the prophet Elijah’s encounter with God …

The Transfiguration of the Lord
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Transfiguration of the Lord

On the mountain the three of them see the glory of God’s Kingdom shining out of Jesus. On the mountain they are overshadowed by God’s holy cloud. On the mountain — in the conversation of the transfigured Jesus with the Law and the Prophets — they realize that the True Feast of Tabernacles has come. On the mountain they learn that Jesus himself is the Living Torah, the complete Word of God.