August 6, 2017

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord
Matthew 17:1-9

Bible Question of the Week

In this Gospel Reading, we hear the words, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to Him."  Do you take the time to pray and listen to what Our Lord may be saying to you? Knowing that He always wants what is best for you; what are somethings He may be telling you to do in your life? What can you do to better understand His plan for you?  
 
What was the main theme of the Homily shared at Mass this weekend?
 

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord  Matthew 17:1-9    

Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother, John,
and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
And he was transfigured before them;
his face shone like the sun
and his clothes became white as light.
And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them,
conversing with him.
Then Peter said to Jesus in reply,
"Lord, it is good that we are here.
If you wish, I will make three tents here,
one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."
While he was still speaking, behold,
a bright cloud cast a shadow over them,
then from the cloud came a voice that said,
"This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased;
listen to him."
When the disciples heard this, they fell prostrate
and were very much afraid.
But Jesus came and touched them, saying,
"Rise, and do not be afraid."
And when the disciples raised their eyes,
they saw no one else but Jesus alone.

As they were coming down from the mountain,
Jesus charged them,
"Do not tell the vision to anyone
until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."