The Gospel reading for the eighteenth Sunday, which is the Feast of the Transfiguration, is a passage taken from Matthew chapter seventeen.  Jesus ascends the mountain with his closest disciples, Peter, James and John. Then Jesus is glorified, or “transfigured,” and seen alongside two patriarchs of the Old Testament: Moses and Elijah.   Ascending the Mountain […]

The Gospel reading for the Second Sunday of Lent is a passage from Mark 9:2-10. First Jesus ascends the mountain with his closest disciples, Peter, James and John. Then Jesus is glorified, or “transfigured,” and seen alongside two great men of the Old Testament: Moses and Elijah. Ascending the Mountain In this passage, Jesus leads […]