Transfiguration of the Lord Feast
First Reading: Daniel 7: 9-10, 13-14
14 And he gave him power, and glory, and a kingdom: and all peoples, tribes and tongues shall serve him: his power is an everlasting power that shall not be taken away: and his kingdom that shall not be destroyed.
The image when GOD will return to reclaim His Creation is a wondrous and hope-filled one. We praise and thank God for all his blessings on us. He is an awesome, mighty, and merciful God, while we await his return in Glory!
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 97: 1-2, 5-6, 9
9 For thou art the most high Lord over all the earth: thou art exalted exceedingly above all gods.
Second Reading: Second Peter 1: 16-19
16 For we have not by following artificial fables, made known to you the power, and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ; but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness
Our faith is based on facts, we are able to verify with dates most of the information in the Bible. The apostles witnessed Christ’s Transfiguration and lived and died for this faith. We Thank God for the saints and apostles.
Gospel: Matthew 17: 1-9
5 And as he was yet speaking, behold a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo, a voice out of the cloud, saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased: hear ye him.
Christ our Lord is Lord God over all! Praise Him forever! We are blessed by God to help adopted as His Children!