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The Everyday Prayer


 
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Icon of the Holy Face
Church of Sant'Egidio, Rome

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord on Mount Tabor. Memory of Hiroshima, the first atomic bomb. Memory of Pope Paul VI, who died in 1978.


Reading of the Gospel

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Yesterday I was buried with Christ,
today I rise with you who are risen.
With you I was crucified;
remember me, Lord, in your kingdom.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Mark 9, 2-10

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John and led them up a high mountain on their own by themselves. There in their presence he was transfigured:

his clothes became brilliantly white, whiter than any earthly bleacher could make them.

Elijah appeared to them with Moses; and they were talking to Jesus.

Then Peter spoke to Jesus, 'Rabbi,' he said, 'it is wonderful for us to be here; so let us make three shelters, one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.'

He did not know what to say; they were so frightened.

And a cloud came, covering them in shadow; and from the cloud there came a voice, 'This is my Son, the Beloved. Listen to him.'

Then suddenly, when they looked round, they saw no one with them any more but only Jesus.

As they were coming down from the mountain he warned them to tell no one what they had seen, until after the Son of man had risen from the dead.

They observed the warning faithfully, though among themselves they discussed what 'rising from the dead' could mean.

 

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Yesterday I was buried with Christ,
today I rise with you who are risen.
With you I was crucified;
remember me, Lord, in your kingdom.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia


08/06/2012
Feast of the Transfiguration


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Sunday, 15 October
Liturgy of the Sunday
OCT
16
Monday, 16 October
Prayer for peace
OCT
17
Tuesday, 17 October
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
OCT
18
Wednesday, 18 October
Memory of the Apostles
OCT
19
Thursday, 19 October
Memory of the Church
OCT
20
Friday, 20 October
Memory of Jesus crucified
OCT
21
Saturday, 21 October
Sunday Vigil
OCT
22
Sunday, 22 October
Liturgy of the Sunday