Perhaps Peter should have traveled by taxi up to the top of Mount Tabor. That experience certainly would have kept him from falling asleep.
Posts Tagged With: Transfiguration
My encounters with praise music on Saturday were a decidedly mixed bag.
Do you think maybe the rest of the Twelve might have been jealous when they heard the story Peter, James and John had to tell about the Transfiguration?
It’s a safe bet that Peter, James and John weren’t expecting a transfiguration when Jesus led them up the mountain alone.
A funny thing happened on the way to Mass on Saturday morning…
Unbeknownst to the regulars in the 8:30 congregation, all three of our parish priests were otherwise occupied—so we celebrated with a communion service instead of the regularly-scheduled Eucharistic feast. And that’s when it happened: As we stood to hear the Gospel proclaimed, our deacon intoned the acclamation verse with a familiar setting of three ‘Alleluias.’
‘We interrupt this prophetic diatribe…to bring you a few choice samples of apocalyptic vision.’ That’s about what it felt like at Mass today, with the great feast of the Transfiguration plopped down in the middle of a liturgical week otherwise devoted to a serious rant from the prophet Jeremiah.