Saturday, March 11, 2017

Homily: 2nd Sunday of Lent

We hear the story of the Transfiguration every 2nd Sunday of Lent, which is filled with layers of meaning.  But what if we took the time to just focus on the God encounter which occurs at the end of the story? For God appears in the form of a cloud which casts a shadow. Have you ever noticed how many of the God encounters in the Bible involves a cloud that overshadows and obscures the light?

What about the God encounters in your life? Encounters that break you open and have a way of destroying all the certitudes you’ve built up in your life - in order to make room for new Divine encounters?

Listen to a different way for you to consider spending the balance of your Lenten time – it just may give you an encounter where you least expect God’s love and mercy…

Check it out…

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Click here for the readings of this Sunday 

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