The Holy Father reminds us of the words of St. Cyril: we "call upon God in his mercy to send his Holy Spirit upon the offerings before us, to transform the bread into the body of Christ and the wine into the blood of Christ.
As Eucharistic Prayer 4 prays: grant in your loving kindness to all who partake of this one Bread and one Chalice that, gathered into one body by the Holy Spirit,
they may truly
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 16, 2009
Transfigurations are Big Business
The church calls this event the Transfiguration of Christ. Jesus was
"transfigured": the figure, the image, the look that he had, the face that
showed to others was changed over. The appearance of his face changed. Jesus
had a different
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 21, 2006
There was once a great and noble King whose land was terrorized by a crafty dragon. Like a massive bird of prey, the scaly beast delighted in ravaging villages with his fiery breath. Hapless victims ran from their burning homes, only to be snatched into the dragon’s jaws or talons. Those devoured
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 17, 2006
John Darby: “He was not like an independent being…The Son is in full union with the Father, does nothing without the Father,
Contributed by David Tack on Jan 22, 2012
Marvin Vincent comments on the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ in Matthew 17:2: "...There was a fact and a power in that vision which mere radiance and the appearance of the dead patriarchs could not wholly convey: a revelation of Deity breaking out in that glorified face and form..."
Jesus also tells us in Matthew 28, (the most familiar version of the Great Commission), that, “all authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to