“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me. And now, look, your house is abandoned. And you will never see me again until you say, ‘Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord!’”
Second Sunday of Lent
Second Sunday of Lent, 21 February: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18; Psalm 27:1, 7-9, 13-14; Philippians 3:20-4:1; Luke 9:28-36 ~ I am a citizen of heaven
God of the covenant, your presence fills me with awe, your word gives me unshakeable hope. Fix in my heart the image of your Son in glory that I may walk with him in newness of life as a citizen of heaven. Grant this through Christ, my deliverance and hope, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, holy and mighty God for ever and ever. Amen.
Second Sunday of Lent: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Ps 116:10, 15-19; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10 ~ beloved sacrifice
Second Sunday of Lent The gospel of the transfiguration reminds us to hold firm to a vision of glory, on dark days. + In the name the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen Opening prayer: Ever-faithful God, You… Read More ›