This word has constantly been in my mind for the last couple of days. It’s commonly understood as something to keep, to preserve. It’s no more than something to be taken away. We associate it with abstinence and sexuality. We understand that there is an embarrassment that comes if we don’t preserve it. Or the … Continue reading What is Chastity?
Genesis 22: 1-2, 9-13, 15-18 Psalm 116: 10, 15-19 Romans 8: 31-34 Mark 9: 2-10 The gospel passage of the transfiguration illustrates the Christian encounter with God. In the gospel, Jesus led three of His apostles—Peter, James, and John up to the high mountain where He is transfigured into something illuminating. The Messiah has revealed … Continue reading “Encounters with our Lord” – Second Sunday of Lent