Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord


Today’s Reflection
Gospel: Lk 9:28b-36
August 6, 2022 | Saturday

Today’s Gospel

About eight days after Jesus had said all this, he took Peter, John and James, and went up the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the aspect of his face was changed, and his clothing became dazzling white. Two men were talking with Jesus: Moses and Elijah. Appearing in the glory of heaven, Moses and Elijah spoke to Jesus about his departure from this life, which was to take place in Jerusalem.

Peter and his companions had fallen asleep; but they awoke suddenly, and they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. As Moses and Elijah were about to leave, Peter—not knowing what to say— said to Jesus, “Master, how good it is for us to be here! Let us make three tents, one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.” And no sooner had he spoken, than a cloud appeared and covered them; and the disciples were afraid as they entered the cloud. Then these words came from the cloud, “This is my Son, my Beloved, listen to him.” And after the voice had spoken, Jesus was there alone.


The disciples kept this to themselves at the time, telling no one of anything they had seen.

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Liturgy Note:

  1. The Evening Prayer for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord will be used for Vespers today. The feasts of the Lord listed in the general calendar have a precedence over Sundays in Ordinary Time.
  2. Evening Masses will still use the formulary and readings for the Feast of the Transfiguration. White Vestments are used.
  3. The faithful who attended the Mass on the evening of August 5 fulfills their Sunday obligation. /Vulnerasti, 2022
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