Listen to Him

Father Bob’s homily last Sunday…

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By Fr. Bob

2nd Sunday of Lent C

The Transfiguration is an amazing event – literally the glory of heaven witnessed on earth.  The incredible events come in fast succession. The appearance of Jesus’ face changes, his clothes become dazzling white, and suddenly beside him are Moses and Elijah.  It culminates with a cloud descending upon them and a voice that comes from heaven saying, “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.”

And of course, why would we not want to listen to him?  He has the words of everlasting life.  To hear the words of Christ is to be surrounded by goodness, love and peace.  It should be what we cling to more than any other thing in the world.  This is why we gather on Sunday.  And if the music ministry does their job, the readers do theirs, the altar servers do their job as well…

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