Saturday, March 19, 2011

"He saved us and called us to a holy life"

"And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light. (Matt. 17:2)

"He saved us and called us to a holy life, not according to our works but according to his own design and the grace bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before time began, but now made manifest through the appearance of our savior Christ Jesus, who destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel." (2 Tim.1:9-10)

On this Second Sunday of Lent we are called to further open ourselves, allowing God's grace to build on our nature, to be transfigured, moving from image to likeness. After all, my dear friends, this is what Lent is about!

Meum cum sim pulvis et cinis

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