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Bulletin: March 13, 2022

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Second Sunday of Lent

We can imagine the splendor of the Transfiguration in our Gospel, and in a manner similar to the Baptism of the Lord, we hear the voice of God booming down announcing Jesus the Son. It is another of the great epiphanies. But if you think about it, each reading this weekend has a sort of “Aha” moment to it. A moment of mutual commitment, of trust. In Genesis, God makes a covenant with Abram, promising him descendants numerous as the stars in the sky. The Psalmist professes his faith and hope: “I believe that I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living.” Paul’s letter to the Philippians lays it out simply in “drop the mic” fashion: “Our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we a