2nd Sunday of Lent (C)

///artwork – Transfiguration

///artwork – Transfiguration



Phil 3:20

🎵 Rhiannon Giddens

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BBC NORTHERN IRELAND (2:28) – 19th-century American folk song | Performed by Rhiannon Giddens (banjo, vocals) and Phil Cunningham (accordion) for BBC Northern Ireland, 2016

Wayfaring Stranger

ART & THEOLOGY BLOG – This “world of woe” is not our home; we’re just temporary residents. St. Paul reminds us that we are citizens of a new world, and while this statement needs a lot of fleshing out (hence the development of systematic “kingdom theologies”), the well-known American folk lament “Wayfaring Stranger” emphasizes simply, soul-baringly, the longing aspect of it, that anticipation of returning to the “bright land” of our (re)birth, “no more to roam.”

SOURCE: Art & Theology Blog (RCL Lectionary)

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Luke 9:34

✍️ Scott L. Barton

What is it with the Bible and Veils?

With Moses and Elijah, talking,
Peter makes a quick head count
(Perhaps the better to preserve it)
Next creeps in—that veil! A cloud
O’ershadows them! And they see nothing,


SOURCE: LECTIONARY POEMS by Scott L. Barton, a Presbyterian pastor who writes a poem each week to help preachers or anybody else to think about a text in a new way.

Luke 9:32

🎨 Lorenzo Lotto

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Transfiguration of An Ordinary Day


We think of transfiguration as a form of miracle, something that could not happen to an ordinary person on an ordinary day. However, every sacred story is meant to reach us in our own lives, in its own way. Close your eyes and bring to mind a bright, clean place where you are in the open, where your sight is unhindered but can reach for miles in every direction. There is no clutter or noise in this place, only a breeze and soft light, this level easy place where you stand, and the sound of your own breathing, which is calm and regular.


Commentary by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, assistant professor of liturgy, catechesis, and evangelization at Loyola University New Orleans.

🎨 Raphael

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ACCESSIBLE ART HISTORY (1:48) – This episode of Art History Minute is special one because this week marks the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death. So, we are going to look at one of his most famous works, The Transfiguration.

🎨 Giavanni Bellini

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CHRISTIAN ART (5:10) – Giovanni Bellini’s ‘Transfiguration of Christ’, painted circa 1487 and now kept in Naples’ Museo di Capodimonte. Having now adopted oil paint as his main medium, Bellini chose to create a mastery in landscape painting, infused with historical and contemplative significance, so much so that Kenneth Clarke would later describe him as one of the greatest landscape painters.


Luke 9:32

🎨 Superbook

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