Catholics use a lot of big words. Sometimes they can be confusing or intimidating, but they have rich meaning and symbolism. Two of those words are Transfiguration and Transubstantiation. Do you know which is which?
On August 6 we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration, that spectacular moment when our Lord appeared in all his glory to the Apostles Peter, James, and John.
While he was praying his face changed in appearance
and his clothing became dazzling white.
And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah,
who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus
that he was going to accomplish in Jerusalem. (more…)