Exploring the Meaning of the Transfiguration
Resurrection and Transfiguration
It is difficult for us to visualize how our own self may become a Eucharistic, Christified body. Our eyes are not enough here, because they only know how to look, and not to see.
The Transfiguration of Jesus Christ offered this glorified state as a model for our own glorification, our own hope of becoming part of the body of Christ. This is not easy to put into words or to understand rationally, but what the eyes cannot see, the soul can sense in a different way. And what it can sense is something that has been given to us in Scripture: the close connection between the Transfiguration of Christ and his Resurrected body passes through the Eucharistic chalice. . . . Read More