December 16, 2017

Matthew 17:9A, 10-13

This passage is a sequel to the Transfiguration. Considering their experience on the mountain, Jesus’ disciples ask him about the return of Elijah that had been foretold. Jesus says that the prophet returned in the person of John the Baptist but was rejected. In the same way, he will be rejected.

I pray for strength and endurance for all who profess and live out faith in you and your holy Church in the face of persecution and rejection.

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