The Second Sunday of Lent

Now about eight days after this had been said, he took with him Peter, John and James and went up the mountain to pray. And it happened that, as he was praying, the aspect of his face was changed and his clothing became sparkling white. And suddenly there were two men talking to him; they were Moses and Elijah appearing in glory, and they were speaking of his passing which he was to accomplish in Jerusalem.
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Imagine that your life is in danger and you have to flee your home. You don’t have time to prepare or take anything with you. You must flee now. What would you do? Where would you go? How would you feel? More than 68.5 million people worldwide have faced this situation. In fact, every minute, 31 people are forced to flee their homes to escape war, persecution, large-scale development projects, extreme poverty, or the consequences of climate change. Children such as Shominara, who fled Burma with her family to escape the persecution suffered by the Rohingya and found refuge in Bangladesh; Young women such as Qawthar, who had to flee war in Syria and has now been living in Lebanon for the last six years; Women such as Kelly, an Afro-Colombian peasant who was displaced multiple times because of the armed conflict that afflicted her country for 50 years;
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