The celebration of February as Black History (or African Heritage) Month is drawing to a close. But the commitment to becoming more culturally sensitive, racially inclusive, and justice-conscious continues year round.
The final Sunday following Epiphany, and before Lent, is Transfiguration Sunday. All three of the synoptic gospels tell a story of Peter, James, and John accompanying Jesus to the top of a holy mountain. There, before their eyes, Jesus is transfigured or transformed into a dazzling brightness.