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The first reading is from 2 Corinthians 4:3-12 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised)

3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. 4 In their
case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them
from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of
God. 5 For we do not proclaim ourselves; we proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and
ourselves as your slaves for Jesus’ sake. 6 For it is the God who said, ‘Let light shine
out of darkness’, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of
the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
7 But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this
extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us. 8 We are afflicted in
every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but
not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying in the body the
death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be made visible in our
bodies. 11 For while we live, we are always being given up to death for Jesus’ sake,
so that the life of Jesus may be made visible in our mortal flesh. 12 So death is at
work in us, but life in you.

Hear the word of the Lord

Thanks be to God

The Gospel Reading is from Mark 9:2-9 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised)

2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and
led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was
transfigured before them, 3 and his clothes became dazzling white,
such as no one on earth could bleach them. 4 And there appeared to
them Elijah with Moses, who were talking with Jesus. 5 Then Peter
said to Jesus, ‘Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three
dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.’ 6 He did not
know what to say, for they were terrified. 7 Then a cloud
overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, ‘This is
my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!’ 8 Suddenly when they looked
around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus.
9 As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no
one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen
from the dead.

For the Gospel of the Lord  

Praise to you Lord Jesus Christ