Readings of the Day
Conversion of Paul of Tarsus,
Fresco by Michaelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni,
[1542 - 45], Cappella Paolina, Palazzi Pontifici Vatican.
On that journey as I drew near to Damascus,
about noon a great light from the sky suddenly shone around me.
I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me,
‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?’
I replied, ‘Who are you, sir?’
And he said to me,
‘I am Jesus the Nazorean whom you are persecuting.