Posts Tagged ‘Ascension of our Lord’

Throwback Thursday: We Are Sent – The Ascension of the Lord

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The Ascension of Jesus to heavenly glory forty days after his Resurrection marks the final act of his earthly ministry and the necessary prelude to the birth of the Church.  This is not an ending, but a new beginning.  Jesus ascended in his visible body to make way for his Mystical Body, the Church, which […] [Read more]

“And Behold I Am with You until the End of the Age”

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

With these words of comfort and hope, Jesus leaves the disciples and returns to his heavenly Father.  The Ascension of our Lord captures the dramatic end to Jesus’ time on earth with his apostles.  They are gathered on the mountaintop and he commands them to “go and make disciples.”  Jesus instructs his followers to preach […] [Read more]