Posts Tagged ‘Ascension of the Lord’

We Are Sent – The Ascension of the Lord

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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]

The Ascension of the Lord: As One Chapter Closes, Another Opens

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Jesus’ ascension into heaven is one of the most significant moments in his life – and in ours. It brings to a conclusion the earthly life of Jesus, but it also opens up for us the earthly life of the Church. He ascends in his visible body to make way for his mystical body. The […] [Read more]