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The Feast of the Ascension, June 2

On June 2, we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension, marking the day on which Jesus was taken up into heaven. According to the Acts of the Apostles, the event began at the Mount of Olives in the presence of the disciples: Jesus physically separated Himself from the Apostles to begin a new way of […]

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The Ascension should stengthen our faith

At one of the last meetings with His disciples after His resurrection Our Lord “upbraided them with their incredulity and hardness of heart, because they did not believe them who had seen him after he was risen again (Mark XVI. 14). The reproof which the Master gave the eleven on that occasion was well deserved. […]

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Draw us into Your triumphal march

“And he led them out as far as Bethania: and lifting up his hands, he blessed them. And it came to pass, whilst he blessed them, he departed from them, and was carried up to heaven.” (Luke 24:50-51) Meditation: Our Lord said to His Apostles before He departed from them: “If you loved Me, you […]

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Ascension of the Lord

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