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Sunday Reflection: The Ascension of the Lord (Year B

  1. ds us that now it is the duty of the body to carry on the work of spreading the Good News and continuing to make Christ present in the world today
  2. Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord Readings for the Ascension Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you
  3. Introduction: Today's readings describe the Ascension of the Lord Jesus his Heavenly glory after promising to send the Apostles the Holy Spirit as the source of Heavenly power and commanding them to bear witness to Him through their lives and preaching throughout the world
  4. The early Christians understood the Lord's ascension as part of Jesus' resurrection, and not as a separate historical event in the life of Jesus

Special Franciscan greetings of peace and joy on the Ascension of the Lord (7th Sunday of the Easter)! Most dioceses in the United States celebrate the feast of the Ascension on the 7th Sunday of Easter. Therefore, the background and reflection questions here will focus on the gospel for that feast. Franciscan Gospel reflection and questions [ Yet the event of the Ascension, which appears in both the New Testament books authored by Luke (his Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles), serves as the narrative lynchpin of the grand story told by scripture. It is, as one scholar argues, the culmination of every biblical event leading up to it and the condition of the drama that follows it Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord 8th May - 'Parting is such sweet sorrow' Our gospel last Sunday hinted at the Christ's ascension, this Sunday, in both the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles and the Gospel of Luke we have two accounts of the Ascension Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord - 16 May 2021 Every year, 40 days after Easter Sunday, we celebration the solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. There is perhaps some confusion about when exactly we celebrate the Ascension

Christ has risen. Indeed our Lord has risen! He has ascended into heaven where he appears in the presence of God on our behalf. And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself. The lifting up of Jesus on the cross signifies and announces his lifting up by his Ascension into heaven, and indeed begins it But how often do we reflect on the radiant joys of other holy days? The Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord is one holy day that's frequently overlooked by many. But it's filled with as much.. Gospel Reflection for the Ascension of Jesus May 28th - Parting is such sweet sorrow As we mark and celebrate the Ascension of the Lord, the saying, 'all good things come to an end' never sounded more suitable and appropriate Lord Jesus, we rejoice today in your ascension to the Father's right hand. Thank you, Lord, for offering us a share in your heavenly life. By your Spirit, help us to lay hold of our inheritance in you—the hope, the glory, and the power that are the right of every child of God

The feast of the Ascension invites us to face the universal experience of loss, the loss of a loved one or of something precious to us, and to face this experience in a transformative way. In Ordinary Time, we celebrate the life and ministry of Jesus. Over the period of Lent and Easter, we have been re-membering his death and resurrection The Dominican Friars, Priests, and Brothers of Province of St. Martin de Porres (Southern Dominican Province). The Order of Preachers in the Southern United States. Preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the salvation of souls. The geographic boundaries of the province cover eleven states: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. After Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, He remained on earth and appeared to many in resurrected form

Reflection for Ascension Thursday. Written on: May 29, 2019 Acts of the Apostles 1: 1-11 Psalm 47: 2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Ephesians 1: 17-23 Luke 24: 46-53. On a hillside outside Jerusalem, Jesus gathers his disciples together before he departs The Ascension to heaven is a Biblical event in the life of the Lord Jesus Christ. It can be read in Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51 and Acts 1. It cannot be found in Matthew though the sending off of the Apostles to proclaim the Gospel and make disciples of all nations [see Matthew 28: 19-20] find a parallel in Mark 16:16, which immediately precedes the. Today is the Solemnity of the Ascension of our Lord. Would this be the day? Jesus has told the disciples that He must leave them, but that He will send them the Spirit, the Counselor who will guide them with wisdom and truth. They know that Jesus must leave them Jesus' death, resurrection, ascension and the coming of the Holy Spirit form a seamless robe, one single movement which, in some ways can all be seen in the climax on Calvary as Jesus totally emptied himself and offered his life to the Father on the Cross at Calvary Benjamin West (1801) Thursday, May 13 Ascension of the Lord - Solemnity Roman Ordinary calendar Bl. Julian of Norwich Acts of the Apostles 1,1-11. In the first book, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught until the day he was taken up, after giving instructions through the holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. H

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Ascension Day Reflection - 13th May 2021 Written by Jacki Thomas We hope that you will be able to use this service in your own homes to worship, pray and reflect on this special day. Jacki has provided her words for you to read, or you can watch / listen on her recordings Today is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord!! (Some dioceses transfer this feast to the 7th Sunday of Easter) We contemplate and celebrate Jesus' Ascension into Heaven, as God and Man! What a moment that must have been for Heaven!!! To receive The Incarnate God into their midst

A Memorial to Michelle Reynolds. Please keep Michael and the kids in your prayers. Readings: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051621-Ascension.cfmOnlin.. Reflection for the Ascension of the Lord - Year B. The Church celebrates the Ascension of Jesus this weekend, 40 days after Easter. The Ascension is not about Jesus leaving, departing or abandoning the disciples - or us! It is, rather, a great symbol of the trust and confidence that Jesus has in us - perhaps more than we do in ourselves. Craig's thoughts for the Ascension of the Lord Gentle reader, This weekend we celebrate the Ascension of the Lord. Traditionally this feast takes place on the Thursday before Pentecost. But the Church in the United States has moved the celebration to this Sunday so that all can participate. Next week we celebrate Pentecost. And the Ascension of the Lord We are celebrating the solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. The Gospel tells us that the risen Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said: Go into all the world, proclaim the Good News to all creation

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Real meaning of Ascension. The real meaning of the Ascension is in the Second Reading, a passage from the magnificent Letter to the Hebrews. The author makes a clear distinction between the role of Jesus and that of the Jewish High Priest. Christ did not enter a sanctuary made by human hands; he entered the dwelling place of God himself The Ascension is a great feast that can get lost in the shadow of its two bookends, Easter and Pentecost; yet the Ascension encompasses them both. It hearkens back to the morning of resurrection, that Jesus had indeed risen from the dead, as the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep (1 Cor 15:20)

Reflection for the Ascension of the Lord Daily Readings and Weekly Reflections; May 13, 2021. Ascension Thursday celebrates the end of the great 50 days after Jesus' resurrection. In the Acts of the Apostles we read that, Jesus is lifted from the apostles' sight, they keep looking in amazement at the sky.. Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord (St. Theophan the Recluse) By St. Theophan the Recluse Saint Paul expresses the power of the Lord's Ascension in this manner: When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men (Eph. 4:8) I would like to share with you a few reflections on the feast of the Ascension of the Lord. Firstly, All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. The Christian understanding of AUTHORITY is not power or position. It's SERVICE. The Lord Jesus is the model of this service which he manifested at the table of the Last. This article is offered as a reflection on the readings for the Solemnity of the Ascension (Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23, cycle A Matt 28:16-20, cycle B Mk 16:15-20, cycle C Lk 24:46-53). It is reproduced year by permission of the author Reflection - The Ascension of Our Lord This week's readings are, in short, about the Ascension of our Lord to heaven where he takes his place at the right hand of our Father. As big as the event is, I feel like the most important part is what happens right before Jesus ascends

Easter Reflection: The Ascension of the Lord. Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23 or Eph 4:1-13; Mk 16:15-20) It's tempting for us to view the event of the ascension as the conclusion of Christ's earthly ministry, but—as the author T.S. Eliot reminds us—what seems an ending is also a beginning. And that is. Gospel Reflection - Ascension Sunday 2021. Thursday, 13 May 2021. The Ascension of the Lord. Some of the doors that have kept people locked in have been opened in recent days. But there is still a long wait until all doors will be opened Reflection. Ascension. Twelve sets of footsteps could be seen on the way up to the mountain; maybe more. One less were seen on the way down. The Lord had gone from their sight, left earth, ascended into heaven. His work on earth complete for what he would do; his work now was handed over to the apostles, disciples, men and women who had been. Reflections on Ascension Day May 29, 2011 by Bruce Epperly The Ascension of Jesus (celebrated Sunday, June 5 this year) is a peculiar day in the Christian calendar Gospel Reflection - The Ascension of the Lord - Cycle A Today's First reading from the Acts of the Apostles states: As he said this he was lifted up while they looked on, and a cloud took him from their sight

Reflection: Ascension of the Lord. Chinese Mass:Every Sunday 2:15 p.m. Our Lady of the Assumption RC Church, Assumption Priory, Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green E2 9PB (map) After Mass you are welcome to join the community for a tea gathering Weekly Reflection - The Ascension of the Lord (7th Sunday of Easter) Before the Lord ascended to heaven he left us the missionary mandate to go and make disciples. The nature of the Church is to evangelize. No one is exempt from this commitment that comes from our Baptism

REFLECTION: Here in Canada, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord this Sunday. Traditionally, the observance of the Ascension of the Lord is on Thursday, the 40th day after Easter. However, for pastoral reasons, the Church has obtained permission from the Vatican to move its observance on Sunday 43 days after Easter, for some. A reflection on Ascension For the repose of the soul of Tiago Leite Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. After Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, He remained on earth and appeared to many in resurrected form. After forty days (a number indicating preparation in the Bible), Jesus ascended into Heaven

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Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord Letting go is a difficult part of life's journey and it applies to several different situations. When children begin to live a more independent life, when the people we work with and perhaps have mentored in some way move on to their own positions of responsibility, whe The ascension of the Lord to Heaven (the departure of the Lord) is also the continued presence of the Lord on earth. Jesus who gave the Sermon on the Mount, instructing the disciples on the new Law of the Lord to follow. Anyone familiar with the Old Testament would see this as a type of Moses on Mount Sinai with Ten Commandments from God Reflections on the Feast of the Ascension. After Christ rose from the dead and before he ascended to heaven, he made various appearances to certain of his followers and spoke of the kingdom of God (Acts 1:3). Many of us would love to have the manuscripts from those discourses. During this interim between the Resurrection and the Ascension. ascension of a glorified body: catholic sunday scripture reflections: ascension of our lord, cycle b, 2021 By Onuh May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021 The Solemnity of Ascension of the Lord is the feast of the Risen Christ with a glorified body taken up to heaven and now setting at the right hand of God forever

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2018 Opening of the Convent at St Mary's. 2017 Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. 2017 Corpus Christi Procession. 2016 Corpus Christi Procession. 2014 Canon Adrian. 2009 Rome Pilgrimage 2009. Contact Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. May 16, 2021. Acts 1:1-11. Psalm 47. Ephesians 1:17-23. Mark 16:15-20. If we allow artworks to pique our imaginations, we'll find a wide variety of images. May 13, 2021 The Ascension of the Lord! Dear Family of Mary! Today is the Solemnity Continue Reading May 13, 2021 Reflection -The Ascension of the Lord. Medjugorje . MaryTV . Medjugorje Weather, 24.4 °C. 24.5 °C. 24.4 °C. 64 % 0. km/h. 0. km/h. max. Pray the Rosary with Denis and Cathy

THE COUPLE THAT PRAYS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER. Fr. Johnny Doherty, C.Ss.R. Sunday May 24th 2020 The Ascension of the Lord Know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time. This promise that Jesus gave his disciples, as he was leaving them at the Ascension, is a wonderful truth for us today. It is a promise that is fulfilled in so many ways

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Chaplain's Reflection: Ascension of the Lord. 15/05/2020. As a teenager growing up I used to spend endless amount of time wandering the streets. At the age of twelve we moved house and on the first day we moved in there was a knock at the day and an invitation of friendship from someone my age. That young chap was someone I came to spend so. Catholic Sunday Homily Ideas: 2014: The Ascension of the Lord Year A - 2011. Evangeli.net - Ascension (A) Mt 28,16-20: «I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth». Catholic Commission for Social Justice - Archdiocese of Port of Spain - Feast of the Ascension (A) - Fr Joe's Gospel Reflection - Feast of the Ascension (A The collect and readings for the Feast of the Ascension may be found here. The following sermon is based on Acts 1:1-11 and Luke 24:44-53. We live in a world in which up is better than down. Singers want to be at the top of the charts, athletes want to be on top of thei Use this search form to find a homily pack ingredient, daily reflection, or your own homily based on a keyword, and click the category links to the left to drill-down through topics. Search. Search. 37496 results found (showing 79 to 98) | Start over. Ascension of the Lord (ABC) Ascension of the Lord (ABC

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GOSPEL REFLECTION: ASCENSION OF THE LORD WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY by Rev. Fr. Allen Baclor Abadines * GOSPEL: MARK 16:15-20 Jesus said to his disciples: Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned The Ascension of our Lord into heaven is an ancient feast commemorating the fortieth day after Easter Sunday. St. Augustine himself said that it may have begun even during the apostolic period as he read mentioned in the writings of his predecessors. Basically, the theological essence of this feast is to highlight the completion of Jesus. SUNDAY REFLECTIONS (111) The 1st Glorious Mystery - THE RESURRECTION of OUR LORD (2) The 1st Joyful Mystery - the ANNUNCIATION (7) The 1st Luminous Mystery- The BAPTISM of the LORD (1) The 2nd Glorius Mystery - The ASCENSION (4) The 2nd Joyful Mystery - the VISITATION (5) The 2nd Luminous Mystery - The WEDDING FEAST at CANA (1

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The ascension is both the end and the beginning. It's a transition to the next phase in the perfect plan of the Father. Understanding the way this plan unfolds should leave us in wonder and awe. In the Ascension of our Lord, we celebrate the triumphant authority of Jesus over death and sin and giving life to all the nations Lord, I do love You, and I desire You to come and consume me as I consume You in the Most Holy Eucharist. Help me to believe in You and Your presence in this Most Holy Sacrament. May Your divine presence meet my deepest need and fulfill my deepest longings in life. Jesus, I trust in You. More Gospel Reflections READINGS AND REFLECTION. Ascension of the Lord | 7 th Sunday of Easter (May 24, 2020). First reading. Acts 1:1-11 - Jesus was lifted up while they looked on. IN MY earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven

Sunday Gospel Reflection for the Ascension of the Lord. Institute of Catholic Culture. May 12 at 6:34 AM Catholic Mass Readings for The Ascension of the Lord 2021 - Lectionary: 58. Catholic Mass Readings for The Ascension of the Lord 2021. 1st Reading. ACTS 1:1-11. Responsorial Psalm. Psalms 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9. 2nd Reading. Ephesians 1:17-23 OR Ephesians 4:1-13 OR Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-13 OR Hebrews 9:24-28; 10:19-23

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Millones de Productos que Comprar! Envío Gratis en Productos Participantes Reflection - the Ascension of the Lord by Dr. Scott Hahn In today's First Reading from the Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke gives the surprising news that there is more of the story to be told. The story did not end with the empty tomb, or with Jesus' appearances to the Apostles over the course of forty days Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord. The old manner of human companionship and encounter is over. From now on we can touch Jesus only 'with the Father'. Now we can touch him only by ascending. From the Father's perspective, in his communion with the Father, he is accessible and close to us in a new way. This new accessibility presupposes. A Historical & Theological reflection on the Collect for Ascension The Collect: Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that like as we do believe thy only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have ascended into the heavens; so we may also in heart and mind thither ascend, and with him continually dwell, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the.

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Ascension of our Lord- May 17, 2015 Acts 1:1-11;Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 THE ASCENSION PARADOX ♥ Stephen Hawking, a well-renowned physicist-mathematician-cosmologist, recently suggested, that if the human species is to survive, it needs to consider abandoning our planet earth and seeking refuge, elsewhere in the universe. He says via his voice box, I Ascension Day then, can be a bit of a pain in the neck, as we all crane our heads to look upwards, to where the ascended Christ has sits down on a throne, on the right hand of power. Think of all those wonderful paintings in the domes and ceilings of our churches and palaces where God sits on high, deciding things, ruling, and generally being. A brief weekly reflection on the Sunday Readings from the Catholic Missal. Wednesday, May 24, 2006 Weekly Reflection: The Ascension of the Lord, Year June 1, 2014 - The Ascension of the Lord Acts 1: 1-11; Ps 47: 2-3, 6-9; Eph 1: 17-23; Mt 28: 16-20. Our first reading from the Book of Acts accomplishes two purposes: First, it is the introduction to all that will follow in that book; and, second, it is the account of Jesus' Ascension into Heaven

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May 30 2019- The Ascension of the Lord. The Ascension of the Lord. Lectionary: 58. Reading 1 ACTS 1:1-11. In the first book, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught. until the day he was taken up, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit. to the apostles whom he had chosen Ascension Day Blessing. May Almighty God enlighten the eyes of your heart to see that his blessed Son our Savior Jesus Christ ascended far above the heavens that he might fill all things. Amen. May he who ascended into heaven prepare a place for you; that where he is you might also be, and reign with him in glory. Amen Fulfilling the gospel dream. By Father Thomas Rosica Ascension of the Lord - May 20, 2012 The readings for this Sunday are: Acts 1:1-11, Eph 1:17-23 or Eph 4:1-13 or Eph 4:1-7, 11-13, Mk 16:15-20. E.F: Acts 1: 1-11; Mark 16, 14-20. The angels' words to the men of Galilee in the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord (1:1-11) are. The last sentence of Ascension's mission reminds us that we are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words. Having a unified brand has allowed us to take a unified, 150,000-associate-strong stance on issues that are important to Ascension and all Catholic health care A Reflection for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. For many of us this time of lockdown has been extremely difficult. Not only has our daily routine been disrupted and we have been prevented from going about the most routine of tasks in a way we could not have imagined only months ago, we have also had to stay away from our families and friends; those who are most important to us

Ascension's scriptures and the Jubilee of Mercy remind us: the Jesus we revere as ascended into heaven lives right here among us on earth, awaiting our recognition and loving service Home > Updates > Reflection > Reflection The Ascension of Reflection The Ascension of the Lord 15th May 2020; Parish Administrator; Reflection; 200521-2-easterascensiona But though Pentecost puts an exclamation point on the preceding 50 days in the Christian calendar, Ascension Sunday provides us needed reflection without which Pentecost doesn't make much sense Scripture reflection - The Ascension of the Lord - Year B - 17th May 2015. We have heard in the Sundays of Easter time, how Jesus in his new resurrected body appeared unexpectedly to various disciples. That time came to an end with Jesus 'ascending' to the fullness of life with the Father. The reality of Heaven is beyond human.

There is an ontological meaning to the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus. It goes to the very essence of the Christian vocation and the plan of redemption. We have ascended with Jesus Christ and are called to live on earth the very realities of heaven, beginning in the here and now THE COUPLE THAT PRAYS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER. Fr. Johnny Doherty, C.Ss.R. May 16th - 22nd 2021 The Ascension of Christ into Heaven Jesus said to his disciples: Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News to all creation. Because of all that has been happening in the Church in recent years we can feel despondent about the future

Reflections in Year B John's aim in these talks is to provide background for people who wish to reflect on the Sunday Gospels in the light of their own personal experience and to apply them to their lives. He examines each text, seeking to explain details that may not be familiar, and trying to determine the particular nuances of Jesus' message that the author of the gospel wished to emphasise Fr. Jo's Reflection for The Ascension of the Lord Yr B, May 16th, 2021 May 15, 2021 On top of the mountain from which Jesus bade his last farewell to his disciples can be seen many ancient olive trees; hence, the name Mount of Olives

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Reflection - Ascension Day at Synod The theme for this time together is Being and Making Disciples in our Caribbean Context # Called Empowered and Sent. - The Rev. Dr. Michael Clarke - Principal of Codrington Colleg Examine the life of almost any saint and you will be struck by how ordinary they all started. St. Francis of Assisi is an excellent example of this. As a young man, Francis indulged in parties, dreamed of glory in battle, and was pretty much just like the rest of the young men in his Continue Reflection: Ascension Have you ever imagined the scene of the Ascension? How would it have felt to be there? In today's first reading from the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles the scene of the Ascension draws to a close with the disciples staring at the sky. Mark's Gospel of this scene says: So then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to. And what's more, his leaving is what also allows us to receive the Holy Spirit, which we'll celebrate in ten days time on Pentecost. So in honor of this feast that left the apostles staring into the heavens, looking for their departed Lord, here is a poem for your spiritual reflection. Ascension For forty days the risen Lord went. Stewardship Reflection - Most Holy Trinity. Stewardship Reflection - Ascension of the Lord. Back To Top. 5071 Eden Ave, Edina, MN 952-929-3317. Contact Us. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church 5071 Eden Ave Edina, MN 55436. p: 952-929-3317 . Directions. Quick Links. Parish School Youth Ministr

Pastoral Reflection - Ascension of the Lord. St. Cronan Church - 1202 S. Boyle Ave. - St. Louis, MO 63110 - 314-289-9384 - Rev. Jack Schuler Pastor. Matthew 28:16-20 - Sunday Gospel Reflection - Ascension of the Lord (Seventh Sunday of Easter) Nicholas Pierlot, Assistant Director of Formation, St. Therese Institute of Faith and Mission May 24, 2020. In this Sunday's Gospel, the eleven disciples receive what is known as the 'Great Commission' of the faith. Before ascending into.

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Reflection: Ascension of the Lord » Reflection: Sixth Sunday of Easter. Chinese Mass:Every Sunday 2:15 p.m. Our Lady of the Assumption RC Church, Assumption Priory, Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green E2 9PB (map) After Mass you are welcome to join the community for a tea gathering 3rd Sunday of Easter Year A Gospel Reflection; 4th Sunday of Easter Year A Gospel Reflection; 5th Sunday of Easter Year A Gospel Reflection; 6th Sunday of Easter Year A Gospel Reflection; Ascension of the Lord Year A Gospel Reflection; Pentecost Sunday Year ABC Gospel Reflection Reflection Ascension of our Lord. 1st Reading: Acts 1.1-11 2nd Reading: Ephesians 1.17-23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 28.16-20 Responsorial Psalm: God mounts the throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord! Do Not Just Stand There: DO Something The Ascension is an event recorded three times in the New Testament: at th Father Hoisington's Reflections on the Sacred Liturgy reflects his intelligence, his prayerfulness, and his apostolic zeal to share with others the fruit of his contemplation. This work is a great help towards a full, conscious, and active participation in Holy Mass, which in turn helps toward spiritual transformation, which in its turn.

47:1 Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with loud songs of joy. 47:2 For the LORD, the Most High, is awesome, a great king over all the earth. 47:3 He subdued peoples under us, and nations under our feet. 47:4 He chose our heritage for us, the pride of Jacob whom he loves R. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord, mighty God! My soul yearns and pines for the courts of the LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. R. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord, mighty God! Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest in which she puts her young- Your altars, O LORD of hosts THIS WEEK'S REFLECTION. Ascension of Our Lord So then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to them, was taken up into heaven and took his seat at the right hand of God. But they went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the word through accompanying signs. Mark 16:19-2 referring to a magic trick. In this feast day of the Ascension of the Lord, it is easy to think that in the Ascension, what was seen (Jesus' Resurrected body present to the early disciples) is now gone. But the Ascension was and is not a magic trick - rather it is part of what we call the Paschal Mystery Gospel Reflection - Divine Mercy Sunday. Sunday, 11 April 2021. Encountering the Risen Lord. As we noted at the start of Lent, the number forty is usually associated with a period of preparation. Following the forty days of Lent, there are forty days between the Resurrection and the Ascension

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REFLECTION Ascension of the Lord Where will you go when it is time for retirement? Maybe you are already in your golden years and enjoying some well-deserved relaxation. Did you plan well? Finances can be a little tighter than anticipated, and maybe that house that held up all those years now needs a little work Psalm Reflection: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Cycle B) A reflection on the Responsorial Psalm. bible, Blog, Psalm Reflection: Easter Sunday The Resurrection of the Lord (Cycle B) A reflection on the Responsorial Psalm. bible, Blog,.

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12th Sunday Reflection - June 18, 2021 More Stories: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection Feast of Christ the King 4th Sunday of Lent Reflection Ascension of the Lord Reflection 6th Sunday of Easter Reflection Reflection. Ascension Day is a festival that always has its home on a humble working day in the middle of the week, but it marks an important change in the Christian story. Jesus is no longer physically present in this world - but he hasn't abandoned it either. Through the gift of the Spirit, he will be more present Ascension Of The Lord (7th Sunday of Easter) Cycle B | 13/05/18 Acts 1: 1-11 Eph. 1: 17-23 Mk. 16: 15-20 . INTRODUCTION: The Ascension of the Lord marks the end of his Public Ministry but also the day when Christ commissions all of us the Church to carry on his work as his Witnesses starting from Jerusalem into the whole world, proclaiming the Good News to all creation. (Mk.16: 15 A Yoke for the Childlike: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Jesus is portrayed in today's Gospel as a new and greater Moses. Moses, the meekest man on earth (see Numbers 12:3), was God's friend (see Exodus 34:12,17). Only he knew God face to face (see Deuteronomy 34:10)