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On the Ascension of the Lord

May 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Ascension, Dan Burke, Solemnity

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ON THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD* A Homily of St Leo the Great   I. The events recorded as happening after the Resurrection were intended to convince us of its truth. Since the blessed and glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, whereby the Divine power in three days raised the true Temple of God, which [wickedness] had overthrown, the sacred forty days, dearly-beloved are to-day ended, which by most holy appointment were... Read More

Solemnity of the Ascension 2015

May 14, 2015 by  
Filed under Ascension, Liz Estler, Praying Through Art, Solemnity


Solemnity of the Ascension 2015 Pope Benedict XVI taught in a 2009 homily on the Ascension, that this solemnity “invites us to contemplate the mystery of the Lord’s Ascension…[wherein] we [are] urged to fix our gaze on our Redeemer: who died ‘for sins once for all’ that he might bring us back to God, … [and who] ‘has gone into Heaven’ and is at the right hand of God ‘with... Read More

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