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148. Sent to Conquer (Mark 16:9-20)

“… That missionary responsibility must once again become strong within us: if our faith makes us glad, let us feel bound to speak of it to others. The extent to which people will be able to accept it will then be in God’s hands.” – Pope Benedict XVI Mark 16:9-20: Having risen in the morning on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary of Magdala from whom he had cast out seven... Read More

The Ascension of the Lord

May 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Liturgy, Solemnity

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord “Today our Lord Jesus Christ ascended into heaven; let our hearts ascent with him. Listen to the words of the Apostle: ‘if you have risen with Christ, set your hearts on the things htat are above where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God, seek the things that are above, not the things that are on earth.' For just as he remained with us even... Read More