Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Ascension explained

Today we celebrate the Feast of the
Ascension of our Lord God.
... From Vatican Radio

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God, an important day in the liturgical calendar which is marked each year on the 40th day after Easter.

The Feast itself commemorates when, on the fortieth day after His Resurrection, Jesus led His disciples to the Mount of Olives, and after blessing them and asking them to wait for the fulfillment of the promise of the Holy Spirit, He ascended into heaven.

Benedictine Abbott Timothy Wright explains to Linda Bordoni what it is, exactly, that we celebrate.

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