Ascension of the Lord (C)

Bishop Barron Sunday Podcast

Fr. Andrew Ricci

Bishop Barron

Bishop Barron

HOMILY EXCERPTSBISHOP BARRONPAPAL HOMILIES

2019

The Ascension of Jesus

Too often we read the Ascension as the moment when Jesus “went away,” when he left us on our own and went off to heaven, where we hope some day to join him. But the Ascension is not Jesus going away; it is Jesus assuming his position as leader of the Church’s life.


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The Ascension of the Lord

The feast of the Ascension is meant to awaken hope. In Jesus, risen from the dead and ascended to the right hand of the Father, our lowly human nature participates in the very life of God. In the light of the ascension, therefore, we are permitted to hope for a way of being, elevated and perfected beyond our imagining.


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