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Ascension Message – Take The Message Of Jesus To Those Outside Your Social Circles

Ascension - Go! Spread the Good News!

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) Ascension message to every Catholic – Get out of your comfort zone and spread the message of Truth. The accounts of the Ascension of Jesus across the four gospels are not in harmony with respect to ...

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The Ascension Challenge – Be Patient

The Ascension Of Jesus

(By Fr. Dexter Brerton) Ascension challenges us to stay in the city so that we can be clothed with Power from on High First some ‘background’ to today’s feast.  The term ‘ascension’ refers to Jesus’ being ‘carried up to heaven ...

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Ascension Of Jesus – Pope Francis

Catechism of the Catholic Church - The Almighty

The following is the English translation of the homily offered by His Holiness, Pope Francis on Sunday June 1st, at St. Peter’s Square, prior to the recitation of the Regina Caeli: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good Morning. Today, in Italy ...

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The Feast Of The Ascension

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Homily

There is the story of a young man making the decision to leave his girlfriend to join the seminary. It was a difficult parting for them because they had become extremely close and were true friends. Many years later this young man now a priest met the sister of his friend and asked her why she had never married. The sister looked at the young priest and said; “you men never understand! My sister so idealized you that no one could ever measure up to what you were and continue to be for her.”

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Jesus’ Final Instructions

Jesus With His Disciples It seems the hour had come for Our Lord to depart, to leave His Mother Mary, Peter, John and the rest of His companions behind – but only after giving them instructions. They had a mission to perform, and the instructions were as clear and sure as the ones the Father had placed in the Lord’s own heart.  The instructions were, above all, that they should await the Holy Spirit, the Father’s supreme gift. From the beginning, it had to be crystal-clear that the source of their strength and wisdom would be, as it was for Our Lord Himself, the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit would guide them: the Gospel would be spread through the power of God, and not by means of human wisdom or strength.

 

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