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The Ascension of the Lord

June 2, 2019

This week we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord.  Many of us remember when the Ascension was held on Thursday.  Due to the importance of the Solemnity it was moved to the following Sunday some years ago.  Jesus gives the disciples the message that the Holy Spirit is coming and will give them gifts to go forward and share the message that he has given them with all.  Have you ever wondered what your response would be?  Would we be afraid, as the disciples were, yet willing to wait for what Jesus had promised?      We must take time to reflect on the courage that the disciples had and their willingness to follow Jesus, even though it was fearful.  Take time to reflect…    

 

 

Notes from Nancy

Thoughts and announcements from our Pastoral Director, Nancy Woodcock. Please leave any questions in the comments.