Tag Archive | Ascension of Jesus

Ascension: A call to a deepening of Christ’s presence in our lives

Homily for Ascension Sunday year C 2013 Today we celebrate the solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus into heaven. We celebrate today this one significant and important article of our faith which we profess and declare every Sunday when we say the Apostles’ Creed or the  Nicene Creed. We celebrate this truth of our  Christian […]

Homily for Ascension Sunday (4 June 2011)

 Two weeks ago, a certain leader of  a religious sect in America predicted that the world would end at 6 o’clock, on the 21st of May 2011. I was supposed to be in the parish by then to serve as deacon over the weekend. I sent my apology that I couldn’t make it not because I believe […]

Homily for the Feast of the Ascension 2011

A part of botanists were exploring almost inaccessible regions in search of new species of flowers. One day, they spied, through binoculars, a flower of great rarity and beauty. It lay in a deep ravine, with perpendicular cliffs at both sides. To reach it, someone would have to be lowered over the sheer precipice by […]