Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension

Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension Sunday Readings: Acts 1.1-11; Ephesians 1.17-23; Luke 24.46-53 Jesus spoke to this disciples, “Thus it is written that the messiah would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance and forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 2, 2019, Ascension”

An excerpt from Sunday By Sunday

by Joan Mitchell, CSJ “In the cosmology of Jesus’ time, God and the heavens were up and human beings and Earth were below. Our 2,000-year-old gospel tells the story of the risen Jesus’ return to God in the cosmology everyone assumed in the first century. To return to God is to go to the heavens.Continue reading “An excerpt from Sunday By Sunday”