Gospel Reflection for May 17, 2015, Ascension

Sunday Readings: Acts 1.1-11; Ephesians 1.17-23; Mark 16.15-20 “Go to the whole world and preach the gospel.” (Mark 16.15) The ascension is the hinge event between Jesus’ resurrection and his sending of the Spirit. Luke’s gospel ends with Jesus’ ascension and the Acts of the Apostles begins with the same scene. Luke draws on ancientContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 17, 2015, Ascension”