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The ascension of Jesus

The ascension of Jesus (anglicized from the Vulgate Latin: ascensio Iesu, lit. ‘ascent of Jesus’) is the Christian teaching that Christ physically departed from Earth by rising into Heaven, in the presence of eleven of his apostles.[1] According to the New Testament narrative, the ascension occurred 40 days after the resurrection.[1] In the Christian tradition, reflected in the major Christian creeds and confessional statements, God exalted Jesus after… Read More »The ascension of Jesus

I plead with you! Never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.

  “I plead with you! Never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.” Today we celebrate the memorial of St. John Paul II, one of the most influential men of our times. He has impacted millions… Read More »I plead with you! Never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.