The Second reading at Mass yesterday, Sunday, the feast of the Ascension, came from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Paul speaks of the Easter event, Christ’s rising from the dead, his being seated at the right hand of the Father in Glory: an event in history and beyond history. He speaks of it as an event which shouts the rule of Christ, and an event which is our secured hope.
May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, give you a spirit of wisdom and perception of what is revealed, to bring you to full knowledge of him.
May he enlighten the eyes of your mind so that you can see what hope his call holds for you, what rich glories he has promised the saints will inherit and how infinitely great is the power that he has exercised for us believers.
This you can tell from…
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