Thought for the Week
June 10, 2021
Much of the church does not celebrate Ascension Day. It is the fortieth day after Jesus rose from death. He now lives eternally. He made many appearances to His Followers after His Resurrection. So far as I can tell, He did not appear to any who were not His Followers. He had at least hinted at this in a discussion with Disciples (See St., John 14:15-31). Jesus also cryptically told His enemies this truth. They seemed to have some understanding of it even though His disciples did not seem to (See St. John 8:21ff). Jesus told Mary He was going to go to His Father (See St. John 20:11-17). I h...