Mass of May 10: Ascension of Our Lord

May 10 2018 12:10 pm

Proper on page 692.  Preface for Ascension on page 881.

Forty days after the Resurrection, our Lord Jesus Christ, attended by Angels, ascended into heaven, in the sight of His most holy Mother, His Apostles, and His disciples, to the great wonder of them all. 

St. Paul declares that God "hath made us sit together in the heavenly places, thorugh Christ Jesus."  "There where the head has gone, the Body is called to follow!"