Tag Archives: Ascension of the Lord

Jesus Didn’t Stay Dead

We relive events from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday in close to real time. Our Lord was arrested Thursday night. The Sanhedrin, Pilate and Herod had questioned Jesus by Friday morning. I get the impression that none of Jerusalem’s authorities … Continue reading

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Still Rejoicing

My father reminded me of this good advice when I was in my teens: “…whatever is true, … whatever is lovely, … think about these things.” My response was something like ‘…because they won’t last.’ I wasn’t happy about saying … Continue reading

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Advent and Being Prepared

Today’s the start of this year’s Advent cycle, leading up to another Christmas. With my culture’s annual focus on flying reindeer, decorated trees, and overflow crowds in Bethlehem, this verse from today’s Gospel reading might sound odd: “25 Therefore, stay … Continue reading

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