The Season of Ascension

Ascension is a season and not merely a day, whenever celebrated. Just as the Church requires the seasons of Advent and Lent for her spiritual formation in anticipation of  Incarnation and Easter, the Church most urgently needs to pay attention to God’s insistence that disciples wait and pray, in the earthly city of God, as they await ‘power from on high’.

Amid various real needs, the suffering Church urgently needs to remember ‘the one thing necessary’: God, as we groan together in unity.

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