Living with clipped wings

Ascension Sunday Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Eph 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister, ODM Happy Mother’s Day to all of you who are in nurturing relationships with children! Like many women, I am not a mother, and so my godchildren are one of the unexpected gifts in my life. Getting to have a relationship […]

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Ascension Sunday Vivian Lewin, Spiritual Director in the Diocese of Montreal In the very early days of the church, the earliest days, Easter … the celebration of the Resurrection… lasted for 50 days. During this whole season, there was no fasting and no kneeling at the corporate prayers, according to Dom Gregory Dix (note 1).  […]

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Looking down, not up

L’Ascension du Seigneur/Ascension Day 2017—Pourquoi restez-vous là ?           Pourquoi restez-vous là à regarder vers le ciel ?  Je trouve que c’est une excellente question à demander aux disciples un peu émerveillé de voir Jésus soudainement disparaître dans les cieux.  En ce jour de l’Ascension—jour où nous avons la promesse que le Christ va revenir parmi nous […]

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