Our Lenten anticipation now gives way to our celebration of the resurrection of Christ, which 'is not something that we can master; it is only something we can receive'.
Philip Endean SJ discusses the move of the celebration of the Feast of the Ascension in many countries from the Thursday forty days after Easter to the following Sunday. How can the concern that is felt by some Catholics about the change serve to enrich our understanding of this feast and the entire Easter season?
What are we to make of the story of Jesus being taken up into a cloud, an episode that not only sounds like mythology but also violates our modern sense of space?
We understand Paul’s letters all the better for knowing the account Luke gives in Acts. His 15th chapter concerning the Council in Jerusalem is a valuable supplement to what we read in Galatians.
Christ's subversion of the old imagination is the source of our Easter hope, says Michael Paul Gallagher. How does faith resource us to imagine the narratives of our lives creatively and concretely?
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