Hoy celebramos el misterio de la Ascensión de Jesús. Que es la preparación de su Nueva Venida y a la vez el anuncio de su eterna presencia en medio de nosotros. El anuncio de la presencia del Señor que reina. Y que tiene poder para conducirnos —a cada uno— a la salvación, a salvar nuestra vida.
Gradually, Easter is coming to an end. With Christ’s Ascension that we celebrated on Thursday, the Paschal Mystery has been fully celebrated. The Paschal Mystery is the power of God’s love in Christ’s suffering, death, resurrection and ascension.
Through his obedience and willingness to do God’s will, Christ fulfilled his mission and reconciled the world to the Father. With his return to the Father’s right hand, he passed onto us the remaining mission–To share the Gospel with every creature.
That is the mission of the Church, that is our Mission.
Gathered together today as the Mystical Body of Christ, we are guided by God’s word and nourished by the Eucharist to fulfill this mission each and every day until the Lord returns.