The Gospel Acclamation is so short, and yet often sums up the ‘meaning’ of a celebraiton in a remarkable way.
Certainly that was the case this last Sunday, Ascension Sunday:
Go, make disciples of all the nations.
I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
In part, of course, the feast marks the Lord’s leaving the disciples, but more importantly it is about his abiding present in and through them.
He is with us. Now where will we take him? Where will we let him lead us?
- How do you make disciples? A pertinent question at any time and especially as we gear up, again, in response to Proclaim ’15
Photograph of The Ascension, part of the Rosary Triptych by Arthur Fleischman. Photograph (c) 2011, Allen Morris