5 Joyful Reflections on the Ascension
When we think of Christian holy days that are filled with joy, Easter and Christmas are generally the first ones we think of. And this is rightfully so. After all, the birth of Our Savior and Jesus’ glorious Resurrection are the miraculous events that shape our faith and give us all great hope. But how often do we reflect on the radiant joys of other holy days?
The Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord is one holy day that’s frequently overlooked by many. But it’s filled with as much joy, hope and peace as Christmas and Easter. Falling 40 days after Easter Sunday, Ascension Day honors Jesus’ Ascension into heaven. Here are five joyful reflections to meditate on as we contemplate this beautiful mystery of our faith.