The Ascension of the Lord

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This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. Please see the links below to view the recorded Mass and participate well, using the linked worship aids.

It is difficult to believe we celebrated Easter Sunday seven weeks ago! Next weekend the Easter season will culminate with our celebration of Pentecost, when many parishes throughout the Diocese will begin to invite the faithful back to church for a gradual return to the public celebration of Mass. Please be sure and view/listen to the announcements and directives offered at the conclusion of this weekend’s Mass. As I mention, “It’s not going to look, sound, and feel like home for a while.” More detailed directives will be communicated in a separate posting and e-mail to our parishioners over the Memorial Day holiday. Please continue to be safe and exercise good judgment in these weeks ahead.

Click here to watch the video.

Click here to view the worship aid on your device.

Click here to print the worship aid.

Click here to read the homily.

Click here to make your offering.

Peace and all good things,

Fr. Terry

5 Comments for : The Ascension of the Lord
    • Lisa Mileusnich
    • May 24, 2020
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    My favorite Easter song (closing hymn) – twice this season! Thanks, Aga! And I have to ask, what is that behind the piano? Naturally it is something for the music ministry, but it looks like the world’s largest bread box. 🙂

    • Reply

      I believe it contains the speaker/sound system. A great Easter hymn, yes!

      • Agnieszka Bieniek
      • May 24, 2020
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      Dear Lisa,
      Thank you for your nice words. This big box behind the piano to my right, it’s our sound system console where I can control all of our microphones and I can also record our singing and playing. The biggest box behind me is the organ.

    • Alice Hinkel
    • May 24, 2020
    Reply

    There certainly is much to reflect upon in today’s (Ascension) homily. I found it to be both comforting and challenging to consider, “If something is worth doing, it is worth doing poorly!” Thank you, G. K. Chesterton and Fr. Terry.

    • Reply

      Thank you, Alice – a challenge and comfort to me at the same time, too. Enjoy this beautiful Memorial Day weekend!

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