23 May 2020
By Stefania Caterina and Fr. Tomislav Vlašić
Father Tomislav: Dearest Brothers and Sisters; as I told you the last time, these times are full of graces, and the first part of this year of evangelisation and consecration to the Holy Spirit is almost completed. The three solemnities of the Ascension of the Lord, Pentecost and the Most Holy Trinity are very connected to each other. For us who are on our path and for you who want to do the path it is very important that we immerse ourselves in the graces of these festivities and welcome all that is good for our growth and our mission.
The readings of the day of the Ascension of the Lord begin with the Acts of the Apostles; we notice immediately that the apostles are not ready. St. Luke speaks of the instructions about the Kingdom of God that Jesus gave them for forty days, and only after a short time they asked: “‘Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?’” The Lord answers indirectly: “‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.’” Continue reading