The quote below- from this link – has given me much food for thought: “On the morning of Frances’ death, as I stood by her bedside, I made a secret resolve somewhere deep in my being which has only recently come to the surface.
We were overwhelmed and delighted with the incredible response to our new online spiritual theology program. This really is a dream for us and many have expressed the same is true for them
Reading 1ACTS 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus,I dealt with all that Jesus did and taughtuntil the day he was taken up,after giving instructions through the Holy Spiritto the apostles whom he had chosen.He presented himself alive to themby many proofs after he had suffered,appearing to them during forty daysand speaking about the kingdom of God.While meeting with them,he enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem,but to wait for “the promise of the Fatherabout which you have heard me speak;for John baptized with water,but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”When they had gathered together they asked him,“Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”He answered them, “It is not for you to know the times or seasonsthat the Father has established by his own authority.But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you,and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem,throughout Judea and Samaria,and to the ends of the earth.”When he had said this, as they were looking on,he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight.While they were looking intently at the sky as he was going,suddenly two men dressed in white garments stood beside them.They said, “Men of Galilee,why are you standing there looking at the sky?This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heavenwill return in the same way as you have seen him going into heaven.” Responsorial Psalm PS 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 R.
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About Ariel McKinneyAriel is an undergraduate student working towards her bachelor’s degree in music, with a minor in theology. She plans on continuing her studies with a master’s degree in classical voice performance.
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Dear RCSD Family, Some of you may have already received this notice in to your email in-box – the importance of this announcement warrants repeating. The purpose of this post is to let you know of the most important and exciting development since the birth of this apostolate.
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