The Essence of the Ascension – Weird and Wonderful

Divine. Incarnate.

Okay, it’s true, Catholics believe some radical things. Take the Ascension, for one. We profess that Jesus not only rose from the dead, but also went bodily to a supernatural place that we call Heaven. His risen body is glorified, we believe, able to eat, walk, withstand probing, and all the other things that a normal body can do – but also able to pass through walls and bear a deadly wound without death or bleeding. And, now, Jesus, in all that he is, both human and divine, abides bodily… somewhere… some where that isn’t exactly here… or there… somewhere from which he will return… somewhere which we hope to be. This is the Catholic Christian faith. And it does rather seem all too fantastic to be true.

But, then again, have you heard about quarks? Dark matter? Dark energy? The world which we take to be solid and…

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One Response to The Essence of the Ascension – Weird and Wonderful

  1. My heart is gladdened by the open-mindedness that led to sharing this post from a true-believing and devoutly practicing Christian of the Roman Catholic Rite!
    In gratitude,
    Pax Christi
    Christina Chase

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