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Blessed Sacrament Day XII
June 10th - 13th, 2021
 

 

"Let them prefer absolutely nothing to Christ"

(RB 72: 11)

Ascension Sunday

 

 

Entrance Antiphon:

Men of Galilee, why gaze in wonder at the heavens?

This Jesus whom you saw ascending into heaven

will return as you saw him go, alleluia. 

 

Collect

Gladden us with holy joys, almighty God,

and make us rejoice with defout thanksgiving,

for the Ascension of Christ your Son is our exaltation,

and, where the Head has gone before in glory,

the Body is called to follow in hope.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,

who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever.

 

First Reading:

Acts of the Apostles 1:1-11

 

Second Reading:

Letter of Saint Paul to the Ephesians 1:17-23

 

Gospel:

Holy Gospel according to Luke 24:46-53

 

 

 

Excerpts - the Roman Missal @ 2010

© 2009 by Benedictine Monastery of Thien Tam

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