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'I am with you always . . .' Sunday Reflections, Ascension, Year A

Ascension Cupola, San Marco, Venice Italian Mosaic Artist [ Web Gallery of Art ] Ascension, Year A The Ascension is celebrated on Ascension Thursday, 21 May, in England & Wales, Scotland. In the USA it is celebrated on Ascension Thursday in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Omaha, Philadelphia. In all of these places Ascension Thursday is a Holyday of Obligation. The Ascension is observed on Sunday, 24 May, in Aotearoa-New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Philippines, USA (apart from the jurisdictions mentioned above). Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA)        Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel   Matthew 28:16-20 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada) Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw