These reflections are a result of more than 40 years of ministry as a Roman Catholic priest. Most of these years I spent in the Diocese of Charlotte which covers Western North Carolina. Now I am retired, and live in Medellín, Colombia where I continue to serve as a priest in the Archdiocese of Medellín.

Saturday, 15 May 2021 00:00


Jesus said to his disciples:
I came from the Father and have come into the world.
Now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.
(Jn 16:23b-28)

In most parts of the Catholic world, we will be celebrating the Ascension Sunday tomorrow—which makes perfect sense with this passage from the Fourth Gospel (according to John). In the Fourth Gospel, the raising of Jesus on the Cross is his passion, death, resurrection, ascension, his glorification and exaltation, all rolled into one.

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