Ascension Day

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 00:00

Are you feeling high and lifted up, in this rarefied air, at the end of a stimulating and encouraging conference?  It’s a good day to celebrate Ascension.  Yet we have to recognize that the band of disciples who hung around Jerusalem after Jesus’...

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 00:00

Ascension 2 June 2011 Stanford Episcopal-Lutheran Campus Ministry Memorial Church The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church I spent some significant time in this place when I was a teenager. I came to...

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 00:00

I can’t think about Ascension without seeing those old stained glass windows and paintings that show Jesus’ bare feet in midair. The story in Acts says that the disciples stood around gazing up into heaven. Did they watch his sandals fall off...