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Pope Francis addresses the crowd from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's Square during the Regina Coeli prayer

Pope Francis addresses the crowd from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's Square during the Regina Coeli prayer

Pope Francis celebrates the feast of the Ascension

28/05/2017 15:15

Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated the feast of the Ascension of Jesus to heaven, celebrated forty days after Easter. Addressing those present in St. Peter’s Square for the Regina Caeli prayer, the Pope reflected on how all Christians are entrusted with spreading God's love and tenderness.

 

 

The Ascension of our Lord

The Ascension of our Lord

Ascension Sunday – May 8, 2016

05/05/2016 18:13

The Lord Jesus ascended to his heavenly glory after he had promised to send the Holy Spirit as the source of heavenly power for his disciples and commanded them to bear witness to him through their lives and preaching throughout the world  

Ascension of Our Lord into heaven

Ascension of Our Lord into heaven

Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary: the Lord's Ascension

03/05/2016 16:30

(Vatican Radio) "L'Ascension" by Olivier Messiaen was originally written for orchestra in 1933, but transcribed for organ the following year. The third movement, which, was added in the organ version. It's called '"Transports de joie"- Joyful cries of a soul beholding the Glory of Christ... 

Pope Francis points to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Pope Francis points to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima

'Vatican Weekend' for May 16, 2015

15/05/2015 10:15

(Vatican Radio) On 'Vatican Weekend' for May 16, 2015 you can listen to our weekly report on the general audience of Pope Francis, a feature which focuses on the devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and a musical meditation centred around the Ascension of Our Lord into Heaven. 

The Ascension of our Lord

The Ascension of our Lord

7th Sunday of Easter – Ascension of our Lord - May 17, 2015

14/05/2015 17:18

Today’s Liturgy describes the ascension of the Lord Jesus into his heavenly glory after promising his Holy Spirit as the source of heavenly power for his disciples and after commanding them to bear witness to him throughout the world.  

Giotto's depiction of the Ascension of Our Lord

Giotto's depiction of the Ascension of Our Lord

Our Lord's Ascension : a musical meditation

13/05/2015 12:21

(Vatican Radio) As you can imagine, there's no shortage of fine choral music to celebrate the feast of Our Lord's Ascension says music historian Monsignor Philip Whitmore. He suggests we listen to a piece of twentieth century organ music written as an extended meditation

Pope Francis in Saint  Peter's Square

Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square

'Vatican Weekend' Saturday May 31 , 2014

29/05/2014 18:37

(Vatican Radio ) Veronica Scarisbrick brings you 'Vatican Weekend' for May 31, 2014 which includes a report on the weekly general audience of Pope Franics with pilgrims from across the world, features, interviews and a musical meditation to mark the Ascension of Our Lord.