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By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange, March 8, 2022

Father Ed Broom is an Oblate of the Virgin Mary and the author of Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary and From Humdrum to Holy

Jesus comes to us and communicates His grace and presence to us in many marvelous ways. He said, before He ascended into Heaven, that He would be with us always, even until the end of time. Then Jesus ascended into Heaven where He sits at the right hand of God the Father. How? Where? When is Jesus with us when indeed He ascended into Heaven? The response: in His Church, which is His Mystical Body.

The Church, in the Liturgical cycle, relives the life of Jesus every year. The two prime-times (Strong Seasons of Christ) every year are Advent, culminating in Christmas, then Lent which culminates in Holy Week and the pinnacle or high-point which is the celebration of Easter—the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. …

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