Readings - Thursday, 18 May 2023 – The Ascension of our Lord, Year A.

First Reading:
Acts 1:1-11 Jesus’ ascension, promise and commission

Psalm 47 - Psalm 47 Antiphon: God has gone up with a shout (, the Lord with the sound of a trumpet). (Ps 47:5 NRSV)
Psalm 93 - Psalm 93 Antiphon: The Lord is king; he is robed in majesty. (Ps 93:1a NRSV)

Responsive Psalm:
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Second Reading:
Ephesians 1:15-23 Christ is the supreme Lord over all things

Luke 24:44-53 Jesus commissions and blesses the disciples

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