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Blessed Anna Katharina Emmerick: Jesus' Radiant Ascension

Revelations of the Life of Jesus Christ by Bl. Anna Katharina Emmerick 1774-1824 Vol 4 pp.424-8 The Lord went only to Gethsemani and from the Garden of Olives up to the summit of the mount. He did …More
Revelations of the Life of Jesus Christ by Bl. Anna Katharina Emmerick
1774-1824 Vol 4 pp.424-8
The Lord went only to Gethsemani and from the Garden of Olives up to the summit of the mount. He did not set foot upon the path on which He had been arrested. The crowd followed as in a procession, ascending by the different paths that encircled the mount. Many even pressed through the fences and garden hedges. Jesus at each instant shone more brightly and His motions became more rapid. The disciples hastened after Him, but it was impossible to overtake Him. When He reached the top of the mountain, He was resplendent as a beam of white sunlight. A shining circle, glancing in all the colors of the rainbow, fell from Heaven around Him. The pressing crowd stood in a wide circle outside, as if blending with it. Jesus Himself shone still more brightly than the glory about Him. He laid the left hand on His breast and, raising the right, turned slowly around, blessing the whole world. The crowd …More
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✍️ On the top of Mount Olivet, from which Jesus ascended, there was a level rock. On it He stood addressing the multitude before He blessed them and the cloud of light received Him. His footsteps remained impressed on the stone, and on another the mark of one hand of the Blessed Virgin. It was past noon before the crowd entirely dispersed.