Ascension novena

PRAYER: A Novena For Ascension, Including the Prayer of Praise to Jesus In Glory

May 17, 2012

Author unknown Jesus, I honor you on the feast of your Ascension into Heaven.  I rejoice with all my heart at the glory into which you entered to reign as king of Heaven and Earth.  When the struggle of this life is over, give me the grace to share your joy and triumph in Heaven for all eternity. I believe that you entered into your glorious kingdom to prepare a place for me, for you promised to come again to take me to yourself.  Grant that I may seek only the joys of your friendship and love, so that I may deserve to be united with you in Heaven. In the hour of my own homecoming, when I appear before your Father to give an account of my life on Earth, have mercy on me. Jesus, in our love for me you have brought me from evil to good [...]