O Lord,
Your Ascension into Heaven marks the culmination of the Paschal Mystery
And it contains an important teaching for us.
May we live life as an earthly reality and develop our human potential to the fullest.
May we make use of the results of science to achieve a better life on this planet.
But in our best moments we know that there must be more than all of this, a transcending reality.
As Christians, we know that this reality is Your loving Father who awaits us with You and the Holy Spirit.
Where You have gone, we ultimately will come - if we are faithful.