The Inner Life – May 09, 2024 – Living out the Ascension

Father Rob Kroll joins Patrick to discuss Living out the Ascension.

  • (2:31) Why did Christ have to ascend into heaven?
  • (18:03) Mary – What is the difference between ascension and assumption?
  • (27:03) Break 1
  • (27:49) How the Mass helps us understand the Ascension.
  • (40:24) Mark – Question about the Ascension of Jesus from the Gospel of John. John 20 says something about ascending to the Father. How does that relate?
  • (45:21) Saribel – I got married on the feast day of the Ascension. I’d like to share some of the wonderful things that the priest who married us said
Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.