With hearts full of gratitude and hope, Emmaus House announces the purchase of a new home for its ministry: 3315 70th St., Urbandale, IA (The Old Urbandale City Hall). We look forward to the upcoming renovation process and future of the Emmaus ministry.
May 31, 2014
Borrowing from Pope Francis today–and I wanted to share Salvador Dali’s The Ascension. Spectacular!
“Dear brothers and sisters, we have this Advocate; let us not be afraid to turn to him to ask forgiveness, to ask for a blessing, to ask for mercy! He always pardons us, he is our Advocate: he always defends us! Don’t forget this! The Ascension of Jesus into heaven acquaints us with this deeply consoling reality on our journey: in Christ, true God and true man, our humanity was taken to God. Christ opened the path to us. He is like a roped guide climbing a mountain who, on reaching the summit, pulls us up to him and leads us to God. If we entrust our life to him, if we let ourselves be guided by him, we are certain to be in safe hands, in the hands of our Savior, of our Advocate.” –April 17, 2013.