O Almighty God, who by thy holy apostle hast taught us to set our affection on things above: Grant us so to labour in this life as ever to be mindful of our citizenship in those heavenly places whither our Saviour Christ is gone before; to whom with thee, O Father, and thee, O Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end.
Ascension of Christ from the 6th century Rabbula Gospels
Originally from Roman (Byzantine) Syria, now at Biblioteca Mediceo Laurenziana in Florence
Today is the feast day of the Ascension of Christ pic.twitter.com/QPU5Jjlvjm
— The Byzantine Legacy (@ByzantineLegacy) June 10, 2021