Happy Ascension Day!
When we look at our liturgical texts (from last Sunday to the Vigil to today), we see that this is the glorious ascending of His throne. This is the moment when the Father seats His Son, the Anointed King over souls and society, at His Right Hand in glory.
Thus it is a great day for the social Kingship of Christ. It is the moment when death, the power of Satan, is placed as a footstool for his feet (Ps. cix). St. Peter says that the Ascended Christ:
is on the right…