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Ascension Day

The Ascension Day is observed in the Christian community as is its way of remembering the bodily ascension of Jesus Christ to heaven. This event is relevant to the Christian world, ranking close the Passion of Christ, Easter Sunday, and Pentecost. The Ascension Day happens on the 40th day after Easter Sunday, the day Jesus Christ was raised from the dead. The Ascension marks the end of the Easter season, and the Pentecost follows ten days after this event.

Ascension Thursday, Sunday Observance

The 40th day after the Easter Sunday happens to be a Thursday, so the event is named Ascension Thursday. In recent years, with the permission from the Vatican, there are countries that moved the celebration of Ascension Thursday to Sunday.  This is in accordance with the trend to move the holy days of obligation that falls on a weekday to...............More

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Ascension Day

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