Sunday, November 18, 2018 UTC

MAY 9 & 10: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

ascension-icon-240x300MAY 9: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 6:00 PM; MAY 10: DIVINE LITURGY (SC & M) – 6:30 PM.

The feast is celebrated on the 40th day after Pascha, commemorating the Ascension of Christ into Heaven and His completion of the work for our redemption. The Feast is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Gospel reading is Luke 24: 36-53, telling us of Jesus’ appearance to the disciples and His ascension to Heaven.