Friday, May 24, 2024 UTC

MAY 8 & 9: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

ascension-icon-240x300MAY 8: VESPERS FOR ASCENSION: 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAMED); MAY 9: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.

PROPERS VESPERS: Ascension_Vespers

PROPERS DL: Ascension_DL

Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/directory

THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD (from God With Us On-Line): Ascension-of-the-Lord-Supplement

THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD according to THE BYZANTINE RITE TRADITION (from the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/the-feast-of-the-ascension-of-our-lord-according-to-the-byzantine-rite-tradition/

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. The final day of the Feast of the Ascension is Friday, May 26th.

From Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, Cardiff Website: https://stnikolaos.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/The-Ascension-of-Our-Lord-and-Savior-Jesus-Christ_Forty-days-after-Pasha.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

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