Monday, May 23, 2022 UTC

MAY 25 & 26: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

ascension-icon-240x300MAY 25: VESPERS FOR ASSENSION: 6:00 PM; MAY 26: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 PM.

PROPERS VESPERS: Ascension_Vespers

PROPERS DL: Ascension_DL

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

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, June 3rd.