Wednesday, September 20, 2017 UTC

MAY 24 & 25: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

ascension-icon-240x300MAY 24: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (ST. N) – 6:00 PM; MAY 25: DIVINE LITURGY (ST. C & 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.

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