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Ascension Thursday

May 30

The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, also known as Ascension Thursday or Ascension Day, celebrates the return of Christ to the Father, his physical body leaving the earth behind. The feast recalls the completion of Christ’s mission on earth for the salvation of all people and his entry into heaven with glorified human nature. It is celebrated 40 days after Easter. It is a holy day of obligation. Check with your parish for the schedule of Masses.

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