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Ascension Day Eucharist – Thursday 6th May 6:30am at St Mary’s Church, North Marden

By April 30, 2024No Comments

The Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ (also called the Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus Christ,[1] Ascension DayAscension Thursday, or sometimes Holy Thursday[2][3]) commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into Heaven. It is one of the ecumenical (shared by multiple denominations) feasts of Christian churches, ranking with the feasts of the Passion and Pentecost. Following the account of Acts 1:3 that the risen Jesus appeared for 40 days prior to his Ascension, Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter, although some Christian denominations have moved the observance to the following Sunday, sometimes called Ascension
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