Ascension

What’s Up with the Ascension on Sunday?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 4, 2016

in Blogs

We used to celebrate the Ascension exactly forty days after Easter on Thursday. On that day the Paschal, or Easter, Candle was extinguished after the Gospel as a sign that Jesus, the light of the world, had left for heaven. Nowadays we celebrate the Ascension on the Sunday after. Why? The Ascension, the mystery of […]

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