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What is The Ascension of the Lord?


 Regarding the Ascension of the Lord, the ecclesiastical provinces of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Omaha, and Philadelphia have retained its celebration on the proper Thursday, while all other provinces have transferred this Solemnity to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 28. If transferred, Thursday, May 25, is observed as an Easter Weekday or as one of the following Optional Memorials: Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor of the Church, Saint Gregory VII, Pope, or Saint Mary Magdalene de’ Pazzi, Virgin. The following readings are used: Acts 18:1-8/Jn 16:16-20 (294)


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