Ascension Day

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(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven

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MARSDEN Sunday after Ascension Day at St Bar-|tolomew's started with Morning Prayer led by David Corps.
Cross-country is the speciality here, with the climax of the summer meeting being the Ascension Day Holiday on Monday, August 15.
This is Ascension Day, so why not call it by its full name?
ON ASCENSION Day Christians are reminded of Christ's last commission: "Go out to the whole world" (Mark 16:15).
As well as visiting the school as part of the selection process she joined pupils and staff for an Ascension day service.
People were out celebrating Orthodox Ascension day when the bus is reported to have come rushing down the hill and crashed into the group walking on the side of the road.
Whitsun has pretty well universally been altered to the more prosaic Spring Bank Holiday, and I'm not sure that Radio 4 plays a hymn on Ascension Day anymore.
Here he disrupts an Ascension Day service with a rip-roaring burp, fails to be elected house captain, uses a compass to try and drill a hole in his bedroom wall so he can spy on his big sister's friends, and is derided for never once taking off his school blazer.
It reinforces compassion with women and offers a stimulus to the development of human rights," he added in his annual address, marking Bahrain's National Day and Ascension Day.
Burundi bucked the international trends, deciding to delay labour day celebrations to allow the overwhelmingly Christian population to mark Ascension Day.
Yesterday Kate and Gerry attended Ascension Day Mass in Praia da Luz, where they were holidaying when Madeleine was abducted 18 days ago.
A Christian reflection on this is particularly relevant at this time as we prepare for Ascension Day on May 17.
National holidays include the Christian holy days of Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Assumption Day, All Saints' Day, and Christmas; the Islamic holy days of Ramadan, Tabaski, and the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad; and the indigenous celebration of Traditional Religions holiday.
That is why the world is in such a state today," Mswati said at an Ascension Day prayer meeting of religious leaders he hosted at Mbangweni royal village in the capital, Mbabane.