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The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

Last Sunday-1st June-was the seventh Sunday of Easter. If anyone hasn’t wished their friends/family a happy Easter, they only have a few hours left to do it because this is the final week of Easter. 552 more words

Reflections

COTA Update 6/1/14 Ascension, and promo for 6/8 Pentecost

Dear Church Family and Friends:

We are in the midst of a flurry of Holy Days, with last week’s Feast of the Ascension, this coming Sunday’s Feast of Pentecost, and the following Sunday Holy Trinity. 190 more words

The Way Up Is Down

Today is Ascension Sunday when many Christians celebrate Jesus’ miraculous return to Heaven. It has inspired great Christian art like the Rembrandt painting above and musical masterpieces such as Beethoven’s “Christ on the Mount of Olives.” 470 more words

Devotionals

Jesus has ascended: What on earth do we do now?

So, Jesus has ascended, and his disciples are witness to it. When a Roman Emperor died, he was declared to be divine if a witness could be found who had ‘seen’ him ascend. 787 more words

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The Ascension of Christ

By Fr Kyril

This Great Feast of the Lord commemorates His final moments on earth before being taken up into heaven. Jesus led His disciples to the Mount of Olives, and after blessing them and asking them to wait for the fulfillment of the promise of God the Father (which was that He would send to them the Holy Spirit), He ascended into heaven. 817 more words

FEASTDAYS IN THE ORTHODOX YEAR

Lord, if you ever feel like sharing… well you know... I'm listening...

“It is not for you to know the times or the periods that the Father has set” (Acts 1.7). But Lord I want to know! Please let me into the secret, I promise not to tell, honest, ‘Please – Pretty please – Pretty please with a cherry on top’ – ‘cross my heart – hope to die’… 1,011 more words

Thoughts To Share

Ascension

Jesus did not live with his disciples after his resurrection as he had before his death. Filled with the glory of his divinity, he appeared at different times and places to his people, assuring them that it was he, truly alive in his risen and glorified body. 551 more words

FEASTDAYS IN THE ORTHODOX YEAR