Ascension Day


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Ascension Day

n.
The 40th day after Easter, on which the Christian feast of the Ascension is observed. Also called Holy Thursday.

Ascension Day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the 40th day after Easter, when the Ascension of Christ into heaven is celebrated

Ascen′sion Day`


n.
the 40th day after Easter, commemorating the Ascension of Christ; Holy Thursday.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ascension Day - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heavenAscension Day - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Translations
عيد الصُّعود
Nanebevstoupení
Kristi himmelfartsdag
Kutsal PerşembeMiraç günü

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Ascension

(əˈsenʃən) noun
Christ's ascent to heaven.
Ascension Day noun
(also Holy Thursday) the day commemorating Christ's Ascension, ten days before Whitsunday.
References in classic literature ?
On Ascension Day we left Baylur, having procured some camels and asses to carry our baggage.
The RAK Police had earlier announced a 55 per cent discount for 32 days on all types of traffic fines to mark the 7th anniversary of the Ascension Day of H.
On the 40th day after Easter -- Ascension Day in the Christian world -- Germany also marks Father's Day.
Tomorrow, Thursday May 25, which is Ascension Day, the 16-strong ensemble of singers from Uppsala cathedral in Sweden will sing at the 7pm Eucharist in the parish church of Cardiff St John The Baptist The Hayes, Cardiff.
Since those first few days of the church, the time between Ascension Day and the Day of Pentecost has been marked by calls to prayer for strength and wisdom in bearing a faithful witness to the gospel, for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit to grace and guide the church in every age.
A Good Friday B Ascension Day C Whit Sunday D Shrove Tuesday 5.
The Bishop's 2016 prayer walks started in Darlington on ascension day - Thursday, May 5 - and moved to Stockton on May 12 - concluding the 2016 series on Sunday, May 15.
Thursday was Ascension Day and the usual early morning Communion at St David's was led by the Rev Geoff Bamford with Ian Gold reading the lessons.
Taking the word on the Lady's Ascension Day, Bassil added that without its Christians, the Orient plunges into darkness.
The first hunting day for me was unbelievable and exceptionally so as it coincided with Ascension Day which is also Father's Day.
Finally, there was a clear message on that Ascension day that Easter people do not dawdle looking up at the sky but must live as active witnesses to faith wherever they are (Acts 1:11).
The texts for this issue of Preaching Helps take the Christian assembly from the remembrance of Ascension Day and Pentecost into the long season of Pentecost.