Ascension of the Lord


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Noun1.Ascension of the Lord - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heavenAscension of the Lord - (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
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LUKE WRITES that following the Ascension of the Lord, the disciples were gathered in an upper room "constantly devoting themselves to prayer.
Many broke down in tears as the coffins were removed after the funeral Mass the Church of the Ascension of the Lord in Balally.
The remains will arrive at The Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally, South Dublin, at 5pm on Wednesday with requiem Mass at 11.