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Eastern Orthodox Ascension Day (Orthodox Christianity)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
May 29, 2025   All Day
Contact
Ross Wantland
E-Mail
diversity@illinois.edu
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Religious Observances

The Christian holiday of Ascension Day, also known as the Feast of the Ascension, celebrates when Jesus ascended to heaven 40 days after Pascha (Easter). It is celebrated by Roman Catholic, Episcopal and Lutheran churches. Ascension Day is observed on a Thursday. Christian Scriptures record it in Acts, Luke, and Mark.

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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