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The Ascension of the Lord (Catholic)

May 16

Ascension of the Lord

This holy day commemorates the physical ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven in the presence of his 11 apostles, which, according to scripture, occurred 40 days after his resurrection from the dead on Easter.

This is a holy day of obligation for Catholics.

More information can be found here.


May 16
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Golden Rule

"That which you do not wish for yourself you shall not wish for your neighbor. This is the whole law; the rest is only commentary."

- Talmud Shabbat 31a