Holy Ascension - Exploring the Feasts of the Orthodox Christian Church

In this video, we learn about the ascension of Christ, which took place 40 days after His resurrection. We also explore some of the different aspects of our celebration of this event, including its significance and related icon and hymns.
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Ascension of Our Lord

The Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ is celebrated each year on the fortieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter). Since the date of Pascha changes each year, the date of the Feast of the Ascension changes. The Feast is always celebrated on a Thursday.
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Stewardship: The Ascension of our Lord Into Heaven

Christian Stewardship is the means by which we pass the gift of faith in Jesus Christ to the next generation. We must be faithful to the Lord’s commission to the Apostles.
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Hymns from the Feast of the Ascension

The Apolytikion and Kontakion from the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord in Greek.
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