• English bishops move Epiphany, Ascension back to traditional days

    English bishops move Epiphany, Ascension back to traditional days

    • Sep 4, 2017

    Over ten years after transferring the celebration of Epiphany and the Ascension to the nearest Sunday, the bishops of England and Wales have decided to restore them to their traditional dates. The Vatican has confirmed the decision.

  • Recovering the importance and the lessons of the Ascension

    Recovering the importance and the lessons of the Ascension

    • May 28, 2017

    The Easter season begins to conclude with the Ascension of the Lord. Even though in many places the feast day is now moved from its traditional Thursday observance to a Sunday, it’s easy for it to pass without any notice or attention. This is a sad situation, since the Ascension is such an intimate and essential event in Christ’s earthly ministry and in the observance of the Easter season.