Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ascension of Christ Resource Page

On this day, the Thursday of the sixth week of Pascha, we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ.


Thou didst sit at the right hand of the Father, O Word,
Granting unto Thine initiates a most steadfast faith.

Synaxarion for the Thursday of the Ascension

The Ascension of Our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ

The Ascension of the Lord in the Flesh to Heaven (S. V. Bulgakov)

Homily on the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ (St. Gregory of Nyssa)

Saint Leo the Great's First Homily on the Ascension of Christ

Saint Leo the Great's Second Homily on the Ascension of Christ

Our Ascended Lord: The Saving Swallow Who Opened the Way to the Eternal Spring (St. Nikolai Velimirovich)

Participating in the Ascension of the Lord (St. Nikolai Velimirovich)

History of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord

Ascension and Pentecost in Fourth Century Jerusalem According to Nun Egeria

And Ascended Into Heaven... (Fr. George Florovsky)

The Glorious Ascension of Our Lord and the Prayer of the Heart

The Ascension of the Lord and the Deification of Humanity

God is Without Form and Beyond Description

Why Didn't the Holy Spirit Come Right After the Ascension? (St. John Chrysostom)

What it Means That Christ Sits at the Right Hand of the Father (St. John of Damascus)

A Reconstruction of the Chapel of the Ascension on the Mount of Olives

The Miraculous Chapel of the Holy Ascension in Xanthi

The Feast of the Ascension and Esphigmenou Monastery

Praying to Saint Ascension (A Beneficial Tale of St. Paisios the Athonite)

The Holy Georgian Martyrs of Persia (+ 1616)

Holy New Martyr Pachomios (+ 1730)

Synaxis of Panagia Arvanitissa in Chios

Synaxis of Panagia Chrisopigi of Sifnos

The Miraculous Icon of Saint Anna in Boeotia

Pentecostarion Resource Page

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