Year 134 - May 2022

A new way of being

Paolo Angelini

All Christian Churches celebrate the liturgical solemnity of the Ascension on the fortieth day after Easter. St. John Crysostomos and St. Augustin spoke about it but we mainly owe its diffusion to St. Gregory of Nyssa. Ascension day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday but in some countries the observance has been moved to the following Sunday to facilitate the obligation to attend Mass (29th May this year). With Jesus’…

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