Faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to virtually participate in the Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, May 21, 2020.
Reverend G. Dennis Gill, Rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., the Mass will be streamed live from the Cathedral.
Links to the livestream sites can be found below.
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Editor’s Note: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord commemorates Jesus Christ’s ascension into Heaven. It is observed annually on the 40th day after Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord and ten days prior to Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit. It is normally a Holy Day of Obligation. The faithful are dispensed from the obligation this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Contact: Alaina N. Longo
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