“This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into heaven” (Acts 1:11). Days to Orthodox Easter 2020. Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento is observing Sacramento County Orders concerning COVID-19. The Ascension is a sign and token of the Second Coming. The Eastern Orthodox Church uses a different method of calculating the date of Easter, so the Eastern Orthodox commemoration of Ascension will usually be after the western observance (either one week, or four weeks, or five weeks later; but occasionally on the same day). Holy Ascension Church Observes Sacramento County Health Orders - 04/15/2020. Feast Day of Ascension, 5.28.20: Orthros, Hierarchical Divine Liturgy & Sermon by His Eminence May 27, 2020: 9th Hour & Great Vespers for Ascension May 26, 2020 Vigil: Vespers, Orthros & Divine Liturgy Sunday of the Blind Man, May 24, 2020: Orthros, Divine Liturgy & Sermon Vespers, May 23, 2020 2020: Ascension Thursday: ... That means that the Orthodox celebrate Ascension Thursday on a different date as well (and they never transfer the celebration of Ascension to the following Sunday). Many countries around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter like Romania, Republic of Macedonia, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece, Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Russia. However, the Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates Easter at … Orthodox 2020 Holidays Calendar List. Sunday, April 19th is day number 110 of the 2020 calendar year with -11 months, -12 days until Orthodox Easter 2020. Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension, 4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94602, United States +1 (510) 531-3400 reception@groca.org more information > 00018. The Ascension of Jesus Christ is one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church, celebrated forty days after Pascha (and thus always falling on a Thursday—see Paschalion). The mystery of God’s Providence will be accomplished in the Return of the Risen Lord. FRACKVILLE — Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Frackville will celebrate its 100th anniversary this Sunday with a Divine Liturgy to commemorate its century of faith and service.The history of the Mar 2 : The 1st day of Lent which is a 40 day period for fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter. Ascension Day … Orthodox Christians, however, will celebrate the day a week later than Catholics and Protestants, owing to their Easter falling on a later date.