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Ascension Day 2016


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Ascension Day
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Ascension Day for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, May 5th.


Ascension Day often called Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, Ascension Thursday and Holy Thursday is held on a Thursday 39 days (40th day of Easter) after Easter Sunday. The day commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven. Some churches have changed this date depending on the Christian denomination to the following Sunday after Thursday.

Days to Ascension Day 2016

Thursday, May 5th is day number 126 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -6 months, -8 days until Ascension Day 2016.


Ascension Day
Name(s):Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Thursday 39 days after Easter Sunday

Dates for Ascension Day

HolidayDateDays to Go
Ascension Day 2018 Thursday, May 10, 2018 -552
Ascension Day 2019 Thursday, May 30, 2019 -167
Ascension Day 2020 Thursday, May 21, 2020 190
Ascension Day 2021 Thursday, May 13, 2021 547
Ascension Day 2022 Thursday, May 26, 2022 925
Ascension Day 2023 Thursday, May 18, 2023 1282


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