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Ascension Day

Ascension Day in Germany is the 40th day of the Easter holiday. It marks when Christ ascends to heaven after remaining on Earth to visit loved ones and prove his resurrection.

Celebration\ Observance

This day honors that Jesus actually went to heaven. To celebrate there may be processions with torches around the church while fruits and vegetables get blessed.

History

It is mainly a Catholic holiday. Originally this day was celebrated first in 68 AD, but the first written evidence the holiday say it first occurred 385 AD.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Germany.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Germany.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Germany.


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