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Ascension of the Lord

Thursday, 9 May 2024

The Ascension of the Lord into Heaven is celebrated on Thursday, 9 May 2024.

The celebrations of the Franciscan Custody begin on 8 May at the Chapel of the Ascension on the Mount of Olives at 16:00 with the Entry of the Vicar, followed by 1st Vespers at 16:30; Compline at 18:00 and the Vigil at 23:00.

There is the possibility of Mass every half hour throughout the night; On 9 May, the Mass in Arabic is at 8:00 and the Solemn Mass is at 9:30.



In the Church of the Ascension, near the Augusta Victoria, on the solemnity of the Ascension, the international divine service will be celebrated at 4.30 pm