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Easter has come and gone, and that means Ascension Day is upon us.

Ascension Day, also called the Feast of the Ascension, celebrates when Jesus ascended to heaven. The holiday is generally observed on a Thursday, the fortieth day after Easter. Ascension Day also marks the official end of the Easter season.

Learn more about Ascension Day below!

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