- In 2016 year Ascension of Jesus falls on
first Thursday of May
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The Acts of the Apostles says that after resurrection Jesus stayed with his apostles for 40 days. Afterwards they came to the Mount of Olives from where Jesus ascended to heaven to be with God. Following days prepare faithfuls for Pentecost.
A list of Ascension of Jesus dates in the following years
Below are the dates for Ascension of Jesus in the next 10 years. You can also see on which day of the week the holiday falls and how many days are left until that date.