Church of England

Ascension Day comes forty days after Easter and celebrates Jesus' ascension into heaven. The feast always falls on a Thursday, but the reading for the next Sunday also includes an account of the Ascension.

  • Matthew 28:16-20
  • Mark 16:19
  • Luke 24:50-53
  • Acts 1:9-11

The liturgical colour for the Ascension is WHITE or GOLD.