The Ascension of the Lord

Year B – Lectionary [58]

First Reading

As the Apostles were looking on, Jesus was lifted up.


God mounts his throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord.

Second Reading

God seated Jesus at his right hand in the heavens. -or- To the extent of the full stature of Christ.

Gospel Acclamation

Matthew 28:19a, 20b

Go and teach all nations, says the Lord; I am with you always, until the end of the world.


The Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven and took his seat at the right hand of God.


Hymns & Songs