Christi Himmelfahrt - Ascension Feast Day
Christi Himmelfahrt/Ascension Day is a public holiday in Germany to mark the Jesus' ascension to heaven. It is the 40th day of Easter (or 39 days after Easter Sunday). It is also known as Father’s Day or Men’s Day in some areas of Germany.
Johann Sebastian Bach composed several cantatas the Ascension Oratorio to be performed in church services on the feast day. There are masses at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension (8787 Greenville Avenue) and St. Patrick's Catholic Church (9693 Ferndale Road) in Dallas, TX.
Contact the church for more information.