Sunday, May 20 — Ascension of the Lord: suggested reading Luke 24: 46-53.
Monday, May 21 — Eugene de Mazenod, the French founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, who provided the first Roman Catholic missionaries to the Yukon, is honoured as a saint today.
Wednesday, May 23 — Declaration of Bab is recalled by the Baha’i.
Shavout, a two-day Jewish feast begins. Sweetened dairy foods, such as cheese-filled blintzes and cheesecakes, are often prepared in celebration of the first fruits of the harvest.