Assumption of Mary

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Noun1.Assumption of Mary - celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life endedAssumption of Mary - celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Aug, August - the month following July and preceding September
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Charges brought upon the second Thursday after the Feast of the Assumption, in the year of our Lord thirteen hundred and sixty-six, against brother John, formerly known as Hordle John, or John of Hordle, but now a novice in the holy monastic order of the Cistercians.
First, that on the above-mentioned Feast of the Assumption, small beer having been served to the novices in the proportion of one quart to each four, the said brother John did drain the pot at one draught to the detriment of brother Paul, brother Porphyry and brother Ambrose, who could scarce eat their none-meat of salted stock-fish on account of their exceeding dryness,"
The purpose of this article is not to parse what the bishop said about Mary on the Feast of the Assumption.
Speaking at the Panayia Chrysorogiatissa Monastery in Paphos on the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chrysostomos said the situation was unacceptable and said it must not go unnoticed.
Sleiman shall also celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Saint Elige Church in Mayfouk.
City neighborhoods, called contrade, come together to celebrate and compete in the Piazza Del Campo twice during summer, honoring Madonna di Provenzano and the Feast of the Assumption, with the epic finale-the famous and exciting horse race known as Il Palio.
It was held on Sunday to mark the feast of the Assumption.
A prayer to Mary Today, August 15, is the Feast of the Assumption, the celebration of the Blessed Virgin Mary being received into Heaven.
Helena, Mass was celebrated on Sundays and Holy days by priests sent by the pope at the urging of Napoleon's mother (who incidentally had given birth to her son on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 1769).
In addition to Christmas and Good Friday, four Catholic holy days are celebrated as national holidays: Corpus Christi, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the Feast of the Assumption, and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
On August 15, the Feast Of The Assumption, pilgrims visit Candelaria, on the east coast, to pay homage at the seaside church of Nuestra Senora de Candelaria.
We proclaim the story of Mary's visit to Elizabeth and Mary's singing of the Magnificat when the yet-to-be-born Savior leapt in her womb every year on August 15, the solemn feast of the Assumption.

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