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,"
On the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, I was stuck looking for a ride to Mass.
About 150 members - comprising British subjects, refugees and asylum seekers - have been residing at All Hallows Church, sleeping in the pews, taking part in quiet prayer, fasting and cooking simple meals during the build-up to the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
The bonfire was set alight at around 11pm following from the tradition of bonfires to mark the Feast of the Assumption.
The morning after the Feast of the Assumption mass, an American tourist discovers that the beautiful woman kneeling beside her is not praying; in fact, she is dead.
Pope Paul VI visited this place in 1967 and every year during the feast of the Assumption on Aug.
More than 50 festivals and events have been scrapped countrywide following last month's attacks, including fireworks displays to mark the Catholic feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on Aug.
The cave in which the Holy Family is reputed to have subsequently sheltered is still to be seen in the church, and the church attracts tens of thousands of pilgrims each year on the Feast of the Assumption (August 22).
Observed as a holy day of obligation by Catholics and as a public holiday in some countries, devotees consider the Feast of the Assumption as the Holy Mother's "heavenly birthday" in remembrance of her happy departure from her earthly life and her physical assumption 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).
The purpose of this article is not to parse what the bishop said about Mary on the Feast of the Assumption.

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