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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Then the fourth glorious mystery is the Assumption of Our Lady bodily into heaven.
15 is the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady. She teaches us that humility and obedience to the Lord lead us to true happiness and peace.
Mourning instead weddingTwo chairs bearing the initials J and M for the murdered couple were placed in front of the altar during a Requiem Mass at the local Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, the TASR newswire wrote.