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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Founded in 1980 as one of the very first urban pregnancy centers in the nation, the center's new location next door to Planned Parenthood is just around the corner from another first--the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the first Catholic cathedral built in the U.
The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into heaven.
Also declared as NCTs were the Bohol Watchtowers in Maribojoc, Dauis, and Panglao; the Tabon Cave Complex in Lipuun Point, Quezon, Palawan; the San Nicholas de Tolentino Church Complex and Ermita Ruins in Dimiao, Bohol ; the Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Complex in Dauis, Bohol and its liturgical objects; as well as four murals of National Artist Carlos "Botong" Francisco displayed at the Philippine General Hospital.
His heartbroken wife Ann, their sons Kieran and Thomas and young granddaughter Louise huddled together as the 64-year-old was laid to rest at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Walkinstown.
The continent seems to be awash with days off - Labour Day, All Saints' Day and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary are just some of the occasions workers can expect to celebrate with a lie-in.
The chest holding the seeds was made of American leather and reclaimed wood from Baltimore's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, one of the first religious buildings constructed in the United States.
Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Castel Gandolfo, 15 August 2013
Flamand and his wife, Maureen (Richards) Flamand, of Boylston; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sister Jane Flamand, of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Worcester, and Sister Solange Flamand, of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Marlboro; two brothers: Norman A.
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.
In both newspapers, the politicians are presented as participating most frequently to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holiday, Easter, and Saint Parascheva Holiday.
The following holy days are official national holidays: Maundy (Holy) Thursday, Good Friday, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (now known as the Founding of Asuncion), Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (now known as the Virgin of Caacupe Day), and Christmas.
The Virgin Birth, the bodily Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Resurrection of Jesus, the survival of our own souls after death: these are all claims of a clearly scientific nature.

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