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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Every month they commemorate the assumption of the Virgin Mary, and are of opinion that no Christians beside themselves have a true sense of the greatness of the mother of God, or pay her the honours that are due to her.
The monumental exterior sculptures, the statue of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, as well as the statues of the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, are carved out of the stone of the pilasters of the exterior faade.
A bonfire is torched on August 15 in Derry every year to mark a Catholic feast day celebrating the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
Today, Roman Catholics celebrate the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven, with Latvia's top state officials, including President Egils Levits, Saeima Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance), Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity), Welfare Minister Ramona Petravica (KPV LV), Justice Minister Janis Bordans (New Conservative Party) and others, also expected to attend the festivity in Aglona.
The week encompassing August 15, the Orthodox feast day that celebrates the assumption of the Virgin Mary, is widely accepted as the time when businesses and government offices grind to a halt as employees take their annual summer holiday leave.
Virgin Mary Church -- Egypt Today/Hossam Atef CAIRO -- 21 August 2018: Many Christians will celebrate in the upcoming few days the closing ceremony of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in churches across Egypt by upholding special traditions passed down from generation to generation.
The militant was wearing an explosive belt, and tried to mingle with worshippers gathered at the church for a service commemorating the annual Fast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
Egyptian authorities said the attempted bombing reportedly targeted worshipers celebrating the yearly Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
7 September 2018, Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Novy Jicin.
He said that the mural depicts the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven, with both decorative and aesthetic elements that have spiritual significance.
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.
Summary: Jezzine Mayor Khalil Harfouche Sunday announced the launch of the town's summer festival, which coincides with the holiday of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, to a crowd of local political figures and residents.