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,"
He said that as the Catholic Church throughout the world celebrated the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary today, they should also uphold chastity which she symbolised during her life time.
"The Feast of the Assumption of Virgin Mary in body and soul to Heaven is a celebration of the dignity of man himself and his body, and marks the sanctity of human life and body," said the Patriarch, adding, "For this reason the Church continues the cry of the Gospel and condemns every attack on this human being, of whatever kind, be it spiritual, moral or physical."
(There will be a Mass to celebrate the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady on Thursday, 5 p.
The feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is also known as Assumption Day and the Dormition of the Virgin Mary.
This scheme, which will be launched for the feast of the Assumption will be open from 12 August at 5.00 am and close on 17 August at midnight.
On August 15, 1425, the Feast of the Assumption, Saint Frances founded the Olivetan Oblates of Mary, under the authority of Olivetan Monks of the Abbey Ma.
The original charter for the event was granted by King Henry III in 1252, giving the Lord of the Manor of the town (then known as Elkesdon) the right to hold a market and an annual hiring fair - initially on the feast of the Assumption of the blessed Virgin Mary - in August.
Adrienne Alexander started a Facebook page called "Catholics for Action" after going to Mass for the feast of the Assumption Aug.
The feast of the Assumption of Mary highlights God's wondrous deeds in her life and her cooperation in the work of salvation for all.
The collapse came on the eve of the Italian summer holiday of Ferragosto, which marks the religious feast of the Assumption of Mary.

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