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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On the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, I was stuck looking for a ride to Mass.
It was a particularly devotional time for Orthodox Christians as they were celebrating the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.
Today's feast of the Assumption of Mary is also a challenge to all Christians of today to follow the example of Mary, the humble woman of Nazareth, the faithful handmaid of the Lord.

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