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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Apart from her gastronomic adventure, Daza too reveled in the fireworks display during the feast of the Assumption of Mary to Heaven on Wednesday, Aug.
The collapse came on the eve of the Italian summer holiday of Ferragosto, which marks the religious feast of the Assumption of Mary. It's the high point of the season, when most businesses are closed and Italians head to the beaches or the mountains.
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.

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