Assumption of Mary

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celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

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Caption: A fresco in the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary n Cuernavaca Mexico
Sleiman will also attend a Mass on the occasion of the Assumption of Mary at Saint Mary's Church in Mayfouq at 8 p.
His collage of a black Virgin Mary is stained with elephant dung and surrounded by images from blaxploitation movies and cut outs from pornographic magazines arranged to resemble the cherubim and seraphim commonly depicted in images of the Immaculate conception and the Assumption of Mary.
Assumption of Mary (Old Calendarist Eastern Christianity, public holiday in Macedonia and Serbia)
It was his judgment, then, that the Assumption of Mary was "so evident" that the obvious thing was to declare it infallible.
The Queen of Pop was slammed for planning her show in Poland on the day of the Assumption of Mary feast, a special holy date in the Catholic Church.
The seven will be recognized at the vespers service for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary on Aug.
The Catholic holy days of Good Friday, Easter, Corpus Christi, Assumption of Mary, All Saints' Day, Immaculate Conception Day, and Christmas are national holidays.
August 15 itself is the feast of the Assumption of Mary.
The Assumption of Mary is treated in the next to last chapter, locus classicus for the idea of spiritual ascent to bodily delight in heavenly experience.
The first studies the early literature, starting in the second half of the fifth century, written in Syriac, Greek, Coptic, Arabic, Ethiopian, Latin, Georgian, Armenian, relating to the Dormition and Assumption of Mary.
Known to Catholics and Anglicans as Assumption of Mary, the holiday marks the day Christians believe the mother of Christ passed away, aged 64, and was accepted in Heaven.
15, the feast of the Assumption of Mary, I was able to submit to Archbishop Soc [Villegas] the requirements and accomplished questionnaire, which he forwarded to Rome," Mactal said.
Assumption of Mary (Eastern Orthodox Church)--holiday in Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro
Assumption of Mary celebrates the bodily taking up of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her life.