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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It came on the eve of a major Italian summer holiday on Wednesday called Ferragosto, which marks the religious feast of the Assumption of Mary.
The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of the Assumption of Mary throughout all Egyptian governorates.
Thousands of Travellers attend as pilgrims at Knock every year, particularly around August 15 for Feast Of The Assumption.
On the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, I was stuck looking for a ride to Mass.
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.
How do you catch a killer in one of the world's most celebrated churches, particularly during the Feast of the Assumption? In playwright Alex Ragougneau's The Madonna of Notre Dame, an egregious murder leads to a compelling whodunit.
More than 50 festivals and events have been scrapped countrywide following last month's attacks, including fireworks displays to mark the Catholic feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on Aug.
The cave in which the Holy Family is reputed to have subsequently sheltered is still to be seen in the church, and the church attracts tens of thousands of pilgrims each year on the Feast of the Assumption (August 22).
Helena, Mass was celebrated on Sundays and Holy days by priests sent by the pope at the urging of Napoleon's mother (who incidentally had given birth to her son on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 1769).
A prayer to Mary Today, August 15, is the Feast of the Assumption, the celebration of the Blessed Virgin Mary being received into Heaven.
It was held on Sunday to mark the feast of the Assumption.
Dominic OP falls on the 9th of August, just before the middle of the month when we traditionally observe the important feast of the Assumption which is also a Holyday of Obligation in some countries.
Mr Sullivan was restored to full mobility after praying to Cardinal Newman on the Feast of the Assumption.
New York matter-of-factly bows to its infinite variety of ethnic groups by suspending alternate-side parking restrictions on no fewer than 34 legal and religious holidays, including the Hindu celebration of Diwali, the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, the Catholic feast of the Assumption, the Jewish holiday of Purim, and the Asian Lunar New Year.
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