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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On the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, I was stuck looking for a ride to Mass.
August 15 itself is the feast of the Assumption of Mary. It is also the day for the annual French National Pilgrimage of the sick and disabled to Lourdes.
15, the feast of the Assumption of Mary. The inquiry's documentation, as well as results from six other dioceses in which Mother Teresa was active, were expected to "soon arrive in Rome," the congregation said in an Aug.
It was a particularly devotional time for Orthodox Christians as they were celebrating the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. Unlike in the Catholic observance when the feast is celebrated in just one day, Orthodox Ethiopians mark it as a whole season of prayer and fasting, the latter enforced every day, so that Orthodox Christians, even children, must abstain from meat (fish and fowl included) till 3 p.m., daily.
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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