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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

August 15th marks the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The Church teaches that “The Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over all things, so that she might be the more fully conformed to her Son, the Lord of lords and conqueror of sin and death.”  (CCC, 966)  To listen to a short homily on the Assumption of our Blessed Mother, check out the following link: The Assumption of Mary; “Star of the Sea

 

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