THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY


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"We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma: that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul to heavenly glory." Pope Pius XII


Today the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Here is a very good sermon on the meaning and origin of the day and here is another on Mary's function in these Last Days.