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Assumption of Mary Holiday 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven, often shortened to the Assumption and also known as the Falling Asleep of the Blessed Virgin Mary, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and parts of Anglicanism, was the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.

It is theone of the important Marian feasts and a Holy Day of Obligation.

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