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We celebrate the feast of the Assumption of Mary on August 15, honoring that God took her body and soul to heaven after her death.  To learn more about this feast, click on the links below.

History – Feast of the Assumption

Father Clifford Stevens traces the history of the feast of Mary’s assumption from apostolic times to the present.

Prayer  for the Assumption of Mary

Brief prayer for the nine days preceding the Feast of the Assumption

Significance of the Feast of Mary’s Assumption

Reflections on the Feast of the Assumption from the website of Women for Faith and Family.

Celebrating the Feast of the Assumption in the Family

Catherine Fournier helps  parents  explain the Feast of the Assumption to children, and shares an ancient legend about the beauty of this feast.

Responding to People Who Do Not Believe in Mary’s Assumption

Karl Keating talks to people who have difficulty in believing in Mary’s assumption, particularly people from fundamentalist denominations.

Hymns to the Blessed Mother

Scroll down this page of traditional Catholic Hymns and find MIDI file hymns to our Blessed Mother.

Feast of Mary’s Assumption

Links to Articles about Mary, Mother of God


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