Assumption of Mary

The Assumption of Mary is one of the four Marian dogmas of the Catholic Church. Pope Pius XII defined it in 1950 in his apostolic constitution Munificentissimus Deus as... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  The Assumption, Falling Asleep of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Observed by:  Roman Catholic Church (see calendar), Eastern Orthodox Church (see calendar), Oriental Orthodox Churches, Lutheranism (see calendar), Anglican Communion (see calendars), Church of the East
  • Type:  Christian
  • Significance:  the bodily taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus into Heaven
  • Observances:  Attending Mass or service
  • Date:  August 15, Sunday nearest to August 15 (Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • date:  August 15, Sunday nearest to August 15 (Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Data source:  Duck Go
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