Among the various celebrations in the Catholic Church, one that can be confusing to some is the Assumption of Mary, celebrated on August John Damascene, an 8th century Christian author, wrote about how fitting it was for the Virgin Mary to be assumed into Heaven. Pius XII details in his apostolic constitution, Munificentissimus Deus how this belief has been handed down over the ages and finds evidence even in scripture. The Assumption is an ancient celebration, one that honors the Virgin Mary and her role in salvation history and the eternal destination prepared for her by her Son, Jesus.
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We, the people of The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Parish, accept the responsibility and challenge for the mission of Jesus to the Catholic Church "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations. The confession schedule and location remains as previously published. There is one significant change to our sacramental processes: Distribution of Holy Communion will occur after the faithful are sent forth after the Mass concludes. Ministers of Holy Communion will be posted out doors by the palm trees. You may receive Holy Communion on the palm of your hand as you leave the church.
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August Catholic Teaching on the Assumption. The faith in the Assumption of the Mary into heaven is based mainly on the sacred traditions and the magisterium of the church. Biblical Background for Assumption.
The Assumption is being remembered and honored today. Jesus did not have human origins. He is divine. The Bible names only two others who have been assumed to heaven, Elijah who went to heaven on a flaming chariot 2 Kgs , and Jesus who was taken up to heaven in a cloud Acts Jesus and Mary were both without sin, and as Jesus was rewarded by his Father by being ascended to heaven, and Mary was rewarded by her Son by being assumed into heaven.