Reflecting on 21 Centuries of Faith

Encourage & Teach: Honoring Our Lady through Customs

5177-assumption-of-the-virgin-francesco-granacci1This Friday, August 15, marks the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It marks when the Blessed Virgin was taken up by the Holy Trinity, body and soul into glory. The significance of this mystery should not be understated. As the Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy (Directory) states it, “This is an ancient memorial of the Mother of God, which signifies and synthesizes many of the truths of the faith” (Directory, 180). (Read more…)

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