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What does the Catechism say about Mary’s assumption (Aug. 15)?
BY The Editors
August 12-25, 2012 Issue | Posted 8/3/12 at 5:33 PM
“The assumption of the Blessed Virgin is a singular participation in her Son’s resurrection and an anticipation of the resurrection of other Christians,” the Catechism states (966). “In giving birth, you kept your virginity; in your Dormition you did not leave the world, O Mother of God, but were joined to the source of Life. You conceived the living God and, by your prayers, will deliver our souls from death.”
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