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Assumption of Mary celebrates the Virgin’s journey into heaven

The Assumption of Mary is a Roman Catholic feast day on August 15 that celebrates the Virgin Mary’s journey into heaven at the end of her earthly life.

The Assumption of Mary is a major feast day and a Holy Day of Obligation in the Roman Catholic Church.

The Assumption of Mary is a Modern Practice

The celebration was defined by Pope Pius XII in 1950.

The Assumption of Mary is Global

The Assumption of Mary is practiced in Catholic communities around the world. It is an official holiday in Chile, Colombia, France, Italy, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, and Spain.

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