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Feast of the Assumption

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August 15

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

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Mount Zion

The Virgin Mary’s Dormition and Assumption. The belief that Mary, Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep” and was assumed to heaven is associated with Mary’s theological status as the Mother of God.

Highlights of the festivity

Jerusalem, Church of the Dormition on Mount Zion and the Church of the Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane.


 

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