The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Seek First the Kingdom: Catholic Blog by Cardinal Donald Wuerl - Archdiocese of Washington, DC
The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which we celebrate tomorrow, August 15, commemorates the dogma of faith that “the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory,” as pronounced by Pope Pius XII (Munificentissimus Deus, 44).