GENTLE REMINDER: FEAST OF ASSUMPTION

August 15 is the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary into heaven. It is one of the Holy Days of Obligation in the Catholic Church. Holy Day of Obligation means that it is a day that should be given the reverence worthy of a Sunday. Holy days of Obligation are days on which the faithful are expected to attend Mass, and engage in rest from work and recreation, according to the Third Commandment. Can. 1246. §1. Sunday, on which by apostolic tradition the paschal mystery is celebrated, must be observed…

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