Assumption of the Virgin Mary

August 15 - Solemnity of the Assumption
American Catholic

"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."


Published: 08.03.2012
Updated: 08.14.2014

Wonderful Child

The Visual MD: The Joy of Motherhood

The Biology of Joy

A Poem for the Crying, Coming Children - J. Piper

"Contemporary jazz pianist Paul Cardall was born April 24, 1973; suffering from a congenital heart defect, he was given only days to live but defied medical expectations, enduring a series of surgeries and illnesses throughout his childhood...." (Pandora).

"Each of us is willed..., loved... [and] necessary." -Benedict, XVI as cited in Sisters of Life

Published: 07.11.2013
Updated: 08.01.2014