Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15th!

Until the end of time, when our bodies and souls will be reunited and we are sent to our eternity, Jesus and His Blessed Mother are the only ones in Heaven body and soul. August 15th is the day set aside on the calendar to remind us of the honor paid the Mother of Jesus upon her death when she was assumed into Heaven, body and soul.

“The rose is a mystery—where is it found?┬áIs it anything true? Does it grow upon ground? Is was made of earth’s mould, but it went from men’s eyes. And its place is a secret and shut in the skies. In the gardens of God, in the daylight divine, Find me a place by thee, Mother of mine.”

G.M. Hopkins: Rose Mystica (19th century)