The Mystery of the Assumption

Catholic Homeschool Australia

On August 15th, we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven. The Church teaches that her body as well as her soul was assumed into Heaven. According to tradition, the apostles discovered her missing body only a few days after she was entombed. One of the apostles was late in arriving, so the others opened her tomb for him to see her, but her body was no longer there.

The Assumption of the Blessed Mother reminds us that we are not meant for this world, that God’s Plan is for us to remain only for a time on this planet. Our final and eternal destination is Heaven.

While we go about the usual day-to-day homeschooling, fixing meals, and planning daily events, we need to keep within us an awareness of the Presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Blessed Mother. We need to be constantly aware…

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