Holy Day – Assumption

August 15th is the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – a Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses:  Vigil: August 14th at 5:30 pm, Holy Day, August 15 at 7 pm.  On this day we celebrate Mary being taken up body and soul to heaven after her life on earth was completed.  Because of her Immaculate Conception she did not suffer the consequences of original sin – death; she fell asleep in the Lord which is known as her Dormition.