The Assumption of Mary is a reminder of our own hope of eternal life. Mary was taken up into heaven because of her sinlessness and her special love for God. We, too, can hope to be taken up into heaven if we live our lives in accordance with God's will.
The Assumption of Mary is a day to celebrate Mary's great glory, but it is also a day to reflect on our own mortality. As we think about Mary's death and her assumption into heaven, we can be comforted by the knowledge that we, too, have the hope of eternal life.
Here are some ways to celebrate the Assumption of Mary:
Attend Mass or a special service.
Pray the Rosary or other Marian prayers.
Visit a Marian shrine or church.
Read about the Assumption of Mary.
Spend time with family and friends, reflecting on the meaning of the feast.
The Assumption of Mary is a beautiful feast day that celebrates the hope of eternal life. May we all draw closer to Mary and to God as we celebrate this special day.