Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd ed., 966, citing Pius XII, Deus Munificentissimus.
The most difficult times can produce the greatest spiritual blessings. God truly knows just what we need at every moment!
Friday, August 15, 2014
“’Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over all things, so that she might be more fully conformed to her Son, the Lord of lords and conqueror of sin and death.’ The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is a singular participation in her Son’s Resurrection and an anticipation of the resurrection of other Christians…’”