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Catholic Diocese of Little Rock
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The solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated Aug. 15. This feast recognizes that Jesus' mother was "taken up body and soul into heavenly glory" when her "earthly life was finished." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 966) This feast is a holy day of obligation to attend Mass. Visit our Parish Directory to find holy day Mass times in your area.