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The Assumption of the Virgin Mary: A Belief Since Apostolic Times08-12-2018Fr. Clifford Stevens
This article was taken from the July-August 1996 issue of Catholic Heritage and provided courtesy of Eternal Word Television Network at www.ewtn.com/library/answers/aofmary.htm.
The Assumption is the oldest feast day of Our Lady, but we don't know how it first came to be celebrated.
Its origin is lost in those days when Jerusalem was restored as a sacred city, at the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine (c. 285-337). By then it had been a pagan city for two centuries, ever since Emperor Hadrian (76-138) had leveled it around the year 135 and rebuilt it as <Aelia Capitolina> in honor of Jupiter.
For 200 years, every memory of Jesus was obliterated from the city, and the sites made holy by His life, death and Resurrection became pagan temples.READ MORE
Meet & Greet
Sep 23 9:30am
New to the parish? Want to learn more about Corpus Christi? Join us in the Parish Center at 9:30am. All family members are welcome!
The SVdP Corpus Christi Conference will be accepting cases of water in the vestibule to donate to the SVdP Watkins Center downtown.
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Liturgical Ministers Training: Lectors
Aug 18 9:00am - 12:00pm
Saturdays, Aug 18 (Parish Center) & Aug 25 (Church), 9:00am-12:00pm, must attend both days
Lord, Teach Me to Pray
Aug 20 7:00pm
Info Night: Mon, Aug 13 at 7:00pm in Rooms 7-9
Men's group: Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm beginning Mon, Aug 27
Women's group: Thursdays, 9:00-11:00am beginning Thu, Sep 6