Art Celebrates The Assumption of Mary

Posted August 15, 2017 11:44 pm by melanie jean juneau

Art Celebrates The Assumption of Mary

Juvenal, Bishop of Jerusalem, at the Council of  Chalcedon (451), made known to the Emperor Marcian and Pulcheria, who wished to possess the body of the Mother of God, that Mary died in the presence of all the Apostles, but that her tomb, when opened upon the request of St. Thomas, was found empty; where from the Apostles concluded that the body was taken up to …

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