10 August 2023, The Tablet

Our Lady, saint of joy

Our Lady, saint of joy

The Windsock Visitation: a joyful depiction of Mary and Elizabeth by Mickey McGrath.

Christians in the East and the West have celebrated the feast of the bodily Assumption of Mary into heaven on 15 August for centuries. Now a scripture scholar suggests it is time for a change of focus to reflect better the place of the mother of Jesus in the post-conciliar Church.
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