Mary assumed unto heaven

What does the Church teach about when Mary was assumed?
Were any of the apostles still living?

Try the search function…there was extensive discussion on this around Aug 15th this year, and every year.
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It will be interesting to see if anyone knows about this.

As far as I know, the church doesn’t say when this occurred.

From the catechism:

scborromeo.org/ccc/p123a9p6.htm

965 After her Son’s Ascension, Mary "aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers."506 In her association with the apostles and several women, "we also see Mary by her prayers imploring the gift of the Spirit, who had already overshadowed her in the Annunciation."507

. . . also in her Assumption

966 "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 the more fully conformed to her Son, the Lord of lords and conqueror of sin and death."508 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is a singular participation in her Son’s Resurrection and an anticipation of the resurrection of other Christians:

In giving birth you kept your virginity; in your Dormition you did not leave the world, O Mother of God, but were joined to the source of Life. You conceived the living God and, by your prayers, will deliver our souls from death.509

Peace,
John

Awesome! Your link says it all! :slight_smile:

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