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The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

You can order this icon in our Mounted Sizes from 4" to 24" tall and in the sames sizes in Unmounted Prints by using the pulldown Size/Price menu below right. This icon subject is available in ourCathedral Sizes and as a Church Banner.

Our icon of the Assumption depicts the radiant form of Our Lady ascending from her fragrant flower-filled tomb. The heavenly light surrounding her is reminiscent of the image of our Lady of Guadalupe and also of icons of Christ on the Mount of Transfiguration and Christ Resurrected, where the Savior is also surrounded by a radiant halo. The Blessed Virgin is upborne by a shining Seraph (depicted as a cherubic face surrounded by six wings, at her feet) and a company of adoring angels to the shining heavens above.

According to the Tradition received from the Fathers of the Church, at the end of Her earthly sojourn the Blessed Virgin Mary reposed while in the company of the holy Apostles, when Christ then received her all-pure soul and took it into the company of the angels. Saint Thomas, as in the Gospel narrative of the Lord's resurrection, was again delayed in arriving to witness the passing of Our Lady. As he arrived three days after her Dormition he beheld... Read more...


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