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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

THE BIBLICAL EVIDENCE FOR MARY’S BODILY ASSUMPTION INTO HEAVEN AND HER QUEENSHIP IN HEAVEN The Catholic Church teaches that, after her course of life on Earth, the Blessed Virgin Mary …More
THE BIBLICAL EVIDENCE FOR MARY’S BODILY ASSUMPTION INTO HEAVEN
AND HER QUEENSHIP IN HEAVEN
The Catholic Church teaches that, after her course of life on Earth, the Blessed Virgin Mary
was assumed body and soul into Heaven. Her body did not remain in the grave and suffer
corruption of the flesh; for this is a punishment for original sin, which she did not have.
Since she was free from all original sin and was the privileged Ark, Mary was taken
directly to Heaven, body and soul. That’s called the dogma of Mary’s Bodily Assumption.
Non-Catholics claim there is no evidence in the Bible for the Assumption of Mary. On the contrary, we find a description of it in Revelation/Apocalypse chapter 12 Revelation 12:1- “And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.” The woman in Revelation 12:1 signifies a number of things. The fathers of the Church understood it to signify the Mother …More