Feast of the Assumption of Mary
Mary enjoys the fulfillment of Christ's salvation, without waiting for his second coming. We look forward to the day we can join her in heaven!
One more thing: Mary enjoys her special status not because of who she is, but of what she did in her role as a mother. She said 'yes' to God's call and because of her willingness to participate in God's plan, Christ came to save us all. Like Mary, none of us knows fully what God's plan is for our children or the heartache we may encounter along the way. We can only follow Mary's example and hope for our own heavenly arrival one day!
Prayer: Dear God, thank you for the example of perfect motherhood that I have in Mary. Help me to foster my children so that they become the fulfillment of your plan for them. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen. Mother Mary, pray for me.