15 August – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings:   

VIGIL

1 Chr 15:3-4, 15-16, 16:1-2: They brought in the ark of God and set it inside the tent which David had pitched for it.

Ps 131:6-7, 9-10, 13-14: R. Lord, go up to the place of your rest, you and the ark of your holiness.

1 Cor 15:54-57: He gives us victory through Jesus Christ.

Alleluia, alleluia! Blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it. Alleluia! (Lk 11:28)

Lk 11:27-28: Blessed is the womb that bore you.

DAY

Rev 11:19, 12:1-6, 10: I saw a woman clothed with the sun and with the moon beneath her feet.

Ps 44:10-12, 16: R. The queen stands at your right hand, arrayed in gold.

1 Cor 15:20-26: As members of Christ all people will be raised, Christ first, and after him all who belong to him.

Alleluia, alleluia! Mary is taken up to heaven, and the angels of God shout for joy. Alleluia!

Lk 1:39-56: The Almighty has done great things for me; he has lifted up the lowly.