“How is the Risen Lord present to us? He is not simply present in the world – one presence among other presences. He is present to the world through His mystical body holding the whole world together.” – Dr. Anthonly Lilles
If the Assumption was only declared a dogma of the Church in the last century, is there any proof it was celebrated in the early Church? Read this excerpt from an early 8th-century homily preached on the occasion of this glorious feast.