THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES
4. The Assumption
||Mary's soul returns to
God and her glorified body is taken up into heaven and reunited
with her soul.
If Christ Jesus wishes us to love all the members of His Mystical Body, should we not love
above all others her who gave Him the very nature by which He became our Head, the
same nature which He uses to communicate His grace to us? We cannot doubt but that the
love which we show to his Mother is extremely pleasing to Christ.
We shall manifest our love by extolling the sublime privileges which Jesus has bestowed on
His Mother, among which the Assumption is one of the most glorious. If we wish to please
our Lord very much, we shall admire the wonderful gifts with which He has lovingly adorned
the soul of His Mother. He wishes that we should sing the praises of the Virgin, who was
chosen among all women to give the Savior to the world.
"Yes, we shall sing your praises, for you alone have delighted the heart of your God. May
you be blessed, for you have believed the word of God, and in you the eternal promises have