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as in:  assumed into heaven

My church celebrates The Assumption of Mary on August 15th.
  to take up or receive someone into heaven
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assume assumed assuming assumption
This sense of assume and assumption is seen primarily in historic literature and in reference to the Christian holiday "The Assumption of Mary [into Heaven]" or "The Assumption" that is celebrated by some Christian denominations including the Catholic Church.
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  • My church celebrates The Assumption of Mary on August 15th.
  • Some members of my church are getting together for dinner for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.
  • The Emperor entered the Cathedral of the Assumption.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • On Sunday morning Marya Dmitrievna invited her visitors to Mass at her parish church—the Church of the Assumption built over the graves of victims of the plague.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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  • Catholic doctrine says that Mary was assumed into heaven.
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