15 August – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Modern Mariology

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger – Vigil and Feast Day.

Character Calendar 

Pictorial Lives of the Saints 

La vie des saints 

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Sermons for Children’s Masses, According to the Sundays and Principal Festivals of the Year by Raphael Frassinetti.

Our Lady’s Feasts by Sister Mary Jean Dorcy.

The Fairest Flower of Paradise: Considerations on the Litany of the Blessed Virgin, Enriched with Examples Drawn from the Lives of the Saints by Alexis Lepicier.

The Catholic Pulpit 

“Our Lady Borne up by Angels” by Fray Luis Ponce de Leon.

“To Our Lady on Her Assumption” by Lady Catherine Petre.

“Feast of the Assumption” by Sara Trainer Smith.

Discourse of Saint Alphonsus Liguori on the Assumption 

Munificentissimus Deus 

Medieval Mariology

BHL, Supplement

Apocryphal Texts on the Assumption 

Early Church Fathers on the Assumption 

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Fra Angelico 

El Greco

Titian (Smarthistory


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive 

Wikipedia Entry 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson (Houghton Mifflin, 1897).

Legends of the Virgin and Christ with Special References to Literature and Art by Hélène Adeline Guerber.


Medieval Music Database – Vigil and Feast Day.


Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Heortology: A History Of The Christian Festivals From Their Origin To The Present Day by Heinrich Kellner.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

Original, Short and Practical Sermons for Every Feast of the Ecclesiastical Year : Three Sermons for Every Feast by Francis Weninger.

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