Assumption Of Mary Life-size Statue. In Christianity, the taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven in body and soul after her death. According to Roman Catholic and the traditions of the Roman Catholic Church, the Blessed Virgin Mary having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory. Mary's passage into heaven is called the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Roman Catholics. This sculpture will be a wonderful centerpiece or focal point of your garden.