"Joy to thee, O Queen of heaven! Alleluia;
He whom though wast meet to bear, Alleluia,
As he promised, hath risen, Alleluia.
Pour for us to him thy prayer, Alleluia."
Liturgical Year by Dom Guranger, Time After Pentecost Book IV
Sermons of the Cure d' Ar's on the Assumption
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary By: Anne Catherine Emerick
Catholic Life- Feasts, Fasts and Devotions By Washbourne
The Beauties of the Catholic Church By: Rev. F. J. Shadler
No Sew Fun Fruit Lacing Project This feast day has it's traditions in blessing herbs and flowers but Mary is also know for certian fruits such as: apples, cherries, figs, grapes, leeks, olives, oraganes, peaches, pears, pomegranate and strawberries. Make some fruit lacing cards in honor of the 'fruits of Mary'.
Stich/Sew a Lavendar Sache as a reminder of our Blessed Lady!
Hersey Kiss Rose Craft, Roses are a sure symbol for Our Lady, make a few and turn them into a crown of roses!
Tissue Paper Roses, also makes a great crown for Our Blessed Mother!
Visit a flower/herb garden
Go for a hike and find flowers and wild herbs
Plant a Mary Garden, or read about the herbs and flowers planted in them. Make a paper Mary Garden!
Traditionall foods on this day
feature garden produce, herbs and fruits. Though this link doesn't sound like it is written by a Catholic it has some good historical information on traditions.
Lavender Cookies and other Crafts
Assumpta Salad from 12 Months of Monastary Salads
Peach Chiffon Pie, crowned with Peaches to remind us of Our Blessed Mother!