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Assumption of Mary in Colombia

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The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.

Local names

NameLanguage
Assumption of MaryEnglish
La Asunción de la VirgenSpanish
Mariä HimmelfahrtGerman

Assumption of Mary 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Assumption of Mary 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015
List of dates for other years

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, celebrates the day that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death, according to popular Christian belief. It is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother. 

It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 by many countries, particularly in parts of Europe and South America. Some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year. This day is also known as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God (in the eastern countries), or the Feast of the Assumption.

Assumption of Mary

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.

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Assumption of Mary Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
MonAug 212000Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 202001Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 192002Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 182003Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 162004Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 152005Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 212006Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 202007Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 182008Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 172009Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 162010Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 152011Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 202012Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 192013Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 182014Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 172015Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 152016Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 212017Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 202018Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 192019Assumption of MaryNational holiday
MonAug 172020Assumption of MaryNational holiday

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