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Day of the Assumption of Mary in Georgia

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary celebrates the Christian belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death It is celebrated on or around August 15 in many countries, particularly in parts of Europe and South America. It's also called 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.
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.
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Day of the Assumption of Mary Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedAug 282013Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
ThuAug 282014Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
FriAug 282015Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
SunAug 282016Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
MonAug 282017Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
TueAug 282018Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
WedAug 282019Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
FriAug 282020Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday

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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.

Day of the Assumption of Mary 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Day of the Assumption of Mary 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

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