Assumption of Mary in Spain
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.
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Assumption of Mary Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday Type||Where It is Observed|
|Sun||Aug 15||2010||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Mon||Aug 15||2011||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Wed||Aug 15||2012||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Thu||Aug 15||2013||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Fri||Aug 15||2014||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Sat||Aug 15||2015||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Mon||Aug 15||2016||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Tue||Aug 15||2017||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Wed||Aug 15||2018||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Thu||Aug 15||2019||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|Sat||Aug 15||2020||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
Quick FactsThe 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.
Assumption of Mary 2016Monday, August 15, 2016
Assumption of Mary 2017Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Other holidays in August 2016 in Spain
- The Day of Our Lady of Africa – Friday, August 5, 2016
- The Day of Cantabria – Sunday, August 14, 2016