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Assumption of Mary in Spain

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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
La Asunción de la VirgenSpanish
Assumption of MaryEnglish
Mariä HimmelfahrtGerman

Assumption of Mary 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Assumption of Mary 2015

Saturday, August 15, 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 typeWhere it is observed
WedAug 151990Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
ThuAug 151991Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SatAug 151992Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SunAug 151993Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
MonAug 151994Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
TueAug 151995Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
ThuAug 151996Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
FriAug 151997Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SatAug 151998Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SunAug 151999Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
TueAug 152000Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
WedAug 152001Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
ThuAug 152002Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
FriAug 152003Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SunAug 152004Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
MonAug 152005Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
TueAug 152006Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
WedAug 152007Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
FriAug 152008Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SatAug 152009Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SunAug 152010Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
MonAug 152011Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
WedAug 152012Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
ThuAug 152013Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
FriAug 152014Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SatAug 152015Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
MonAug 152016Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
TueAug 152017Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
WedAug 152018Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
ThuAug 152019Assumption of MaryNational holiday 
SatAug 152020Assumption of MaryNational holiday 

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