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Assumption of Mary in Switzerland

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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Assumption of Mary Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
WedAug 151990Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
ThuAug 151991Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SatAug 151992Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SunAug 151993Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
MonAug 151994Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
TueAug 151995Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
ThuAug 151996Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
FriAug 151997Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SatAug 151998Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SunAug 151999Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
TueAug 152000Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
WedAug 152001Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
ThuAug 152002Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
FriAug 152003Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SunAug 152004Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
MonAug 152005Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
TueAug 152006Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
WedAug 152007Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
FriAug 152008Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SatAug 152009Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SunAug 152010Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
MonAug 152011Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
WedAug 152012Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
ThuAug 152013Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
FriAug 152014Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SatAug 152015Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
MonAug 152016Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
TueAug 152017Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
WedAug 152018Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
ThuAug 152019Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
SatAug 152020Assumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons

Quick Facts

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.

Assumption of Mary 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Assumption of Mary 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

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