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Immaculate Conception in Switzerland

Many Christian communities around the world annually observe the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. This day is a holy day of obligation in which many Christians, particularly of the Catholic faith, attend special church services for this occasion.

Detail shot of Mary from a stained glass window created in the late 1800's.
Various images depicting the Immaculate Conception often feature the Virgin Mary as a young woman.
Various images depicting the Immaculate Conception often feature the Virgin Mary as a young woman.
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Immaculate Conception Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
WedDec 82010Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
ThuDec 82011Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
SatDec 82012Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
SunDec 82013Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
MonDec 82014Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
TueDec 82015Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
ThuDec 82016Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
FriDec 82017Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
SatDec 82018Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
SunDec 82019Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
TueDec 82020Immaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons

Quick Facts

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.

Immaculate Conception 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016 (13 cantons)

Immaculate Conception 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017 (13 cantons)

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Other holidays in December 2016 in Switzerland

Fun Holiday on December 8, 2016

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