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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 Type
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

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 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Assumption of Mary 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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Fun Holiday on August 15, 2018

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