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Day of the Assumption of Mary in Georgia

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.

Is Day of the Assumption of Mary a Public Holiday?

Day of the Assumption of Mary is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.

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Day of the Assumption of Mary Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2016SunAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2017MonAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2018TueAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2019WedAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2020FriAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2021SatAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2022SunAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2023MonAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2024WedAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday
2025ThuAug 28Day of the Assumption of MaryPublic holiday

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