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The Feast of Mary's Assumption in Malta

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 The Feast of Mary's Assumption a Public Holiday?

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2011MonAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2012WedAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2013ThuAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2014FriAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2015SatAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2016MonAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2017TueAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2018WedAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2019ThuAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday
2020SatAug 15The Feast of Mary's AssumptionPublic holiday

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