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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.

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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The Feast of Mary's Assumption Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SunAug 152010The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
MonAug 152011The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
WedAug 152012The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
ThuAug 152013The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
FriAug 152014The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
SatAug 152015The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
MonAug 152016The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
TueAug 152017The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
WedAug 152018The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
ThuAug 152019The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational holiday
SatAug 152020The Feast of Mary's AssumptionNational 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.

The Feast of Mary's Assumption 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Feast of Mary's Assumption 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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