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Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Philippines

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.

Is Feast of the Immaculate Conception a Public Holiday?

Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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.

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About Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception Observances

Note: During special days, the principle of "no work, no pay" applies and on such other special days as may be proclaimed as such by the President or by Congress.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2018SatDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2019SunDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2020TueDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2021WedDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2022ThuDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2023FriDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2024SunDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday
2025MonDec 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionSpecial Non-working Holiday

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