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Immaculate Conception in Seychelles

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 Immaculate Conception a Public Holiday?

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

Various images depicting the Immaculate Conception often feature the Virgin Mary as a young woman.

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Immaculate Conception Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2017FriDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2018SatDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2019SunDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2019MonDec 9Day off for Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2020TueDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2021WedDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2022ThuDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2023FriDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2024SunDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2024MonDec 9Day off for Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2025MonDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday
2026TueDec 8Immaculate ConceptionPublic Holiday

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