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Day of the Assumption of Mary in Vatican City (Holy See)

The Christian feast day of the Assumption of Mary celebrates the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death.

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.

In 2021, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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

About Day of the Assumption of Mary

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Day of the Assumption of Mary Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2016MonAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2017TueAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2018WedAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2019ThuAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2020SatAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2021SunAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2022MonAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2023TueAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2024ThuAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday
2025FriAug 15Day of the Assumption of MaryNational holiday

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