Assumption of Mary

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Aug 15, 2019 Assumption of Mary 2019 World
Aug 15, 2020 Assumption of Mary 2020 World

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Assumption of Mary

Significance: The Assumption of Mary into Heaven was the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. In the churches that observe it, the Assumption is a major feast day. Mary is the mother of Jesus.

Type:
Christianity
Celebrations:
Joining processions; watching fireworks; carrying a statue of the Virgin Mary; decorating a ceremonial arch of flowers
Observed by:
Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Legal holiday in:
Austria, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Ecuador, France, parts of Germany, Greece, Lebanon, Lithuania, Italy, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Slovenia, Spain, parts of Switzerland, Vanuatu
Location:
World
Synonyms:
The Assumption
Initiator:
Eastern Church
Start year:
451

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