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Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary is a Catholic holiday that celebrates, through a feast, the Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ when her spirit and body went to heaven. This holiday occurs on the 15th of August each year.

Celebration\ Observance

Most Catholics go to church and attend to festivals consisting of sporting events, parades, markets, or communal meals. It is a public holiday, so schools, offices, and businesses are closed.

History

Assumption of Mary was the day when the mother of Jesus Christ departed from this life and assumed into heaven.



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