Friday December 15, 2017

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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

The Assumption of Mary has been celebrated since the fourth century CE as it was an important date in Christian history. However it wasn't until Pope Pius XII ruled that it would be an official holiday in 1950.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Croatia.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Croatia.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Croatia.


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