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Assumption of Mary - Ferragosto

Assumption of Mary - Ferragosto in Italy 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 takes place on the 15th of August each year.

Celebration\ Observance

On this holiday many people carry a statue of the mother of Jesus into cities and towns. It is a public holiday, so schools, offices, and businesses are closed.


Assumption of Mary was the day when Mary, Jesus's mother, was believed to have died and assumed into heaven.

Italy Public Holidays

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Italy.

Holiday Dates for the Year

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