Fri March 24, 2017

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Virgin of Caacupe Day

Virgin of Caacupe Day in Paraguay always falls on December 8th each year and is similar to the Feast of Immaculate Conception where Mary mother of Jesus Christ is preserved from original sin.

Celebration\ Observance

People will attend a special church service. This day is a national holiday with most government and business offices closed.

History

This holiday has been celebrated for hundreds of years in Parquay and is a very important church holiday.