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Feast of the Assumption

The Sisterhood of Our Lady of the Good Death process through the streets of Cachoeira in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Stephen Selka.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven. In many countries, the Feast of the Assumption is a major Marian feast, a Holy Day of Obligation and a public holiday.