Assumption Day

Assumption Day, also known as Assumption of Mary, is an important religious festival celebrated by the Christians, and it is celebrated on August 15 each year for Christians (or August 28 in the Julian Calendar).

Assumption Day commemorates the day that the bodily taking up of the blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven. Assumption Day is important to Christians because they believe this is a symbol of promise from Jesus to all enduring Christians that they will also be taking up to the Heaven.

Eastern Christians commemorates the falling asleep or death of Mary. There are different ideas on the death and assumption of Mary. Many Christians believe that Mary first died, but she was miraculously resurrected before being assumed. However, others believe she was assumed bodily into Heaven without first dying.

Assumption Day is a public holiday in many countries around the world. The following is the list of Assumption Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2021Sunday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2022Monday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2023Tuesday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2024Thursday
Assumption DayAug 15, 2025Friday

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