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Assumption Day

Assumption Day 2024, 2025 and 2026 in Monaco

Assumption Day is a public holiday observed every 15 August in Monaco to commemorate the taking up of the body of the Virgin Mary to Heaven by God, according to Roman Catholic tradition.

202415 AugThuAssumption Day
202515 AugFriAssumption Day
202615 AugSatAssumption Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Many attend mass on this day, which is an obligatory feast day of the Catholic Church. And will also get a welcome day off work or out of school.

It is believed, according to centuries-old tradition as well as Catholic dogma proclaimed by Pope Pius XII in 1950, that Mary’s body died and was buried but was “assumed” into Heaven rather than seeing decay.

Previous Years

202315 AugTueAssumption Day
202215 AugMonAssumption Day