Assumption of Mary

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celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

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Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, said: We are pleased to have supported the local community in celebrating the Feast of Assumption, which was also a great opportunity for tourists to experience the traditions and customs of Seychelles.
The Feast of Assumption is a Roman Catholic holiday that falls on 15 August and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, who is the patron saint of the island of La Digue.
Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles said: The Feast of Assumption is an important cultural event in the national calendar that attracts hundreds of people every year.
Last year we had a fantastic response and carried a record number of passengers when we put on additional flights for the Feast of Assumption festivities, and we expect a similarly positive response this year.