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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May the politicians be inspired on Assumption Day and agree on holding a Parliament session to give rights [to teachers]," Bou Saab said.
10:00 Beirut and Jbeil Greek Catholic Melkite Archbishop chairs mass service on the occasion of the Assumption Day in Bteghrin.
Summary: Aoun called Monday on Christians hailing from the Chouf, Aley and Upper Metn to turn Assumption Day, which falls next week, into an occasion to renew confidence in their villages.
The Government considers the following religious holy days to be national holidays: Tobaski (Eid al-Adha), Yaomul Ashura (the Islamic New Year), Maulid alNabi (the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), Koriteh (Eid al-Fitr), Good Friday, Easter Monday, Assumption Day, and Christmas Day.
In a speech prior to the Assumption Day on August 15, Aoun addressed the people under the title "Gathering under the scope of Virgin Mary.
Summary: BEIRUT: A recital was held Monday to mark the conclusion of the Bishops Garden's annual activities, while masses to celebrate Assumption Day were held over the weekend, with some bishops warning against the selling of land to foreigners.
Most designated public holidays are Catholic holy days, including Good Friday, Assumption Day, All Saints Day, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, and Christmas.
Summary: <p>Holy masses were held over the weekend all across the country to mark Assumption Day celebrated on August 15.
The following holy days are considered national holidays: Shrove Monday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Assumption Day, All Saints' Day, All Souls' Day, Christmas, and the second day of Christmas.
AaSpeaking after attending an Assumption Day mass in Ain Saadeh, French Charge D'Affairs, Didier Chabert, was quoted as praising the advancement of Lebanon's regional diplomatic ties.
The following holy days are observed as national or regional holidays: Saint Sebastian's Day, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Corpus Christi, Saint John's Day, Our Lady of Carmen ("Carmo"), Assumption Day, Our Lady Aparecida, All Souls' Day, Evangelicals Day, Immaculate Conception, and Christmas.
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir headed Sunday mass on the occasion of Assumption day, praying for Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ to save Lebanon from impending dangers.
Summary: About 500 Beirutis used the sunny Assumption Day holiday on Friday to escape the noise and stress of the city and soak up some rays at the public beach in Ramlet al-Baida.
These include the Christian holy days of Good Friday, Ascension Day, Assumption Day, and Christmas Day, and the Islamic holy days of the Feast of the Lamb and Eid al-Fitr, the End of Ramadan.
The Government establishes the following religious holy days as national holidays: Eid al-Adha, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad, Assumption Day, All Saints' Day, Ramadan, and Christmas Day.