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Assumption of Mary celebrations begin in Aglona

BC, Riga, 11.08.2017.Print version

The annual Assumption of Mary celebrations begin in Aglona today and will continue through Tuesday, August 15, as Latvian Roman Catholic Church told LETA.

 

Most pilgrims traveling to Aglona are to arrive on Sunday.

 

Aglona (eastern Latvia) is the site of the most famous Catholic shrine in Latvia - the Basilica of Our Lady of Aglona. It is a globally known Catholic religious center, where thousands of pilgrims come to celebrate the Assumption of Mary on August 15 each year.





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