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Holy Days of Obligation
in the United States

In addition to Sundays, there are six Holy Days of Obligation (Solemnities) to attend Mass during the Liturgical Year. They are:

January 1: Mary, Mother of God
*Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter: Ascension
August 15: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
November 1: All Saints
December 8: Immaculate Conception
December 25: Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

*Please Note: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has given discretion to dioceses in the country to determine whether Ascension is celebrated on the prescribed Thursday or the following Sunday. The Archdiocese of Seattle celebrates Ascension on the Sunday.

Church of the Assumption Contact Information

2116 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

Office Hours:
Tuesday-Friday (masks optional)
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (360) 733-1380