What is velika gospa?

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The Assumption of Mary is, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodoxy, Church of the East, and some Lutheran and Anglo-Catholic Churches, among others, the bodily taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.

What day is Velika Gospa?

Velika Gospa (August 15th) is to Croatians what St. Patrick's day is to the Irish or Columbus day is to the Italians. The tradition of Velika Gospa originated in the town of Sinj, a Dalmatian province in Croatia.

What is the Assumption of Mary Croatia?

Velika Gospa is a national holiday that celebrates the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is celebrated on August 15 annually in Croatia. In celebration, believers make a pilgrimage to many of Mary's shrines. According to Catholic theology, Mary is embedded in heaven with soul and body.

Velika Gospa na Kondžilu, propovijed pomoćnog biskupa vrhbosanskog Pere Sudara

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