Solemnity of Mary

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Noun1.Solemnity of Mary - (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
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Most recently, in the liturgy for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, the reading from Galatians 4 conveys to women they are sons.
Notes: In Canada, the only remaining holy days of obligation are Christmas, and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, on New Year's Day.
Mary Major will be opened on January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.