Public holidays in Vatican City
The following days are public holidays in Vatican City, as published each year by the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household. It largely corresponds to events in the liturgical year of the Catholic Church.
|Date||English Name||Local Name||Remarks|
|1 January||Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God||Maria Santissima Madre di Dio|
|6 January||Epiphany||Epifania del Signore|
|11 February||Anniversary of the foundation of Vatican City||Anniversario della istituzione dello Stato della Città del Vaticano||Commemorates the 1929 signing of the Lateran Treaty, which established Vatican City as a sovereign state|
|13 March||Anniversary of the election of Pope Francis||Anniversario dell'Elezione del Santo Padre||Marks the election of Pope Francis on March 13, 2013. Varies with each reigning pope.|
|19 March||Saint Joseph's Day||San Giuseppe|
|Monday after Easter||Easter Monday||Lunedì dell'Angelo|
|23 April||Saint George||Onomastico del Santo Padre||Name day of Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio)|
|1 May||Saint Joseph the Worker||San Giuseppe lavoratore|
|29 June||Saints Peter and Paul||Santi Pietro e Paolo|
|15 August||Assumption Day||Assunzione di Maria in Cielo|
|8 September||Nativity of Mary||Festa della natività della madonna|
|1 November||All Saints||Tutti i santi, Ognissanti|
|8 December||Immaculate Conception||Immacolata Concezione|
|25 December||Christmas Day||Natale|
|26 December||St. Stephen's Day||Santo Stefano|
In addition, all Sundays of the year are public holidays as well.
By tradition, the election anniversary and the name day of the civilian name of the reigning pope are public holidays. Since the 2009 publication, the feasts of the Ascension of Christ and Corpus Christi are not listed.
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