Virtual Teen Forums
 

Go Back   Virtual Teen Forums > >
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read Chat Room

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old August 15th, 2018, 04:12 AM   #1
Farmland
New Member
 
Farmland's Forum Picture
 
Join Date: August 14, 2018
Location: Slovenia
Gender: Male
Thumbs up Virgin Mary's Heven day

Hello! This is my first post

Today is the day (15 of August) when Virgin Mary went to heaven.
I want to know if you have any special traditions in your place/town/village/country ?

Here we go to church we also sing litanies of Mary. Its a free day. People dont go to work and shops are closed.
Farmland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 15th, 2018, 05:49 PM   #2
Tom_theflash
Member++
 
Tom_theflash's Forum Picture
 
Join Date: July 4, 2017
Location: Italy
Gender: Male
Default Re: Virgin Mary's Heven day

We usually spend time making field trips through country or mountain. I did it indeed, nice day all around.

"It's a game of running, yet not always all out.
It's a game of passion, yet under harness and rein.
It's a game of team, of passing and sharing.
It's a game supreme, this Beautiful Game".
Tom_theflash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 15th, 2018, 08:41 PM   #3
Voice_Of_Unreason
Awesome Poster
 
Voice_Of_Unreason's Forum Picture
 
Join Date: July 7, 2016
Location: Irrationality
Gender: Male
Default Re: Virgin Mary's Heven day

In most of America there isn't any celebration of this. I imagine this is largely due to America being historically Protestant, as most Protestant groups do not celebrate Mary nor believe in the immaculate conception to the extent Catholics do. Most Protestants just celebrate Christmas and Easter as religious holidays.
Voice_Of_Unreason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 16th, 2018, 12:21 AM   #4
bougainvillea
VT Lover
 
bougainvillea's Forum Picture
 
Name: shanie
Join Date: December 3, 2015
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Default Re: Virgin Mary's Heven day

In England there’s no traditions that I know of, but in Italy it’s like a bank holiday known as Ferragosto. I think some parts of my Italian family took part in a feast to celebrate.

bougainvillea ~ help and advice moderator
*i used to be nebula!*


~Endeavour was here~
*Mars was here*
bougainvillea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 16th, 2018, 04:13 AM   #5
Farmland
New Member
 
Farmland's Forum Picture
 
Join Date: August 14, 2018
Location: Slovenia
Gender: Male
Default Re: Virgin Mary's Heven day

I didnt know Protestants dont celebrate this.

I hope you had great time in mountains.
Farmland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 16th, 2018, 08:56 PM   #6
mattsmith48
VT Voice of reason
 
Name: matt
Join Date: March 8, 2014
Location: canada
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Default Re: Virgin Mary's Heven day

Here in Canada August 15 is National Acadian Day it’s mostly celebrated by the French population here on the east coast. The date August 15 was originally picked because of this religious holiday and its association with the Virgin Mary. We now fully over took the holiday for our selves losing all of its religious meaning and as become another reason to go out and get drunk in the middle of the week.

Straight Canadian boy
feel free to pm me will talk about anything
mattsmith48 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright©2000 - 2018
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018, VirtualTeen.org