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Thursday july 25, 2024Regional holidayCatholic
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Thursday july 25, 2024St James the ApostolCatholic
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Wednesday july 31, 2024Regional holidayCatholic
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Monday august 19, 2024AssumptionCatholic
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Monday august 19, 2024Assumption (forwarded to Monday)Catholic
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Saturday september 21, 2024Regional holidayCatholic
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Monday september 23, 2024Regional holidayCatholic
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Thursday october 24, 2024Regional holidayCatholic
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Thursday october 24, 2024Saint RaphaelCatholic
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Saturday december 21, 2024Saint ThomasCatholic
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Tuesday december 24, 2024Christmas EveCatholic
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Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic
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Thursday december 26, 2024Optional holidayCatholic
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Thursday december 26, 2024Sveti StijepanCatholic
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Monday january 6, 2025EpiphanyCatholic
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Monday january 13, 2025San Ilario (Parma only)Catholic
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Friday january 17, 2025Regional holidayCatholic
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Monday january 20, 2025Regional holidayCatholic
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Monday january 20, 2025Catholic DayCatholic
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Wednesday january 22, 2025Regional holidayCatholic
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Monday january 27, 2025St Devote's DayCatholic
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Wednesday january 29, 2025Regional holidayCatholic
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Regional holiday

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Thursday july 25, 2024
Catholic : One of three witnesses of the Transfiguration of Christ in Mt. Tabor, but also a witness to Jesus' agony. Santander only

St James the Apostol

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Thursday july 25, 2024
Catholic : One of three witnesses of the Transfiguration of Christ in Mt. Tabor, but also a witness to Jesus' agony.

Regional holiday

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Wednesday july 31, 2024
Catholic : St Ignatius Loyala - Founder of the society of Jesus. Patron saint of retreats and retreatants Bilbao and San Sebastián only

Assumption

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Monday august 19, 2024
Catholic : as of 2020, the date varies (should always fall on a Monday)

Assumption (forwarded to Monday)

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Monday august 19, 2024
Catholic : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: "We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory."

Regional holiday

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Saturday september 21, 2024
Catholic : St Matthew, Apostle, author of first gospel. Patron saint of tax collectors Logroño only

Regional holiday

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Monday september 23, 2024
Catholic : Santa Tecla - St Constant Celebration in Tarragona only

Regional holiday

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Thursday october 24, 2024
Catholic : St Raphael in Córdoba only

Saint Raphael

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Thursday october 24, 2024
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Saint Thomas

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Saturday december 21, 2024
Catholic :

Christmas Eve

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Tuesday december 24, 2024
Catholic :

Christmas Day

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Wednesday december 25, 2024
Catholic :

Optional holiday

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Thursday december 26, 2024
Catholic : Boxing Day Christian community only

Sveti Stijepan

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Thursday december 26, 2024
Catholic :

Epiphany

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Monday january 6, 2025
Catholic : Employees may substitute this holiday, which is a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

San Ilario (Parma only)

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Monday january 13, 2025
Catholic :

Regional holiday

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Friday january 17, 2025
Catholic : Feast of St. Anthony of Abad. Animal-blessing tradition that originated in Italy. St. Anthony of Abad (251-356) was also known as St. Anthony of the Desert or St. Anthony of Egypt. When animals are sprinkled and sanctified, they receive additional protection from St Anthony. in Pina, Ariani, Arta, Colonia de Sant Pere, Buger, Capdepera, Consell, S'Horta, Manacor, Porto Cristo, Maria de la Salut, Muro, Petra, Sa pobla, Son Carrioj, Can Picafori, Calonge, Cala d'Or, Llombards, Portopetro, Biniamar, Salines, Sant Jordi, Sineu, Servera, Vilafranca, Alaior, Ciutadella, Castell, Fornelis, Migjorn, Ferreries, Mao, Portmany, Santa Agnes, Sant Mateu

Regional holiday

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Monday january 20, 2025
Catholic : St Sebastian, patron saint of archers, soldiers, and athletes. He was a captain of the guard in Rome, but when his religion was discovered by Emperor Diocletian, he was sentenced to be shot with arrows. He was left for dead, but survived the attack, and instead of fleeing the city, he confronted the emperor, who then had him clubbed to death in Palma only

Catholic Day

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Monday january 20, 2025
Catholic :

Regional holiday

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Wednesday january 22, 2025
Catholic : St Vincent - Patron saint of winegrowers in Huesca only

St Devote's Day

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Monday january 27, 2025
Catholic : Information: According to legend Devota (Dévote in French), a young Christian girl, native of Corsica, would have been martyred by the prefect Barbarus under the Diocletian and Maximian Emperors on a date that one could place in 303 or 304. Her body was stolen by night by Christian believers, put into a boat, transported to Monaco and buried in the chapel of a small valley called des Gaumates , near the port, on 27 January of the same year. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Regional holiday

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Wednesday january 29, 2025
Catholic : St Valery Saragossa only